Top Revenue and Audience-Growth Ideas 12/16/14

For just $35, receive a 23-page PDF highlighting Top Revenue and Audience-Growth Ideas shared by SNPA members. As a bonus, the last page of the report includes a link to a PDF version of a PowerPoint presentation on this same topic at the 2014 News Industry Summit, led by SNPA President Charles Hill Morris and Steve Gray. MORE

Giving sources preview of story 12/2/14

By Jim Pumarlo
It's probably happened to every journalist as least once. You've just completed an interview, one that took an extra coaxing to land. As you're wrapping up, the subject asks, "Could I see a copy of the story before it goes to print?" MORE

AP ENPS brings new efficiencies to mobile newsgathering 11/18/14

A new version of AP ENPS Mobile includes powerful features to make mobile newsgathering more efficient, The Associated Press has announced. MORE

Things designers don’t want to hear 11/11/14

By Ed Henninger
"What do you mean we need a chart? Who's got the time to create a chart? It's just a budget story." MORE

Absolute design 10/18/14

By Ed Henninger
I believe in some design absolutes – call them laws, if you will. I'm convinced that a design that does not adhere to these absolutes is a design that is faulted. Put it this way: If I owned a newspaper, I'd be sure these 10 absolutes are followed. Always. No question. No sidestepping. Always. So, if you wanna work for me, here are the 10 design musts I'd expect you to learn and live with: MORE

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, LonestarVarsity.com. 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 www.apvideohub.com, its market-leading digital delivery platform for video content.  MORE
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