Category Archives: Facebook engagement

YWCA’s ’25 Extraordinary Women of York County': Buffy Andrews is on prestigious list

The YDR’s Buffy Andrews is one of the York YWCA’s 25 Extraordinary Women of York County people for 2014.

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Readers write the cutline — or is it a caption?

We’d like readers’ help in coming up with fun captions — or cutlines, as we call them in the newsroom — for some of our photos.

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The Redoubt, indeed, aided Gettysburg 150 coverage. No doubt

York,Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News photographer Jason Plotkin’s Gettysburg 150 photograph received more than 500 YDR Facebook likes. Here was the FB question: “Re-enactor Patrick McCarthy gets down on one knee as he asks his girlfriend Anna Jennings to marry him at the Gettysburg 150th celebration today. Wanna guess what she said?” This photo was part of the work produced by more than 40 Digital First Media journalists covering the Battle of Gettysburg’s 150th anniversary.

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How does the York Daily Record decide how to refer to a transgender person?

Readers have been asking why the York Daily Record refers to a transgender student at Red Lion Area Senior High School as “he,” and by the name Issak Oliver Wolfe, rather than as “she” and the name Sierra Stambaugh.

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Talking about social media at High School Journalism Workshop

Social media was a topic during a high school workshop breakout session.

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Facebook engagement for the York Daily Record/Sunday News in February 2013

To help gauge our Facebook engagement, we’re taking a look at the top 5 posts each month that people are talking about most.

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