Success in any industry is derived from the efficient use of resources. We want our clients to succeed and are working to establish a list that online publishers can turn to improve their organizations. If you know of a resource that you feel should be listed here please feel free to Contact Us.
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Grand Poobah – Carl Landau
- Web Shells: An Introduction – Jane Stevens, Onilne Journalism Review, 8/29/2002
- Wikipedia-ing the News – Matt Thompson, Reynolds Journalism Institute, 9/10/2008
- A tale of two audiences (and beatblogging and topics pages) – Steve Yelvington, 5/18/2009
- The ‘hyperinterest’ approach to online news – Save the Media blog, 6/2/2009. Blending niche and hyper-local content
- More details on the ‘hyperinterest’ approach – Save the Media blog, 6/3/2009
- Of Living URLs, Newspaper Rankings & California Fires – Search Engine Land, 8/31/2009. Article that explores Google’s Marissa Mayer’s recommendations for topics pages and for assigning permanent “living URLs” to stories, and points out the limitations Google’s own Google News poses for such approaches to story organization.
- Civic topic pages: Boost local traffic, democracy – Amy Gahran, Knight Digital Media Center at USC, 12/22/2009
- An Antidote for Web Overload – Nieman Reports, Fall 2009. “With a hunger for explanatory guidance amid the raging storm of Web news flashes, a journalist stresses context to attract digital users.”
- Living Stories can reinvent the article – O’Reilly radar, 2/18/2010
- Building a “Topics” Site with WordPress – Berkeley Advanced Media Institute tutorial, 3/10/2010
- The Future of Context – a panel discussion at the SXSW conference, 3/15/2010
- Liveblogging SXSW: The Future of Context in Journalism – Steve Myers, E-Media Tidbits at Poynter Online, 3/15/2010
- News in Context – Michele McLellan, Knight Digital Media Center at USC News Leadership 3.0 blog, 3/16/2010
- New Toolkit for Topic Pages – Adam Glenn, E-Media Tidbits at Poynter Online, 3/30/2010
- How Topic Pages Can Give Readers a Bird’s-Eye View of the News – Maurreen Skowran, E-Media Tidbits at Poynter Online, 3/31/2010
- The first week at Peer News – John Temple, Temple Talk, 4/4/2010. In the post John Temple, editor of Peer News, talks about how his staff is working on topic pages for the new startup in Honolulu.
- New Hyperlocal Experiment: Topic Pages – HyperlocalBlogger, 4/13/2010
- A Web-Centric Approach To Traditional Journalism – American Journalism Review, June/July 2010. A story about news organizations that have implemented Google’s Living Stories approach and how effective that has been.
- News-Focused Game Playing: Is It a Good Way to Engage People in an Issue? – Nora Paul and Kathleen A. Hansen, Nieman Reports, Summer 2010. See the section that compares five approaches to online storytelling, including the topically organized approach that was most liked by people reading the stories.
- More on writing high-earning evergreen topic pages for news websites – Online Journalism Review, 7/2/2010
- The context-based news cycle: editor John O’Neil on the future of The New York Times’ Topics Pages – Nieman Journalism Lab, 2/23/2011
- Every page is your homepage: Reuters, untied to print metaphor, builds a modern river of news – Nieman Journalism Lab, 5/1/2013. A story about Reuters’ article pages, in which each story is surrounded by related articles so people can explore information according to their topical interests.
- The year we contextualize the news – Lauren Rabaino, Nieman Journalism Lab, 12/18/2013
National Publishing Associations:
- Alabama Press Association (APA) – Offers reporter resources and membership services plus directories of daily and weekly newspapers in the state and those with NIE sites.
- American Press Institute – Conducts research, training, convenes thought leaders and creates tools to help chart a path ahead for journalism in the 21st century.
- Association of Free Community Papers – Representing publishers of free circulation community papers. Association and membership information and resources for publishers and advertisers.
- California Newspaper Publishers Association – Membership requirements for a trade association that represents daily and weekly newspapers of California. Legislative updates, training, statewide classified and display advertising coordination, job information, and bulletins.
- Commonwealth Press Union – Association of newspapers and news agencies in the Commonwealth provides news, issues, forums, conferences, awards, membership details and contact information.
- Guild of Press Publishers (GIPP) – Nonprofit partnership of publishers of printed media and industry suppliers including major national daily and weekly newspapers and magazines as well as special and scientific periodicals. Russia.
- Inland Newspaper Trade Association – US national newspaper association specializing in financial and human resources research, training, newspaper advertising sales seminars and revenue workshops.
- Michigan Press Association (MPA) – Offers membership services including meetings, training, current legislation, legal issues and a Michigan newspaper directory.
- Minnesota Newspaper Association (MNA) – Trade organization offers a newspaper directory by city, advertising services and job opportunities. Includes services and information for members including the annual convention.
- Missouri Press Association – Statewide association of newspapers. Offers workshops, inter-paper advertising, and an online index of services and member newspapers.
- National Newspaper Association – Body representing community newspapers, publishers, and editors. Lists resources, events, membership benefits, and jobs.
- New Jersey Press Association (NJPA) – Non-profit membership association advancing the interests of newspapers. Offers advertising and press release services plus public notices, events and directory of member newspapers.
- New York Press Association (NYPA) – Trade organization for weekly community newspapers in the state. Includes a directory of newspapers by county, member services, calendar, links and resources.
- Ohio Newspaper Association (ONA) – Trade group provides a newspaper directory, member services including calendar, jobs, public notices and The Bulletin bimonthly.
- Pacific Northwest Newspaper Association – A trade association of daily newspapers in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and British Columbia. Find details on jobs available, upcoming conferences, members, useful links, and outreach programs and contests.
- South Carolina Press Association (SCPA) – Represents and serves the state’s daily and weekly newspapers. Includes directories of journalists and all daily, weekly and college newspapers in the state.
- Southern Newspapers Association – Professional trade association representing newspaper publishers and owners throughout the Southern United States. Includes employment and internship information for member newspapers, journalist resources, and membership information.