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Tools for interactive storytelling

OMC Interactive storytelling

Journalists can tell digital stories with a variety of tools that make the experience more interesting and personal for the reader. This webinar will introduce you to some of these tools, demonstrate why they are effective and explain how to use some of them. Most important, we’ll explain the process ...

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If a site falls on its face, does it make a sound?

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Had the numbers been for a newspaper, the critics would have been aghast. Readership fell by 50 percent from 2014. Less than 10 percent of readers from a peak in 2013. Layoffs of 16 people on a 97-person staff. “Print is dead,” they would have announced. “The future is online. ...

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Ben Blackstock, 1925-2016

Ben Blackstock

I wanted to pass along this obituary in tribute to one of this country’s foremost leaders in championing press freedoms. By STACY RYBURN Tulsa World Staff Writer A lot happened in those after-hours nights when Ben Blackstock, executive vice president and secretary of the Oklahoma Press Association, would have drinks ...

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More turmoil at the RJ

Keith Moyer in the Review-Journal newsroom shortly after arriving February. Review-Journal photo.

It’s painful to watch, yes. But as journalists it’s impossible to look away. I’m talking about the latest turmoil at the Las Vegas Review-Journal, where three-decade columnist (and multiple NPA award-winner) John L. Smith has resigned. As I said this morning on Joe Schoenmann’s show on KNPR, “I’m sure they ...

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Selling in a brutally competitive environment

Brutally competitive

Today’s marketplace is simultaneously the best and worst in the history of human civilization. It’s the best because untold and unprecedented opportunity awaits savvy and sharp-eyed professionals. It’s the worst because there has never before been a market so loud, crowded and full of competing distractions jockeying for your clients’ ...

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