Category Archives: Behind the scenes

Peer support initiative scores an honorable mention in E & P’s 10 Newsrooms that do it Right Competition

Journalists are first responders, joining police, firefighters, fire policemen and emergency medical workers, on the front lines. For some journos, this work can be taxing mentally and physically. The York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News has developed a program to address … Continue reading

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Cheers to a successful FlipSidePA Happy Hour

On mobile? Click here to view photo gallery Ralph Real and the Family Band brought the funk, MINT photobooth captured the moment and the Offcenter Grille satisfied our hunger and thirst. Our FlipSidePA Happy Hour was powered by a lot of people … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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Deb Wolf retiring after 46 years at York newspapers

Deb Wolf of MediaOnePa’s Ad Services is retiring after 46 years. Deb Wolf started at the York Dispatch in 1969. Now that she’s retiring from her MediaOnePa Advertising Services position, an interesting statistic has emerged.

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These 3 kinsmen of York Daily Record/York Newspaper Co. staff members tell interesting stories

Well-known York countian Bill Walters brought three scrapbooks into 1891 Loucks Road to share interesting moments in his career. They were just packed with newspaper clippings detailing the years of private and public sector work since he arrived in York … Continue reading

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MediaOnePa’s team wins United Way Spirit Award

MediaOnePa/York Newspaper Co. won the York County United Way Spirit Award presented at the agency’s annual award ceremony this week. The United Way cited a silent auction and car wash in which the company’s operations committee washed the vehicles of … Continue reading

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