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Into the Issues

October 2018 By Al Cross For the next month, most community newspapers will be busy covering election campaigns, […]

Too many opinions spoil a presentation

By: John Foust Raleigh, NC Back when I was in the ad agency business, I made a logo […]

Tread carefully when requiring down payment for democracy

By Jim Pumarlo My hometown newspaper instituted a new policy requiring that readers “pay” for the First Amendment […]

Into the Issues

By Al Cross Adapted from remarks at “Journalists in the Hot Seat: Staying safe in a hostile political […]

Who’s your friend?

I’m a friendly guy. Most people who know me genuinely like me – and I like them. I […]

“Showing” beats “telling” every time

By John Foust Raleigh, NC On a visit to my eye doctor for a check-up, I noticed a […]

25 on-the-job ideals

I’ve been a consultant for almost 30 years. Before that, I worked more than 20 years in writing […]

A strategy for organizing your advertisers’ information

By John Foust Raleigh, NC I was talking to Greg, a veteran sales manager “Our sales team knows […]

Shed light on the epidemic of suicides

By Jim Pumarlo High-profile deaths always grab headlines. Suicides especially draw attention as witnessed by the deaths of […]

Make your special sections special

All newspapers run special sections. It’s part of our routine. For some, it seems, there’s a special section […]