We’d like readers’ help in coming up with fun captions — or cutlines, as we call them in the newsroom — for some of our photos.
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.
It’s “Tab Week” here at the York Daily Record/Sunday News newsroom, which means long hours for the marvelously talented folks who are working to put together GameTimePA’s 2012 high school football preview section, a 64-page look at 25 local high school teams that will be published in the York Daily
After 41 years at the York Daily Record, Gloria Fogal retires on Friday. You can read about her career in another post, but I’d like to share a glimpse into an important part of this newsroom that she is taking with her. Gloria started with the YDR in 1970, and
A terrific dialogue has ensued in a recent post I made here at the YDR Insider. It’s exactly the type of conversation we were looking for when we launched this blog site. I shared an email exchange I had with a reader named Cathy, who was not happy about our
Click to see full graphic. It’s time to change and expand the roles of one of the most traditional areas of the newsroom — the copy desk. These are the folks who, traditionally, put the finishing touches on the nearly-finished work of others — reporters, photographers, wire services, etc.
Traditionally, newspapers measured their success in circulation – the number of papers sold each day. That’s how most of us referred to newspapers around the country. “Hey, I heard Bob got a job at the Baltimore Sun. They’re over 200,000, aren’t they?” Today, that measure does not begin to reflect
When deadline is ever-present and technology advances at a lightning pace and the needs of your audience shift from story to story and day to day, it is hard to establish a pattern of what you expect from yourself and your organization. To help with that, the York Daily Record
I tried something new this week, designed to help readers get more involved in the newsroom process. Using a simple web cam at my desk, I recorded a video of me explaining what we are working on today. I posted that to our Facebook site. You can see Wednesday’s video