Lubbock Avalanche-Journal adds My Team Scoop platform 9/23/14

The Lubbock (Texas) Avalanche-Journal, owned by Morris Communications, is now utilizing the My Team Scoop platform from Presteligence for its high school sports website, Fans receive score updates for area high school football teams in Lubbock and South Plains as well as news stories, schedules, photos and videos. MORE

Behind the curve 9/16/14

By Ed Henninger
Design should be compelling in those places where it's called for, but standing design elements such as page labels, section flags and headline fonts should be reserved, quiet. Too often, the curve gets in the way of good design practice. MORE

AP adds live blog to NFL Sunday lineup 9/9/14

The blog, which debuted Sunday, Sept. 7, gives readers a true second-screen experience and helps drive traffic to AP members via the Pro32 Digital News Experience, an embeddable package of Web-exclusive coverage produced by AP's sports staff. MORE

Does your PAST have a FUTURE? 8/26/14

Attend "Dodging the Memory Hole: Saving Born-digital News Content," Nov. 10–11. MORE

AP to add third-party content to AP Video Hub 8/19/14

The Associated Press has begun an initiative to broaden the range and volume of content offered on, its market-leading digital delivery platform for video content.  MORE

At the top 8/11/14

By Ed Henninger
Ed Henninger has four simple rules for ads that appear at the top of a section front or anywhere on page 1. MORE

Doing some Slimpicity 7/15/14

By Ed Henninger
Here's a look at some of the key points Ed Henninger and Kevin Slimp suggested to 10 newspapers that they recently evaluated. While they felt that editors at most of the papers are trying their best to offer a package that is comfortable and easy to read, they felt that some of them are "swimming upstream" because of a lack of design training. MORE

Holding court with your news sources 6/29/14

By Jim Pumarlo
Newsrooms ought to lay out a plan for regularly connecting with news sources. The mindset should not be to convince others that your pursuit of news is the right way or the only way. Rather, you should strive for a common understanding of why it's important to share all the news – the routine and the sensitive. MORE

Fave faces 6/9/14

By Ed Henninger
Your front page is the face you give your newspaper with every issue. Here are some dos and don'ts for effective fronts. MORE

Use your mad skills to hack journalism 5/19/14

Join RJI's hackathon and help develop tools to improve news coverage and create a better-informed citizenry. MORE
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