Monthly Archives: March 2012

Facebook Timelines: Perfect for Publishing and Social Media Community Engagement

When it comes to communities, can 845 million people be wrong? That is how many people Facebook lists as its monthly active users since around the end of 2011. And while the New Haven Register page has yet to attract … Continue reading

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Source documents enrich coverage of death penalty debate

New Haven Register Community Engagement Editors Ed Stannard and Angela Carter used ScribD recently to greatly enrich the newspaper’s coverage of a law that would repeal Connecticut’s death penalty. They noticed the huge volume of testimony and evidence that was … Continue reading

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A reporter’s tips on how to fit blogging into your work routine

Establishing a set time each day to devote to it is among the tips that New Haven Register reporter Luther Turmelle offers in a guest post at the paper’s community engagement blog, “Your Open Newsroom.” Turmelle is the author of … Continue reading

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Reporter uses Google Voice to capture reader reaction to Walmart controversy

Walmart’s proposal to build a store in tony West Hartford, Connecticut, has been met with objection by some residents who worry it will mar the town’s character. Reporter Kathleen Schassler has Google Voice to capture the opinion of readers of … Continue reading

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Data Journalism: “Adapt or Die”

The Information Society Project at Yale Law School held its “first annual conference on the state of data journalism” in New Haven and drew an eclectic crowd of journalists, editors, students, writers and others. This post will share some of … Continue reading

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‘Can I have more data please?’

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Meet Milford Matters

As part of earning his first Digital Ninja School belt, Brian McCready has launched a new blog, Milford Matters. And of course Milford matters! To us, to readers, to the small city with a big heart and to the region. … Continue reading

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