Monthly Archives: February 2012

WordPress, good SEO offer new showcase for staff photography, archives

The New Haven Register launched an adjunct to its main website yesterday. “Media Center,” found at, is dedicated to photo stories, and built completely with WordPress and Slideshow Pro. It was built by a team of geniuses from the … Continue reading

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Live tweeting is the new ‘Honey, get me rewrite’

Prosecutor Patel said Zullo and others “engaged in what might seem to have been a game to them” to wait outside #Latino biz and intimidate. — Mark Zaretsky (@markzar) February 14, 2012 The New Haven Register first used “live tweeting” … Continue reading

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Facebook page fuels investigative editor’s work on missing persons

Police indifference and incompetence in the handling of adult missing persons cases was the first major topic Michelle Tuccitto Sullo tackled after she was named to the new position of investigative editor at the New Haven Register in December. Among … Continue reading

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Engaging in story comments lands interview with eyewitness to fatal crash

The chore of moderating story comments at The Register Citizenturned into an opportunity to greatly improve the newspaper’s reporting on a breaking news story on Valentine’s Day. Editor Rick Thomason saw a comment from someone who claimed to have been … Continue reading

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Digital Ninja School, a ‘digital first’ experiment in newsroom training, launches today

We’re pleased to announce this morning the formal launch of the “Digital Ninja School,” a newsroom training pilot project for Journal Register Company‘s editorial employees in Connecticut. The employees and management of traditional newspapers have an entirely new set of … Continue reading

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