2017 Archives

2017 Weekly Briefing Archive

12/28/2017 – WNA successful in tough legislative session; Congressmen concerned about proposed newsprint tariffs

12/21/2017 – Prepare to fight elimination of publication requirements for meeting proceedings

12/14/2017 – Deadlines approaching for college, high school newspaper contests; Remember when publishers grew, sold Christmas trees for scholarships

12/07/2017 – Send us your updates for the next directory; Speak out on proposed newsprint tariffs

11/30/2017 – Evjue Foundation awards $5,000 to help launch WNAF civics bowl; Support Giving Tree Fundraiser

11/23/2017 – 2017 Wisconsin Newspaper Hall of Fame

11/17/2017 – Better Newspaper Contest; 2 industry leaders honored; WNA Board gets a new member

11/09/2017 – Answers to your contest questions; Tickets for next week’s Wisconsin Newspaper Hall of Fame Banquet

11/02/2017 – Submit your Better Newspaper Contest entries

10/26/2017 – Public notice recertification paperwork deadline; Contest questions answered & judges still needed

10/19/2017 – Take advantage of WNA’s scholarships to the Media Law for Journalists workshop in Chicago

10/12/2017 – Meet the journalists joining Milwaukee’s Media Hall of Fame; Submit entries for Golden Gavel Awards

10/05/2017 – Salute Hall of Fame inductees with a congratulatory ad; Judge Iowa’s newspaper contest

09/28/2017 – Start gathering clips for the Better Newspaper Contest; Check out the WNA’s new website

09/21/2017 – Tickets available for the 2017 WNA Hall of Fame event

09/14/2017 – WNA talks First Amendment on Madison panel; Get ready for National Newspaper Week

09/07/2017 – A preview the WNA’s new website; Washington Post’s Marty Baron coming to Madison

08/31/2017 – Video and photos from the Trees Retreat; Prepare your Statements of Ownership

08/25/2017 – Greetings from the WNA Trees Retreat in Eagle River

08/17/2017 – Register for the WNA Trees Retreat; Why some newspapers ran empty front pages this week

08/10/2017 – Time’s almost up to register for the Trees Retreat

08/03/2017 – Meet Dan Brandenburg, who’s fighting cancer and looking to sell his family owned newspaper

07/27/2017 – 5 reasons why you should attend the Trees Retreat; State Bar holding free reporters’ legal workshop

07/20/2017 – Reporters go to school with WisTax; Time’s almost up to reserve a hotel room for the Trees Retreat

07/13/2017 – WNA is on the road this week; Last chance to register for our government reporting workshop

07/06/2017 – Deadlines fast approaching for WNA’s public notice, government reporting workshops

06/29/2017 – Wis. Supreme Court rules in favor of openness; Al Cross to lead WNA Trees Retreat workshop

06/22/2017 – WNA Foundation talks long-term plans; Judge rules in favor of media in Lincoln Hills case

06/15/2017 – WNA needs you to attend public notice training; Legislators propose ‘Budget Transparency Act’

06/08/2017 – Marion rallies around its publisher; WNA members win national awards

06/01/2017 – APG buys Eau Claire newspapers; New AP Stylebook is released with nearly 200 revisions

05/25/2017 – Join us in Stevens Point for a Lunch & Learn session on public notices

05/18/2017 – Plymouth High School student gets $500 scholarship; Historical display features the Elkhorn Independent

05/11/2017 – 3 new members join the WNA board; we’re bringing back the Wisconsin Openness Report 

05/04/2017 – Poynter puts spotlight on WCIJ; WNA attends convention planning conference; Online ad network growing

04/27/2017 – WNA is building a digital ad network

04/20/2017 – WNA launches ad builder program; News Fellow explores gerrymandering

04/13/2017 – WNA hires ad sales director

04/06/2017 – Joint Finance Committee removes public notice language from state budget

03/30/2018 – Urge readers to attend listening sessions; Panel recommends purging dismissed charges from online court records

03/23/2017 – WNA goes to D.C.; Fiscal Bureau’s analysis of state budget raises red flags on public notice proposal

03/16/2017 – Senate committee holds hearing on public notice bill; Gabler to join NY Times

03/09/2017 – WNA opposes AB70 at public hearing; Sunshine Week starts Saturday

03/02/2017 – Act not to defeat AB 70; 2017 WNA Convention; WNA to offer The Capitol Report

02/16/2017 – Convention registration rates increase Saturday

02/09/2017 – Convention deadlines are fast approaching

02/02/2017 – Meet #WNA17’s featured speakers; Hall of Fame nominations sought; Bliss sells Monroe Times

01/26/2017 – Use the WNA Convention app for a chance to win prizes 

01/19/2017 – Check out the convention schedule 

01/12/2017 – Convention registration open

01/05/2017 – Convention registration opens Friday; Simpson Street Free Press keeping busy in 25th year