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MPS Helps Rural Newspapers Achieve Success

By Sean Stroh From Editor and Publisher As part of the never ending search to uncover the most efficient means of tackling the digital monster, publishers have continued to experiment, innovate and, in some cases, receive some much needed help. For the most park, common ingredients to digital success, or even the slightest hint of progress, stems from the willingness to adapt without sacrificing the quality of the product provided to readers and advertisers alike. With that in mind, E&P decided to take a closer look at five digital initiatives taking place in the news industry and how they’re helping advance the tech movement. To... read more

What do you want to know about digital journalism?

(Reynolds Journalism Institute) – If you want to get better at social media, data journalism, mobile video or other digital skills, I hope you’ll take three to five minutes to answer my survey by June 27. You might even win $50. The results of this questionnaire will be used to begin my 2017-2018 fellowship at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute. My project: delivering bite-sized lessons to time-starved journalists via smartphones. My immediate goal is to come up with the first course — of what will hopefully be many — that will lead journalists step-by-step through what they need to know in social, video, data and other digital... read more

Send your digital newspaper to NewzGroup

From Mark Maassen, MPA Executive Director   One issue that was brought up during the recently completed session of the Missouri state legislature is the timeliness of the postings of public notices to our statewide website. NewzGroup is the company that is archiving our legal ads and public notices. If at all possible, please send your newspaper digitally to them. This will help get your newspaper’s legal notices up on our statewide site more quickly. The statewide site can be found here: Listed below is contact information for Lee Brooks, who is with NewzGroup and is helping us update our list of newspapers... read more