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OPIP Vision

Oregon independent newspapers continue to serve their communities in providing critical news while becoming financially stable.

OPIP Mission

  • Attract and distribute donations and grants to help newspapers provide news and educational services to their communities, and attain financial stability;

  • Provide assistance with legal needs for freedom of information investigations and promotion of the First Amendment;

  • Provide first person reporting of statewide public-interest stories;

  • Assist in the sharing of news, feature and commentary articles among OPIP partner newspaper;

  • Assist publishers, newspaper leadership and staff in their professional and personal growth.

OPIP Values

  • We practice the highest ethical values when dealing with partners and vendors.

  • We are forward thinking, and our aspirations are for the continued sanctity and financial solvency of independent newspapers.

  • We promote collaboration between ourselves and our members in the pursuit of delivering community news that serves the public and is not available from other sources.

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