Photo / Video Contest finalists are named 8/28/18

SNPA has announced the finalists in this year's Photo / Video Contest. Is one of your photographers on this list?

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There's just over a week to submit your Photo Contest entries 4/27/18

Win cash prizes and earn recognition for your photojournalism skills in SNPA's 2018 Photo/Video Contest.

The contest includes four categories: Spot news photos, Sports photos, Feature photos and Videos.

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Cover Video brings buzzy, shareable editorial content to AP Video Hub 3/27/18

The Associated Press has announced it will offer eye-catching human interest, entertainment and viral content from Cover Video on its online AP Video Hub platform.

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Keys to success with video 3/20/18

"Newspapers have been trying to play defense for a long time. From classifieds to inserts to our core users migrating to digital, our industry has been in protection mode," says Vince Johnson, publisher of The Item in Sumter, S.C. "Video allows us to play offense."

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Photo / Video Contest finalists are named 8/22/17

SNPA has announced the finalists in this year's Photo / Video Contest. Is one of your photographers on this list?

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Three quick ways to boost your traffic and engagement 3/13/17


By Jean Hodges, senior director of content, GateHouse Media

How can we grow in the digital space? Clearly, the answer is to produce content that matters to our readers. Apart from all of the deep work we have to do to understand our communities, which is valuable and necessary and good, here are a few ways to grow your numbers in all the right places. Maybe these aren't news to you, but do them consistently, and you will do a happy dance when you see your analytics.

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Saturday is deadline for Photo/Video Contest entries 3/10/17

Daily and non-daily newspapers are encouraged to honor the outstanding work that their photographers do by entering their work in the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association's 2017 Photo/Video Contest. The contest is sponsored by Second Street.

Your best photographers can win cash prizes and earn recognition!

Entries will be accepted through June 24.

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McClatchy to launch video storytelling incubator 2/28/17

Video Lab West, McClatchy's new effort in the creation and consumption of digital video, is planning to arrive in the Historic Sacramento train depot, along with leading tech partners.

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Comparing live-streaming apps 11/22/16

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

It’s never been easier to just hop on a live video stream and broadcast to the world from wherever you are. So now that anyone with a smartphone can do this, the question is which tool makes the most sense to use? In this episode, we compare three different live-streaming services: Facebook Live, Kanvas for Tumblr and Periscope. We also take a look at what YouTube has in development for going live.

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Building a 360-degree toolkit 10/21/16

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Journalists are routinely using virtual reality and 360-degree video to put viewers in places they wouldn't otherwise be able to visit. But for smaller newsrooms with modest budgets, 360 video can seem out of reach.

Shaheryar Popalzai, a Knight International Journalism Fellow, says building a 360 video toolkit is easier and cheaper than you might think. He offers affordable recommendations for assembling a basic 360 toolkit.

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