Author Archive for Ashley Alexander

The Value of the News Media Industry
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The Value of the News Media Industry

In the past when I thought of news media I would think of newspapers. Newspapers...what an outdated concept, right? The only person I know that ... Read More
Facebook Live Awards 2017
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Facebook Live Awards 2017

By this point, we all know what Facebook Live is, right? (If not, don’t worry. Check out our piece from last year that explains Facebook ... Read More
The State of Digital Media
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The State of Digital Media

Earlier this summer, Reuters Institute released the Digital News Report 2017. The report presented statistics regarding the digital news consumption. The data was collected by ... Read More
Rising Star: Alexandra Smith, Content Strategist for The Coloradoan
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Rising Star: Alexandra Smith, Content Strategist for The Coloradoan

“Why won’t you read this great story? What can I do to make sure that it pops up in your Facebook News Feed or newsletter roundup? ... Read More
Rising Star: Daisy Chavez, Kansas City Star Media Account Executive
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Rising Star: Daisy Chavez, Kansas City Star Media Account Executive

At first, Daisy Chavez wanted to be a teacher. Then, she switched to studying nursing. So how, at 28 years old, did she end up ... Read More
Rising Star: Tory Starr, Director of Social Media at WGBH
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Rising Star: Tory Starr, Director of Social Media at WGBH

Social media matters. It’s pretty indisputable at this point. Your favorite celebrity has it, your uncle has it and your neighbor’s pet Chihuahua probably  has ... Read More
The Rise of Newsletters
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The Rise of Newsletters

The first thing I do when I wake up is check my phone. Around 6:45 a.m., a new email pops into my inbox. It's one ... Read More
Her Conference Recap
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Her Conference Recap

Intern Ashley Alexander's recap of Her Conference and her weekend in New York City ... Read More
Her Conference 2017
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Her Conference 2017

The summer of professional development and exploration in the field is continuing for this News Media Alliance Intern! I am so fortunate (and absolutely ecstatic) ... Read More
Meet Derek Simmons, Star Tribune’s First Chief Creative Officer
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Meet Derek Simmons, Star Tribune’s First Chief Creative Officer

On June 27, Star Tribune Media Co. announced Derek Simmons as the company’s new chief creative officer to lead development of innovative print and digital ... Read More
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