The Florida Times-Union launches events calendar 3/17/14

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The Florida Times-Union and Jacksonville.com have launched a new multi-platform, fully responsive Jacksonville Events Calendar.

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Newspaper combines videos with its local food content 7/8/13

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The Journal's website visitors are now able to get more answers to the daily question: "What's for dinner?"

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AGN TV in Amarillo offers on-demand video news and information 5/20/14

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AGN TV launched March 31 in Amarillo, Texas, and is providing several "channels" that feature local news, sports, entertainment and various forms of programming for local viewers. Videos for the site are being shot by staff at the Amarillo Globe-News.

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How small newsrooms can go big when news comes to town 9/15/14

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When Pinehurst, N.C., hosted its third U.S. Open and fourth U.S. Women's Open Championships, The Pilot set out to become "the paper of record for the U.S. Open.” Publisher David Woronoff said, “We wanted to own it in a way that no other medium could, save NBC." Here's how they did it.

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Newsrooms tackling agriculture: Start with inventory and build 1/31/17


By Tim Schmitt, project manager, GateHouse Media
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You're the editor of a small-town paper in a community covered by sprouting corn fields, or majestically wrapped in wind-blown wheat. You know agriculture plays an important part in shaping the economics of your region, but how do you get at the heart of it? Here are some tips.

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Positive, energetic and proactive content 10/17/13

By Sean Ireland, Special to the SNPA eBulletin
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A Labor Day special section in Orangeburg, S.C., proved popular with local businesses. It included 16 pages of ads, nine of them full pages. Color positions sold out quickly. Included were two sponsorships: to the county economic development commission and the county chamber of commerce.

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Anniversary edition takes readers back 125 years 9/4/13

By Sean Ireland, Special to the SNPA eBulletin
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The Watauga Democrat celebrated 125 years of publication with a gala and museum exhibit, plus a front page in the style of its early days, complete with authentic fonts, typography and design. It also produced a special section revisiting stories of local significance from the past.

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3 tips for digging deeper into crime reporting 3/11/16

By Tim Schmitt, project manager, GateHouse Media
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A domestic violence case that ended with the mother of two being gunned down as she left work turned into an enterprise piece that posed the question: Is there a need for reform when it comes to the traditional bond system? Here are tips for creating these types of enterprise reporting.

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Affordable Health Care Act: Translating it for readers 10/10/13

By Jane Nicholes
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In addition to publishing a special section in print, the Morristown Citizen Tribune has launched a page on its website that will be updated regularly as the Affordable Health Care Act begins to affect individuals' lives. The paper's goal is for the site to serve as a one-stop resource and archive.

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A reader-driven redesign 5/13/14

By Jane Nicholes
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Readers gave The Dallas Morning News a blueprint of what they wanted in the business section and what more they wanted on Sunday: additional personal finance coverage and a better synopsis of what's going on outside the circulation area.

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