A 'Big-J' journalism project for resource-strapped newsrooms 1/24/17

By Steve Gray, vice president of strategy and innovation, Morris Communications

In this moth's Media Reset blog, Steve Gray suggests a project that will make an impact in any community -- and it doesn't take a roomful of Big-J journalists to do it.

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Total newsroom training with The Daytona Beach News-Journal 1/10/17

Here are five ways that The News-Journal in Daytona Beach will be utilizing database skills this year to find great stories that can be culled from pretty much any beat.

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Text type suggestions 1/10/17

By Ed Henninger

This month, Ed Henninger's column focuses on text typefaces he recommends. It's not a long list, and one text face that he says will never make his list is Times.

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10 tips to a better design 12/13/16

By Ed Henninger

Ed Henninger shared his top 10 design tips at the recent Institute of Newspaper Technology. If you missed it, he's also sharing them in this month's column.

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Drone journalism (part 1): What license do you need? 12/13/16


By Tim Schmitt, project manager, GateHouse Media

While it is becoming more common for journalists to use drone footage to enhance their coverage, there are still some notable rules and regulations you should know.

During a recent installment of the GateHouse Professional Development Series, attorneys Charles Tobin and Christine Walz from Holland & Knight, LLP, explained the process for newsrooms to get their drones flying.

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Deliver the best in college hoops coverage 11/21/16

Yes, hard to believe, but college basketball season is here and the sports team at GateHouse Media's Center for News and Design is once again offering great coverage for your ACC, SEC and Big 10 hoops fans.

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10 tips to tighten your writing 11/15/16


By Jean Hodges, senior director of content, GateHouse Media

In case you're feeling defensive of your own writing, here are specific ideas to tighten your copy. You can even do a search (usually Control F or Command F) to look for these offensive words or phrases and cast them out of your writing forever.

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Typefaces to toss 11/14/16

By Ed Henninger

Here's a list of 20 typefaces (actually, 16 typefaces and four complete groups) I'd toss, along with a few words why:

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AP election coverage to include live video, shareable content 11/7/16

The Associated Press on election night will have video interviews with staffers and other shareable content from across the U.S. to augment its reports to members and customers worldwide.

AP will offer that expertise to its member news organizations, customers and the public across all platforms when it counts the vote and covers the results.

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Time for a reorganization? 5 steps for a successful newsroom reset 10/24/16


By Jean Hodges, senior director of content, GateHouse Media

How do legacy print websites stack up against websites not connected with newspapers in terms of the mobile web experience? And, how can they improve?

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