After two weeks of doing a daily “conversation” using fantastic software system Cover it Live, I wrote this post talking about how it was coming along. Well, it’s been over 5 months now, and time to update on what we’ve learned. The main thing we’ve learned is that we still enjoy it. Very important. Over [...]
I could use your help. Some of you saw a tiny, mini little meltdown I had on Twitter yesterday regarding the potential loss of my newspaper being able to use it. I learned that Twitter is considered “against coroporate policy” as it is considered a social networking tool. They also feel there are security risks [...]
So how did it go for a small newspaper like mine? Just peachy, thanks! Here’s a breakdown of what we did for online coverage: 1. Liveblogged. I opened up a Cover it Live session for readers to come in and talk about the election. Traffic was steady, and naturally, it really picked up when results [...]
I work as the Web Editor and Social Media Coordinator for the Grand Island Independent, in Nebraska, which is owned by the Omaha World Herald.
~ Journalism allows its readers to witness history; fiction gives its readers an opportunity to live it. ~ John Hersey
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