With the election barreling down on us, papers throughout GateHouse are churning out voter guides. Here’s an example of what one newsroom included.
WHAT THEY DID: The Sun-Times in Heber Springs, Arkansas, recently published a 12-page voter guide special section. The section included tons of Q&As, sample ballots and maps that outlined each local district. The section was teased online as a print exclusive in advance of its publication.
THE TAKEAWAY: Pulling all the information a reader needs to be an informed voter is a great way to cement a newspaper’s position as the go-to place for local news.