GateHouse News & Interactive's new project training program, Pinnacle, will allow three journalists to leave their newsrooms for four weeks to work on a national project that all of GateHouse can localize. Why should local editors support the program? Here are five solid reasons.
Are you a reporter who takes photos? Want to improve your skills? This webinar will offer you lots of pointers, from setting up a portrait to helping you learn what makes a great shot.
Whether you are interested in GateHouse's new Pinnacle project reporting training or you just want to know how to turn an idea into a fully developed project outline, here are some tips from national trainer Michael Roberts.
Boston Marathon explosions rocked not just the runners and crowd in Boston. This marathon attracts runners from across the country and internationally. Here are some tips to localize, including a link that will help you search by city and state to see if you have marathoners from your area who were there.
Sign up now for this afternoon's webinar on Google Analytics. Go beyond reports to see exactly what's working and what isn't on your websites.
If you're one of the best full-time reporters working for a GateHouse paper, have we got a great training program for you. Pinnacle will take your project reporting to the next level.
Roger Ebert has inspired so many people, from President Barack Obama to Steve Martin, to comment about the impact he had on their lives, their work and the experience of regular movie-going folks. But for me, Ebert was truly a leader.
This webinar is today! Facebook, Twitter and other social media allow reporters to efficiently expand their sources. This webinar covers more than just pointing to the search bar in social media or reminding you to ask questions. You'll learn new search techniques, how to use HootSuite streams and Twitter lists, and more digital tools to enrich your stories.
When a big news story happens in your town a lot goes into the initial coverage. During the Herkimer shooting in New York on March 13, the Herkimer Telegram and the Utica Observer-Dispatch offered readers up-to-date information. But what happens next? How do you continue to help readers make sense out of what happened? Here's one great idea.
Does enterprise reporting sound like a nice idea that you have no time for? Sign up for today's webinar to find out how to make it work no matter
This past weekend Twitter went crazy with a rumor that Les Miles was stepping down as coach of LSU's football team, a rumor that started on a message board and jumped to Twitter when a journalist tweeted it as a rumor. So, here's the thing about rumors and journalism ...
Sunshine Week means a lot to journalists, but it means even more to our readers. The fact that our laws allow us to see how taxpaper money is spent is something we can't take for granted.
When Forbes magazine listed Rockford the third most miserable city behind Detroit and Flint, Mich., did Rockford Register Star's editors and reporters simply slump into their misery? No, they sprang into action.
In Hornell and Wellsville, N.Y., photos of soldiers prove a popular way to engage Facebook fans and add new ones. See what they've done.
Our final Inner Circle evaluations for 2012 begin this afternoon. Inner Circle is GateHouse Media's quarterly recognition for newsrooms that meet expectations for online posts, including photo galleries, video, updates, community blogs, Facebook, as well as alternative story formats in print, promotions and reader involvement.
GateHouse News & Interactive Division has schedule webinars this week to go over changes to the Inner Circle expectations that will begin in 2013.
Communities around the country are rallying around the town of Newtown, Conn., after the devastating shooting Friday at Sandy Hook Elementary School that killed 20 children and seven adults, including the gunman. Parents hugged their kids and vigils sprang up. Here are ideas for weekend stories for your community.
The Connecticut school shooting hits home for every community, and just because it didn't happen in your town doesn't mean you can't offer some local insight. Here are localization tips for offering coverage in your newspaper and online.
With the conventions still fresh, voters will be turning to our newspapers to make sense of the political landscape as we approach the November election. Find out how you can make use of digital tools to cover the election during today's webinar, presented by Mandy Jenkins.
Is there a story in your town that has created buzz on social media? If so, Storify is a digital tool that will help you create a story of sorts using tweets, Facebook posts, YouTube video and more. Find out how to enrich your online readers' experience with your own website using Storify during today's webinar.