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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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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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Does NewsVroom help make the York Daily Record an example for E&P to spotlight?

I just entered a contest by Editor & Publisher for an annual recognition known as “Ten newspapers that do it right.” The entry guidelines are simple: Our March issue will profile what we have long labeled “10 newspapers That Do … Continue reading

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Why York journalists are covering the shooting in Newtown, Conn.

Some readers have noticed that YDR reporter Lauren Boyer and Photographer Chris Dunn have been reporting from Newtown, Conn., this week in the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. And some are asking why. Why would a … 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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NewsVroom looks for new ways to help York County

I just sent out the following note to our staff and it occurred to me that everything in it also applies to the general public. I want you to know that we had a great September and October, and that … Continue reading

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With crisis of Hurricane Sandy subsiding in York, it’s back to normal at ydr.com

As Hurricane Sandy made its turn toward the Northeast, editors at the York Daily Record/Sunday News wanted to ensure that everyone would have unfettered access to the information we would produce on this dangerous event. Normally, we require readers to … Continue reading

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Five good reasons to stop by the YDR booth at the York Fair

After you have enjoyed your deep-fried cheeseburger and before you head in to the Royal Hanneford Circus, you should stop by the YDR booth in Memorial Hall West at the York Fair this week. Here’s why:

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York Daily Record front page for Monday, Sept. 10, 2012

Other highlights from Monday’s newspaper: World Trade Center Memorial comes at steep price Frank Bodani: Penn State’s 2-0 record can help the rebuilding project Hot dogs running at the fair

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West York coach makes our day with a few kind words about NewsVroom

West York Football Coach Ron Miller stopped by for a quick look at NewsVroom before kickoff Friday night at Central York High School. We were there to show people how to better use the latest tools and tech to find … Continue reading

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