Ohio News Media Association

Advancing Ohio's news media and local journalism since 1933



2018 ONMA Convention registration opens soon

Registrations for our 2018 convention will open around Thanksgiving with affordable rates and discounts for multiple attendees from our member organizations.


Farm and Dairy joins ONMA

Farm and Dairy, a weekly paper focusing on the agriculture industry and local news, has joined the Ohio News Media Association. Based in Salem, Ohio, the family-owned paper is locally delivered and also mailed to subscribers across Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.


Get a Black Friday deal and donate to the ONMA raffle

Each year at the annual ONMA convention we host a raffle with proceeds going to the Ohio News Media Foundation, a charitable 501(c)(3). Proceeds from the raffle will provide funding for initiatives that help our member newspapers and strengthen the foundation for newspapers and readers of the future.


Making media literacy great again

A basic understanding of where news comes from is back on the syllabus as students navigate an increasingly bewildering media environment.


The secret to making your video content pop

Don’t be afraid to experiment and don’t underestimate your audience


Gannett redesigns newspaper websites to look more like USA Today

USA Today's now-iconic blue point will soon be part of the design of more than 100 local newspapers' websites across the country.


Hannah News Service buys Indiana Legislative Insight, sister publications

Columbus-based Hannah News Service‐Midwest has acquired INGroup, the publisher of influential newsletters Indiana Legislative Insight, Indiana Gaming Insight and Indiana Education Insight, the companies announced Tuesday.


NC battle over newspaper notices rages on

With the passage of Senate Bill 181 on Oct. 5, local governments in Guilford County now have the option of posting public notices on their own websites instead of placing legal advertisements in newspapers, and the county can compete with local papers by charging citizens and law firms a fee to post private legals online.


You can make money off homecoming pics and 9 other simple ideas to borrow from local news

Larry Phillips, managing editor at Richland Source, shared the success story in a session at last week's LION Publishers annual conference. The session included big and small successes from local online news organizations.


What does Mark Zuckerberg really think of the value of news? Not all that much

As I was listening to mixed but mostly negative news last week about newspaper company financial results, Facebook was reporting another 49 percent surge in ad revenues and a quarterly profit of nearly $5 billion.

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