Obituary – Larry N. Froelich

Larry N. Froelich, 77, on June 5, 2017 after a sudden accident. He was news editor of the Lexington Herald-Leader from 1990 until he retired in 2005. “Larry was a superb editor,” said Tom Eblen, Herald-Leader columnist and former managing editor. “He set high standards for our national and international coverage with his good judgment, passion for news, sense of fairness, […]

Public Notice Center takes issue with CJR article

By Richard Karpel, executive director, Public Notice Resource Center In a recent article in Columbia Journalism Review, Liena Zagare and Ben Smith argue that local governments should move public notice and other civic advertising from newspapers to local-news websites like their own BKLYNER. To buttress their case, they claim that a newspaper in their borough, the Brooklyn Eagle, recently had […]

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Was Trump’s Twitter action unconstitutional? Guidelines to headlines EPPY awards entries now being accepted Poynter helps create training program for college journalists NMA introduces Digital Metrics Platform   9 tips for writing stronger headlines Headlines are lifelines to our readers. They grab attention, build trust and help time-pressed consumers focus on the stories they care most about. Here are nine […]

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