The West Virginia newspaper industry works hard to ensure greater public access, open meetings and government transparency.
To recognize, support and increase that effort, the West Virginia Press Association has added an industry incentive for that effort. The WVPA is targeting those areas in the WVPA newspaper contests.
While many newspapers already regularly promote the presence of public notices and legal advertisements in their newspapers, The Spirit of Jefferson newspaper in Charles Town, W.Va., is the first newspaper to share it’s new effort.
The Spirit of Jefferson’s public hearing spotlight – shared by editor Christine Snyder – is just one example of what newspapers can do to promote the presence of public notices and legal advertisements…