More great design work to share this week from GateHouse papers on the West Coast, East Coast and the Third Coast.
Imagine an app that combines comment section trolls, schoolyard bullies, a person's random thoughts and a whole lot of f*bombs. That's basically what you get with Yik Yak, a new social media app that - get this - brags about the anonymity it offers.
Tons of parents use white noise machines, hoping their infants will have uninterrupted sleep. But a new study, published online in March...
As this endless winter grinds on, give your readers some hope: Spring is coming!
The week before I went to Arkansas to meet with editors and staff, it was 75 degrees. Pretty sweet compared to the negative digits I was getting in sweet home Chicago. So, I told Siftings Herald Editor Megan Reynolds to maintain the thermometer for...
Telling a story on video doesn't take a lot of time. In fact, the Stockton Record did it in less than a minute.
Editions in 2013 included community topics such as April's historic flood, 100-year-old businesses and Peoria native Jim Thome, who recently retired from Major League Baseball with 612 career home runs.
United Airlines is getting tough on passengers with oversized carry-on bags, even sending some of them back to the ticket counter to check their luggage for a fee. Is carry-on luggage too big?
My newsroom is smaller than it was five years ago. Yours probably is, too. It's not something we like to talk about that much, but the fact is that most newsrooms don't have the manpower they once had. And yet expectations for how we cover our...
Twenty states plus the District of Columbia have laws that allow for medical marijuana.
I learned two things on my first day in a newsroom that were very important. First, I learned that I knew next to nothing. Second, I learned that photographers are a different breed.
GateHouse Media's soon-to-launch Center for News & Design in Austin, Texas, will be hiring dozens of journalists in the coming weeks and months, with more than 150 employees expected to be working there by mid-2015. Many candidates for those...