Use Google Sheets for your online prep sports stats 8/2/16

By Tim Schmitt, project manager, GateHouse Media
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It is imperative to have a plan for the fall sports season. What's wonderful about the prospect of a new school year is the potential to update not just the master plan, but also the processes you use to fill those plans.

Here's a prime example: Why not update the way you keep high school sports statistics?

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'Good news' paper to highlight local news and events 7/2/13

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The King William Local will be the source for residents to discover information about upcoming events, share the good news from schools, churches, nonprofits and civic organizations, and learn about the people and places that make the county special.

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'Sponsored views' lets groups add perspective to opinion columns 7/2/13

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A new online advertising feature in The Washington Post invites organizations to post commentary related to or in response to content from the paper's opinion section.

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Two new programs will engage audiences, serve diverse local communities in Dallas 12/2/14

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Support from the Knight Foundation will help expand The Dallas Morning News' “Insiders” blogs and support a media training program in local Hispanic communities.

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Engaging readers in New Orleans 1/23/18

By Jane Nicholes, SNPA Correspondent
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The last line of Editor Mark Lorando's first column on how The Times-Picayune works was this: "The floor is yours."

His readers took it.

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Ideas worth stealing: These strategies will help journalists earn news consumers' trust 2/13/17

By Joy Mayer, Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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Read the key findings, go deep on which strategies worked and search a database of almost 500 Facebook posts at TrustingNews.org.

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Newspaper to host inaugural Indie Online Film Festival 8/21/13

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Four independent filmmakers have a chance to be discovered by a worldwide audience next month when NYTimes.com streams their films live.

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What are your newsletter analytics trying to tell you? Are you listening? 2/21/17

By Tamara Power-Drutis and Sangeeta Singh-Kurtz, Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
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Your newsletter subscribers are trying to tell you something, but are you tracking the right metrics to hear them?

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Databases look at salaries, health scores, SAT scores and more 11/18/14

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Would you like to know the salaries of local government and school district employees? How about health scores at local restaurants? It's all available on the website of The Telegraph in Macon, Ga., as part of the paper's greater emphasis on watchdog journalism.

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The Stolen Ones 3/31/14

By Sean Ireland, Special to the SNPA eBulletin
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This special report by The Herald-Tribune in Sarasota details the sex-trafficking industry in the Gulf Coast beach town of 50,000 people. The report looks at the criminal justice system's struggles to provide justice to sexually exploited children. It also describes how those children struggle to break free of the trades in which they are forced to work.

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