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Wednesday, July 31, 2019
I remember well the first day I walked into the Daily News as a new member of the staff in September 1987.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
One of the Daily News’ correspondents in Northeast Nebraska — who I’ve known for a long time — recently sent me an email with some kind words in relation to my plans to retire from the full-time editor’s position at the Daily News at the end of this month.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
It’s not just reporters who conduct interviews. Students often find themselves having to do interviews as part of a class assignment. Human resources representatives conduct job interviews.
Wednesday, July 03, 2019
In early June — to help commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion during World War II — the Daily News published something completely different.
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Over the years, the Daily News — like many other businesses — establishes guidelines to follow. They’re designed to help us be consistent and fair in dealing with the general public, while also striving to provide as interesting content as possible for readers and online users.
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
“Good grammar is like personal hygiene. You can ignore it if you want, but don’t be surprised when people draw their conclusions.”
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Several Daily News staff members had the pleasure to meet with Norfolk Police Chief Don Miller recently as a way to get better acquainted and discuss media coverage of police-related activities.
Monday, June 10, 2019
In a country preoccupied with presidential candidates preaching extreme liberalism and even unabashed socialism comes America’s greatest living historian, David McCullough, with a new and needed book.
Wednesday, June 05, 2019
My how time flies.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
One of the challenges facing newspapers and other media outlets is deciding how much attention to pay to a historical anniversary.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Some odds and ends to share with readers:
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Here comes another installment in the irregular series of “things a news organization concerns itself with that probably seem very strange to the average person”:
Wednesday, May 08, 2019
Like many other businesses in Norfolk and area communities, the Daily News somewhat regularly gets calls from school representatives asking if we would be willing to have one of their students spend a few hours here as part of a job shadow.
Wednesday, May 01, 2019
Creating an even playing field for a free and diverse press in the United States is the goal of what’s officially titled the “Journalism Competition and Preservation Act.”
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
You’ve probably noticed the advertisements that have been published already in the Daily News. But I can’t help but offer another mention of the Norfolk Area Business Hall of Fame.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
A few student-related items to pass along in this space today.
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Some more odds and ends from the newsroom to share:
Wednesday, April 03, 2019
Some odds and ends from the newsroom to share:
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
I recently had a Daily News reader ask me for some tips on how best to write a letter to a state legislator. It was a good question because state senators likely receive a large number of letters and emails on legislative bills.
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Some odds and ends from the newsroom to pass along:
Wednesday, May 05, 2021
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Monday, May 03, 2021
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I personally don’t think that it is difficult to approach hard topics with people who had di…
Imagine you’re in an important interview and you’re getting to the final questions on the in…
Friday, April 30, 2021
People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones. On a literal level, that makes perfe…
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
It’s machine shed clean up time. We didn’t have our shed built when our firstborn graduated …
Friday, April 23, 2021
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Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Twenty years ago, “Atonement” by Ian McEwan was published. It became a bestseller and major …
You might have read about Robin Hood, not the guy with the green hat, but an app for your ph…
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
So many of us get caught up in the rush of life. We get in a hurry to reach the next milesto…
Monday, April 19, 2021
I am an extremely involved student in my school. I juggle sports and various other extracurr…
Today’s youths are continually bombarded with new items to add to an ever-expanding list of …
I am a student at Norfolk Catholic High School. That means I take 40 credit hours a week. Wh…