2022 Contest Information
The annual Better Newspaper Contests foster excellence through competition among like-sized newspapers. Member newspaper submit thousands of entries in news, writing, advertising and digital categories. Judging is performed by other state newspaper associations, with winners announced during the annual convention. Points awarded to the winners of select categories are used to determine the newspaper awarded the coveted title of Newspaper of the Year.
New public notice rates take effect July 1
Effective July 1, the public notice advertising rate will increase from 50.3 cents for a 12- pica wide line of eight-point type (or its equivalent) to 52.4 cents per line (35.3 cents per line for subsequent insertions). These rates should be charged for all public notices published on or after July 1, 2021.
Free Content from Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs
Entitled “Iowa Culture Wire”, the IDCA provides a monthly arts and culture article series to INA members– who may utilize the content free of charge in their newspapers.
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2020 Iowa Newspaper Contest Results
Congratulations to the Iowa City Daily Iowan, the 2020 Newspaper of the Year!
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