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Readers Create a Pinterest Spring Garden/ How we did it

When I asked the features staff for a way to get our readers involved on our San Jose Mercury News Pinterest page. Bay Area News Group Home & Garden Editor … Continue reading

March 20, 2012 · 2 Comments

Fabulous Facebook Timeline Ideas/Troubleshooting

The history of food, San Francisco Bay Area style;  the history of Silicon Valley, and the best-loved movies of the decades are just some of the Facebook timelines the Bay … Continue reading

March 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

What digital tools should every journalist know? Add yours

What are the 10 tools or things that a Digital First journalist should know? In other words, if you were to set a minimum standard of training for a journalist … Continue reading

March 15, 2012 · 5 Comments

DFM Chats Every Wednesday

Every Wednesday at 9 a.m. PT, Digital First Media holds chats, which you can join on twitter using the hashtag #dfmchat . You can also join by clicking here .  These … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

The ideaLab Winners, Their Ideas

Congratulations to the Bay Area News Group folks chosen for the Digital First ideaLab: Dana Hull, Thomas Peele, Lisa Fernandez, Alex Fong and Angela Woodall. Here is the proposal that … Continue reading

March 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Timeline for Facebook Brand Pages: What is your plan?

The timeline has arrived to Facebook brand pages. As of March 30, all will be converted to the new format. That, of course, means that the time to plan for … Continue reading

March 1, 2012 · 1 Comment