Entries by Alex McNamee

The SNO Report: Have the Source app? Tell your readers.

You serve a vital role in keeping your school community informed. When you can’t do it in person, your website and social media pages become more important than ever. Beyond that, we have two mobile apps, the Student News Source for scholastic programs and the College News Source for college publications, to help you reach […]

The SNO Report: SNO Distinguished Sites submission deadline changed

We’ll be honest. When we sent out our last Distinguished Sites email update back in February, the possibility of being thrust into the midst of a global pandemic wasn’t really on our radar. Suffice to say, we recognize that your publication program has probably been undergoing some pretty big structural changes lately, so we’re making […]

The SNO Report: Don’t fall for these scams!

Texting “STOP” is not 100 percent effective. Often, it isn’t even an option — such is the case for the three scams our customers ask us about most. So today, we thought we’d take a few minutes to bring to light these scams and what to do about them. Guest Post or Link The scam: […]

Not the steak: this week on Fresh Powder

The lede “Two kindergartners in Utah told a Latino boy that President Trump would send him back to Mexico, and teenagers in Maine sneered ‘Ban Muslims’ at a classmate wearing a hijab. In Tennessee, a group of middle-schoolers linked arms, imitating the president’s proposed border wall as they refused to let nonwhite students pass. In […]

The SNO Report: Developing a News Digest

The earliest news digests were cave paintings. Newspapers? Humongous news digests. Post Reports, the Washington Post podcast, is an audible news digest for your morning commute. NextDraft, from Dave Pell, is a news digest landing in your email every afternoon. Fresh Powder, from us? The best news digest. The magazine your city sends you four times a year… you’re really going to make us […]