Monthly Archives: December 2009
APSE’s section and writing contest for the best of 2009 is officially set with today’s announcement that the final two mandatory dates have been chosen. The entry deadline is Feb. 9.
Paul Vigna, sports editor of the Harrisburg (Pa.) Patriot-News, has been elected vice chair of the Mid-Atlantic Region. It's Vigna's second stint in an APSE...
Two sports information professionals discuss changes in news dissemination and the importance of social media. Neither values newspaper coverage as they once did.
APSE announces the winners of its inaugural Web contest. Here are the Top 10 and those receiving honorable mention in the larger of two categories: over 1 million unique visitors per month.
APSE announces the winners of its inaugural Web contest. Here are the Top 10 and those receiving honorable mention in the smaller of two categories: under 1 million unique visitors per month.
A former United Parcel Service truck driver has been charged with three traffic violations in an Oct. 5 crash that killed Baltimore Sun business...
The session was called Help Me! The Challenge Panel at the APSE Mid-Atlantic Region meeting in State College, Pa., earlier this month. Editors there shared their experiences in surviving and reinventing.
When Tim Franklin left the Baltimore Sun in December of 2008 to join the journalism department at Indiana University, his mandate was both clear and challenging. “The charge I was given by the university was to make this the premier sports media program in the country,” he said. A year later, Franklin appears well on his way toward achieving that goal.
The editors of two papers with vastly different circulations and problems tackled a session on how to handle big events at the APSE Mid-Atlantic Region meeting this month in State College, Pa. Ben Brigandi and John Quinn on what they know and have learned.
High school sports, once considered a part of daily local newspaper coverage that no Web site could match, is now under increasing competition from national entities that used to focus on colleges and the pros. That means local papers have felt the pressure to increase their online high school presence, a challenge that was the subject during a “Pumping Up Your Preps” session at this month's APSE Mid-Atlantic regional at Penn State.