WashPost Opinions launches new longform journalism initiative 3/18/19

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On Sunday, The Washington Post launched The Opinions Essay, a new longform storytelling initiative from the Opinions section that will publish regularly online and in print. Featuring engaging graphics, extensive analysis and unique insights, the essays will allow readers to go in-depth on a range of topics including politics, foreign policy, health and more.

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GateHouse Media launches Florida Time weekly history column 2/19/19

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GateHouse Media has launched Florida Time, a weekly Florida history column from The Palm Beach Post historian and reporter, Eliot Kleinberg. The series launched on Jan. 3 across 22 Florida markets including Jacksonville, Fort Walton Beach, Daytona Beach, Lakeland, Sarasota and West Palm Beach.

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Richmond Times-Dispatch launches Richmond Dines email newsletter 5/29/18

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Richmond's growing reputation as a prime "foodie town" now has a new newsletter to keep score on what's new, interesting and delicious.

Subscribers to Richmond Dines, the Richmond Times-Dispatch's latest email newsletter, will be treated to restaurant reviews, dining news and updates on beer, wine and more in the Richmond area.

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'Felonious Florida' debuts at No. 1 on Apple Podcast Chart 4/17/18

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The true crime miniseries, which explores the dark side of the Sunshine State, has already received nearly half a million listens. Fans are calling the series "riveting.

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Engaging readers in New Orleans 1/23/18

By Jane Nicholes, SNPA Correspondent
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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.

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Targeting the spenders 10/17/17

By Jane Nicholes, SNPA Correspondent
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Even a successful publication needs retooling now and then, and that's what's happening with her™, a magazine published by the Telegraph Herald in Dubuque, Iowa.

Currently, her™ is inserted into the newspaper eight times a year and specialized issues are published separately twice a year. The magazine is also placed in 300 high-traffic areas such as restaurants, health clubs, spas and office waiting rooms.

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6 ways to make your FOIA or public records request more effective 10/16/17

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With the aid of three FOIA veterans, GateHouse Media's professional development series recently revealed six things journalists should keep in mind when requesting public records in order to make their requests more effective and less likely to be held up or denied.

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Four ways the Columbia Missourian is using Facebook Live to engage with community 7/24/17


By Matt Dulin, director of community outreach, Columbia Missourian
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Lessons learned include planning ahead, early promotion and keeping batteries charged.

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Open the Room project helps journalists and citizens broadcast on Facebook Live 7/18/17

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This emerging technology will allow newspapers to cover more local meetings and events – even local sports – with better than acceptable video and audio quality at a much lower cost.

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Hope Star recognizes '20 under 50' who go above and beyond 6/6/17

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"People are the life, the driving force of every community," says Rick Kennedy, regional editor of The Hope (Ark.) Star. The paper highlighted 20 individuals who are moving their community forward and making improvements in the lives of others in a special "20 under 50" section published Saturday, June 3.

Hope Star readers were asked to participate by nominating people under the age of 50 who are making big contributions in Hempstead County.

Click the link below to view the special section.

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