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About bendoody

I'm managing editor for Journal Register Co.'s Connecticut cluster.

Tips on video shooting by Rich Scinto

Rich Scinto, crime reporter at the New Haven Register, spent a day at DFM’s Thunderdome newsroom with DFM video producer Mimi Schiffman, and came up with some good tips on shooting video. From Rich: DSLR video mania started around 2008 … Continue reading

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Steve Buttry leads engagement workshop

Steve Buttry, digital transformation editor for Digital First Media, led a workshop last week for community engagement editors in DFM’s Pennsylvania cluster. (Which, as he notes, includes one daily in New Jersey and one in West Virginia.) Steve’s post about … Continue reading

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New Haven County is College Hockey Central

There are four teams still standing in college hockey, and two of them are smack dab in the middle of the New Haven Register’s coverage area. Quinnipiac (located in Hamden, just up Whitney Avenue from New Haven) routed Union 5-1 … Continue reading

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New Haven Register examines women in media for women’s history month

The New Haven Register’s Shahid Abdul-Karim, with some help from video-savvy colleagues Rich Scinto and Rachel Chianpen, had a cool idea to commemorate women’s history month. Abdul-Karim took a look into the lives of four prominent female media members, sitting … Continue reading

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Register Citizen’s Jessica Glenza, Tom Cleary take part in live chat to discuss rape, bullying

In the week since the Register Citizen exposed the rape charges and subsequent cyberbullying involving Torrington High School football players, the story has been at the center of a national dialogue on sexual assault, statutory rape, bullying, and the way … Continue reading

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New Haven Register hosts forum with mayoral candidates

For the first time in two decades, John DeStefano won’t be on the ballot this fall when New Haven voters elect a mayor. So the race to succeed DeStefano, who was first elected in 1993, is shaping up to be … Continue reading

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Ninja School re-launch Day 2 recap; Day 3 look-ahead

Steve Buttry wrapped up his two-day Connecticut tour yesterday with a series of workshops at the New Haven Register. Steve covered social media for local news coverage in the morning, followed by blogging for local news coverage and finally, digital-first … Continue reading

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