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Newspaper design: Typefaces to toss

Ed Henningerby Ed Henninger –
Newspaper Design Consultant

Some typefaces are just downright strange. Like Curlz. I just can’t bring myself to believe that someone was serious about designing that one.

And there’s Dom Casual. And Hobo. And (of course!) Comic …

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The impact of a trump presidency on the news media

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By David Chavern
News media Alliance, CEO

Riding a populist wave propelled by working-class voters in the industrial Midwest, as well as voters in rural and small town America, Donald Trump pulled off one of the biggest political upsets in …

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Know when to fold them

When does holding on to older software and hardware become detrimental? 
slimp_mug-1-circby Kevin Slimp, 
The News Guru

While in Minnesota last week, I had an assignment similar to assignments I’ve had many times during the past 20 years: to …

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Don’t gild the lily

Foust_John_2016_mug_circleby John Foust – Newspaper Advertising Trainer
Raleigh, NC

The cliché “gild the lily” is a misquotation of a line from Shakespeare: “To gild refined gold, to paint the lily…is wasteful and ridiculous excess.” Correctly quoted or not, this common …

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Newspaperacademy.com has taken off in a big way

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Newspaperacademy.com has taken off in a big way as newspapers throughout the U.S. and Canada have taken advantages of its training and other services. Members of our association are eligible to receive a 20 percent discount to

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Civic engagement strongly tied to local news habits

Local voters and those who feel attached to their communities stand out

Washington, D.C. (Nov. 3, 2016) – The civically engaged – people who vote, volunteer and connect with those around them – play a key role in community life. …

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Learning what I can from really smart people

Interviews with experts yield valuable information
slimp_mug-1-circby Kevin Slimp, 
The News Guru

I live a charmed life. Last week, I spent four days with nine of the top newspaper experts in the business, along with journalists from 22 states at …

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Celebrate Free Speech Week, Oct. 17-23

free-speech-week_2016_logoFree Speech Week (FSW) is a yearly event to raise public awareness of the importance of free speech in our democracy – and to celebrate that freedom. As freedom of speech is a right all Americans share, this non-partisan, non-ideological …

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