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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10 Commandments of local news coverage 7/3/13

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Bill Ketter, vice president/news for CNHI, offers these tips for improving local news coverage.

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'Sponsored views' lets groups add perspective to opinion columns 7/2/13

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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.

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'Good news' paper to highlight local news and events 7/2/13

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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.

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