Monthly Archives: February 2015

Hanover Eagle: ‘I’m huge in newspapers’

I’m huge in newspapers RT @MariaMauroShea: Now fueling my #eaglecam obsession at work: @ydrcom newsroom. pic.twitter.com/elJ5BCx4HS — Hanover Eagle (@hanover_eagles) February 20, 2015 Mr. Hanover Eagle…or is it Mrs.? Yes, you are … . And proof is at right … … Continue reading

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Poll: Executions and the theater of punishment

There may be a moratorium on executions in Pennsylvania, but if last week’s local poll on the subject is any indication, the fight for the death penalty’s survival has barely begun. The conventional wisdom in survey research is that people … Continue reading

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Put your trust in more than polls

If a poll falls flat in the wilderness of the World Wide Web, does it still make a sound? I hope so, at least eventually. Last week’s opinion-page poll on the York County Heritage Trust drew just 29 responses. Now, … Continue reading

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York Daily Record’s Managing Editor: ‘We need to be at full speed online all day and all night’

Taste of York was one event from a busy weekend covered lived by York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News staff. Managing Editor Randy Parker sent a note to YDR editors on Friday in which he set the stage for a busy … Continue reading

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The Great Wall at the YDR is becoming greater

A mockup of a formerly off-white wall in the newsroom of the York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News. When completed, the ‘York Daily Record’ letters will be 18.25 inches high and 162.5 inches wide. The ‘ydr.com’ letters will measure 13.8 inches … Continue reading

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Check out FlipSidePA’s new newsletter design!

Hey, FlipSiders! We have some news for you! We were getting a little tired of our old newsletter, so on Friday, we launched a brand new design with a fresh look at what’s going on in the York County area … Continue reading

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How Greenmesh has built an audience by applying technology to journalism

Greenmesh is one of Yorkblog.com’s oldest blogs. York, Pa., Daily Record photographer and blogger Paul Kuehnel has been posting about technology and journalism since 2006. “These videos can be embedded directly into stories and put in a feed… .’ Journalists … Continue reading

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See you at the poll

You don’t know me, but allow me to introduce myself. I’m the guy who, until a few weeks ago, created most of the daily “Two Cents” polls you used to find on our webpage. That job has been outsourced to … Continue reading

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End of Exchange message boards not an end to exchange of ideas

Check out some thoughts on the past and future of digital community, in honor of the end of The Exchange forums 10 years after their creation.

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