New study cites unethical practices by some media 5/18/15

A research study has found emerging evidence that photographs and videos featured in online newspaper articles are often presented inaccurately or used without permission. The research exposed evidence that some eyewitnesses had experienced great distress due to unethical practices by certain publications.

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DzynTweets: Years of maxims and musings 5/12/15

By Ed Henninger

Follow Ed Henninger on Twitter - @EdHenninger - for his maxims and musings about newspaper design.

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Financial advice for those who don’t have any 4/27/15

By Jane Nicholes

AdviceIQ makes including personal finance content easy for publishers. And, for publishers, the price is right: free.

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The five engagement changes your newsroom can adopt right now: #RJIEngaged 4/21/15

By Jim Flink, assistant professor, Missouri School of Journalism

Just days removed from an invigorating discussion on the state of engagement in media, Dissecting Engagement attendees are buzzing about strategic content deployment strategies necessary to win greater connectivity with users. The purpose of the conference was to tackle recurring engagement issues, and to break new ground on solutions to confounding user disconnects. Here are five important takeaways.

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Poynter announces training partnership with Journal Media Group 4/15/15

A multi-platform, customized program will deepen Poynter's training agreement with Journal Media Group and will include strategic training for the company's digital news leaders.

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Picture this ... 4/14/15

By Ed Henninger

Your small weekly is focused intensely on local news, but you made the decision some time ago that teasers (if you use any) just don't work up there near your nameplate. Here's a suggestion: run a local photo adjacent to your nameplate. Better yet, run it behind the nameplate, in the top left corner.

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Turning the traffic around 4/7/15

By Jane Nicholes

Friends2Follow’s widget helps newspapers take back their market share from social media.

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Police logs basic to monitoring public safety 3/31/15

By Jim Pumarlo

Of all public records, traffic citations are among the most worrisome and embarrassing to violators. A youth is afraid that he'll lose his job. A teacher is concerned how she can explain a speeding ticket to students. An elderly woman is flustered that this is her first-ever ticket. A coach dreads facing his players after getting ticketed for a DWI.

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Pay by the story 3/31/15

By Jane Nicholes

A new company, iMoneza, is banking on the belief that people will pay to read a single story rather than get a digital subscription.

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To sell readers on TV news, NTVB is willing to give it away 3/24/15

By Jane Nicholes

NTVB Media has announced plans to give away its content to all newspapers – regardless of size – in exchange for a partnership to bring in more subscribers. The partnership will pay newspapers up to $400 per thousand subscribers to deliver NTVB's product.

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