NIE Image Blurb

The Arkansas Press Association, through its Newspaper in Education (NIE) program, has created an extensive array of education resources for teachers and NIE Coordinators throughout the state. With the assistance of corporate partners, Arkansas NIE now provides a wide range of teaching materials that anyone can use free, with just the click of a button.

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Digital NIE

A Guide to Digital NIE

The NAA Foundation presents the first-ever complete guide to using electronic editions with NIE programs. This 60-page white paper provides step-by-step directions for launching a digital NIE program, suitable for newspapers already producing electronic editions as well as newspapers just getting started with them.

Download Digital NIE here (2.95 MB).

For more information contact info@arkansaspress.org.

* APA News

2015 Advertising Contest Rules & Entry Forms

Rules and entry forms for the 2015 Better Newspaper Advertising Contest sponsored annually by the Arkansas Press Association (APA) have been sent to all member newspapers. To download extra copies, click here (403 kB). The deadline for submitting entries is January 30, 2015 (4:00 p.m.). The Awards Presentation will take place on March 13, 2015 during the annual APA Advertising Conference to be held this year at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute atop Petit Jean Mountain.

Cover Photo Contest finalists announced

The 10 finalists in the 2015 Color Photo Contest have been announced exclusively in the APA Forums. To see the outstanding photos and who took them, go to the Phography Forum:

APA Forums — Photography

Congratulations to the top vote getters. The competition was stiff this year with nearly 60 photos submitted and 30 receiving votes. The top three winners will appear on the cover of the 2015 Arkansas Media Directory.

Freedom of Information Handbooks available

The 16th Edition of the Arkansas Freedom of Information Handbook is now available. Copies may be obtained from the Arkansas Attorney General, 200 Catlett Prien Tower Building, Little Rock, AR 72201; 501.682.2007; Fax: 501.682.8084; website: www.arkansasag.gov. Copies may also be obtained from the Arkansas Press Association, 411 South Victory, Little Rock, AR 72201; 501.374.1500; Fax: 501.374.7509, and can be downloaded from the "Publications" section of this website: arkansaspress.org/publications.

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