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Five mobile journalism basics to remember | RJI



We talk about apps and frames, quick-to-social and between-casts. And we talk about when we should and shouldn't use mobile devices for journalism. Well, let's stop talking about application and talk for a few minutes about execution.

Hood County News gets it right

Who gets it right?

January 13, 2016

In 2015, I visited a lot of successful papers

By Kevin Slimp
Software Review

I’ve been training and advising newspapers for 21 years, ever since Larry Smith asked me to come look over his operation in LaFollette, TN, in 1994. I worked with more than 100 papers in my travels this year, not counting the thousands of papers that attended conferences and training events I’ve led.

The Francis A. Henninger Grant Program

Since its introduction a few years ago, the Francis A. Henninger Grant program has contributed to design improvements at newspapers throughout the United States and Canada. Applications from other quarters are still under review. Thousands of dollars in savings are available to program participants.

The grant program, developed by independent newspaper design consultant Ed Henninger, is his effort to reach out to those publishers and editors who believe their newspapers can't afford professional design assistance.