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- 1 1 11 Call is hereby Issued for thet 19138 (if any), and contrast. 1—EEH '7‘ ville]
. 111 , prize contests of the Ken uc y (Note—Special emphasis will be - - '
. 1 Press Association. Every editor of1placed on the make-up of the en— Entries Wanted For COZlne Trophy 1 Effie]
'_ 11 1 the state, whether member of the ' tries in the above two contests.) a ° ‘ ' ' 1 1 c
.. 1 A K. P. A. or not is eligible to enter1 Best Editorial Contest CUp F01 MerltOI'lOUS Edltorlal Page .1.. Nfildk
-1 1 the contest. Announcement is made In order to stimulate the editors fi‘ . . 1 a hib
j1‘1 in this issue of the contests; an- in expressing individuality, initia— Kentucky Press Association newspapers Will compete again this year 1, ex
1-_ nouiicement of the prizes Will be tive, and leadership in this depart— for the Ben ICozme Memorial Cup. awarded possessmn to that paper in mic
' 1 1 made in the April issue of the Press. 1 ment which is the editor‘s own, at- 1 the ,State adjudged as haying the heft editorial page. The Cozme Me- 1 p: or
‘ 1 1 Please read the rules governing1tractive prizes are offered in this 1 morial Cup was offered for the first mm m 1935 through the gehemSity 1 6.1;.“
1 1 ‘ each contest and follow them to the 1' contest. The factors which Will be .1 0f Wage M‘ IMcCoy, managing editor 0f .the IShelbyINeWs, Shelbyville, b1 letl
~ 1 letter. Any violation of the rules1considered in the judging are: sub- The Winner In that year was Warren Fishers Carhsle Mercury. Mr. mfrhI
3 1 1:1 1 will result in the entries being dis- ject matter, thought sequence, com- Fisher won again m 1936‘ Grachali M Pedley, hyon County Herald, 1 do
11 .1 1 carded. Send in as many entries1munity appeal, rhetoric (diction, won the 1937.con.teSt'. The contest ls Wld? Open1 t his year. Come on in! clude
j 1 1 as you please, but observe the dead— unity, figure of speech, punctua— As the title implies, this handsome Silver lovmg cup is dedicated to 1‘ 011 t1
j 1 1 line, The rule that no newspaper 1 tion), and vocabulary. Each edi- the memory Of our b‘hOVEd Ben 9021,1181 who made hls. editorial page an 1 pun
‘ 1 , 3 is eligible to enter any contest in torial should be pasted on a sheet OUtStandmg example 0f the hESt m journalism, and his editorials h far- 1 itemt
. 1 1 which it has won first place during of paper with the notation of name felt force In his town and ms state. To retain permanent possessmn M 1h: l
.1 1.1 the preceding two Years will be of newspaper, date of issue. and the cup, the newspaper qust Wm It three times. . 211
1 strictly enforced and your coopera- writer’s name. No “canned” or With the adVice and direction of Mr. McCoy, the followmg rules were . -
1 , 1. tion is requested when you send in clipped editorials W111 be considered made to govern the selection of the Winner each year: 012- I
1 your entries.I . .in this contest. ' 1. Page content: the page must contain articles of literary, feature, '~ 4. I
1 Attention is particularly called tor Best News Story Contest and editorial matter only. - 5 I
‘ 11 1 the requirement that entries in the1 At the request of a number of ed- , . . . . . 61 l
1 1 1 editorial, news, and advertising con- itors, this contest is continued for 2. No advertisements should appeai on the page. II-Iowevei,Ithis Will 1? .
1 1 tests must each be pasted on a sep- competition this year on the best nothar contestants usmg such advertisements, but said use Will count 1— 7.:
1 arate slip of paper, or cardboard, community news story. The factors against perfection. (See note below.) 1 81x
‘1 1 elsewise the entry Will not be con- to be considered are content, sen- 3. Editorial matter: preference will be given to “home-written” edi- 1 9-
I 1 sidered. The exhibit this year prom— tence and paragraph structure, torials While “canned’” editorials will be a detriment. 1‘1)-
11 1 iSBS 1'0 be one Of the largest and thought, unity, coherence, vocabu- 4. Clipped editorials of community nature will be acceptable. 12’
‘ 1 best since the contest began. lary, the lead, and community serv- 5. Features and Literary: features such as “Twenty Years Ago,” 1 job.‘;
1 1.1 1 IA new . Contest forI daily papers ice value. Each story iSI ‘30 be pasted syndicate materials such as written by Doctor Copeland, Bob Burns, etc, 1o
, 1 1 wm be_ included thls year If , It 0h a sheet or paper Wlth the nota— essays, poems, etc, will be acceptable. 1 "'—
11 1 Ewen Vlvtmh applioval 0f thetassotcriai tion Of .the name 0f newspaper, 6. A column, whether serious, humorous, or a mixture, will be con- ‘ t
1 11 1 1 on. as 166-11 sugges e "-a date 0f issue, “all” Of editor, and sidered editorial page material.
.I 1 1. 1 the contest be limited to those daily name of the writer of the story. . . . make
3 1 papers published in cities With less Open to Weekly, semi—weekly, and '7. Editorial cartoons Will be acceptable. conte
1 than 15,000 population. If this con— country dailies in the state. Only 8. Headlines, whether spot heads or standing department heads, will 1 shall
‘ 1 1 test meets With your approval, crime stories W111 be barred from be judged for typographical balance. of th
- 1' 1 1 please notify Chairman Portmann. this contest. 9. Mast heads: the typographical appearance, the content, and rela- 1
11‘1 1 1 Official announcement 0f thIiSICOh‘ 1 BESt Advertising Composition tion to the page as a Whole will be considered . 1 All
* 1f. 3 1 teiitazvhuchfiigiiitmrfigs :ggitIS:::1thiiiypggiiirglih tllrfisaghiltgsti' :21 10. Art work: if any, Will be given full consideration. ; if:
11 ' 1 1 issue of his paper between June 1,1for best fu11_page advertisement; $5 11. Makeup and balance: the page makeup With emphasis onIbaiiancIeI, .- clude
11 I 1 1937, and April 1, 1938, for his en-1f0r best half-page advertisement; symmetry, and contrast Will be given closeIscruItiny. Extia Widt1 0(1)]- T entry
1 1 1 I 1 try in any contest. This change $5 for best quarter—page, or less,‘ad— :iicriifitiiéinsymmetry With the rest of the page, Will be given speCia co the (
l 1 from requiring SPCCifiC issues of vertisement. Factors to be judged ‘ . . I mark
1 i . newspapers was made at the re- include type content, type arrange— 12. Subject matter: as a. community paper should emphaSize com .1. test,”
, ‘ quest of many of our members. It 1 merit, value of illustrations, selec— munity news and community interests. too much “outside” news W111 be 1 R. P
1 1 is $113chth that “BICCtion” issues 1 tion of border and decorative mate— ‘marked down. / tucky
( should not be included among the rial, and fulfillment of the three 13. Special attention will be given to the rhetoric, punctuation, unity, that
1 1 1 cntriféSI: functions of advertising—attention, coherence, expression, dignity, vocabulary, and fitness of the subject mat- 1 noun
‘1 1 1 All-Around Contest interest, and conviction. The en- ter in the contents of this page. 1 sent,
‘ 1 1I 1? For guidance hf the competitors tries are limited to advertisements 14. Each contestant Will submit three consecutive issues of his neWS- 11 1088 1
( 1 the following “”11 constitute the that have been 5917 in the COHtESt‘ 1 paper from which the judges Will select the best single issue for com- I
1 1 r 1 percentages by which the newspa- ant’s office, either hand or machine petition. y\ Bi
1 t 11 pers Will be scored: composition. . I in. 3t
1 1 General appearance, 30 per cent; Each contestant may select any On account of the time limit until the association meeting, entries Ito " 10h
c 1 local news, 25 per cent; country cor— advertisement that appeared dur- this special contest may be submitted up to and including June 1. Entries 1 9013‘
' 2 1 respondence, 5 per cent; personal ing the year, June 1, 1937, and April should be mailed to Professor Portmann, U. of K., and should be plalllly 1 no 1°
k 1 items. 10 per cent; farm news or 1, 1933; each entry to be mounted marked as to contents. 1351:};
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I 1 gngfpihialgaiho vglhircehilihe 13:3; :gtaaticfililefs 0th Cihiboggfnewfi? :11}: 1 In regard to the second rule, Mr.IMcCoy has written the following: I ediIto
l: 1 is published, 5 per cent; general newspaper, date of issue, and name] “Several days ago I was sold decidedly on the idea of eliminating ad- Ir . {1&1
‘ ' t 1 news, 5 per cent; and editorial, 20 of contestant. vertising and foreign matter from the editorial page, which is in ac: .‘ Nb 1
1 11 G 1 percent. Factors to be considered Best Editorial Page Contest 1cordance with the best ideals concerning such pages. The idea still is 1. D.I
. f 1 in scoring of general appearance This contest, again sponsored by good, I believe, but I have discussed the matter recently from this Standd 1., $5111}
1 t 1 include make-up of front page and The Shelby News through the Ben pomt With Kentucky printers and newspapermen (not by letter? apl 1 him
V ‘ .1 inside pages, advertising makevup Cozine Trophy is announced in an- the common VieWpOint was ‘that Kentucky editors look upon the editoua - = I an
2 and composition, headline schedule, other column. page as a good advertising page, in many cases promismg Imerchants in-ac
P 1 literary excellence, community serv- Open to Every Newspaper preferred pIos1tioInIs upon it. Probably such editors cannot be induced “I: ~\ ClIn
a ice, headlines’ content, illustrations, Each and every contest is open to change their opinions by just a contest.’ The suggestion was made thae )1 thayc
» 1‘3 typography and press work. every weekly or semi—weekly in the if the rule held, few newspapers could qualify. The thought came WI “115 f t e ~I
. , t3 '1 Front Page Contest state. The news story contest is that the ground was fertile for such a restriction—just as Indiana editIol IoIti:
I n Factors to be judged include open to country dailies. Every edi— are beginning to eliminate ads, hooey, cannedeubliCity, and leIan tripe . n11:
‘ f‘ headline content, headline sched— tor is urged to send in his entries from their pages by the examples shown them in state contests. FA
1 y ule, type balance, make-up, name for each contest and every entryl The chairman agrees with Mr. McCoy, but, together, we have amended Gbr
1 3 plate and ears, press Work and ink- will be judged on its merits. Let us the rule to serve again for this year’s contest at least. Le us have plenty (£1115
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a Mercury M'E meeting. No man knows what the morrow rom e administration that the ing livehood, and of maintaining El, .
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is dedicated to elude every item, but, to aid that ities and doubts. In business weEpu ica ion in_ his county on rural ;Ours is a professwn that carries E g 5‘ E, E, ,
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editorials a far- . item in his files, at least eight of cissitudes and dangers, the merch— gent a pound rate now effective; Sions and we Will be derelict in our E E,i ElE‘EE .
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pcarance of the paper. From time to time, sojcalled eco— telligently edited newspapers. I feel and in the mine. can secure sani— EEE .‘EEEEEEEEEE
. Beginning March 1, J. R. Bernard, nomists, clever columnists, radio- it is timely for us to talk with one tation and better health, can help E EE! ;E EEEEEsEE

3 following; editor of the Russell Springs Ban— ccmmentalgors, and others who dare another for a brief period on What . fight disease and pestilence, EEEE .“EEE EEEEE E‘EEEE;' .
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tests. A third birthday was celebrated newspaper has become decadent be- meeting, we as editors and publish-. Men of Kentucky, if your weekly :E EE EEEE i.
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I ' ' ' H— sumer against unfair and decep- en to worthy enterprises in the City, E OFFI
> E tive acts in commerce. Civil pen- Larry Whiting will make a thOI-i
, . E 2/78 alties up to $5,000 for each viola- ough analysis of pictures which ap_L
I ‘3 tion are provided. pear in the papers, calculating flie‘ (1
' I f 1»: .: . .15. , ’ 3- E False advertising is defined as amount of space used, hOW mama} plen‘
.‘. 532,3 V any WhiCh is misleading in any deal with war, crime, persons, for’ mom
-- Er material respect, either by state- eign news national and local. that
3 l . . , , , _ merits, or suggestions that a prod- Billy Weber will estimate theE iessI:
'7 E Offiual Publication Of The Kentucky Press ASSOCIatIon uct will accomplish certain thingsy amount of space devoted to new: Fifi
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_ r _. VICTOR R. PORTMANN. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Edrtor bearing on claims made for a prod- to advertisements. Ted Bates will L grea
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‘ , Printed On The Kernel Press, Department Of Journalism, Under existing law, the commis- Burfordpwill workp on foreiéfialgfi,‘ who
. , UniverSIty Of Kentucky, Lexmgton Sign, must show that a competitor tures, Dick Nugent will ascertain N0
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, PRESS ASSOCIATION OFFICERS and desist orders against products Jimmy Moss will make a study of pro;
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« E Gracean M. Pedlcy, Herald, Eddyville. Chairman; Harry Lee Waterfield, Ga- __ ,, . advertisjng WhiCh appears in pa'E pel‘f
‘ assistant attains? sitter. Messiaen “HOW “’39“ the MW” 15 pers- In listing the difiicu“ WW 1“ 1
j E , . Herald-News, I-iodgenville; 'w. Vernocn Rizga’rdsorTEAdvocatge, banvilfe; victor an interesting proiect Whlch the _9A which appear in our papers, Ben 131115
. 1 E R. Portmann. Kentucky Press, Lexington; Joe Costello, Democrat, Cynthiana; 303 Class at Ballet Junior High Johnson Will attempt to prove that sent
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I . LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE for-deeper study Of newspapers and understand by the average reader, tutu
E E Thomas R. Underwood, Herald, Lexington, Chairman; Cecil Williams. Journal, thEII' InterBStS than IS ordinarily Many news magazines and all the‘. W
: j Somerset; Tyler Mumford. Advocate. Morganfield; George A. Joplin Jr., Conr— done' . Enew books available on newspaper‘ the
:E monwealth, Somerset; Vance Armentrout, Courier-Journal, Louisville. The students have subscribed to work and the press are being used has
3 . ADVERTISING COMMITTEE leading papers in different parts Of to furnish a background for these’ wee
, Shelton M. SaufleyE Register, Richmond, Chairman; Jody P; Gozder, News— the United States. These publica— studies. DI‘. Edgar Dale of Ohio.\ the
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.' E | tow” trasted for values in news Of all recently and started them in theiri picl
~ ‘ NEWSPAPER EXHIBIT COMMITTEE kinds, as well as the policies of the work. Dr. Dale is doing research othl
3- E Victor R. Portmann. Kentucky Press, Lexington, Chairman: W. C. Caywcod a ers. Groups of students are un- . - ~ . eve)
.1 INS E . Jr., Sun, Winchester; Denny B. Spragens, Marion Falcon, Lebanon. IE geftaking research work on prob- :1?;:C:10:;g £2321: 1:23-35. difliiggtlfi: Gaul
,..E E‘ lems which interest them. Miss Mary R. Hodge. __ Courier- ) the
. . ‘. ~__i _» > What women contribute to news Jounal. E con
' .l‘ j I IJournal and Herald for the honors Will be worked out from .various The 121-953 heartily endorses this 30‘
V E ', E .50 richly and deservedly won. angles by Jean Bruce Jusme and worthwhile project as started at A
3‘ E E' E MEMBER 15%? i x Barbara Thurman. , Barret and asks the cooperation of tha
. 3,. E . IW EKENTUCKY EDITOR WINS Maps of the world are being pre— the editors of the state in propos- the
‘ EAWARD AT HARVARD pared by Bobby Jones, Horace Ad— ing this plan to their own school‘ abl‘
E 5 I K ‘ TUCKY PRES I _‘ Edams and George Boston, and they instructors. The coming generation onl;
, "if E Five editorial writers and four w111 record all places-on the globe with such instruction and knowledgel the
E ASSOCIATION rreporters, chosen from 312 news- WhiCh are mentlone‘i “1 papers and in their ken, will have a direct in- has
“f‘ .' ; onumzzn “NW” '8“ Epapers in forty-four States, were the frequency of their. appearance. fiuence on the policies and ethicsE illu
EE . , named winners of the first Nieman Famous people mentioned In 1021- of the newspapers of the futureE put
1.. ' I _ . fellowships for study at Harvard pers Will form the basis 01" an en— Such movements surely should have I. ma;
. E E Vou do not judge a show by the University. cyclopedia which Betty Toschel‘ and the cooperation and encouragementE the
l : E price you Pay for the .ticket. You Those chosen include EdWih J- Elise Lorenz will publish, “mg of the newspapers in the nation. ‘ by
E 1 J l 3 pass Upon 1t after seelng the. per' EPa,xt0ny Jr” 2‘5y chief editorial writ- news articles for thEir material. *— me]
. E E formance. Your customers judge E er and associate editor of the Pa— Ernest King and Jack Babbitt LET’ S HEAR FROM YOU i. “on
1 E YOU? newspaper much the samevducah (Ky.) Sun-Democrat. will record all news items which W01
( E . way; - E The fellowships were established they find that relate to the careers If you have a bit of news, ) 1:
‘ i E 3 tunder the Lucius W. Nieman and they have chosen. Send it in. par
_ 1- E STATE NEWSPAPERS HONORED Agnes Wahl Nieman Fund of ap- Robert Speith and Watson Dab— Or a joke that will amuse, , ‘9
‘ ‘ 1 E — E proximately $1,000,000, which was ney will listen to popular news com- Send it in. , f?
1 E The Louisville Courier—Journal E bequeathed to Harvard “to promote mentators and compare the items A story that is true, ’ 0
C E and the Lexington Herald Welje E and elevate the standards of journ- they give with those appearing in An incident that’s new, L ma
1 E given honorable mention in their alism in the United States and ed— the papers. We want to hear from you_ ,r Eire
‘ t E respective classes in the annual Eucate persons deemed specially Vernon Wetherby and Tillie Send it in. r a
. E Ayer Cup award for typographical E qualified for journalism.” Barnes intend to study news ar— Will your story make us laugh?’ E
E E E excellence, announced this Week. I Under the broad plan adopted byEticles on crime, the amount of Send it in. E my
5 E The Courier-Journal was One Of E Harvard earlier this year, after re- space devoted to it and the manner Send along a photograph, E e
E 147 entrants in the “diViSiOh 0f,ceiving hundreds of suggestions in which such articles