Words of passion, concern echo at NESNE awards fete

'Mentoring happens in the moment. Mentoring happens every day.' -- Judith Meyer, Executive editor, Sun Journal, Lewiston, ME Words of passion, concern echo at NESNE awards fete By Kaitlyn Mangelinkx Bulletin Correspondent “The world would be a poorer place without (journalists),” Scott Allen, assistant...

Tips, tools for using social media in the news

Tips and techniques for leveraging social media in presenting the news By Nadine El-Bawab Bulletin Correspondent The evolution of social media has made it easier than ever to access news at the touch of a button. And as...

Be polite, persistent in seeking public records

Public records quest calls for polite, firm, persistent touch  By Nadine El-Bawab Bulletin Correspondent Often, government offices are unwilling to give out records to reporters even when that information is supposed to be public, and as Mike Donoghue...

Photographers: Present best work, ‘tell the story’

Photographers advised to present only ‘the good stuff,’ ‘tell the story’ By Leila Habib Bulletin Correspondent “Who are y’all?” Within moments of entering the room, those attending Robert Holt III’s workshop titled “You’re only as good as your last...

Podcasts enhance newspaper content

Podcasts can – and should – enhance newspaper content   By Rebekah Patton Bulletin Correspondent In the push to expand storytelling beyond print, podcasting has become increasingly more popular, and small newspaper businesses struggle with allocating time...

At NESNEs, press watchdog role praised

At NESNE awards, speaker lauds watchdog role of press By Alastair Pike Bulletin Correspondent Scott Allen, assistant managing editor for projects at The Boston Globe, said Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the Pulitzer Prize winners known for their...

Leveraging print stories with podcasts

Podcasting can leverage traditional print storytelling By Jess DeWitt Bulletin Staff Christopher Goffard has spent the better part of his 22-year career as a print reporter and staff writer, primarily for The Los Angeles Times. In 2018, he...

Inviting uncomfortable ideas for new products

Uncomfortable ideas sought at session designed to develop new products for newspapers Rebekah Patton Bulletin Correspondent Continuing a theme from his earlier keynote speech, Jason Feifer, editor in chief of Entrepreneur magazine, encouraged his audience at...

Sharpening copy editor skills

Math can be as powerful in journalism as grammar By Jess DeWitt Bulletin Staff Grammar is underrated, and is the road map to writing, according to John Ruddy, copy desk chief of The Day of New London,...

How to cover the disability beat more ably

How journalists can cover the disability beat more ably By Julia Hutchins Bulletin Correspondent Race and gender issues might be the more hot-button topics, but disabled people are one of the largest minority groups that face discrimination, according...

A slick way to add $$: Add glossy mags

A slick way to add revenue at newspapers: Add glossy mags  By Nadine El-Bawab Bulletin Correspondent Al Getler, division sales manager at Advantage Newspaper Consultants in Burlington, Vt., began his talk by telling people that he is a...

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