Monthly Archives: December 2014

Dec 30

Best Tips of the Year for Journalists

In case you missed them here are some of the top tips from the year to help make you a better journalist: Tips from investigative reporters on how to find people online or in databases. An amazing new way of … Read More

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Dec 17

Google Brings Back Its Free News Archive

I’m giving a big shout-out to Barry Swartz at Search Engine Land for the tip that we can again search Google News for stories from the past. This option has been gone for more than three years. So all you … Read More

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Dec 10

Find Surplus Military Equipment Given to Local Police

I commend the Syracuse Media Group and reporter Michelle Breidenbach for scouring the Defense Logistics Agency to find out about the cast-off armored vehicles that the feds gave to our local police.  In a series of stories she reported that … Read More

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