Legal Publications

PNA has produced a number of publications for our members and the public regarding important legal issues that affect the newspaper industry. They include:

The Newspaper Handbook - The PA Newspaper Association Newspaper Handbook is designed to serve as a legal reference tool for newspaper publishers, editors, reporters, and business personnel.

Media Survival Kit - A guide for reporters about Pennsylvania Laws affecting the news industry. 

HIPAA Guide for the Newsroom - A newsroom guide to the Federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996

Reporters' Guide to Local Government - A helpful guide for reporters to navigate Pennsylvania Local Government.

See Also

Please visit our Legal Topics section to read more on important topics such as access to records, advertising rules, libel and freelance reporting. 
 
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