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  • Live interaction with our readers; It happens every day in The Oklahoman’s newsroom

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Fri, Apr 29, 2016

     I was watching Jenni Carlson’s live chat on Thursday. Jenni is a longtime sports columnist and writer at The Oklahoman. I saw the live chat promoted at the top of So I opened the chat and kept an eye on her answers as I continued my normal work. It’s cool. Really, I was...

  • Follow the world's best Thunder coverage in The Oklahoman and on NewsOK

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Fri, Apr 22, 2016

    I’m like the rest of us. I have Thunder fever. It’s playoff time, so Oklahoma City is buzzing with playoff excitement. It’s the topic of roughly 72 percent of all small talk that happens near elevators, water coolers and coffee pots. (That stat is a mere estimate based on my own experiences;...

  • Outlook sections available for The Oklahoman's digital editions

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Fri, Apr 8, 2016

    The month of April is the month of Outlook for The Oklahoman. Every Sunday this April, there is a special section in the newspaper that tells the story of our time. It’s a snapshot of where we are – how we live, our education, our health and our economy. Last Sunday was April 3, and our...

  • has live updates and forecasts for those day when you are 'weather aware'

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Fri, Apr 1, 2016

    The day changes every year, but it happens at about this time. It’s the first day every year when I’m truly “weather aware.” This year, it was this past Wednesday. That’s the day that the National Weather Service made it clear that everyone in central Oklahoma should keep an eye on the...

  • Looking back: Myriad Gardens celebrates 28 years

    Linda Lynn | Updated: Fri, Mar 25, 2016

    It's been 28 years since the grand opening of the Myriad Botanical Gardens, but with each season, the varied plant life within the gardens seems to renew itself, inviting visitors to enjoy whatever has bloomed, been planted or transformed with each new day.   Decades earlier, the idea...

  • Early access stories for subscribers now available as special presentation on NewsOK

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Fri, Mar 25, 2016

    Last Sunday afternoon, I sat on my couch and read on my phone. I’m a subscriber, so I was able to read Jaclyn Cosgrove’s long-form article that told the story of a local man’s road from difficult childhood to mental illness to incarceration. It was a gripping tale that shined a bright light...

  • Doing our part to add more clarity to sharing on Facebook

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Wed, Mar 16, 2016

    It has probably happened to you in the past. Something comes across your Facebook timeline. A friend you haven’t seen in a while gets tagged in a post or a share. For a moment, you are surprised. ‘I didn’t realize that person moved back to Georgia … ’ you think -- or something like that. It...

  • Videos have great new home on the NewsOK video page

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Fri, Mar 11, 2016

    Video is a big deal to us here at The Oklahoman. Stop by our offices along Robinson Ave. From the sidewalk, you’ll see for yourself just by peering into the studio from the window. Actually, you don’t have to find parking downtown and walk to our windows if you don’t have the time to do...

  • 8 reasons why Oklahoma women have it tough

    Richard Hall | Updated: Mon, Mar 7, 2016

    Like any state, Oklahoma has its ups and downs. But a new study shows the state is one of the worst for women. Here are 8 reasons why Oklahoma ranks as the 9th worst state for women. 8. Voting Oklahoma ranks 48th in the nation for the percentage of women who voted in the 2012...

  • Comics on The Oklahoman's digital platforms make me smile

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Fri, Mar 4, 2016

    Confession time. I love the comics in The Oklahoman. That’s not a very ‘digital’ thing to say. And since I work in and promote the digital space, it’s not something you might expect to hear from me. But I love the comics in The Oklahoman. I don’t read every one of them every day, but I...

  • Look for live video and full coverage of Super Tuesday on

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Fri, Feb 26, 2016

    You want full coverage of Super Tuesday. We’ll have it covered with video, text and photos. You want live video? The Oklahoman’s video studio will be live all evening on as the results from Super Tuesday come in. Dave Morris and a long list of reporters and political analysts will...

  • Quick posts give readers quick access to inspiring message

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Fri, Feb 19, 2016

    I had a busy day on Thursday. There were lots of meetings and such -- that about covered my day. It was exciting. Glances at my phone and computer kept me informed. There was breaking news out of El Reno that had to do with a machete. That’s different. I received Amber Alert sounds on my...

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