Entries by Tom

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The SNO Report: SNO’s Year in Numbers

When reflecting on 2020, a particularly prominent theme of the year seemed to be statistics. From COVID-19 cases to electoral college votes, numbers dominated the news cycle. As the year comes to a close, we thought it would be appropriate to apply this trend to our own work. With that, we present to you SNO’s 2020 […]

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Thoughts on Thanksgiving, three generations of cowboys, and the culture of cults: the last few weeks on Best of SNO

Since our last Best of Best of SNO roundup, we’ve received thousands more story submissions here at the SNO headquarters. Today, we’re sharing some of our favorites. Before you dive in, we’d like to take a moment to point out a trend you might notice in these selections: They are not COVID-19 related. While many of your […]

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The SNO Report: reporters capture “bombshell scoop”

260,000. That’s how many views a story on the Manual RedEye, the student news publication for duPont Manual High School in Louisville, Kentucky, has garnered since it was published on Oct. 30. The story has, as today’s teens would say, gone viral. The article broke the news about a training slideshow used by the Kentucky State Police (KSP) […]

MNDaily.com relaunches with SNO Sites

There were always a hundred reasons not to do it and just as many why they never did, a “big devotion” to the way they’d published online for years foremost among them. “It’s a big undertaking,” said Dylan Miettinen, editor-in-chief of The Minnesota Daily. It’s an inarguable fact, especially for a large college newspaper publishing around […]

SNO Distinguished Sites Starts Oct. 1

It’s the moment we know you’ve all been waiting for … SNO Distinguished Sites season is back! Starting tomorrow, Oct. 1, our SNO Distinguished Sites awards program will be open for business. Starting tomorrow, you’ll submit for badges on your own site dashboard, in the tab for SNO Badges. There, you’ll be able to track […]

SNO now offering classes, learning communities and consulting

This summer, more than 400 teachers and students from across the country attended our SNO Academy’s live and interactive virtual classes, taught in partnership between SNO and a group of the nation’s best journalism advisers. We were so overwhelmed by your response and continued interest in the Academy that we’re pleased to be able to […]