January Update: A great year behind us, an exciting, challenging year ahead / Upcoming classes

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We had a great year in 2013 – you can read about it in our staff reports. And we have exciting plans for the year ahead: We are upgrading the Daily Planet website to make it better-looking, easier… Read More

December Update: Join Our Board, Sausage Fest Alert, and more.

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November was a busy month for us at the Twin Cities Media Alliance and Twin Cities Daily Planet. We had the most successful Fall Media Forum that we have had in years – you can read about it… Read More

November Update: Great classes, Give to the Max, and our Fall Media Forum

November ia busy month for the Twin Cities Media Alliance – we have lots of classes scheduled, Give to the Max Day, and our annual Fall Media Forum. This year’s forum theme is “Getting the Word Out: New Media Strategies for Engaging Diverse… Read More

October Update: iMovie basics, social media clinic and more great classes

Are you reading this on a Mac or a PC? Or maybe a tablet, or on your phone? It doesn’t really matter, because whatever platform you prefer, we have some great classes for you. If you have a Mac,… Read More

August Update: new classes, Media Skills Fellowships

We’re having a great summer here at the Daily Planet. Summer is usually a slow time of year for readership, but the Daily Planet’s readership is at an all-time high: over 300,000 pageviews last month, and over 150,000… Read More

July Update: new board officers, noisy restaurants, photo challenge, classes and more

Summer is usually a slow time for us at the Media Alliance / Daily Planet, but this month, we have lots of news to report: board elections, a 4th of July fireworks photo challenge, a chance to participate in a story… Read More

June Update: Social media clinic, classes and more

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Are you a bit bewildered about social media – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and all the rest? You are not alone. If you want to learn a lot more about any of these new media, you can sign up… Read More

May Update: Birthday party, upcoming classes, editors reports and more

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Executive Director’s Report: We have some exciting classes scheduled this month – see Bruce Johnson’s report below for highlights, or scroll down for more staff reports, and a complete list of classes, Newsroom Cafes and this month’s social… Read More

April Update: Take a media skills class this spring

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Tired of winter? Shake off the winter blahs with one of our media skills classes, like Twitter 101, or Become a LinkedIn Power User, or sign up for our April Social Media Clinic.  Volunteer as a journalism mentor… Read More

March Update: Greek Feast, new staff members, classes and more…

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Lots of news to report this month: new staff members, our fourth annual Greek Feast at Gardens of Salonica on March 27, moremedia skills classes, workshops and newsroom cafes, and reports from editors Mary Turck and Jay Gabler, and community engagement coordinator… Read More

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