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Attack of the morale-killing bosses

By John Foust In my advertising and training career, I’ve observed – and heard about – a lot […]

May the words be with you: What writers can learn from ‘Star Wars’

By: Roy Peter Clark | Poynter After more than 40 years, the Force is still with us. “Star Wars” […]

A salute to those who wave the editorial banner

By: Jim Pumarlo Last summer’s Grassroots Editor still sits in my stack of journalism publications. The edition announced […]

Advertisers’ blind spots

By John Foust When we learned how to drive, we heard about blind spots. Those are the areas […]

What Makes a Good Headline?

By John Foust Imagine the editors of a prestigious news organization sitting around a conference table discussing a […]

Be a leader, and stand up for the truth

By Al Cross – Into the Issues  President Biden had some important words for rural journalists and their […]

Initiate conversations with your readers

By Jim Pumarlo A reader questions your policy for reporting suicides. A retailer challenges your staff to produce […]

Lessman Elected MNA President

Justin R. Lessman, general manager and co-owner of Jackson-based Livewire Printing Co. and publisher of the Jackson County […]

The latest scoop on Affinity Publisher: Is it time to switch from InDesign and Quark?

It’s been a while since a column has drawn as much response as my November review of Affinity […]

12 Ad Design Tips

By John Foust Want to get more eyes on your ads? Let’s take a quick look at some […]