Category Archives: Digital first

How Greenmesh has built an audience by applying technology to journalism

Greenmesh is one of’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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Job opportunity: Join breaking news desk at York Daily Record

Here at the York Daily Record/Sunday News, we’re looking to hire a couple of positions, including on our breaking news desk. I recently took over as Breaking News Editor, and hiring is one my first and most important tasks. I’ve … Continue reading

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DFM T-shirt honors DFMie winners. 4 videos, too.

The York Daily Record’s Jason Plotkin ordered this T-shirt to recognize fellow DFMie winners in recent Digital First Media award competition in St. Paul, Minn. Plotkin won a big award himself, Mid-Sized Daily Journalist of the Year.

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The story behind our new ‘Picturing History’ series

I started the Picturing History project earlier this year at The Evening Sun in Hanover. The idea behind the project was simple: Try to visually represent the change that has happened in the communities I was covering.

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Seeking business reporter, web curator

Interested in joining the Daily Record/Sunday News? Lucky for you, we’re looking for a business reporter and breaking news curator.

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Here’s an astute explanation of ‘Changing Times’ in the news business

This is the intro page to a project ‘Changing Times: How the media is refashioning the daily newsfeed.’ The project by the Mercury in Pottstown is an interesting look at the transitioning media landscape.

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Sometimes news does happen in the newsroom

Editors often tell reporters to get out of the office because news never happens in the newsroom.

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York Daily Record mobile journalists: Where are they?

Use this map to find out where the Daily Record/Sunday News mobile journalists are.

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When Benjamin Franklin, digital revolution and mentorship of journalists met up

The Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association sponsors the Benjamin Franklin Award for Excellence, the Lifetime Achievement Award and other statewide award competitions.

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‘Gettysburg 150 facts about the 150th,’ an iPad app developed by four Digital First Media newsrooms, is a finalist for the Eppy Award, Editor & Publisher’s 18th annual contest. This is a page from the app.

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