David Bordewyk

David Bordewyk

David Bordewyk is executive director of the South Dakota Newspaper Association, which represents the state’s 105 newspapers.

Marion County Record reporter Phyllis Zorn and Sheriff Jeff Soyez stand outside the evidence room where an undersheriff signs over newspaper property to a forensic expert. (Sherman Smith/Kansas Reflector)

Kansas newspaper saga illustrates the balancing act of community news

By: - August 26, 2023

One of my favorite newspaper mottos is “the only newspaper in the world that cares about (insert community name).” Over the years, I have seen various newspapers print it on their front-page nameplate. In many respects, the motto captures what a good newspaper is all about — publishing news and information about the community that […]

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Independent press at stake in debate over journalism legislation

By: - June 29, 2023

Freedom and independence took center stage in the American colonies this summer 247 years ago when 56 brave men signed a document that would have all but meant their execution if arrested by King George’s army. Today, Americans share in the luxury of celebrating those ideals that help define our great nation. Speaking of independence, […]