Are you giving ... or giving in? 3/11/14

By Ed Henninger
It's our job to write and design an ad that will generate traffic for the advertiser. To do that, we sometimes have to convince the customer that what he thinks he wants isn't what he really wants. MORE

Tampa Bay Times investigation reveals high cost of 'trauma' 3/10/14

In a two-part series, the Tampa Bay Times examines trauma care with case studies of patients and their experiences. The "Insult to Injury" series, which also looks at which hospitals charge the highest rates, shows that Florida hospitals are charging patients staggering sums. MORE

Alabama Media Group, Center for Investigative Reporting team for journalism initiative 3/4/14

The Center for Investigative Reporting will play a leadership role in a new investigative journalism initiative launched by the Alabama Media Group. The lab, an initiative of Alabama Media Group, will encourage innovation in digital journalism through storytelling that will maximize audience engagement around significant and complex stories. MORE

Free e-book will help reporters covering Islam, Muslims 3/3/14

"Islam for Journalists: A Primer on Covering Muslim Communities in the U.S." now is available from the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute. It presents the work of top academic experts on Islam, along with essays from reporters from The New York Times, The Tennessean and other news organizations who have covered local stories involving Muslims in America. MORE

Why design matters 2/11/14

By Ed Henninger
Ed Henninger hopes these words of wisdom will help to convince you of the need – no, the demand – for good newspaper design. MORE

Digital First Media announces Project Unbolt 1/30/14

Digital First Media has announced Project Unbolt, designed to accelerate changes in workflow, structure and culture that will result in a truly digital-first newsroom. MORE

Size matters 1/16/14

By Ed Henninger
Stop underplaying your photos! Here are some tips for using photographs to create a dominant visual element on your newspaper's pages. MORE

Social media for journalists: the basics 1/9/14

This free online course offers an overview of the use of social media in journalism and best practices in finding and distributing news with these tools. Participants will learn about the best journalistic uses of professional Facebook and Twitter accounts, where to find sources and story ideas on social media, how to verify information and other ethical considerations, how to cultivate an audience and a brand, developing a content strategy, and measuring success on social media. MORE

Sandusky Newspaper Group commits to Libercus digital-first publishing system 1/1/14

The Sandusky Newspaper Group will implement the Libercus multi-­channel content management system developed by E. Viddal & Associates LLC of Tampa, Fla., across all print and digital channels. MORE

Gannett papers, USA TODAY partner to deliver expanded coverage to consumers 12/11/13

A local edition of USA TODAY will be included inside the print edition and e-Newspaper of 35 local Gannett daily publications across the country under a new partnership announced this week. MORE
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