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17 weeks 3 days ago
The ink is flowing as a result of POMAOMA Conference. POMA's annual business conference is about enhancing business skills, both communication and media, but it's also about connecting and sharing information for purposes of generating relationships and editorial content. After this year's Knoxville, Tenn. event, the ink, real and electronic, is flowing.
25 weeks 13 hours ago
February 6, 2014 (Johnstown, Pa.) - In a bipartisan vote, the United States House of Representatives passed the Sportsmen's Heritage and Recreational Enhancement (SHARE) Act (H.R. 3590), with a vote of 268-154. The legislation includes critical protections for journalists who cover wildlife conservation, public lands issues and outdoor recreation.
6 weeks 2 days ago
Many POMA members, outdoor industry professionals, and outdoorsmen have been the subject of threats on social media. Some so violent and graphic they make your skin crawl. The industry is so concerned that an impromptu meeting of industry representatives was held at the 2014 SHOT Show to discuss the situation and possible action.Now, the Supreme Court of the United States is involved. On June 16, 2014 the Supreme Court announced it would hear a case involving threats made over Facebook. Is this the case the outdoor industry has been waiting for to support?
7 weeks 6 days ago
The National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) reported (June 6, 2014) that a group of 40 pro-sportsmen's organizations sent a letter to the U.S. Senate urging passage of a bill that includes relief for journalists/media who need to film on public lands, but are being charged exorbitant fees or being denied access.
8 weeks 20 hours ago
Is there a fishing industry journalist who epitomizes Uncle Homer? If so, nominate he/she for the POMA/ASA Homer Circle Fishing Communicator Award. The deadline for nominations is June 15, 2014.
9 weeks 6 days ago
YouTube videos have become the favored search engine for many outdoor enthusiasts seeking basic how-to information and entertainment. These videos have the advantages of costing nearly nothing to produce, post or maintain and can return a small amount of income from Google Ad Sense.
11 weeks 2 days ago
The 2014 Outdoor Industry Blogger Directory is now available. More than 130 blogs are included in this version of the directory.
11 weeks 2 days ago
If you're blogging as an individual, for a company or as a company/organization representative, make sure your blogs are listed in the 2014 version of the Outdoor Industry Blogger Directory.