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Integrating Snapchat and Instagram in your newsroom


With platforms like Snapchat and Instagram growing explosively, but offering little or no referrer traffic back to a site, how should newsrooms approach them? GateHouse editors are using these tools to connect with audiences, and we’ll walk through several examples of what works and what doesn’t. Registration deadline: Monday, November ...

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Press can take photos at the polls

Early voting in Henderson. Photo by Dan Clark / Las Vegas Review-Journal.

When I voted early on Saturday at Carson City’s courthouse, I noticed a small sign on the corridor wall reminding people that Nevada law prohibits photos in polling places. That’s true as far as it goes. The statute excepts the working press. Here it is: NRS 293.274  Members of general public allowed ...

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Learning from really smart people

Politico Magazine's interview with Iris Chyi.

Interviews with experts yield valuable information By Kevin Slimp I live a charmed life. Last week, I spent four days with nine of the top newspaper experts in the business, along with journalists from 22 states at The Newspaper Institute in Knoxville, Tenn. When attendees get home, they often write ...

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Prospecting that pays


This session provides a proven prospecting methodology that not only creates sales opportunities, but is also easily implemented and enjoyable. It will provide guidance on proactively preparing a sales strategy each month and determining your individual “magic prospecting number” to achieve your goals and give yourself a raise. You will ...

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