Legal Hotline: Law Enforcement Records

Q: My local police department just implemented a policy that requires officers to use body cameras during all interactions with the public. Is the audio and video gathered by law enforcement officers…

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Legal Hotline: Access to Election Returns

Q: What are the rules regarding public access to election returns? A: The Pennsylvania Elections Code makes election returns public records In counties that use electronic voting systems, public access to returns…

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Legal Hotline: Pennsylvania Shield Law 2019

Q: What is the law that protects confidential sources, and what does it mean for journalists in our newsroom? A: Pennsylvania’s Shield Law offers robust protection against compelled disclosure of confidential source…

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Promotional Spotlight: The Times News’ Kids Closet Sale

For nearly a decade, The Kids Closet Sale, a semi-annual children’s consignment event, has helped families in Carbon County stock up on clothing, high chairs, books and games and many more essential…

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Promotional Spotlight: The Ridgway Record’s Big Buck Contest

What has newspaper readers ranging in age from 8 to 84 joining in to engage and celebrate with three northwestern papers in Pennsylvania? Why, the annual Big Buck contest, that is administered…

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Promotional Spotlight: Pocono Record’s Custom Contests

Who has the sweetest back-to-school photo? Who might win a brand-new generator? It could be you, if you are a Pocono Record reader. The Pocono Record, under the leadership of Stephanie Fairbanks,…

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Promotional Spotlight: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Made in Pittsburgh

How many Instagram followers is your publication gaining each month? If you’re Made In PGH, a platform designed and implemented by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, you have over 500 new followers every month…

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Promotional Spotlight: Philadelphia Sunday Sun’s Voter’s Guide

When African-American citizens in the Philadelphia region are looking for information on the upcoming election – from candidates, to issues, to polling places – they know the Philadelphia Sunday Sun will be…

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Promotional Spotlight: Morrisons Cove Herald’s Herald for Hollidaysburg

Most of us have read at least one story recently that cites the potential for, and in some instances, the beginning formations of news deserts in America. One such story comes from…

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Promotional Spotlight: Herald Standard’s Scholar Athlete Program

Banquets honoring elite high school athletes are a growing trend in communities around the nation, and the same is true in Pennsylvania. One PNA member, the Herald-Standard in Uniontown, has taken this…

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