NEWSCYCLE’s ONSET content management system will provide the digital tools that enable GateHouse newsrooms to create engaging content for millions of readers.MORE
In this moth's Media Reset blog, Steve Gray suggests a project that will make an impact in any community -- and it doesn't take a roomful of Big-J journalists to do it.MORE
Here are five ways that The News-Journal in Daytona Beach will be utilizing database skills this year to find great stories that can be culled from pretty much any beat.MORE
This month, Ed Henninger's column focuses on text typefaces he recommends. It's not a long list, and one text face that he says will never make his list is Times.MORE
Ed Henninger shared his top 10 design tips at the recent Institute of Newspaper Technology. If you missed it, he's also sharing them in this month's column.MORE
By Tim Schmitt, project manager, GateHouse Media
While it is becoming more common for journalists to use drone footage to enhance their coverage, there are still some notable rules and regulations you should know.
During a recent installment of the GateHouse Professional Development Series, attorneys Charles Tobin and Christine Walz from Holland & Knight, LLP, explained the process for newsrooms to get their drones flying.MORE
Yes, hard to believe, but college basketball season is here and the sports team at GateHouse Media's Center for News and Design is once again offering great coverage for your ACC, SEC and Big 10 hoops fans.MORE
By Jean Hodges, senior director of content, GateHouse Media
In case you're feeling defensive of your own writing, here are specific ideas to tighten your copy. You can even do a search (usually Control F or Command F) to look for these offensive words or phrases and cast them out of your writing forever.MORE
Here's a list of 20 typefaces (actually, 16 typefaces and four complete groups) I'd toss, along with a few words why:MORE
The Associated Press on election night will have video interviews with staffers and other shareable content from across the U.S. to augment its reports to members and customers worldwide.
AP will offer that expertise to its member news organizations, customers and the public across all platforms when it counts the vote and covers the results.MORE
Those who have read this column over the years have probably seen this quote before:
"If you fail to plan ... you plan to fail."
I believe that so deeply that it has become embedded in my DNA.
But I'm preaching to the choir. You already have plans.
You have a business plan. An advertising plan. A circulation plan. A production plan. A personnel plan. A growth plan.
But (with rare exception), no design plan.More
A recent survey of more than 100 journalists shows that journalists are more satisfied and find their work more meaningful and significant when they practice audience engagement as part of their job. Unlike other tasks that have been piled onto journalists that might contribute to burnout, audience engagement has the ability to actually rekindle the flames that keep journalists going.More
My hometown newspaper instituted a new policy requiring that readers "pay" for the First Amendment right to express, and explain why, who or what they support or oppose at the voting booth.
The newspaper is sadly is not the first and won't be the last to begin charging readers for election endorsement letters. As a former editor, I appreciate the arguments presented for enacting the policy. It's still disappointing, and I respectfully disagree.More