‘Behind the Bylines’: RTD reporters discuss their craft

By Carolanne Wilson
VCU Capital News Service

Local news outlets find an unlikely ally in the duopoly

Talk to a big publisher about Google and Facebook, and you’ll hear the strains of a dysfunctional relationship. But there’s one publishing sector that’s surprisingly having a bit of a honeymoon period: local news.

Facebook paid pubs to use Live. Here’s what happened at the Times.

The number of live videos posted to The New York Times main Facebook page has consistently surpassed regular videos in the 12 months since Facebook began paying select media partners to

RTD 2017 Speaker Series: Behind the Byline

An insider's view into the year's top stories so far - featuring enterprise reporters Sarah Kleiner and Katy Burnell Evans, retail reporter Tammie Smith, meteorologist John Boyer, crime and courts report Ali Rockett, and state government reporter Michael Martz.

Where: Virginia Historical Society, Robins Family Forum, 428 N Boulevard, Richmond 23220

When: Tuesday, May 23rd 7-8:30 p.m.

Parking: Free parking on site

For more information and tickets, click here

Community Journalism Workshop


Thu, Jun 22 2017 to Fri, Jun 23 2017

Get a hands-on, intensive training experience at an affordable price

2017 VPA Sales Conference


Fri, Jun 09 2017

The theme of this year’s dynamic conference is Hit Your #s Now! An Immersion in Multimedia Sales Best Practices, featuring nationally acclaimed media advertising sales consultant and trainer Mike Blinder

Issues with FOIA?

The Virginia Press Association is currently collecting information on issues that individuals and organizations have had with FOIA. These stories will help our lobbying efforts by providing more anecdotal evidence when meeting with legislators or testifying in committee.