Archive for March 13th, 2013

We’re opening the News Lounge of the San Bernardino Sun today.

This is the second News Lounge for the Los Angeles News Group of Digital First Media. We opened the lounge at the Pasadena Star-News Tuesday.

I’ll update with some photos occasionally during the open house. Gabriel Luis Acosta of the Sun shot lots of photos as well.

Tout has been on my to-do list for a while now and Michael Anastasi, executive editor of the Los Angeles News Group, shot my first Tout video:

People are enjoying snacks:


The lounge is filling up:


We have two computers for public use:


Mike tells the News Lounge visitors our commitment to truth, integrity and watchdog journalism remains strong:


City Editor Ryan Carter welcomes visitors to the News Lounge opening:


The News Lounge includes some pre-digital journalism tools.


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I will be leading blogging workshops today at the Los Angeles News Group newsrooms of the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin and the San Bernardino Sun. I will discuss tips I have blogged about previously in various other posts:

Links and slides for workshops on blogging, social media, digital storytelling

Workshops on community engagement, beat blogging, Digital First workflow and metrics

A workshop for local bloggers in West Chester, PA

Bloggers share lots of advice

Here are my slides from the workshop:

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