“We want to hear anything and everything that newsrooms are struggling with — no idea is too small or too big,” says Kat Duncan, RJI’s interim director of innovation. “We hope to be able to create some solutions so newsrooms can focus more on serving their communities and less on the technological hiccups that can often take time, resources and manpower away from the journalism itself.”
"Discovered In Plain View: Life Unmasked" by Leonard Woolsey is his newest collection of writings and stories about everyday life and the unmasking of those special moments we tend to overlook. The book is the third in the "In Plain View" series by Woolsey and was completed during the recent COVID work-at-home period. “Believe it or not, this project became a much needed break from long hours of figuring out how to get our newspapers positioned to successfully manage this chapter.”
When schools closed abruptly in March, and parents found themselves supervising the education of their children at their kitchen tables, Kid Scoop circulation dramatically increased its subscribing publications, now over 300 papers.
Look closely and you’ll find a mask for medical workers and caregivers, a steering wheel for delivery workers, a shopping cart for grocery workers, an apple for teachers, a fork for food service workers and a microscope for medical researchers.
Saying "times have changed, and so must we," the Southwest Times Record in Fort Smith, Arkansas, has announced that it will no longer post letters to the editor online. In addition, the printed op-ed pages will only be published two days a week.
Newly honored research from the University of Florida has shown that adding algorithmic reporting and human bylines to news stories are perceived as less biased. The research examines the emergent premise that if a machine, and not a human, generates a news story, the story is seen as objective and “free from bias.”
The Associated Press today unveiled new brand positioning that emphasizes the global news agency’s vital role as the provider of accurate, unbiased, fact-based reporting to the world. The branding campaign will highlight how AP advances the power of facts.
So what are the newspaper participants learning from the Google News Initiative Subscriptions Lab? Hint: Something about themselves.
The advocacy interests of America's Newspapers falls right in line with the first topic addressed at the Inaugural Meeting of America's Newspapers. The News Media Alliance's Danielle Coffey talked about frustrations she encounters when lobbying on Capitol Hill and the latest in the newspaper industry's campaign to get a fair revenue arrangement with the digital giants.
Email is a daily part of millions of American's daily lives. So why aren't newspapers taking advantage of this amazing revenue generating opportunity? News-Press & Gazette Company's Kristen Frey and Observer Media Group's Emily Walsh talked about the insights they've gained from experimenting with email marketing.
What do backyard poultry, goats and beekeeping have in common? All are niche interests that have been scaled into reliable revenue generators.
Many advertisers find the process they must go through to place public notices to be frustrating, Legislators what to change the law to move legal notices out of newspapers (and onto state and local websites) and publishers are doing their best to make the process work. Where's it all heading and what will be key to hanging onto public notices?