Category Archives: News coverage

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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What are the boundaries of “downtown York”?

From time to time, this question comes up in the newsroom: What is “downtown York”?

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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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The new way (News & Brews) and the old (How to Get it Published) – we enjoy meeting the public

The York, Pa., Daily Record/Sunday News meets the public in many ways. Here’s a new one. The YDR’s News & Brews event last week was akin to speed dating. Sources met with our journalists for a brief period, and then … Continue reading

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No Sweat in the Park season opener: About 100 turn out for yoga on YDR’s lawn

We’re at the community stand today in @CentralMktYork telling people about our free fitness classes. Come say hello! pic.twitter.com/qV0eFVNRi0 — No Sweat, York (@NoSweatYork) May 2, 2015  To get a bunch of participants for No Sweat in the Park, it … Continue reading

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Streaming live video from across the county

In the past few months, though, we’ve changed a lot about the way we livestream. We have more kits and use YouTube to help manage our live events so they play on mobile devices. These days our livestreams look and run better than ever, and we really put them to the test on Tuesday.

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YDR staffers use new video to focus on trauma journalism challenges

When I read a blog post from the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma about a new video called “Getting it Right: Ethical Reporting on Traumatized People,” the words of Roger Membrey, an Australian man whose daughter had been murdered, hit … Continue reading

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Search databases for vaccination rates, teacher salaries and more at YDR Data Center

The Daily Record/Sunday News often uses databases and spreadsheets in its reporting — including a recent story on vaccination rates — and collects other databases in which you can find your own stories (or just explore to satisfy your curiosity), … Continue reading

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