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Twitter has historic night at the #Oscars

February 28, 2011


Instead of watching the Oscars on TV, we watched it on Twitter. So did hundreds of thousands of other tweeps. (Although, they might have been watching it on TV as well.) has a very telling graphic on its site today showing the breakdown of how the Oscars played out on Twitter. Almost 400,000 people […]

Valley News wins 14 awards

February 12, 2011


We just like good news. The Shenandoah Valley News Today won 14 awards from the Iowa Newspaper Foundation’s Better Newspaper contest. The paper won in categories ranging from advertising and writing to its general website. The Valley News has a circulation of just under 3,000. This is a great achievement for a smaller newspaper. Congratulations!

Tribune Co. awards outstanding employees with $2,500 bonuses

January 21, 2011


Earlier this week, we posted an item about how Tribune Co.’s newspapers’ fates were uncertain. No matter how uncertain those fates are, we like hearing that a company feels stable enough to award its outstanding 2010 employees in its newspaper, radio and TV markets with a certificate of appreciation and $2,500 to each individual honoree. […]

Peter Jennings Project awards announced

January 20, 2011


We like good news. Today, the late, award-winning TV news anchor Peter Jennings was posthumously inducted into the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences’ Hall of Fame. Not by coincidence, The National Constitution Center announced its Peter Jennings Project awards honoring 36 journalists and six collegiate fellows from around the world. According to the Poynter […]