NPR Digital Services http://digitalservices.npr.org en Automatically Publish Mountain Stage Content on Core Publisher http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/automatically-publish-mountain-stage-content-core-publisher <p>Using the "retrieve and categorize" tool, Core Publisher stations can customize what content they automatically publish and where that content should go on sites. Recently we improved that tool by allowing stations to push content into programs and tags as well and categories.</p><p>If you are interested in getting other stations to publish your content, add your content ids and org ids on the <a href="http://faq.ds.npr.org/questions/473/share-your-awesome-station-content-using-core-publisher" target="_blank">Q&amp;A Cafe</a>.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:40:08 +0000 Chad Matlick 1024 at http://digitalservices.npr.org Automatically Publish Mountain Stage Content on Core Publisher Six Questions About Tumblr, Answered by Tumblr http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/six-questions-about-tumblr-answered-tumblr <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When I think about which of the many social media platforms are tailor made for radio,</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span class="GINGER_SOFTWARE_mark" ginger_software_uiphraseguid="d2032bfd-c19c-4d83-8e7d-b9e88947cb77" id="6292fda5-892a-4c03-848e-6f45e93479d0">Tumb</span>lr is the first to come to mind<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. In terms of ease of use, formatting, and even content,&nbsp;</span>Tumblr<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;can be just right for the time-crunched public radio reporter, producer, or for special projects.</span></p><p>I am sure there are Tumblr doubters out there, but like all tools, the power is in how and why you use it.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">To help answer some questions we had about using Tumblr, &nbsp;</span>I spoke with&nbsp;<a href="http://strle.tumblr.com/"><span style="font-size: small; font-family: tahoma, sans-serif; line-height: normal;">Danielle&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Strle,</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Tumblr's<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></a><span style="font-size: small; font-family: tahoma, sans-serif; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://strle.tumblr.com/">Director of Product for Community &amp; Content</a>. I asked her to shed some light on some common questions we hear about Tumblr:&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:00:56 +0000 Emily Alfin Johnson 1019 at http://digitalservices.npr.org Six Questions About Tumblr, Answered by Tumblr How Can I Add My Station's Newscasts into NPR One? http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/how-can-i-add-my-stations-newscasts-npr-one <p>To participate in NPR One, please take a moment to review how station audio content is surfaced in the NPR One app (Note, this&nbsp;app is the&nbsp;first product in <a href="https://www.nprstations.org/online/reimagining/index.cfm">Reimagining&nbsp;Radio initiative</a>) by downloading and using the app here, <a class="external-link" href="http://n.pr/mobilebeta" rel="nofollow">n.pr/mobilebeta</a>. &nbsp;You should be able to hear any audio from your station that was recently uploaded to the NPR API within the first half hour of listening (mixed with NPR content). Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:05:59 +0000 Janeen Williamson & Asli Binal 1022 at http://digitalservices.npr.org How Can I Add My Station's Newscasts into NPR One? Troubleshooting FAQ for adding your newscasts http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/troubleshooting-faq-adding-your-newscasts <p>Please find a list of common questions below to help troubleshoot questions you may have while setting up your newscasts in NPR One.&nbsp; If you do not find the answer to your issue below, please email <a href="mailto:nprone@ds.npr.org?subject=Newscast%20Set%20Up%20Help">nprone@ds.npr.org</a>.</p><p><strong>How do I access StationConnect?</strong><br />Your StationConnect login is the same login you use for nprstations.org.&nbsp; If you forget your password, there is a "Forgot Login/Register" link on the StationConnect login screen.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:13:36 +0000 Janeen Williamson & Asli Binal 1023 at http://digitalservices.npr.org NPR and Member Stations on iTunes Radio http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/npr-and-member-stations-itunes-radio <p>On March 24, 2014, NPR's acting President &amp; CEO Paul Hagga announced a pledge to build a transformative local/national presence in the digital environment, and bring NPR and Member Station content to audiences however they choose to listen. Following an approval by the NPR Board of Directors, NPR became the first provider of news/talk content on iTunes Radio. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:42:22 +0000 Stephanie Miller 1020 at http://digitalservices.npr.org Q&A: Why Michigan Radio Lets 26 Staffers Post to Their Facebook Page http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/qa-why-michigan-radio-lets-26-staffers-post-their-facebook-page <div><p></p><p>Succeeding on Facebook isn't an easy task. Your station posts are competing with every other post from every other page that your fan has liked, from baby pictures to other local news outlets.</p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 20:07:12 +0000 Teresa Gorman 1017 at http://digitalservices.npr.org Q&A: Why Michigan Radio Lets 26 Staffers Post to Their Facebook Page Lessons From #NPRWIT: Preparation and Collaboration Keys to Social Storytelling Success http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/lessons-nprwit-preparation-and-collaboration-keys-social-storytelling-success <div><p></p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 13:11:23 +0000 Teresa Gorman & Davar Ardalan 1014 at http://digitalservices.npr.org Lessons From #NPRWIT: Preparation and Collaboration Keys to Social Storytelling Success Training on Demand: Audio Innovation http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/training-demand-audio-innovation <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">We are pleased to share with you the next series of webinars in our Training on Demand Series. This round is all about audio innovation.&nbsp;</span><br /><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">These webinars tackle the question: what’s next for audio? We have conversations with radio innovators 99% Invisible’s <a href="https://twitter.com/romanmars">Roman Mars</a> and the Executive&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Producer of Slate Podcasts</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/andybowers">Andy Bowers</a>&nbsp;, as well as insight on the future of mobile audio from former Marketplace Digital Director&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/byMattBerger">Matt Berger</a> and</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> station wide innovation from </span>WNYC’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> <a href="https://www.wnyc.org/people/dean-cappello/">Dean </a></span><a href="https://www.wnyc.org/people/dean-cappello/">Cappello</a>.&nbsp;<br /><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As a way to make it easier to digest these webinars efficiently, each has been </span>timestamped<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to highlight the key takeaways. While they complement each other, they are not intended to be consumed in a particular order.&nbsp;</span></div><div> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 14:28:23 +0000 Kasia Podbielski 1015 at http://digitalservices.npr.org Training on Demand: Audio Innovation With Audio Quizzes, KALW Finds A Unique Way To Tell Stories About The Bay Area http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/audio-quizzes-kalw-finds-unique-way-tell-stories-about-bay-area <p></p><p>There are lots of tools you can use to experiment with audio storytelling&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">–</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;radio, digital, social, community engagement, quizzes.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><a href="http://audiograph.tumblr.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Audiograph</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">,&nbsp;</span>KALW<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;found a way to combine all of that into</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;into one unique project.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Audiograph is a weekly feature at <a href="http://kalw.org/">KALW</a></span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. It uses "the sounds of voices, nature, industry, and music to tell the story of" the Bay Area.</span></p><p></p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:33:27 +0000 Eric Athas 1011 at http://digitalservices.npr.org With Audio Quizzes, KALW Finds A Unique Way To Tell Stories About The Bay Area Three Things We Learned From Our #Showschat On Public Radio Shows Digital Strategy http://digitalservices.npr.org/post/three-things-we-learned-our-showschat-public-radio-shows-digital-strategy <p style="font-size: 14.666666984558105px; line-height: 28px;">Recently, we teamed up with&nbsp;<span class="GINGER_SOFTWARE_mark" ginger_software_uiphraseguid="35ca8690-dfd2-41c4-97bb-5288c0842dc8" id="d795d799-e7d3-49cf-b9e0-00b1d8d16043"><a href="http://www.wnyc.org/people/jody-avirgan/">Jody&nbsp;Avirgan</a>&nbsp;of&nbsp;</span><span class="GINGER_SOFTWARE_mark" ginger_software_uiphraseguid="35ca8690-dfd2-41c4-97bb-5288c0842dc8" id="d795d799-e7d3-49cf-b9e0-00b1d8d16043"><a href="http://www.wnyc.org/shows/bl/">WNYC's</a>&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.wnyc.org/shows/bl/">The&nbsp;Brian&nbsp;Lehrer&nbsp;Show</a>, and&nbsp;<a href="http://nhpr.org/people/maureen-mcmurray">Maureen McMurray&nbsp;</a>and&nbsp;<a href="http://nhpr.org/people/taylor-quimby">Taylor&nbsp;Quimbly</a>&nbsp;of&nbsp;<a href="http://nhpr.org/programs/word-mouth">NHPR's&nbsp;Word of Mouth</a>, to hold a Twitter chat for producers to share and discuss digital strategies for public radio shows.&nbsp;</p><p style="font-size: 14.666666984558105px; line-height: 28px;">Here are some highlights from our conversation:&nbsp;</p><p style="font-size: 14.666666984558105px; line-height: 28px;"> Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:05:24 +0000 Emily Alfin Johnson 1013 at http://digitalservices.npr.org Three Things We Learned From Our #Showschat On Public Radio Shows Digital Strategy