GateHouse newsrooms will be evaluated this week on their success in meeting expectations that range from videos and community bloggers to reader involvement and alternative story formats.
The first three papers to be certified in the Inner Circle for the second quarter:
Andover American, Kan.
Fall River Herald News, Mass.
Taunton Daily Gazette, Mass.
To keep up with the Inner Circle evaluations as they happen, follow us on Twitter: @GHInnerCircle.
To qualify for the Inner Circle, newsrooms are expected to do the following, based on circulation size:
Only in Print: a print promotion online and in print
Only Online: an online promotion that runs in print
Reader Involvement: timely, specific callouts for content
Community Partner or Public Service Journalism: specific alternative story formats in print
The number of newsrooms certified in first quarter 2012 was 197. In the first quarter, GateHouse changed expectations to include video, community blogs and Facebook.