journalism http://wrvo.org en Changes to Post-Standard bring unexpected consequences http://wrvo.org/post/changes-syracuse-post-standard-bring-unexpected-consequences <p>A new era of newspaper journalism has taken hold of central New York this week. The Syracuse Post-Standard's new business model is in place, with fewer printed copies of the paper, and more emphasis on digital platforms. And there are many implications of this change to the region. Mon, 04 Feb 2013 12:46:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 32803 at http://wrvo.org Changes to Post-Standard bring unexpected consequences Post-Standard takes leap into digital era http://wrvo.org/post/post-standard-takes-leap-digital-era <p>The newspaper business is changing. It has to, in a digital world where information is as close as an app on a phone, or a tap on a computer. The question is, <em>how</em> will newspapers make that change?&nbsp;The Syracuse Post-Standard, owned by Advance Newspapers, has made its move, and the change is about to occur. Fri, 01 Feb 2013 10:44:00 +0000 Ellen Abbott 32698 at http://wrvo.org We now go live on scene to... our drone? http://wrvo.org/post/we-now-go-live-scene-our-drone <p>Dan Pacheco is able to steer a small drone above a group of students with just a WiFi connection and his iPad. What the drone sees is projected onto a big screen in front of them. Thu, 24 Jan 2013 21:03:11 +0000 Ryan Delaney 32338 at http://wrvo.org We now go live on scene to... our drone? Watertown Daily Times closes its Washington bureau http://wrvo.org/post/watertown-daily-times-closes-its-washington-bureau <p>&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font size="3">An era in North Country &ndash; and national &ndash; journalism came to a quiet close at the end of March. The Watertown Daily Times closed its Washington, D.C. bureau, laying off the last of its capitol beat reporters, part of a tradition that stretches back more than 60 years.</font></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font size="3">The closure is part of a steep decline in regional newspapers providing their own eyes and ears on the ground in Washington, looking out for their readers&#39; and their regions&#39; interests as federal policy is made. </font></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font size="3">Joanna Richards has more.</font></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"> Tue, 10 Apr 2012 04:08:16 +0000 Joanna Richards 17373 at http://wrvo.org