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Covering a Central Pa. ice storm: A new role for an old rule

A pica pole marks the spot in aCentral Pa. snowstorm. This represents a new role for an old rule.

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Journalism workshop at Central York High School

York Daily Record/Sunday News Business Editor Cathy Hirko and multi-platform journalists Lauren Boyer and Brittany Wilson visited Central York High School today to talk with journalism classes. As part of their presentation, Hirko, Boyer and Wilson staged a mock news … Continue reading

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Local writers explore social media at Paul Smith Library

Brittany Wilson, Sarah Chain and Buffy Andrews brought the NewsVroom to Paul Smith Library of Southern York County Feb. 11, 2013, to talk about social media.

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The York Daily Record story, as told to a good friend

NOTE: Tonight, I am giving a virtual tour of our newsroom to the Cub Scout pack that my friend’s son is in. We are doing this via Skype on iPad because the boys live in the Philadelphia area. The following … Continue reading

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Kicking off ‘The NewsVroom: A Year at the York County Libraries’

Sarah Chain and Brittany Wilson kick off “The NewsVroom: A Year at the York County Libraries” with a program for Girl Scouts at Dover Area Community Library on Jan. 16, 2013.

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NewsVroom enters next chapter after York County football season

We took the NewsVroom on the road to Hershey on Friday. We’ve been following our teams through the playoffs and West York made it to Hersheypark stadium on Friday night against Bishop McDevitt. Here’s a recap from John Clayton on … Continue reading

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Why The Associated Press remains the York Daily Record gold standard for calling an election

In a few hours, I hope and expect, The Associated Press will tell us who they have projected to win the 2012 presidential election. They will try to be the first in the nation to report this, but so will … Continue reading

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Talking Twitter with emergency personnel

Several of us took the NewsVroom to Eureka Fire Company in Stewartstown to meet with their department and other southern York County fire chiefs. We introduced them to Twitter and explained how they could use it not only in emergencies … Continue reading

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Why does social media matter?

I spent a day in Princeton, N.J., earlier this month with leaders of New Jersey’s media. It was at the New Jersey Associated Press Managing Editors meeting, and I was asked to join a panel of journalists who would share … Continue reading

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York Fair was a good place to clarify NewsVroom’s purpose

It took us a few days to figure it out, but I think we eventually found the phrase that pays when meeting people at the York Fair. Hundreds and hundreds of you streamed past The NewsVroom in Memorial Hall. Many … Continue reading

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