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The FAA’s drone rules are here: What does it mean for journalists?

by Matt Waite, Drone Journalism Lab, June 21, 2016
In 60 days, drone journalism will be legally possible in any newsroom in the United States. That’s not to say it will be easy, but it will be legally possible in ways that it has never been before. ... More

Friday wrap up June 10, 2016

Highlights from the board, new MDDC members, a new board member, and the advertising contest, all in this week's Friday Wrap up. ... More

Covering meetings with mobile

Judd Slivka slivkaj@missouri.edu Assistant Professor of Convergence Journalism University of Missouri
Meetings are the bread and butter of print journalism. The paper-of-record mindset tends to assign reporters to every city council hearing, every committee meeting. It’s a bit different from TV, where reporters will drop in on meetings to highlight an important issue.

But regardless of when we cover it, meetings can be an important ingredient in our recipe to dominate the social feed ... More

Friday wrap up June 5, 2016

News about Freelance Directory, Expert list, Advertising Contest and more, in the Friday wrap-up ... More

New federal overtime rules affect newspapers

The Department of Labor has announced a final rule that will substantially increase the minimum salary requirement for certain employees to be considered exempt from overtime. The new rule takes effect December 1, 2016 and is expected to extend overtime protections to 4.2 million more workers. ... More

MDDC Celebrates Winners of 2015 Editorial Awards

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