Publications

Texas Press Messenger

a monthly newspaper featuring the latest news in the Texas newspaper industry and beyond; the official voice of the Texas Press Association since 1926

TPA e-Newsletter

helpful information publishers need to know, the latest TPA membership news and event information, sent directly to your inbox once each month

Texas Newspaper Directory

the annual directory of all paid-circulation newspapers in Texas; identifies key managers, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Web addresses and circulation; lists newspapers by county and group ownership; includes Associate Members, Board Members, TPA Staff and a list of all press associations

Winners' Circle

a publication of the annual Texas Better Newspaper Contest results

State Capital Highlights

a weekly aggregation of news about state government; available by subscription for member newspapers to publish

Law and the Media in Texas

online handbook for journalists on newsgathering, public access and ethical and legal issues, written by David McHam; co-sponsored by TPA and the Texas Association of Broadcasters

Texas Press Messenger

LA GRANGE – The Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center in La Grange has dedicated a new facility, the Czech Newspaper Museum, at the Czech Village in La Grange.

The sunshine is at last breaking through the clouds of Texas government more than halfway through the 2019 legislative session.

Analysis by Donnis Baggett, Texas Press Association

Obituaries published in the Texas Press Messenger, April 2019

Award winning photographer Joe Duty is a new associate member of Texas Press Association.
TPA associate membership is extended to firms engaged in the sale or distribution of newspaper supplies or services directly related to the production of newspapers, commercial printing firms, advertising agencies and departments of journalism in recognized schools and colleges. 

TAYLOR – Managing Editor Jason Hennigan has been promoted to publisher of the Taylor Press.
Daniel Philhower, vice president of operations for Granite Publications, announced the appointment.
Hennigan succeeds Richard Stone, who retired March 1.

TEXARKANA – James Bright is the new general manager of the Texarkana Gazette.
The announcement was made by Mark Lane, president of WEHCO Media’s newspaper division.