Need a new story idea for Father's Day? Check out these from the Society for Features Journalism:
-- We love our dads, but I bet there was a time he embarrassed the heck out of you. Ask your readers for such moments.
-- What are readers' favorite Dad-isms that they may have found themselves telling their kids? What do readers say is their dad’s best advice? What advice do dads have for other dads on raising sons, daughters or kids in general?
-- Who’s the best dad on TV right now, and how does he compare with TV dads of the past like Bill Cosby and Mike Brady? Have readers weigh in.
-- And check out these ideas from Poynter, on the importance of a dad in a child's life, dads in jail and more.
-- Dads at war: How do women cope when their spouse is overseas? How many men in your area are raising children while mothers are away at war? Ask your state department of administration for these figures, or even your state tax department.