Anniversary edition takes readers back 125 years 9/4/13

By Sean Ireland, Special to the SNPA eBulletin
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The Watauga Democrat celebrated 125 years of publication with a gala and museum exhibit, plus a front page in the style of its early days, complete with authentic fonts, typography and design. It also produced a special section revisiting stories of local significance from the past.

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Newspaper to host inaugural Indie Online Film Festival 8/21/13

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Four independent filmmakers have a chance to be discovered by a worldwide audience next month when NYTimes.com streams their films live.

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Automatically check your emails for AP style 8/7/13

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With AP StyleGuard for Outlook, you'll have a powerful yet easy solution that integrates with Microsoft Outlook and provides automatic checking of your emails for AP style.

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The Washington Post debuts PostTV Web show 8/7/13

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Personality-based segments are giving Washington viewers a look at the politics of politics, in a fun way – in a new PostTV Web show.

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10 tips for understanding your audiences and targeting new ones 8/2/13

By Dena Levitz (reprinted from the website of the American Press Institute)
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In a consumer-driven media age, in which charging for digital content is becoming a large part of the business model, publishers have to focus more on individual users' needs and desires. Here are 10 key insights to consider.

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Strong advertiser support found for sports posters 8/1/13

By Sean Ireland, special to the SNPA eBulletin
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Families love these high school sports-schedule posters and business sponsors are enjoying the community buzz.

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FOIA Machine would break logjam for public records 7/24/13

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In addition to helping automate the process of making and tracking requests for public records, FOIA Machine will also create a community of users to share expert tips and strategies.

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How to photograph a fire: A journalist's guide 7/24/13

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From the type of lens to use, to sources of light and human interest angles, this guide will help you tell the story of the next fire in your community through photographs.

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Morning Update is building audience of dedicated readers 7/18/13

By Sean Ireland, special to the SNPA eBulletin
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Rise and shine! The Morning Update has become a popular item for readers in Cullman, Ala., who look to this early morning report for top news of the day.

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Newspaper combines videos with its local food content 7/8/13

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The Journal's website visitors are now able to get more answers to the daily question: "What's for dinner?"

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