Tag Archives: Breaking News

Teaching reporters about intricacies of breaking news

With every new thing added to our daily to-do list, it’s important to keep check lists and simple instructions around so every staff member can follow along the same routine and not forget a step along the way. I have … Continue reading

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The ring of social media and sharing the story

Brian McCready has shown that his “Milford Matters” blog does not stand alone. While Brian uses the blog to share news, and works to interact with the community through the blog, he has shown spreading what he and others have to share … Continue reading

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Dynamic Live Reporting With Mobile Livestream Rig and iPhones

It wasn’t exactly a Bollywood movie production, but fans of Shah Rukh Khan got the star treatment in a livestream at nhregister.com Thursday as they waited to see the actor make an appearance at the Shubert Theater. It was the … Continue reading

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Breaking News Team Rocks Social Media Over April Fool’s Prank

Now, we know the Breaking News Team is ever vigilant about Twitter, but sometimes it takes a trained eye to spot the nugget of non-truth that really makes breaking news. It happened this way according to Pam McLoughlin: On April … Continue reading

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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 http://photos.newhavenregister.com, 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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Weekly uses Facebook for news tips on bank robbery story

When a downtown bank in sleepy New Milford was robbed in broad daylight in January, the staff of the weekly Housatonic Times jumped into action with digital-first, minute-by-minute breaking news reporting of the manhunt that ensued. That alone was a … Continue reading

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