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Recruiting top-quality journalists is just half the job of building a strong newsroom. Without professional development, skills stagnate and leaders fail to grow. Watch as Walter Middlebrook of Newsday and Jerry Sass of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln as they share their advice on making good hires and developing effective leaders. A handout of ideas to foster diversity is also available. It's one of nine sessions at Editing the Future.

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Reporters, assigning editors and copy editors are wired differently, and that can lead to newsroom clashes. Watch as Jacqui Banaszynski, Knight chair for editing at the University of Missouri, offers a path to better working relationships and download her PowerPoint. It's one of nine sessions at Editing the Future.

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Editors must be able to go beyond forming an opinion based on solid information. They must also be able to speak up and share that opinion. Toward that end, let�s put on a show!

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A copy editor changes a lead without first checking with the reporter. The city desk treats the copy desk like proofreaders instead of professionals. Protocols are designed to help the copy desk and the city desk create a more productive environment. Here's a guide to writing one.

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