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What does 2018 hold for advertising?

Technology has rapidly changed in the past few years and doesn’t seem to be stopping. How will technology influence the digital advertising and marketing industry this year? Everyone has their predictions about what 2018 will bring, so we’ve rounded up a few observations from industry leaders. Josh Line, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Creative, Comedy Central, told by Adobe that, “The forces of digital disruption are empowering consumers to get what they want, when they want it. And increasingly that means that they don’t want to be interrupted by an ad that isn’t good or relevant. That pressure is a good thing because it... read more

Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame

For 13 years, the Missouri Press Association has been honoring those who have demonstrated excellence in photojournalism. This Thursday, October 19th, we will continue that tradition with the induction of five new members to the Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame. Starting at 4 p.m. at the University of Missouri’s Reynolds Journalism Institute in the Palmer room, the following inductees will be distinguished; Art Phillips– Phillips was born and raised in St. Louis. He started his photography career as a part-time employee for United Press International (UPI) while working toward his degree at Southern Illinois University. For... read more
Toast to a Successful Convention and Trade Show!

Toast to a Successful Convention and Trade Show!

Fun was had by all this last weekend at the Missouri Press Association’s 151st Annual Convention and Trade show in Springfield. There were newspaper members and friends of Missouri Press from all over the state. Before presenting the new inductees to the Newspaper Hall of Fame, Executive Director Mark Maassen honored Karen Philp, an employee of Missouri Press. Hired in July of 1998, Karen has been the bookkeeper at the Missouri Press Association for 19 years.  She will retire in December and plans to travel with her mother and spend time with her beloved grandchildren, Maassen said Friday. After a round of applause and hugs from her... read more