For the second year in a row, The Oxford EAGLE has been named the best small daily newspaper in Mississippi. The paper was honored with the General Excellence award and 24 other awards Saturday in Biloxi at the Mississippi Press Association’s annual Better Newspaper Contest. (June 27, 2011, Page 1)
In a companion piece to “The Oxford EAGLE: A Community Newspaper in the Internet Age,” producer Mykki Newton offers extended cuts of his interview with Publisher Emeritus Jesse Phillips.
(November 8, 2010)
VIDEO — How does a historic, small-town newspaper keep going strong while its big-city peers suffer? That’s the subject of a new 25-minute documentary by Mykki Newton, a videographer and editor at the University of Mississippi Meek School of Journalism and New Media. “The Oxford EAGLE: A Community Newspaper in the Internet Age” features interviews with EAGLE staff members and local readers about the paper’s place in its community. Also, Ole Miss journalism students discuss their take on the field — and reveal just where the next generation gets its daily news.
(November 8, 2010)
Associated Press editors from Louisiana and Mississippi honored The Oxford EAGLE with 10 awards Friday during their annual meeting at the Capital Club in Jackson. The meeting of the Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Managing Editors is held to recognize the best work of 2009. (May 17, 2010, Page 5A)
The Oxford EAGLE’s new Web site debuts today. We’ve been preparing this site for you for several months, and we invite you to explore and stay tuned as it continues to grow and develop. Online access to our Classifieds section will be up in the coming days. Meanwhile, for an overview of what you’ll find on this site, please click here. Feedback? Let us know. (March 1, 2010, Page 14)
CELEBRATIONS — Kathy Conaway to wed Joshua Wile Feb. 6 at Sand Springs Church in Hurricane. (January 6, 2010, Page 6)
PHOTO SLIDESHOW — It’s been a few years since typewriters and darkroom equipment were our daily partners in producing the newspaper. But at The Oxford EAGLE, we tend to hang on to things for a while. You can see some of our retired treasures through the window at the northeast corner of our building, and in this little slideshow. (January 2, 2010)