Monthly Archives: November 2011

‘Tis the season for holiday treats in newsroom

When it comes to making sure we have plenty of delicious treats in the newsroom, receptionist Linda Gracey can’t be beat. And, she serves it in style. She turned the top of her file cabinets into a holiday buffet complete … Continue reading

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Carrying Darisabel child abuse documentary wins Eppy Award, an international honor

  Darisabel Baez, 2 years old, died at the hands of her mother’s boyfriend. Her death caused a community outcry against child abuse, and York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News visual journalist Jason Plotkin’s documentary ‘Carrying Darisabel’ help focus that emotion … Continue reading

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What we’re working on: Nov. 30

Here’s a look at our news budget at this hour for tomorrow’s paper. It also reflects much of what you’ll see on our website during the day. Our budgets can and often will change a lot between now and tonight: … Continue reading

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What’s with the dead deer photos every year?

  I suspect this is a universal complaint filed with newspapers every year — at least in Pennsylvania. If we publish a photo in the newspaper of a deer that was shot and killed by a hunter, chances are great … Continue reading

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What we’re working on: Nov. 29

Here’s a look at our news budget at this hour for tomorrow’s paper. It also reflects much of what you’ll see on our website during the day. Our budgets can and often will change a lot between now and tonight: … Continue reading

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YDR awarded for ‘Fat Battleground’

I was honored to accept the Public Service award at a recent Pennsylvania Newspaper Association event on behalf of the Daily Record/Sunday News staff for their work on the “Fat Battleground” series on obesity in York County. Following are my … Continue reading

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PO Facebook exchange brings out intriguing paywall questions

The Chambersburg, Pa., Public Opinion’s Facebook site is a popular place that effectively brings together the Franklin County community. The site hosted a recent conversation on paywalls, or online subscriptions. Becky Bennett, editor of our sister news organization in Chambersburg, … Continue reading

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What we’re working on today

Here’s a look at our news budget at this hour for tomorrow’s paper. It also reflects much of what you’ll see on our website during the day. Our budgets can and often will change a lot between now and tonight: … Continue reading

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Staff Q&As: Meet day metro editor Kara Eberle

To help you get to know our newsroom staff a bit better, a series of question-and-answer posts with each journalist will run on Mondays. This morning, meet day metro editor Kara Eberle. Name: Kara Eberle Lives in: Dover Township Hometown: … Continue reading

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What we’re working on: Nov. 27

 Here’s our news budget at this hour for Monday’s paper, as well as much of what you’ll see online today. It’s subject to change, as always. Questions, suggestions, other thoughts? Leave a comment here. Or check out our Google+ page for … Continue reading

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