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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Galveston's momentous piece of history 4/20/15

By Jane Nicholes
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A magazine commemorating Juneteenth, the end of slavery after the Civil War, required a second printing by the Galveston County Daily News.

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Morning Update is building audience of dedicated readers 7/18/13

By Sean Ireland, special to the SNPA eBulletin
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Rise and shine! The Morning Update has become a popular item for readers in Cullman, Ala., who look to this early morning report for top news of the day.

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Open the Room project helps journalists and citizens broadcast on Facebook Live 7/18/17

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This emerging technology will allow newspapers to cover more local meetings and events – even local sports – with better than acceptable video and audio quality at a much lower cost.

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FOIA Machine would break logjam for public records 7/24/13

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In addition to helping automate the process of making and tracking requests for public records, FOIA Machine will also create a community of users to share expert tips and strategies.

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Thumbs Up in Bay City 10/28/14

By Jane Nicholes
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Variation on letters to the editor are just the latest change for Texas semi-weekly.

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The Washington Post debuts PostTV Web show 8/7/13

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Personality-based segments are giving Washington viewers a look at the politics of politics, in a fun way – in a new PostTV Web show.

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Automatically check your emails for AP style 8/7/13

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With AP StyleGuard for Outlook, you'll have a powerful yet easy solution that integrates with Microsoft Outlook and provides automatic checking of your emails for AP style.

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