2016 Archives

2016 Weekly Briefing Archive

09/29/2016 – WNAF-sponsored program trains journalism advisers; Contact Congress about OT rules; NNA Convention

09/22/2016 – Bennett named to WCCA committee; National Newspaper Week materials available; AG joins overtime complaint

09/15/2016 – Better Newspaper Contest rules released; Newsrooms sought to host international reporters

09/02/2016 – Public officials vie for local control of notices; Records, meetings law training offered; WNA to sponsor MPC Hall of Fame

08/25/2016 – Trees Retreat 2016; Bennett to participate in public notice panel

08/18/2016 – Greetings from Eagle River; Reporter caught in crossfire

08/11/2016 – Public notice study committee to meet Aug. 30; Meet the Watertown Daily Times

08/04/2016 – PRB Chairman says no transitory record changes before 2020; Register for Trees Retreat

07/28/2016 – WNA advocates on behalf of public notices; WNAF launches AmazonSmile account

07/21/2016 – Public notice study to begin; Knox to be added to Pylon; Study shows ROI for newspaper advertising

07/14/2016 – 6 to be added to Memorial Pylon; Prepare for Project Public Notice; WNA joins tax repeal coalition

07/07/2016 – Help protect public notices; State of ‘your right to know’; WNA looks back at ’15 Independence Day attack on openness

06/30/2016 – Trees registration open; Public notice committee to meet; Rules issued for drones; Webinar explored overtime

06/23/2016 – 5 reasons to attend Trees Retreat; Publisher calls for investigation; NNA announces contest winners

06/16/2016 – Progress reported on postal reform; Public notice study committee members nominated

06/09/2016 – Gazette breaks news of Ryan’s endorsement; Opposition to overtime increase picking up steam; Meet the Sun-Argus & Woodville Leader

06/02/2016 – 5 selected for WNAF internship program; DPPA ruling restores access to reports; Wisconsin Remembers at Brat Fest

05/26/2016 – 5 appointed to WNA boards; Johnson becomes WNAF president; Committee to review public notice law

05/19/2016 – New overtime rules start Dec. 1; Education, written request needed following DPPA ruling; Meet the Lake Country Reporter

05/12/2016 – Appeals court rules on DPPA; Meet the Ripon Commonwealth Press; Journal Sentinel sues over 911 calls

05/05/2016 – Feds could act soon on overtime; How an act of kindness sparked search for veterans’ photos; Baron to come to Milwaukee

04/28/2016 – O’Leary switches to WNA Board; NNA Fellow reflects on Washington, D.C. trip

04/21/2016 – Dreps honored with Distinguished Watchdog Award; Get to know Brian Thomsen, WNA’s new president

04/14/2016 – Gag order denied; Gannett buys Journal Sentinel; Support needed to stop notice review; DOJ launches crime data dashboards

04/04/2016 – Memorial Day section available for members; WNA joins effort to block gag order; NNA supports bill to study overtime proposal

03/28/2016 – State Journal named one of E&P’s “10 Newspapers That Do It Right”; Last call to apply for internships

03/21/2016 – Dreps named Distinguished Watchdog; WNA reps meet with members of Congress, vie for postal solutions

03/14/2016 – Sunshine Week; WI delegation heads to D.C.; FOIC names Opee winners; Students, newspapers sought for internship program

03/07/2016 – More than 500 attend convention; Howell named NNA Fellow; Shadid Award finalists named

02/22/2016 – Convention map & app

02/15/2016 – Advance-Titan reaches $50K goal; Legislature approves workers comp. changes; Early convention registration ending

02/08/2016 – Terry Anderson to headline convention; Movement seeks to protect student speech rights

02/01/2016 – Ozaukee Press gets historical exhibit; Last call for convention hotel; Contest ads available

01/25/2016 – Humenik appointed to WNA Board; Bill would subject WIAA to records laws; Congressional action needed to preserve postal service

01/18/2016 – Three named to Hall of Fame; D.C. Fellowship applicants sought; Contest promotes First Amendment

01/11/2016 – Convention registration open; Public Records Board steps back; WNAF names Future Headliners