GPA Education Seminars
Seminar: EDITORS' FORUM & COFFEE
Date: Thursday, May 9, 2013, 9:30 a.m. to noon
Location: GPA Headquarters, 3066 Mercer University Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30341
Cost: $5, includes coffee and donuts
Moderator: Jim Zachary, Editor, Clayton News Daily, Jonesboro and Henry Daily Herald, McDonough
This open forum is for editors to brainstorm and talk about best practices and successful ideas. Bring an idea you would like to share, and leave with one you can try at your paper.
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Leading professionals in the areas of news content, editorials, lifestyles, sports and design analyze your newspapers with a fresh set of eyes, offering suggestions for improving your coverage and look.
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The Digital Journalist's Legal Guide has the answers
and links to Reporters Committee resources for all
your questions about the legal issues involved in
gathering and disseminating news.
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The Georgia Peanut Commission is pleased the 2013 Farm Bill took a giant step forward this week. The Agriculture Committees of both the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives each passed, out of committee, their version of the bill.
State Bar of Georgia Praises Enactment of Juvenile Justice Revision.
Antique lovers unite – there is a new trail in the south,
AntiqueTrail.com. During the month of March, over 600 antique stores and malls across the southeastern states are participating in an
unprecedented spring Trail Sale.
Childcare Network Announces Acquisition of 22 Learning Centers from Children’s Friend of Georgia.
Georgia Peanut Farm Show set for January 17 in Tifton, Ga.
Kelley Manufacturing Co. sponsors the Grand Door Prize.
Georgia Oak Partners has announced an investment in TeamOne Logistics, an Alpharetta, GA-based provider of workforce solutions to companies with transportation or warehousing related functions.
TWO CENTURIES OF PEACE: Canada, Georgia, and the War of 1812 by Stephen Brereton, Consul General of Canada.
HomeTown Health University Partners with Wiregrass Georgia Technical College to Provide Healthcare Education for Upcoming Semester.
VPE Talent is looking for ONE NEWLYWED or ENGAGED COUPLE and THEIR FAMILY to participate in the ultimate FAMILY-CENTERED game show Posted 11-26-12.
Casting producers are coming to Atlanta to find dynamic teams of two for this new competition reality series hosted & mentored by Bear Grylls. Posted 11-26-12
St. Joseph Peninsula State Park has been ranked the # 1 in the annual Best State Parks in the USA by America's Best Online.
St. Simons Island Publishing Firm Receives
National Support with "Free Enterprise" Plea
City of Bainbridge selects SAFEBUILT for building department services.
Georgia Press Association 127th Annual Convention
June 6-8, 2013
Jekyll Island Club Hotel
Click HERE for the convention program, registration, and other information.
WHY I LOVE NEWSPAPERS
The Georgia Press Association is beginning a column-writing campaign to bolster the successes and the importance of our newspapers by well-known Georgians and newspaper men and women like you. Please feel free to use these columns in your newspaper to show your community what a great job you and your fellow GPA members are doing. And by all means, if you feel compelled to write a column to share in the effort, please send it to us. If you have any questions, give us a call at 770-454-6776.
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GPEF announces scholarship recipients for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Click here to view the full list of scholarship recipients.
All applicants must be a Georgia resident attending a Georgia college or university. The deadline to apply is March 1 of each year. For an application please click here. For more information, contact Jennifer Farmer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 770-454-6776.
New Georgia Sunshine Laws
GPA General Counsel David Hudson has complied a handbook of the new Georgia Sunshine Laws. After more than a year of work spanning two legislative sessions, an overhaul of Georgia's open government laws was passed by the General Assembly and signed by the Governor on April 17. The changes in the law are currently in effect. Please download this handbook for a detailed summary of the current Sunshine Laws.
Georgia College Press Association
Student Media Law Project
Ga Open Records/Meeting Laws
This guide was prepared by Valdosta State University
students from the Law and Journalism course in fall 2011 and is
intended to give GCPA members a quick guide to Georgia open
records/meeting law that can be customized for individual colleges
and universities. It is not a substitute for legal advice or the Ga Law for Journalist, however.
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