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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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Learning from really smart people

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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Shooting, editing video on your phone

Here’s the best tip I learned from David Guzman’s video seminar at the Nevada Press Association convention: Your Apple earpods, which came with the iPhone and have a built-in microphone on the right-hand wire, function as a microphone when you’re shooting video. It’s rather obvious, but I never thought about …

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John L. Smith inducted into Nevada Newspaper Hall of Fame

For more than three decades, John L. Smith was a daily columnist for the state’s largest newspaper, the Las Vegas Review-Journal, where he was considered a must read by R-J readers. Born and reared in Southern Nevada, John’s deep roots in the Silver State provided context that no other columnist could …

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2016 Better Newspaper Contest award winners

Here are the winners in the 2016 Better Newspaper Contest, which was judged by members of the Arizona Newspapers Association. The awards were presented during a banquet on Sept. 24 at the CasaBlanca in Mesquite. (The winners are in order of first, second and third place, followed by the judges’ …

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2016 Outstanding Journalists

Urban Daily, Urban Weeklies,Magazines Bethany Barnes Las Vegas Review-Journal From the nomination: Bethany Barnes gets things done. In the past year, Barnes delivered articles that: • Forced the state to fix a broken system that unjustly kept prison inmates locked up — at  taxpayer expense — well beyond their release …

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Story of the Year: Children in Crisis

Story of the Year Jackie Valley Las Vegas Sun Children In Crisis Judge’s comments: Jackie’s ‘Children in Crisis’ series sheds light on a troubling issue: the number of children struggling with mental health problems and the difficulties families face trying to get their children help. As I read this series …

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