What’s the difference between a news story and a column?

Research in the United States finds that most people are not familiar with terms that many journalists use and can’t tell the difference between editorial,...

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Over the past few weeks we've received some excellent feedback from our members about our Proud Advertiser program. Many local news publishers have told us...

This Week’s Featured Course on Newspaper Training: How to cover elections...

The-Biggest-Show-On-Earth, for journalists, has to be The Election. Any election. Federal. Provincial. Municipal. School Board. Parks Board. In all such contests, candidates ask for...

This Week’s Featured Course on Newspaper Training: How to create a...

They are relatively new and most news reporters do not have much, if any, experience with them, but podcasts are becoming all the rage...

This Week’s Featured Course on Newspaper Training: What It Takes to...

Everyone has an opinion. But few get the delicious opportunity to disseminate it to thousands of people reflecting the readership of a newspaper. In...

Postmedia announces plans for metered paywalls at three more dailies

Postmedia Network recently announced that it plans to expand its online subscription model to three daily newspapers in the coming months. At that time,...

This Week’s Featured Course on Newspaper Training: Getting the Product to...

Even Houdini might be impressed. The daily task of getting the news delivered to thousands of readers, in a format each one prefers, at...

This Week’s Featured Course on Newspaper Training: Getting the Goods —...

News reporters in the old days were depicted by Hollywood, probably accurately, as pushy and persistent. In a world in which so much of...

This Week’s Featured Course on Newspaper Training: How to Use Mobile...

With the evolution of mobile phone technology, it is now possible to record, edit and broadcast video straight from your phone. Community newspaper reporters...

This Week’s Featured Course on Newspaper Training: How to Cover Bad...

Arguably, the toughest part of any job in journalism is exercising the right judgment with respect to news coverage. So many decisions by so many...