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July 2020

Think COVID Flattened Your Classifieds? Think Again

July 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Webinar
$35.00

Newspapers have weathered many challenges, from Craigslist, the Great Recession, now COVID 19. Is there a way to save your Classified revenue? Yes there is a way, but you have to be willing to fight the fight.  Please join me for a check list of what must be done to rebuild your classifieds and make them an important part of your newspaper again. No mask required. About The Presenter… Janet DeGeorge first started her newspaper career at the San Jose…

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Keeping Up With Digital Trends in 2020

July 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Webinar
$35.00

At the start of this year, Tyson identified 16 digital trends to watch for in 2020. Now that we're halfway through a year of dramatic and unexpected events, let's check in to see how these 16 trends impact the work journalists are doing. We'll also explore trends that have emerged as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and seek to understand how they will affect our newsrooms and audiences in the months ahead.   Presenter: Tyson Bird of Texas Highways…

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Writing About the World in 2020: Dignity and Precision in Language

July 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Webinar
Poynter

As journalists wrestle with word choice to describe this tumultuous global moment during the COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement, it is more important than ever to achieve both dignity and precision in news coverage. From race and identity to global descriptions of places and circumstances, this webinar offers three decision-making tools to help journalists find the most precise words to ensure that all subjects and sources are described with dignity.

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August 2020

A Journalist’s Guide to Covering Jails — Minneapolis

August 4 - August 5
University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN United States + Google Map
Free
Poynter

Local jails are the gateway to the U.S. justice system, but they are overloaded, overused and under-covered by resource-strapped journalists. While local jails were intended to house people who were deemed to be a societal danger or flight risk before trial, they have become warehouses — often for people who have not been convicted of a crime and cannot afford to bail themselves out. In many cities, jails are increasingly filled with women, juveniles, immigrants and people who suffer from…

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