18 journalism work-from-home tips from the LION Publishers community
The job of a Local Independent Online News Publisher is often a work-from-home one.
Committee to Project Journalists now monitoring North America for threats against news media
The Committee to Project Journalists is now monitoring North America for the first time for violence against journalists as well as threats, intimidation, a lack of response to any of the above from law enforcement, and other access-related problems, according to CPJ’s Avi Asher Schapiro and Stephanie Sugars.
Local online news publishers offer advice on hiring, managing, paying advertising sales reps
Hiring an outside advertising sales rep can make a crucial difference in whether a local independent online news site reaches sustainability. Three veteran publishers offered advice on hiring, managing and paying advertising sales reps in a LION webinar Sept. 14.
LION webinar series tackles programmatic advertising, copyright, metrics and more
LION Publishers is offering a monthly webinar series that will tackle programmatic advertising for local independent online news sites, navigating legal issues surrounding copyright and fair use, managing website metrics, and localizing free content available from national news sites.
LION Webinar 13: Preserving Digital Archives
Are your story archives protected from a major server crash or other technology problem? And what happens to news archives crucial to the history of a community if a local online news site closes down?
LION Webinar 12: The Digital Publisher's Toolbox
LION members Bill Smith (Evanston Now), Jay Allred (Richland Source) and Sally Francom (Lehi Free Press) offer a quick look at some key tools that keep their businesses running
LION Webinar 11: Local news revenue from email newsletters; Wrap your news business around a profitable email edition
LION member Joe Hyde, publisher of San Angelo Live in Texas, talks about growing readership and revenue through email newsletters
LION Webinar 10: Native advertising for small news organizations
Jaci Smith and Scott Brodbeck offer tips, advice, and best practices for local news sites to start selling native advertising
LION Webinar 9: Local business directories, readership and revenue
Bizyhood founder Scott Barnett says adding a business directory is only the first step for news publishers – it’s what comes next that matters most
LION Webinar 8: How Independent Publishers Can Survive Ad Blocking
Travis Smith of Hop Studios says the best way to fight ad blockers is to reduce the friction between your readers and your ads
LION Webinar 7: Podcasting and Online Radio for Local News Sites
Scott Schaefer Talks About How He Set Up His Podcasting Operation at South King Media in Washington