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GateHouse parent adds 6 Midwest newspapers to chain

New deal deemed possible for merger of Gannett, Tronc

Successes by
Maine daily, others
in boosting auto ads

Mass. transit agency keeps scret its absentee records

Texas judge KOs
extended OT pay
Obama initiated

UMass student, others create fix for fake Facebook news

KKK newspapers found in 2 Mass. neighborhoods

Hirings, promotions, job changes at
Vt.’s Seven Days

Mass. college prof compiles list of questionable sites

MNPA to honor two Mass. legislators for open gov’t advocacy

Deadline is Jan. 15
for NEFAC
citizenship award

NEFAC celebrates
10 years of advocacy, seeks $$

N.H.’s Loeb School hosts book talk on
JFK, UPI's Smith

Maine’s 2 senators among solons
urging postal reform

Nominees due
Jan. 17 for
FOI award

N.E. Newspaper
Hall of Fame nominations open




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E-editions runners-up to print

By Zeina Abu-Hijleh
Bulletin Staff
and Alison Berstein
Bulletin Correspondent

In today’s digital age, many businesses have established a strong online presence.

Newspapers are no exception. One of the ways that many newspapers do so is to offer an online e-edition – a PDF replica of the printed paper – for their readers.

While each medium has its own charms, the traditional printed paper is still running strong, according to New England news industry professionals.

Geographic dependence on printed news

For Randolph T. Holhut, news editor of The Commons of Brattleboro, Vt., geography plays a strong role in the printed newspaper’s dominance over the e-edition. MORE >


Other Stories
Brush with death fails to deter Maine’s Nemitz from returning to war reporting

2016 New England Newspaper Conference

Egger: Philanthropy is
key to journalism’s future

Johnson: Video, social media
transform community news

Photos of Newspaper of Year winners

Photos of Publick Occurrences
Award winners

Story, photos on Yankee Quill Awards

Dogged, watchdog journalism
honored at awards luncheon

Providence Journal nets most
awards among peers

Social networks: a
must-use news medium

NESNE salutes its storied 60-year history

Benton's good, bad outlook
for legacy media

Video of NEFAC panel discussion
on legal issues in N.E. newsrooms


News Digest


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KKK papers found in 2 Milford, Mass., neighborhoods
NEFAC celebrates 10 years of advocacy, seeks $$
N.H.’s Loeb School hosts JFK/Merriman Smith book talk
Poynter debuts member program for training, Slack talk
Hillary newspaper endorsements prove ‘meaningless’
Whites, college-educated more likely to be interviewed


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Successes by Maine daily, others in bolstering auto ads
Facebook, Google ban fake news publishers from ads
Amazon, Google among ad groups on fake news sites
Facebook finds more errors with its ad-affecting metrics

$$$ from clickbait makes them hold-your-nose attractive


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MNPA honors 2 Mass. solons for open gov’t advocacy
Deadline is Jan. 15 for NEFAC citizenship award
Maine Press Association key awards announced
Washington Post’s Sullivan wins 1st Amendment award
Applications due Jan. 17 for Donoghue FOI Award
3 N.E. news outfits finalists for online EPPY Awards
Boston Globe only N.E. winner of Eppy Award


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3 recommendations to improve self-editing
4 suggestions for wise investments of managers’ time
Recommendations for search engine optimization
AP reminders on end-of-year holiday style points


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Hirings, promotions, job changes at Vt.’s Seven Days
GateHouse parent adds 6 Midwest newspapers to chain
Poor Q3 print ad reports, election’s end bode job cuts
New deal deemed possible for Gannett-Tronc merger
Newspaper ass’n sues FCC to allow cross-ownership
Subscriptions up for ProPublica, others after Trump win
Press’ ideological sameness blamed for missing ‘upset’
More listening, less disdain urged for newsrooms
‘Groupthink’ deemed press’ biggest blind spot
10 journalists discuss how press missed Trump’s win
Election bared new-media misinformation, distrust of old
Case made: Election shows newsrooms lack diversity
Nieman’s Benton discusses failures of press, Facebook
Ingram: Echo-chamber news aided, missed Trump win
Suggestions for press to recover what it lost in election
Press groups ask Trump to uphold open gov’t traditions
Why data journalism has future despite polling flops
Five publishers’ forays into virtual reality
N.Y. Times: What Trump might augur for press


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Applications open for URI summer science program


Joanna Grace (Leighton) Fisher
Kathryn 'Kay' Frazer Brooks
Margaret F. 'Meg' (Perham) Johnson
Edward G. Robinson Marilyn Mason DeWees
Gwen Ifill Pamela Bullard Joseph L. Sheehan
Frank Wesby Gibson, Jr. Mary Fay Mahoney
Richard Therrien James 'Jim' Grogan
Mary Reid 'May' Anderson Shelley D. Valentine


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Mass. transit agency keeps absentee records secret
Reformed Mass. access law deemed still deficient
Brookline urged to close open meeting law loophole
N.H.'s top court affirms anew state’s rape shield law
N.H. daily: Liberal media ‘rediscovering’ 1st Amendment
Obama-backed extension of OT pay blocked by judge
Assange: WikiLeaks in sync with 1st Amendment
Trump could change libel law, but only with difficulty


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Mass. prof compiles list of questionable ‘news’ sites
8 email newsletter business models with potential
Email newsletters becoming popular, but lack metrics
Live-streaming coverage: ‘Word of mouth on steroids’
Subscription service Scroll to deliver ‘fast, clean’ news
Newsstand’s latest changes include extending to web


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Nieman’s Benton: Facebook is ‘sewer of misinformation’
UMass student helps create fix for fake Facebook news
Fact-checkers offer to help Facebook stem fake news
Twitter adds function to ban trolls
Claims about Facebook’s authenticity questioned
Zuckerberg discusses Facebook's fake news
Interest shown in buying Twitter’s shuttered Vine
Publisher use of Facebook Live up; Periscope declines


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Report: Election fatigue dropped mobile news app use


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Maine’s U.S. senators among those urging mail reform


N.E. Newspaper Hall of Fame nominations open


Columnists

Writing
Avoid the 'mush of counterfeits and cliches'
Jim Stasiowski

Design
Typefaces to toss

Ed Henninger

Advertising
How to handle unspoken objections

John Foust

Technology
Know when to fold them

Kevin Slimp


Commentary
What election results might portend for 1st Amendment
Gene Policinski

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