What do you do when the protests stop and racism remains? 7/25/16

By Tom Warhover, associate professor, Missouri School of Journalism

Hunger and race are two topics communities face every day. Few news organizations can sustain coverage of either over time.

How do we find and cover these stories, then? Reporting Stories Hidden in Plain Sight, a new web-based resource for journalists, is a first response.

The site contains a lot of literacy – definitions of terms, timelines and links to key data sets. There are also examples of good coverage of race and hunger and academic reports on the issues.

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Think Pink! 7/19/16

Content That Works will introduce a new surviving breast cancer content and micro-site July 20.

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Facing a tough call? Talk it out 1/18/16

By Jim Pumarlo

Newspapers routinely face challenging decisions. Should we run this photo? Should we accept this ad? Should we report on every monthly meeting of a local activist group? The discussions are always enlightening, forcing everyone to rethink positions and crystallize their arguments.

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You want to stay relevant? Be accessible 11/17/15

By Jim Pumarlo

A newspaper's credibility is directly linked to its ability to identify, collect and report the relevant community news. Then why do so many newspapers make it so difficult for readers to connect with reporters?

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Financial advice for those who don’t have any 4/28/15

By Jane Nicholes

AdviceIQ makes including personal finance content easy for publishers. And, for publishers, the price is right: free.

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Turning the traffic around 4/7/15

By Jane Nicholes

Friends2Follow’s widget helps newspapers take back their market share from social media.

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Pay by the story 3/31/15

By Jane Nicholes

A new company, iMoneza, is banking on the belief that people will pay to read a single story rather than get a digital subscription.

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To sell readers on TV news, NTVB is willing to give it away 3/24/15

By Jane Nicholes

NTVB Media has announced plans to give away its content to all newspapers – regardless of size – in exchange for a partnership to bring in more subscribers. The partnership will pay newspapers up to $400 per thousand subscribers to deliver NTVB's product.

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Are you ready for journalism education without 'journalism'? 1/19/15

By Doug Fisher, University of South Carolina

I fear journalists may have become so used to the surplus of bright, young talent that they are inured to what is happening. But the table is being set in some places to remove "journalism" from journalism education.

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Goodbye to two old friends 9/4/13

By Doug Fisher, University of South Carolina

I'd like to take a moment to mark the passing of two old journalism friends.

These aren't people, but publications of note from two noteworthy figures in journalism and journalism education.

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