'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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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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How to photograph a fire: A journalist's guide 7/24/13

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From the type of lens to use, to sources of light and human interest angles, this guide will help you tell the story of the next fire in your community through photographs.

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3 ways newspapers can better serve readers in a post-election world 11/22/16


By Jean Hodges, senior director of content, GateHouse Media
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The election may be over, but that doesn't mean journalists can put their collective feet up and relax. With all the attention placed on the way the media covered the election, it's vitally important to learn from what we heard from readers and use it in our planning going forward.

GateHouse Media has a few ideas for how journalists and newsrooms can get to the heart of what matters most to their readers in this post-election world and write the stories that will have the most impact on the communities they serve.

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Here’s some trivia: What’s worth your while? Quizzes 9/12/16

By Tim Schmitt, project manager, GateHouse Media
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You've got a whole checklist of things to do, so why carve time out of your busy schedule to post a quiz on your website? You might be surprised at the return on time investment.

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