The Scoop

A blog about what's new and changing on sacbee.com

June 15, 2010
Online pay walls and health forums. What's on your mind?

The Bee and its media friends want to discuss online news pay walls and the topic of our next health forum with you.

On June 22, The Bee and Sacramento Press will be co-hosting a panel discussion on online pay walls from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Bee, 2100 Q St. The event is open to the public and audience members will be encouraged to ask questions and provide feedback. Seating is limited and must be reserved in advance by emailing workshops@sacramentopress.com.

The panelists are Tim Foster, editor of Midtown Monthly; Mike O'Brien, co-publisher and owner of Sacramento Magazine; Geoff Samek, co-founder of Sacramento Press; Michael Sanford, vice president for content creation at KVIE; Ron Trujillo, editor of the Sacramento Business Journal; and Tom Negrete, managing editor for production and online at The Bee.

JT Long, a local independent journalist, will moderate the discussion.

The Bee and Capital Public Radio are in the process of deciding the topic of our fall forum and want your input. Help us decide by leaving a topic suggestion by clicking here.

June 9, 2010
Sacbee, Sacramento Press to host discussion on paywalls

The Bee and Sacramento Press will be co-hosting a panel discussion June 22 about online paywalls, focusing on the relationship between readers and news organizations. The event, which will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Bee, 2100 Q St., is open to the public and audience members will be encouraged to ask questions and provide feedback. Seating is limited, however, and must be reserved in advance by emailing workshops@sacramentopress.com.

The panelists are Tim Foster, editor of Midtown Monthly; Mike O'Brien, co-publisher and owner of Sacramento Magazine; Geoff Samek, co-founder of Sacramento Press; Michael Sanford, vice president for content creation at KVIE; Ron Trujillo, editor of the Sacramento Business Journal; and Tom Negrete, managing editor for production and online at The Bee.

JT Long, a local independent journalist, will moderate the discussion.

June 4, 2010
The Bee and sacbee, your primary sources for election news

Stay on top of election results Tuesday with sacbee.com. For up-to-the-minute results:

 

Sign up now for election night e-mail alerts at sacbee.com/email:

Select Capitol Alert for state races

Select Breaking News for local races

 

Go to sacbee.com on Election Day:

8 a.m.: Coverage of local and state elections begins.

8 p.m.: Results as they're counted. News from the candidate camps. Updates all night as the races are won.

5 a.m. Wednesday: Final results. Updates from the campaigns.

 

From your smart phone:

Check out our enhanced mobile site: m.sacbee.com

 

On Twitter:

@capitolalert, @sacbee_news

 

In The Sacramento Bee

Turn to the paper Wednesday: Context and comprehensive results for state, local and national races.

 

Need help voting?

Buy The Bee Monday for a reprint of our Voter Guide, available in newstands and stores only.

 

Or check out our online Voter Guide with statements from the candidates, or Bee endorsements from The Bee editorial board.

June 3, 2010
Sacbee, your primary source for election results

On Election Day, June 8, turn to www.sacbee.com for the region's most complete election coverage of local and state races, from governor to Sacramento City Council. Read the latest stories and blog posts from Bee reporters who will be at the parties with the candidates of the major races. Bee reporters will file posts and stories through the night and continue into late Wednesday so you know the latest election results, what the candidates are saying and what the election results likely mean for November.

We will have a special election blog that will provide constantly updated state and local news and photographs. The blog will allow users to focus on the races that interest them most. . We'll have a new mobile template that improves the look and navigation of our mobile offerings, and thus make it easier to keep up with The Bee's election coverage via your iPhone or smart phone. And we will of course track the big national election results and let you know about trends and surprises.



About The Scoop

The Scoop is a blog where the managers of sacbee.com talk about new initiatives and our plans for sacbee.com. You can reach us by at the e-mail addresses below or you can comment on our postings.

Tom Negrete is managing editor of The Bee and oversees the daily work of journalists who produce news content for the newspaper and sacbee.com. Negrete, who has been at The Bee since 1994, has served as assistant managing editor for business and sports, sports editor and assistant city editor. E-mail him at tnegrete@sacbee.com or reach him at (916) 321-1171.

Seán McMahon is The Bee's Director of Digital Media, overseeing the interactive efforts of the company. His e-mail is smcmahon@sacbee.com.

Linda Gonzales is digital team leader for Sacbee.com and has been an editor at The Bee since 1995. You can email her at lgonzales@sacbee.com.

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