The Star Press of Muncie, Ind., took home 18 individual awards, five category awards, and was named the 2008 General Excellence Award winner in its circulation category by the Hoosier State Press Association. For a full list of the winners, visit www.hspa.com.
PolitiFact.com, a fact-checking Web site created by the St. Petersburg Times and Congressional Quarterly, is the recipient of the National Press Foundation's 2008 Excellence in Online Journalism Award.
Mike Lange, former editor of the Moosehead Messenger in Greenville and a former board member and treasurer for the Maine Press Association, has been named the association's next executive director.
He succeeds Jeff Ham, who has held the position since 2002.
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|Title Annotation:||2008 General Excellence Award; PolitiFact.com is the recipient of the National Press Foundation's 2008 Excellence in Online Journalism Award; Mike Lange has been named the next executive director of Maine Press Association|
|Publication:||Editor & Publisher|
|Article Type:||Brief article|
|Date:||Jan 1, 2009|
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