Founded in 1886, the Rhode Island Press Association is a nonprofit organization that promotes the interests of newspapers, magazines and other publications, and advances journalism standards and educational opportunities.
The purposes of the Rhode Island Press Association are to:
• Unite the newspapers and eligible publications of Rhode Island into a voluntary, non-profit and educational association; promote the welfare of the industry; and provide a united effort of these newspapers and publications and allied arts to promote the best interests and welfare of our communities and the state.
• Promote improved standards in the profession of journalism and a high standard of conduct and professional ethics.
• And disseminate trustworthy knowledge and information.