Advertising - Whether
you want to place advertising in newspapers across the state of Illinois or
across the country, the Illinois Press Advertising Services (IPAS) staff can
take care of your advertising needs. IPAS has established different
networks with IPA newspapers and other press associations across the country to
make advertisers marketing easy, efficient and cost effective.
Media Monitoring - If you need to know what's going on in Illinois,
you need Illinois newspapers. There is no other source that can provide
you with the in-depth statewide coverage that newspapers carry every day.
Release Service - PR MediaRelease is the only press release service
operated by the press for the press. We are pleased to be a part of this new
press release service as a cooperative effort of all state press associations.
There simply is no better, more cost-effective way to reach virtually all
print, radio and television media in the Land of Lincoln than through
PRMediaRelease.com. Check it out for free! That's right. With our
approach, you can build your press release and see how it will look online and
to our editors without spending a dime. Change it as many times as you
like until it's perfect. Then and only then would you pay.
Amendment Center -The IFAC promotes First Amendment rights and
responsibilities through education designed to raise awareness of the need to
understand, preserve and protect the First Amendment. IFAC offers free school
materials and ships nationwide for free - great for Constitution Day!
more than 1,700 newspaper decision makers in the bi-montly publication,
PressLines. Call 217-241-1700 for more information.
Illinois Press Association holds a combined annual convention; Advertising and
Marketing Convention and the News/Editorial Convention.
the year, the Illinois Press Association offers online training, workshops and
seminars on a variety of topics.
& Scholarships-The Illinois Press Foundation (IPF) is dedicated to
promoting and protecting free expression through educational activities that
foster the practice and respect for First Amendment principles and values, to
enhance the quality of services provided by newspapers to their communities,
and to support reading and literacy efforts.
Defense Fund - In 1993, the Illinois Press Association embarked
on a bold new initiative to strengthen the future of the Illinois newspaper
industry. The mission of the Illinois Press Association Board of
Directors is to promote, protect and foster Illinois newspapers by establishing
the Illinois Newspaper Legal Defense Fund.
The Illinois Newspaper Legal Defense Fund will provide
quality legal research, consultation and court action in cases where the
outcome will affect the Illinois newspaper industry as a whole.
The Illinois Newspaper Legal Defense Fund will address,
but not be limited to, areas such as advertising, business, circulation,
distribution and news-editorial.
In an increasingly litigious society it is imperative
that Illinois newspapers have the support and the resources to meet future
legal challenges. The very existence of the Illinois Newspaper Legal
Defense Fund will enhance the ability of the Illinois Press Association to meet
those needs and to deter action which may adversely affect the newspaper
The Illinois Newspaper Legal Defense Fund is a restricted
fund with the Illinois Press Association and is to be used for no other