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VIDEO NOW

A Report of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism From October, 2013 until February, 2014, Video Now visited newsrooms across the United States to interview and observe reporters and editors producing video journalism. Video has become an important editorial tool, as well as a potentially large revenue source for […]
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Building your brand online

Building your brand online

So you want to build up an online profile and get people to start recognising your work. But where on earth do you start? download Flash Player here Alex Ayling, Head of BBC Worldwide Studios talks us through what it is that works for big online brands, and offers […]
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Palleske has big dreams

Palleske has big dreams

Reanna Palleske, 18, of Bewdley, is hoping to realize her dream of becoming an astronaut. She left Saturday to begin basic training for the armed forces. She was accepted to Royal Military College where she hopes to study space science. ROBERT WASHBURN For Northumberland Today If the adage reach […]
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Alnwick/Haldimand Township to update bylaw for liquor applications

ALNWICK/HALDIMAND – It was a moment straight out of the 1920s prohibition era at Alnwick/Haldimand Township council Thursday. A liquor licence application came before council from Jenna Corcoran, owner of the Whispering Springs Wilderness Retreat for its guest reception bar tent, guest pavilion, and patio, asking for approval and […]
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Proposed vegetation policy is about road maintenance: Hickey

PORT HOPE – Proposed changes to cutting roadside vegetation means public works staff will have the ability to cut anything they want when they want and in whatever fashion they choose, says a spokesperson for Rural Representation. Caroline Thornton, communications director for the former Hope Township citizens’ group, said […]
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Cambridge Bay basketball players visit the area

Cambridge Bay basketball players visit the area

Members of the Cambridge Bay youth basketball team were staying in Camborne this past week as they prepare for the prestigious North American Indigenous Games being held in Toronto starting on July 16. Pictured, from left, are coach Terry Aknavigak, Kanen Evalik, Dallas Harvey, Peter Evalik, Lance Akoluk, Joshua […]
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Canadian pride displayed in winning piece of art

Canadian pride displayed in winning piece of art

Baylee van Steijn 16, of Gores Landing, was the winner of the Cobourg Museum Foundation High School Art Content for Canada 150 with her piece Canada in the Wood. She is standing in front of the storefront display of all the entries on King Street West. ROBERT WASHBURN/For Northumberland […]
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Officials monitoring Cobourg beach conditions

Officials monitoring Cobourg beach conditions

Sand was brought to Cobourg beach, which has been flooded for quite some time, last week in advance of the annual Waterfront Festival. More rain, however, caused more flooding. PETE FISHER/Northumberland Today file photo COBOURG – Town officials are carefully monitoring conditions at Victoria Beach following another weekend of […]
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Historical model on display in Cobourg

Historical model on display in Cobourg

From left, Dean Tapscott, Ron Rose, Henry Heideman, Brian Nelle, Paul Chandler and Ken Willocks spent the last year, along with Peter Dullard (absent), creating a replica of Cobourg using a map drawn in 1874. ROBERT WASHBURN/For Northumberland Today COBOURG – Using a drawing of Cobourg from 1874, a […]
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