Members bid farewell to NDNA hall of famer

Members bid farewell to NDNA hall of famerJohn Andrist, a member of the NDNA Hall of Fame and the only North Dakotan to serve as president of the National Newspaper Association, died Jan. 17, 2017 at the age of 86. Community journalism was a lifelong passion for Andrist, who grew up in the back shop of the newspaper his father operated in Crosby.

read article >2/22/18 (Thu)

Fake or Real? Video helps to decide

Fake or Real? Video helps to decideFunded by a grant from the NDNA Education Foundation, NDNA has produced a 14-minute video that offers a primer on how to spot fake news, how to responsbly share information on social media, and the importance of real news using journalistic standards.

read article >1/19/18 (Fri)

Outdoor photos win cover contest

Outdoor photos win cover contestEvery year, the North Dakota Newspaper Association requests photos to be sent from our member newspaper photographers for a chance at winning a place on the covers of the NDNA promotional materials. NDNA members submitted 72 entries this year for the 2018 publications.

read article >12/11/17 (Mon)

Record grant package approved

Record grant package approvedHelping prepare young journalists for media careers is front and center in a record package of grants approved this month by the NDNA Education Foundation board. In approving 13 grants for $77,200, both record amounts, the board doubled down on the internship program, helped launch a high school and college media association, continued funding scholarships and fellowships, and initiated a new program that will put journalism students to work for N.D. Newspapers.

read article >11/14/17 (Tue)

Medora picked as site for next joint convention

Medora picked as site for next joint conventionMeeting in Medora, the NDNA board last month chose the site for the next NDNA-SDNA joint convention -- Medora. Though concerned about whether the distant location would discourage some SDNA members from attending, the NDNA board saw Medora as a "destination" location that would put one of the state's crown jewels on display for newspaper folk from the south.

read article >8/17/17 (Thu)

Oral History Documentary:
July 23, Bismarck

Oral History Documentary: </br>July 23, BismarckGet a sneak peak of the documentary on notable ND journalists that will show at 2 p.m. July 23 at the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck.

read article >7/13/17 (Thu)

Newspapers, public notices maintain popularity in ND

Newspapers, public notices maintain popularity in NDThe buzz these days is all about online devices, but North Dakotans interested in their communities still turn to newspapers for reliable information, a new study shows. It also reveals that North Dakotans are perfectly happy with newspapers as the primary carrier of public notices from local and state government entities.

read article >7/12/17 (Wed)

Film premieres with red carpet event

Film premieres with red carpet eventWith eight "movie stars" greeting them from the red carpet, some 175 people came to the historic Fargo Theatre June 2 for the premier of "Newspaper Pioneers: The History of the North Dakota Press."

read article >6/16/17 (Fri)


NDNA/NDNAEF ElectionsHarvey Brock, publisher of The Dickinson Press, has been elected president of the North Dakota Newspaper Association. Brock was elected Friday, April 28 at the association’s 131st annual convention in Aberdeen, S.D. He succeeds Sara Plum, editor of the Benson County Farmers Press in Minnewaukan and The Lakota American.

read article >5/04/17 (Thu)

ND newspapers top SD in ‘Best of Dakotas’ competition

ND newspapers top SD in ‘Best of Dakotas’ competitionNorth Dakota newspapers have been judged “Best of the Dakotas” in four of five circulation categories. The awards were handed out Friday, April 28, 2017 during a joint convention of newspaper association members from the two states. This is the third time that newspapers from the two Dakotas have gone head-to-head in a general excellence style competition. The first time, in 2013, North Dakota won three of the five categories.

read article >5/04/17 (Thu)