Buy an ad, get one free
The Sumter Item's new TV book sold out of advertising before its first issue, making Editor and Publisher Jack Osteen a believer in the concept.
"If you don't have it, and you don't already have a good TV product on the weekends, then it's worth doing," Osteen said.MORE
The Austin American-Statesman launches new streaming radio station, Austin360 Radio
The Austin American-Statesman has launched its new streaming radio station, Austin360 Radio, available at austin360radio.com. Well-known Austin radio personality JB Hager will headline the new station with his daily show, Monday-Friday, 3-7 p.m.MORE
Photographer sees the city through the unique lens of its street signs
The Post and Courier gives a weekly assignment to its readers who want to submit photos on a given theme, themes that run from "Urban decay" to "Seeing red" to "Signs of spring."
Along the same lines, the paper gave its photography staff an assignment to come up with a gallery on any theme that could run any time.MORE
How to make a basic Google map
Here's how you can make a "basic" map with just one or two points on it. Because, you know, people like to know where things are happening.MORE
5 data mapping tool alternatives to Google Maps
Google's custom maps are a great place to start visualizing location data, and for many datasets, the tool does the trick. But don't stop there – beyond Google Maps there is a world of digital mapping tools full of different aesthetic and functional possibilities. Spark your inspiration with these five data mapping tool alternatives to Google Maps.MORE
Use Google Sheets for your online prep sports stats
It is imperative to have a plan for the fall sports season. What's wonderful about the prospect of a new school year is the potential to update not just the master plan, but also the processes you use to fill those plans.
Here's a prime example: Why not update the way you keep high school sports statistics?MORE
'Good news' paper to highlight local news and events
The King William Local will be the source for residents to discover information about upcoming events, share the good news from schools, churches, nonprofits and civic organizations, and learn about the people and places that make the county special.MORE
'Sponsored views' lets groups add perspective to opinion columns
A new online advertising feature in The Washington Post invites organizations to post commentary related to or in response to content from the paper's opinion section.MORE
Two new programs will engage audiences, serve diverse local communities in Dallas
Support from the Knight Foundation will help expand The Dallas Morning News' “Insiders” blogs and support a media training program in local Hispanic communities.MORE
Engaging readers in New Orleans
The last line of Editor Mark Lorando's first column on how The Times-Picayune works was this: "The floor is yours."
His readers took it.MORE