Oklahoma City is Destination for EPA 2019

Oklahoma City has been chosen as the site for the 2019 EPA convention. The announcement was made during the annual business meeting at the EPA convention in Orlando on April 6. The host hotel, Sheraton Oklahoma City, is conveniently situated in the middle of downtown Oklahoma City, within walking distance of Bricktown, OKC’s eclectic dining […]

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2018 Awards of Excellence

Presented during EPA’s 2018 convention, the 2018 Awards of Excellence honor the best work done in EPA publications during the 2017 calendar year. Click here to view or download 2018 Liaison Awards Edition. Campus Award of Excellence: The Hilltop | Corban University — Ashlyn Rollins, Charlotte Vanwerven. Awards of Merit: Pursuit | Cal Baptist University […]

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NAE Partners with EPA to Provide Free Webinars

EPA has added another benefit partner with the recent offer by the National Association of Evangelicals to extend NAE membership to EPA and, with it, free access to NAE’s quarterly webinars for all EPA members. While the NAE’s magazine, Evangelicals, has already been a publication member of EPA, the NAE as an organization is now […]

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Equipping Publishers in an Era of Crises

By Carla Foote After a brutal killing of a Christian couple in the Punjab province of Pakistan, a purported picture of the couple became part of most news reports and quickly spread across social media. However, Asif Aqeel, reporting for World Watch Monitor in Pakistan, determined that the picture was not accurate. Aqeel shared his […]

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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 Board Undergoes Major Changes

  The EPA Board of Directors experienced significant, though routine, changes at the recent election held during the annual business meeting at the Chicago convention on April 11. Leaving the board was president Mark Winz, whose four-year term—two as president-elect and two as president—ended. Moving from president-elect to board president was Eric Thomsen, managing editor […]

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EPA Joins Effort for 2017 Int’l Conference on Publishing in Crisis

The Evangelical Press Association has signed on as a coalition member for an international conference dealing with publishing about crises. It will be held in Europe next year. The Crisis Publishing Institute, organized by Colorado Springs-based Magazine Training International, is scheduled for October 15-18, 2017, possibly in Frankfurt or Budapest. Terrorist attacks, displaced refugees, war, hunger, poverty […]

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Postal rates might rise in 2016 and 2017

For nonprofit mailers, including religious periodicals, postal rate hikes might be on the horizon as early as the end of this year, with further, inflation-based increases in 2017. That and other news emerged in July, as the U.S. Postal Service’s Mailers Technical Advisory Committee met in Washington D.C. and two bills moved through legislative committee. […]

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Junk food, foie gras or real meat?

By Andy Butcher Having started out in journalism in the days of big old desktop typewriters with sticky keys and triple carbon copies, I’m appreciative of the new tools that make the job easier. I’m just not so sure about some of the new titles. True, in an age of multi-media skills, some of the […]

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2016 Awards of Excellence

Presented during EPA’s 2016 convention, the 2016 Awards of Excellence honor the best work done in EPA publications during the 2015 calendar year. Click here to view or download 2016 Liaison Awards Edition.   Campus Award of Excellence: The Echo / Taylor University — Chris Yingling, Julia Oller Awards of Merit: Pursuit / Cal Baptist University […]

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