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Joshua Benton of Harvard University on the future of the newspaper industry

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The future may be looking decidedly bleak for the newspaper industry in the US, but for Joshua Benton, Director of the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard .

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Joshua Is Missing

It is twenty years since six-year-old Joshua Horton disappeared from his schoolyard leaving no clues. The kidnapping remains unsolved. His mother is convinced that Joshua is still alive and one day will return to her. Dr. Joshua Benton, raised in London, England by devoted parents, is hired by Harvard as a Scientist and Researcher. Joshua accepts the opportunity to work with the prestigious group in Harvard and moves to Cambridge, Mass. where due to a series of accidental events he finds himself engrossed in unraveling the mystery of the kidnapped Joshua Horton

Muster Rolls of the Soldiers of the War of 1812

This work is an exhaustive list of soldiers who were detached from the regular North Carolina Militia for service in the War of 1812. Arranged by company and by county regiment, the book is, in fact, a complete muster roll of the state's 12,000 active wartime participants, and it constitutes an important sourcebook in the literature of North Carolina genealogy. The lists, of which there are hundreds, contain the names of both officers and men and are presented in two separate sections: one covering the detachments of 1812, the other the detachments of 1814. It should be emphasized that the Clearfield edition of the Muster Rolls is the only edition with an index, as it includes the complete name index to the 12,000 or so names listed in the volume that was compiled by Maurice S. Toler of...

10000 members, more big donors, new kinds of readers: Here's where the Texas Tribune wants to be by 2025 - Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard

Double audience by aiming for younger, more ethnically diverse readers. The Texas Tribune now has 1. 9 million website visitors a month, nearly eight times as many as it had in 2010 (“and thousands of others consume our journalism in their local newspapers, on their local newscasts, through social media, and at the... ” Over the next seven years, the Tribune will launch a breaking-news desk and develop strategies that aim to attract “Texas’ fastest-growing populations: young and ethnically diverse Texans,” as well as “urban and suburban” folks outside Austin. Among the ways the Tribune will do this: more cross-publishing (including a “weekly legislative update in the print-focused Community Impact,” as well as projects inspired by the success of the Tribune’s 2017 sex-trafficking reporting partnership... Double the number of paying members, to roughly 10,000. In 2009, 2,081 people subscribed to the Tribune. now, 4,399 people do. Membership growth “hasn’t kept pace with our overall audience growth,” so the plan is to double down on it, offering members more opportunities to engage and get involved across the newsroom, and boosting newsletter... From our founding, the Tribune’s diverse revenue model — drawing on foundations and corporations as well as individuals to fund our operations — has been one of our biggest strengths. But ultimately, our sustainability as a news organization will depend heavily on the last of that group: fellow Texans who believe enough in our mission to invest in it. Raise a lot more cash. Since launch, about 10 percent of the Tribune’s revenue has come from individual memberships. The Tribune wants to increase its revenue by 10 percent each year, and “given the capacity of high-net-worth individuals, deep-pocketed foundations and corporate behemoths in our midst, we believe it’s highly attainable. ” One pathway there: “gala fundraisers around the state…mission-focused, talent-driven evening events in Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio. modernizing the Tribune’s tech stack (“our CMS must continuously evolve to work seamlessly with the stories and readers of tomorrow”), especially on mobile. making its reporting more “ground-up” and “community-driven” to better reach “Texans who’d like to be engaged in what we cover but struggle to find a way in”. doing a better job of connecting editorial and audience data to “gain better insights... The full report is here. (And, full disclosure, Nieman Lab director Joshua Benton was one of the people the Tribune consulted in the creation of this report. 10,000 members, more big donors, new kinds of readers: Here’s where the Texas Tribune wants to be by 2025. Nieman Journalism Lab. Retrieved September 10, 2018, from http://www. org/2018/09/10000-members-more-big-donors-new-kinds-of-readers-heres-where-the-texas-tribune-wants-to-be-by-2025/. Owen, Laura Hazard. "10,000 members, more big donors, new kinds of readers: Here’s where the Texas Tribune wants to be by 2025. " Nieman Journalism Lab. Last modified September 5, 2018. Accessed September 10, 2018. http://www. org/2018/09/10000-members-more-big-donors-new-kinds-of-readers-heres-where-the-texas-tribune-wants-to-be-by-2025/. org/2018/09/10000-members-more-big-donors-new-kinds-of-readers-heres-where-the-texas-tribune-wants-to-be-by-2025/. | title = 10,000 members, more big donors, new kinds of readers: Here’s where the Texas Tribune wants to be by 2025. | last = Owen. | work = [[Nieman Journalism Lab]]. | date = 5 September 2018. | accessdate = 10 September 2018. | ref = {{harvid|Owen|2018}}.

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  2. If you like newsroom innovation documents, you'll love this: The Texas Tribune on Wednesday released its first-ever strategic plan, outlining where it wants to be by 2025. Each day we confront a new normal: public distrust and official condemnation, 
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Cooking

Joshua's Favorite Tilapia With Jasmine Rice (black pepper, cumin, salad dressing, rice, margarine, old bay seasoning, salt, tilapia fillets, water)

Zesty Pita Chips (garlic powder, italian seasoning, paprika)

Moist N Tender Wings (chicken, chili powder, hot sauce, garlic, garlic salt, lemon juice, molasses, salsa, worcestershire sauce)

Jacob's Middle Eastern Lentil Soup (lentils, cumin, red pepper flakes, lemon juice, olive oil, onions, red pepper, salt, water)

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Photograph of Margaret "Maggie" Hagan [1866-1944] - daughter of John Hagan Jr. & Louisa Mary "Lyde" Garrison, stepdaughter of Joseph Benton "Joab" Fordyce. Original, professional photograph from F. S. Hawkins, Waynesburg, Pa. The Rice-Fordyce Series photographs were passed from Joshua Rice [1840-1896] and his wife, Henrietta Fordyce [1846-1920], to their son John Lockwood Rice [1886-1964] and his wife, Mary Irene Phillips [1887-1959], to their son John Robert Rice who owned and shared the photographs with the Greene Connections: Greene County, Pennsylvania Photo Archives Project in 2006. The Rice-Fordyce Series is a part of the John Robert Rice Collection.
Joshua Shriver
Co. E, 74th IND. Infantry Pages 541-542, transcribed by Carolyn Ward from History of Butler County, Kansas by Vol. P. Mooney. Standard Publishing Company, Lawrence, Kan.: 1916. ill.; 894 pgs. HISTORY OF BUTLER COUNTY Joshua Shriver, of Towanda, Kans., is a veteran of the Civil war and a Kansas pioneer who has spent over forty-five years of his life in Butler county. He was born at Elkhart, Ind., in 1841, and is a son of Daniel and Lavina (Nuzum) Shriver, both natives of Virginia, who removed to Indiana at an early date. The following children were born to Daniel and Lavina (Nuzum) Shriver: Joshua, the subject of this sketch; William, Elkhart, Ind.; Rufus, Elkhart, Ind.; Frank, Peabody, Kans.; Anne (deceased); Mrs. Matilda Hoover, Peabody, Kans.; Mrs. Phoebe Lambert, Goshen, Ind.; John (deceased), and Noah (deceased). Joshua Shriver spent his boyhood days in his native State and was educated in the public schools of Elkhart. About the time he reached his majority he enlisted at...
Joshua Evilsizer
Co. E, 2nd Missouri Cavalry, Union Army Enlisted at age 21 on August 15, 1861 at Chillicothe, Missouri Mustered in Sept. 3, 1861 at Benton Barracks, Missouri Deserted August 31, 1862 at Benton Barracks, Missouri The Republican Butter-Bates Co, Missouri, Friday, January 18,1907 Death of Joshua Evilsizer Joshua Evilsizer died Thursday night at 9:30 o'clock, Jan 10, 1907 after an illness of several years duration. The funeral service was held at the home on West Ohio Street, Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock conducted by Rev J W Laster of the Baptist Church. The burial was at Oak Hill. Joshua Evilsizer was born in Indiana December 22, 1839 and at the time of his death, was but a few days over 68 years of age. He moved with his parents to bates County when Montevalley now in Vernon County was in this county. His father set out the first orchard in Montevally then just a trading post. Later with his parents, he moved to Ray County were he resided with them until the breaking out of...

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