Category Archives: Behind the scenes

Creating a new user experience on FlipSidePA

FlipSidePA received a little bit of a home page makeover last week to create a better user experience. Instead of a topical breakdown on the home page, we’ve created a “river” of entertainment news (with much help from Keith Hartman … Continue reading

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York Daily Record’s oldest forerunner first published in 1796. Or was it 1795?

The earliest known copy of Die York Gazette is dated May 20, 1796, No. 14. If you back up 14 weeks – assuming weekly publication – that means the German-language newspaper started in early 1796. Longtime Gazette & Daily owner … Continue reading

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Engaging with York County, Pa.: Inside and outside 1891 Loucks Road

Around York County: Stories are everywhere … . When YDR journos are out in the public, we see stories everywhere. Here’s one from an invite for a staff member to present at a lively community organization. Ninety-something-year-old drummer Eugene Budesheim … Continue reading

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York Daily Record journos: In and around York, Pa.

Ice cream cake for new and departing Teen Takeover students. pic.twitter.com/2CA5vw3LDS — Ed Mahon (@edmahonreporter) June 11, 2015 Another Teen Takeover season is in the books. But the team of high school journalists who train with York, Pa. Daily Record … Continue reading

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Dart Center, Digital First Media’s northeast properties kick off peer support program

Nine more journalists joined Digital First Media’s peer-support efforts at a seminar June 3 in Pittsfield, Mass. led by the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma’s Bruce Shapiro and Elana Newman. The seminar came a few weeks after a similar … Continue reading

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Eight things I learned or remembered at #IRE15

I went to the Investigative Reporters and Editors conference in Philadelphia last week. Here are eight things I learned or remembered. 1. There are many cool ways of telling stories with Tableau Public. #IRE15 #getexcited @vinfro pic.twitter.com/bufqNFBxzC — Ed Mahon (@edmahonreporter) … Continue reading

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The York Daily Record/York Newspaper Co. looks ahead: ‘This is an exciting opportunity for us’

The York Daily Record/Sunday News’ NewsVroom often rolls around York County or can be found engaging with folks at public events. Last week, a major Monday event at the York Daily Record/York Newspaper Co. required its presence in front of … Continue reading

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YDR Editorial Board has three new members

The York Daily Record Editorial Board is pleased to welcome three new members.

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Love it! When readers reach out to the York Daily Record … .

My mom reading my grandpa some York Haven history out of the York Daily Record/Sunday News. Posted by Allison Witherow Given on Saturday, May 23, 2015 It’s a wonderful thing when our readers talk to us … . Here are … Continue reading

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YDR “I voted” contest winner is one cool cat

Congratulations to Natalie Marshall of Spring Garden Township for winning YDR’s “I voted” sticker selfie contest.

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