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Aug. 8, 2013


Aug. 15, Submit best work to ‘Great Ideas’ book
Sept. 27-28, NewsTrain workshop, Colorado Springs
Oct. 3-4, NewsTrain workshop, Seattle
Oct. 28-30, APME Annual Conference, Indianapolis


Seattle NewsTrain changes location to the Frye Art Museum

NewsTrain will be in Seattle, Wash., Oct. 3-4, 2013, for a two-day workshop at the Frye Art Museum.

The museum offers a stunning backdrop to the two-day training event. NewsTrain programs are aimed at all levels of newsroom editors and managers, reporters, copy editors, visual journalists, and online producers. College journalism educators and student journalists are also welcome and find NewsTrain programs valuable.

Among the sessions: Finding the Best Stories in Data; Digital Storytelling; Data Visualization; Planning & Coaching Content Across Platforms; Continuous Coverage; Social Media Reporting Tools; Maximize Your Social Media; Smartphones for Journalists; and Enterprise off a Beat. Follow along at @NewsTrainNW.

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• AP IMPACT: Little restraint in military giveaways
Albuquerque Journal: Audit targeted TeamBuilders’ business dealings
Arizona Daily Star: Tucson kis pay poverty’s high price
Boston Globe: Food truck popularity outrunning hygiene
Detroit Free Press: $50 permit fee for heavy trucks doesn’t cover damage to roads
Indianapolis Star: Big flaws plague small claims courts
New York Times: For medical tourists, simple math
San Francisco Chronicle: Off the streets _ into uncertainty
San Jose Mercury: An inside look at limousine safety
The Press of Atlantic City: State unaware of how tests link to graduation rates

Read more about these Watchdog efforts


Beat of the Week: LoBianco
Best of the States: Forliti, Herschaft


• Challenges Face Bezos as He Buys Washington Post
• Newsweek to be purchased by IBT Media
• Boston Red Sox owner John W. Henry buys Boston Globe
• Gannett cuts jobs, but won't say how many
• Senate takes initial step toward media shield law
• Cleveland Plain Dealer cuts third of newsroom staff
• The Advocate in Louisiana offers buyouts to employees
• Boston Herald launching online radio station
• AP, Meltwater settle copyright dispute

Read More Industry & Business News

Editors in the News: Fusfield, Bennett

In Memoriam: Joyce, Martin, Crawford

And Finally ... Conrad Black Retains Confidence in America


Register Now: APME Conference - Content Is King - Oct. 28-30, Indianapolis

Become a NewsTrain Ambassador in Workshop’s 10thYear

Submit Your Best for APME’s 2013 ‘Great Ideas’ Book

Register: Colorado Springs NewsTrain Sept. 27-28

Register: Seattle NewsTrain Oct. 3-4


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