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Just when local news outlets were ramping up audience events as a way to increase revenue and engagement, the pandemic hit.So their events programs were devastated, right? Nope. While in-person … more
Media outlets have covered Covid-19 safety protocols for more than a year now. But with new CDC mask guidelines in place, newsrooms are shifting tones when it comes to reporting on the pandemic.With … more
More than 132 million people in the US have received at least one dose of a covid-19 vaccine, and as of this week, all Americans over 16 are eligible.But while the US has vaccinated more people than … more
In case you hadn’t heard, COVID-19 is not over.Yes, with millions getting vaccinated, it does feel as if we could see more of a “normal” life sometime in 2021.But we’re not in … more
When life came to a grinding halt a year ago, two national publications excelled at guiding readers through an unprecedented and scary pandemic, drawing record audiences and journalism awards.They … more
Digital media startups over the past year have dealt with major economic and societal challenges due to COVID-19. Two independent news sites in Mexico, Verificado.com.mx and La Verdad de Ciudad … more
California data journalists have teamed up to gather and publish COVID-19 cases and deaths across the nation’s most populous state—and faster than the state’s official source. Eight … more
In light of COVID-19, people are overwhelmed with news of the virus — both globally and locally. As media companies, you have a vital role to provide information, updates and distractions to your audience. While people are saturated with news from so many sources, email is critical as it’s the only message you can guarantee your audience will receive. Check out these email tips around COVID-19 from Second Street. more
“Post Helping Hand has raised more than one million dollars for charities in our community. It is our hope that our readers will now join us to support those across the country who have been hardest hit by this Covid-19 crisis,” said Frederick J. Ryan Jr., CEO and publisher of The Post. “Together with these organizations, we can help ensure no one is left hungry due to this pandemic.” more
Newspapers in the company’s markets from Hawaii to Ohio can apply for the grants to help them recover from the devastating loss of business caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. more
The staff of The Sumter (South Carolina) Item is doing daily Zoom calls with community leaders to keep the Sumter community informed — in real time — about the coronavirus crisis locally. Members of the community are invited to register to attend the live virtual shows and also have access to recordings of the show afterwards on the paper's Facebook page. more
Gannett's new platform enables local communities to provide their favorite businesses with much needed resources. more
McClatchy is publishing a daily electronic Coronavirus Guide in each of its markets to help keep readers knowledgeable about the disease and how best to protect themselves and those they care about. McClatchy plans to continue publishing this resource in its eEditions for as long as it’s needed. more
Mike Blinder, E&P publisher, speaks with David Chavern, Alliance CEO, on what they are doing to help publishers and what resources are available to make sure every local government gives them "essential" to publish. more
A special section will run both in print and on digital platforms with up-to-date coronavirus content available to Gannett’s 261 local properties for at least two weeks. more
Employees of Osteen Publishing Company were given links to the America's Newspapers coronavirus page and to the CDC website as sites that are "pertinent to our industry's situation, so please refer to them regularly for updates in the coming days." more
As newspapers work to cope with a story that everyone wants to end sooner than later, Dennis Hetzel offers some story tips, best ideas for using your digital platforms (beyond just taking down the paywall), and thoughts on what staff members need from their leadership. more
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