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Fall 2003: Tips on choosing
sound, plus a research report on "graphic overload."
Spring 2003: Suggestions for
improving your standups, a research report on newscast pacing, and
Lab Results from WEEK-TV.
Winter 2003: Tips on how revision
can help your writing, research on corrections policies, and Lab
Results on online storytelling.
Fall 2002: Read
about "Making the Team Work" in your newsroom, and check
the new research report on the effectiveness of animated graphics.
Spring 2002: This
issue features research on TV political coverage, and tips on finding
your story focus.
Winter 2002: Features
tips on developing a crisis coverage plan for your newsroom, and
research on how to use video in online stories, plus Lab Results
2001 Features tips on encouraging enterprise, reinventing the
desk, and new research on ensuring accuracy in TV news, plus a report
on Lab Days for assignment editors.
2001 Features tips on getting new hires up to speed in a hurry,
and research on the "geography of local TV news."
2001 Features tips on reinventing a newscast, and research on
what viewers think of live reports.
2000 Features research on what might bring viewers back to local
TV news, plus a report on a NewsLab conference on great storytelling.
2000 Features a report on building beat coverage, research on
making sense of complex stories.
2000 Features suggestions for campaign coverage, research on
the value of live reports.
Features strategies for winning support in the morning meeting,
plus focus group research on local TV news, case study on reporting
1999 Features survey results on the shrinking local TV news
audience, case study on making sense of a meeting story.
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