Resources

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION

The Iowa Newspaper Association is a staunch advocate of maintaining the state of a free press in Iowa. INA celebrates the importance of freedom of information as a benefit to all Iowans.

INA works with the Iowa Freedom of Information Council to promote the First Amendment and openness in government.

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PUBLIC NOTICE

An important premise found in federal, state, and local governments is that information about government activities must be publicized in order for people to make well-informed decisions. Public notices provide this sort of transparency and accessibility to citizens who want to know more about government actions. 

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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

The INA distributes public service ads and articles to its member newspapers based on requests from organizations that meet the INA’s PSA Distribution Policy. Newspapers can run these items as space allows. These are not paid advertising.

This page is your one-stop outlet for the various PSAs that have been distributed by INA, allowing members one easy location to access these materials.

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SPONSORED CONTENT

The Iowa Newspaper Foundation partners with various organizations to provide Iowa newspapers with meaningful, interesting content to share with their readers, while also offering newspapers an opportunity to earn additional revenue.

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NEWSROOM LINKS

Online resource links for the newsroom.

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PRESS RELEASE SERVICE

Are you looking for an easy way to get your press release delivered to media outlets across Iowa with one quick and easy step?

INA’s Press Release Service gives you the option to select groups of newspapers, radio stations, television stations, or all media. It’s a great way to save you time and money!

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GUIDE TO ELECTRONIC COURT RECORDS

This program was created when the Iowa Judicial Branch began converting court records from paper to electronic. It was designed for Iowa news media in collaboration with the Iowa Newspaper Association to give reporters the ability to search for court filings on a daily basis, or within a specified range of dates.

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CIRCULATION RESOURCES

The Iowa Newspaper Association works closely with many sources to keep members informed of postal news. Our weekly Bulletin publishes the latest from the National Newspaper Association and from postal watchdog Max Heath.

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