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.

* NIE Spotlight

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

News-Editorial Contest winners announced

The winners of the 2014 Better Newspaper News-Editorial Contest were announced July 12 during the Arkansas Press Association Awards Luncheon at the Embassy Suites in Hot Springs. The luncheon concluded this year's SuperConvention. Click the link below for a complete list of this year's winners:

Winners of the 2014 Arkansas Press Association Better Newspaper News-Editorial Contest

New 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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* Upcoming Events

Photo Contest deadline approaching

The deadline for submitting entries for the 2015 Media Directory Photo Contest is Monday, Nov. 3, 5:00 p.m. For more information contact Tres Williams at the Arkansas Press Association (email: tres@arkansaspress.org; phone: 501.374.1500). To see finalists in previous years, go to the Photography Forum in the APA Forums.

Newspaper Managers Roundtable

Again this year the Newspaper Managers Roundtable will precede the ArkLaMiss Circulation & Marketing Conference in the same venue—the Ameristar Casino Hotel in Vicksburg, Miss. The 2014 will be held Nov. 6.