McClatchy unveils ambitious editorial initiatives for midterm election coverage 6/5/18

McClatchy announced the launch of new editorial initiatives this month, aimed at better connecting McClatchy readers with important coverage of politics and policy decisions at stake in the 2018 midterm elections. The projects – "The Influencer Series," "Ground Game" and "Beto" – will provide sophisticated coverage of midterm election races important to both local voters served by McClatchy news brands and political obsessives nationwide.

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3 ways newspapers can better serve readers in a post-election world 11/22/16


By Jean Hodges, senior director of content, GateHouse Media

The election may be over, but that doesn't mean journalists can put their collective feet up and relax. With all the attention placed on the way the media covered the election, it's vitally important to learn from what we heard from readers and use it in our planning going forward.

GateHouse Media has a few ideas for how journalists and newsrooms can get to the heart of what matters most to their readers in this post-election world and write the stories that will have the most impact on the communities they serve.

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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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Election tool for local newsrooms, and advice on reaching Millennials 3/8/16

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

This week we explore a web-based tool for local election coverage, and we get advice on creating news for Millennial audiences.

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Ideas for election night and other breaking news 12/16/14

By the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

This week we look at innovative election-night ideas from NPR and USA Today, and we see how social media tools have reshaped breaking news coverage at Mashable and The Weather Channel.

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Election tool allows candidates to blog, debate on publication's website 10/14/14

By Elizabeth Jespersen (reprinted from the website of GateHouse Media)

Fourteen separate blogs for each of the contested legislative races in this newspaper's readership area are helping General Assembly candidates communicate directly with voters – and it's all open to public comments.

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