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Winners of the Editorial Contest announced

Congratulations to the winners of the MDDC Editorial Contest! This contest showcases the best journalism and design in the region
, all from MDDC member news organizations. This year's competition had over 2000 entries, with some categories having over 100 entries. We will celebrate all of the winners May 12 at the Editorial Awards Luncheon party. ... More

What is best for public notice?

In a recent article in Columbia Journalism Review, Liena Zagare and Ben Smith argue that local governments should move public notice and other civic advertising from newspapers to local-news websites like their own BKLYNER. ... More

Alexandra Marquez wins High School Journo of the Year

Commitment to journalism and an ability to engage and motivate her peers, coupled with talented writing propelled Montgomery Blair High School senior Alexandra Marquez to being named the 2017 Michael S. Powell High School Journalist of the Year. Alexandra is currently the editor-in-chief of Silver Chips, the student newspaper of Silver Spring, MD high school Montgomery Blair. The runner-up was Caroline Cooney, of John Carroll School in Bel Air, Maryland.
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MD Legislative Wrap-up

The Press Association focused on several issues this past session in Maryland. Overall, it was a successful session for our concerns. MDDC provides expert testimony and advocates for our members in the following areas:
Transparency in government, Reporters' access, Public notice, and Business issues. How did MDDC's legislative initiatives fare? Read our MD Legislative wrap-up.
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2017 Reese Cleghorn Interns Announced

Three journalism students have been selected as interns for the summer of 2017. The Reese Cleghorn Internship program hires outstanding student journalists to intern in MDDC member newsrooms each summer. These interns were selected from a pool of highly-qualified applicants. All are from the University of Maryland, College Park. The intern selection committee reviewed the initial applications, which included a personal essay, published clips and educational and professional references. The committee narrowed the field and conducted a panel interview with each candidate. ... More

JAWS group forming in Baltimore

posted April 14, 2017
A group focused on women journalists is forming in Baltimore. The first gathering of the Baltimore Journalism and Women Symposium - JAWS – chapter will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday May 4 held at Points South Latin Kitchen, 1640 Thames St. in Fells Point, 21231. Our guest speaker with be Rebecca Snyder, executive director of the Maryland Delaware DC Press Association ... More
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