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Freelancers’ Wish List

Professional writers are key suppliers of quality editorial content. Magazine and newspaper editors are, in turn, key players in the relationship between their publication and freelance writers. For many years, EPA Associate Members who work as freelance writers have repeatedly encountered several challenges when writing for EPA and other publications. To work toward improving the […]




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Five Common Weaknesses Seen in Higher Goals Contest Entries

By Andy Butcher What with fake news, partisan press, and click-bait, there may well never have been a time when we have more needed good Christian journalists practicing good Christian journalism. Thankfully, having had the privilege of judging some of the categories in the EPA Higher Goals contest over the past couple of years, I […]




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It’s So Much Easier to Be Biased

By Diane McDougall Earlier this year I published what might well have been the most challenging piece of journalism I’ve ever tackled. “Most challenging” is obviously relative. I’ve never been assigned to report on starving children in a dusty African nation, torn between recording comments about their protruding bellies and picking them up in my […]




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EPA Members Invited to Publishing in Crisis International Conference

Magazine Training International is inviting EPA members to its world conference on publishing in crisis to be held in Eastern Europe this October. The Crisis Publishing Initiative will be held Oct. 15 to 18, 2017, in Sopron, Hungary. Join Christian journalists, editors, publishers, and bloggers from around the world to discuss how best to meet […]




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EPA Mourns Loss of Two Industry Leaders

The Evangelical publishing community lost two accomplished leaders within the span of three days in late June. On June 26, 2017, Rev. Jim Reapsome passed away at the age of 88 in Downer’s Grove, IL. Reapsome, an honorary member of EPA for his long years of service in the association, was the founder of The […]




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