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Chip Hutcheson

Chip Hutcheson is the retired publisher of The Times Leader in Princeton, Kentucky. He was NNA president in 2015. He currently serves as a content strategist for Kentucky Today, the online news website of the Kentucky Baptist Convention.

Fascinate your readers with language

I’ll never forget that first day of his etymology class my sophomore year. He introduced himself as a sexogenarian horologist, and proceeded to tell us to get our minds out of the gutter because ...

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Remembering legacy columnists; if your newspaper wants to revive the tradition, here are a few tips ...

My journalism professors and mentors from half a century ago would be rolling over in their graves over the idea that newspapers should not contain regular, robust editorial pages.

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Hard-hitting editorials remain in readers’ minds, provide critical means to hold public officials accountable

We agree with the thought voiced by South Dakota publisher Tim Waltner, who states the purpose of editorials — offer perspective, be bold, take a stand, have a call to action — and can be affirming ...

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‘Always give our advertisers and our readers more than they expect’

An interesting question to pose to any veteran newspaper publisher would be this: what is the best advice you can pass on to a new publisher?

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Mergers often good for both parties, but don't make headlines

Mergers can occur more frequently than many realize because acquisitions and closings seem to get the headlines.

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