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Meet them where they are

By John Foust Tim manages an ad sales team. “When I started my career in the newspaper business, […]

These tips will make you a better reporter

Poynter

Poynter | Kristen Hare As the business and demands of journalism continue changing rapidly, one constant remains — […]

The value of simplicity

By John Foust Statisticians disagree on the number of commercial messages we are exposed to each day. Some […]

“I love you guys”

I’ve been a consultant for 30 years: a newspaper editor and manager for 20 years before that. At […]

What it Takes To Hold Power Accountable

Reed Anfinson Publisher/Owner; Swift County Monitor-News, Benson, MN and President National Newspaper Association Foundation has given newspapers permission […]

Are community papers akin to a circus?

There are times when producing a community paper can seem like being in a circus. One moment you […]

Great Newspaper Ideas

By Al Cross In explaining my work, I sometimes say that there are thousands of really good journalists […]

Right and left brain selling

By: John Faust   Diane was telling me about her early days in selling. “One day stands out […]

Traditional network stations don’t usually report their lower viewership

I’m amazed at how the traditional, over-the-air, television networks consistently report that “newspapers are dead.” Their anchors report […]

Research in old community newspapers shows value of the printed page, granular local reporting

By Al Cross When Jim Phillips of Lexington, Ky., started poring through microfilm copies of old newspapers to […]