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Title UPA A Century Later
Subject Newspapers; Newspaper publishing; Journalism
Creator Utah Press Association
Publisher Utah Press Association
Contributors Cornwell, J. M.
Date 1996
Type Text
Format image/jpeg
Identifier PN4844.U8 U8 1996
Source Original Book: UPN A Century Later
Language eng
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2005, University of Utah. All rights reserved.
Holding Institution University of Utah
Source Physical Dimensions 14 cm x 21.5 cm
Metadata Cataloger Kelly Taylor
ARK ark:/87278/s6319w0z
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416710
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z

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Description THE UTAH NEWSPAPER HALL OF FAME 1993 MOAB TIMES-INDEPENDENT Sam & Adrien Taylor 1994 Weekly: UINTAH BASIN STANDARD Craig Ashby Daily: DESERET NEWS Wm. James Mortimer On more than one occasion during the years the Better Newspaper Contest has functioned, an effort was made to have the association automatically enter its contest winners in the National Newspaper Association's competition. The idea has never been adopted. Those who've favored it argue that the Beehive State might have had more national winners if the blue ribbon Utah papers had been in the NNA running. They've contended that only a few of Utah's outstanding entries have been submitted by publishers for national judging and consequently many commendable examples of the state's journalistic skills have gone unnoticed. As it is, some Utah papers have captured national prizes but the numbers are minimal. Since no record of all of them has been maintained, it's perhaps unwise to single any of them out. However, records reflect NEA/NNA award plaques for the Springville Herald, the Nephi Times-News, the Richfield Reaper, the Moab Times-Independent, the Box Elder News-Journal, the Washington County News, the Morgan County News, the Price Sun-Advocate, the Southern Utah News and the Murray Eagle. It's possible there were others, but no records have been maintained by Utah Press Association. One result was well-publicized and witnessed by Utahns. It was the 1959 National Editorial Association humorous column-writing contest for papers with less than 2,000 circulation. It was won by Howard C. (Mac) McConaughy of the Morgan County News. His "Ant's Eye View" was a popular feature of the three papers he then published - the Park Record and the Summit County Bee in addition to Morgan. It was good fortune that the convention took place at the venerable old Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado and USPA had decided to make it the locale of its summer convention. As a result, the 46-member Utah contingent on hand to 399
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Source Original Book: UPA A Century Later
Setname uu_upa
Date Created 2005-05-10
Date Modified 2005-05-10
ID 416410
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6319w0z/416410