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The 7 best premium responsive news themes for Drupal 7

For sometime now I’ve been searching for some of the best responsive news themes Drupal 7 has to offer, and though I have found this search to be very limited in comparison to whats available for WordPress, I can confidently say the ones I have found so far are the best Drupal 7 has to offer. Below you’ll find this collection; I …

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Empowering the community

If there is something newspapers have learned in today’s digital age is that they can rise up to the challenge and work towards a better future. Newspapers are ready to establish priorities, dispel myths and tell the truth in order to reinforce their positions as strong media outlets. Pioneer Newspapers is a great example of a newspaper that has done …

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Revenue Opportunities Through Email Marketing Initiatives

Email marketing is one of the most cost efficient and effective forms of marketing. According to The Herald-Mail, in 2010 there were about 1.88 billion email users worldwide.  These users sent 107 trillion emails, with an average of 294 billion emails sent every day. The magnitude of the importance of email is even more apparent when compared with social media. …

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Perception is everything

Perception is everything. We are defined by what we do, and how we are seen affects our opportunities. Do you think newspapers should change their public perception? The Birmingham News has launched an aggressive marketing campaign to fight against what they say are inaccurate public perceptions of the newspaper industry. “For too long, we have allowed other voices to shape public …

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How to cover and manage a newsroom during a crisis

On May 22, 2011 an EF-5 tornado swept the City of Joplin, MO., causing the deaths of many and destroying all structures in its path devastating an entire community and causing $3 billion in damage. A local newspaper, The Joplin Globe, would undergo many unprecedented challenges ahead, but valuable lessons would also be learned. The Joplin Globe lost page designer, …

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There’s still hope for digital newspaper advertising

The share of digital newspaper advertising is free-falling from 16.2 percent in 2005 to a prognosticated 7.9 percent in 2014. Despite those bleak predictions by Nat Ives, newspapers reach more than a third of web users in today’s online world. That is great news for the industry as well as for the advertisers. It is clear however that newspapers will …

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Inland reaffirms diversity commitment with call for 2012 Fellows

By Inland Staff Christian Ramirez learned the value of being an Inland Fellow in the midst of a horrible news event—the January 2011 mass shootings at a Tucson area supermarket that left six dead and nearly killed then-Congresswoman Gabby Giffords. One of his mentors, Janice Castro, an assistant professor at Northwestern University’s Medill school, talked with Ramirez constantly while he …

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Inland Fellow, web developer has a passion for newspapers

By Michelle Finkler | Associate Editor What started out as a hobby and part-time job while in high school has grown into a successful career for Christian Ramirez, web developer for Sierra Vista, Ariz.-based Wick Communications. “I started getting interested in the web through my brother and started building fan-based sites and hobby sites,” said Ramirez, who works out of …

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Christian Ramirez selected to participate in the Inland Fellowship Program

Christian Ramirez, web developer for Wick Communications, has been selected to participate in the Inland Fellowship Program, an initiative to support diversity in newspaper leadership. Ramirez, who graduated from the Art Center Design College of Tucson in 2008, started with the company in 2001 as a freelancer. He worked in web development at the Nogales International, a Wick Communications newspaper, …

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Nogales International returns from Phoenix ceremony loaded with kudos

Wick News Service Wick Communications was proud to announce that the Nogales International came home, literally, with a bag full of awards Saturday from the 2008 Arizona Newspaper Association Better Newspapers Contest awards dinner. The ceremony took place in Phoenix at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. The milestone, which falls on the coattail of …

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The 7 best premium responsive news themes for Drupal 7

For sometime now I’ve been searching for some of the best responsive news themes Drupal 7 has to offer, and though I have found this search to be very limited in comparison to whats available for WordPress, I can confidently say the ones I have found so far are the best Drupal 7 has to offer. Below you’ll find this collection; I …

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