One lucky reader of The Harrison Daily Times will win a free oil change for life. It's part of a promotion for the paper's new automotive search engine: The DriveAR.com.MORE
Slated to launch for Fall sports, My Team Scoop will give the Carroll County Times a more efficient manner of gathering score updates and highlights from games for the 10 schools they cover.MORE
New publishing platform will let subscribers choose the content they receive in newsletters and alerts from Stephens Media publications.MORE
To help newsrooms develop their social media strategies, the Reynolds Journalism Institute has compiled a "Twitter Best Practices Guide," based on interviews, scholarly research and Twitter's own tips for journalists.MORE
The printed vehicle preview section is an annual hit – but the digital version really revs viewers' engines!MORE
Take advantage of holidays that lend themselves to special promotions – and lay out a yearly calendar to show advertisers BEFORE they set their ad budgets.MORE
Earning $10 per tweet, the Richmond Times-Dispatch is creating a Twitter following over jobs and cars.MORE
In the first quarter of 2013, this program generated $295,000 for GateHouse – up 18 percent from the same period in 2012.MORE
About 12 months ago, the Reporter and its sister papers, the Alabaster Reporter and the Pelham Reporter, began sending daily 6 a.m. e-mail news reports to their readers. All together, the weekday e-mails from the Reporter, the Alabaster Reporter and the Pelham Reporter now reach their database of more than 25,000 e-mail addresses.MORE
McClatchy has selected Youngstown, Ohio, as the launch city for The Compass Experiment – an initiative in association with Google to develop essential and sustainable local digital news models.
"When we heard that Youngstown's daily newspaper, The Vindicator, would be closing, we saw an opportunity to help a community with a rich heritage and distinct identity find a path forward for local news," said Mandy Jenkins, general manager of The Compass Experiment. "We are on the ground now working with people in the community to set up a digital news outlet that will launch in the fall."More
On Monday, The Times-Picayune and NOLA.com premiered the first episode of the new series "Where NOLA Chefs Eat," hosted by Todd Price, the paper's award-winning dining reporter, and filmed and edited by video journalist and frequent Where NOLA Eats collaborator Frankie Prijatel.More
The Tampa Bay Times has unveiled a new type of newspaper rack equipped with a 24-inch flat-screen monitor that can stream news and information at select retail outlets around the bay area. TimesVision is being installed in about 50 locations.
The 24-inch monitor streams news content and advertising in a seven-minute loop. The paper has the ability to update it in real-time with breaking news. It's all part of a new initiative called TimesVision designed to display video billboard content at print distribution racks in select retail outlets.
In the newsroom, a team of journalists will be producing short, sharp videos that will play on the TimesVision monitors – interspersed with marketing spots, advertising and in-store promotions at host locations.
This technology enables the Times to create a news and information feed that can be sold to advertisers around the bay area.More