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Millennials Still Want Their Newspapers (infographic)

Millennials Still Want Their Newspapers

Despite the perception that the under-30 crowd is leaving newspapers and their websites behind for other digital news outlets, studies are finding that the newspaper is still a vital source of information for the millennials. Some 56 percent of those …

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2014 Capitol Roadshow

Join the Arizona Capitol Times, as we go on the road across our state to help educate Arizonans about the legislative process. There will also be a special Media panel to help Legislators and their staff to understand how to …

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Seeking nomination for 2013 FOI awards

The Arizona Newspapers Association and Arizona APME wants to honor journalists, as well as non-media citizens, for work published, broadcast or in the courts that has involved significant reliance on public records, open meetings or freedom of information.

Nominees can …

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Get ready for the 2013 contest

Get ready for the 2013 contest

The ANA 2013 Excellence in Advertising competition and ANA/APME Better Newspapers Contest are both currently accepting entries. The deadline is May 31. Winners will be announced in mid-July and the awards reception will be held on Sep. 14. See the …

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Why the doomsayers are wrong about newspapers

It seems like each time a newspaper implements a bold new strategy or deviates from the traditional model, pundits interpret those changes as acts of desperation. Ironically, these are often the same pundits who claim newspapers are not innovating and …

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Paywalls around the state

By Andrew Knochel

The panelists and audience alike had a bullish attitude towards paywalls at the Paid Content Strategies panel at the Arizona Newspaper Association’s 2012 conference.

Moderated by Jim Small, editor of the Arizona News Service, the panel discussed …

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Buttry to newspapers: Embrace discomfort

By Andrew Knochel

Keynote speaker Steve Buttry told attendees to the Arizona Newspaper Association’s fall 2012 convention to “change until it stops hurting.”

Buttry, the digital transformation editor of Digital First Media, spoke about the changes taking place in the …

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Fountain Hills Times Publisher Alan Cruikshank honored

Congratulations to ANA member Alan Cruikshank. Last night, at a surprise ceremony attended by six mayors, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Rep. John Kavanaugh, and ANA’s own Paula Casey (as well as 100 other people) the River of Time Museum …

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2012 Public Notice Handbook

2012 Public Notice Handbook

Lawmakers made a number of changes to notice-by-newspaper requirements during the 2011 and 2012 legislative sessions. Over the past two sessions, the Arizona legislature added four new notice requirements and eliminated two existing publication duties.

Click here to get the

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It is time! Enter the ANA contest NOW

It is time! Enter the ANA contest NOW

ANA is accepting entries RIGHT NOW for the Excellence in Advertising competition AND the Better Newspapers Contest. Entry packets have already been mailed to publisher, editors and ad managers, but you can all access all the details online. The contest

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NewsTrain coming to Phoenix

NewsTrain will be in Phoenix, AZ, on March 22-23 for a two-day workshop on watchdog journalism, developing enterprise off a beat, multimedia storytelling, how to cultivate community content, mobile tools and tactics for reporters, managing change, and more. NewsTrain is …

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ANA seeking judges for newspaper contest

It’s that’s time of year when ANA calls upon its illustrious membership to help judge the annual newspaper contest. This year, ANA will be trading judging responsibilities with Oregon.

We need about 40 judges for the editorial contest and 25 …

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Public notices: Under attack in the legislature

Public notices: Under attack in the legislature

Long before transparency was the catch phrase of government watchdogs, Arizona newspapers have been the primary fighters in the battle to keep government records open to citizens. In the last few years, the transparency fight has moved to protecting the …

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Where is the annual ANA ad contest?

Where is the annual ANA ad contest?

The annual ANA Excellence in Advertising competition has been moved.

In 2012, the ANA Excellence in Advertising competition and the Better Newspapers Contest will merge into one GIANT contest. The merged contest will have the same entry period and awards …

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Congratulations BNC winners!

Congratulations BNC winners!

Much fun was had at the 2011 ANA Better Newspapers Contest awards reception on Oct. 15 at Chaparral Suites in Scottsdale. If you missed the festivities, stay tuned later this week for photos, videos and a podcast from the event. …

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Happy Sunshine Week!

Happy Sunshine Week!

Sunshine Week is a national initiative to promote a dialogue about the importance of open government and freedom of information.

Anyone can be a part of Sunshine Week. The only requirement is that you do something to engage in a …

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ANA Day at the Capitol rescheduled

ANA Day at the Capitol rescheduled

UPDATE: ANA’s annual legislative luncheon has been canceled due to the recent violence in Tucson. The luncheon will be rescheduled for early February and we will notify you of the new date as soon as possible. We will continue to …

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Volunteers needed!

Newspaper Contest JudgeANA is looking for volunteers to help judge the New York Press Association’s annual contest. Every year we trade judging duties with another state. New York is gracious enough to judge our entries, so let’s return the favor.

Judging will …

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Kevin Slimp in Phoenix for 2 days only!

Kevin Slimp in Phoenix for 2 days only!

Learn InDesign and PhotoShop!

Newspaper technology trainer Kevin Slimp is coming to Phoenix for two days only in January to teach you everything you wanted to know about Adobe InDesign and Photoshop. On

JANUARY 13, 2011  (Thursday)
8:30-9:30: Introduction to …

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Are you looking for a winner?

We’ve got your winners right here!

ANA enjoyed hosting all the award winners at Chaparral Suites on Sept. 29. Click to get a complete list of honorees and download the presentations.…

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