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  • A detailed picture of DOC and prison escapees

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Thu, Apr 18, 2013

    Last week, we launched a pretty cool project that paints a detailed picture of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections and prison escapees from Oklahoma. Reporters Tiffany Gibson and Matt Patterson worked closely with web editor Nick Tankersley and Art Director Todd Pendleton to create an online...

  • The Buckles family takes on the digital transition

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Thu, Apr 18, 2013

    Local Editor Rick Green doesn’t just organize the news coverage every day while constantly juggling conversations and opinions of  news reporters and managing editors. No, even though he has one of the toughest jobs in the OPUBCO building, Rick apparently still finds time to read the...

  • Tweet for the First Amendment; Win a scholarship

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Thu, Apr 18, 2013

    I admit it. I don’t post a lot on Twitter. But make no mistake. I think Twitter is awesome. I do a ton of listening on Twitter. And I’m a big advocate. The biggest reason I’m such a fan of the tool is that I see how The Oklahoman’s reporters and editors cultivate sources, share information...

  • Hearing praise from a fan of the NewsOK app & a fan of the Barons

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Thu, Apr 18, 2013

    Sports writer/columnist/reporter/expert/personality Berry Tramel shared this email with me last week: Can’t thank you enough for the newsok  app.  Living in South Carolina, it brings me in touch with what’s happening in news and sports (mostly sports for me) back home.  I was...

  • Send a Christmas greeting to troops around the world

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Thu, Apr 18, 2013

    Want to send a message to those serving our country around the world? Want to share a specific message with a friend or family member serving our country and let others know about it? Want to tag a a friend or family member serving our country? Just post a message on the NewsOK “Show Your...

  • NewsOK TV app worth a spot on your home screen

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Thu, Apr 18, 2013

    The NewsOK TV app in the iTunes store might be the coolest app we have that we don’t talk about enough. We’ve had it for quite a while — well over a year, I know. But our latest update (released in the iTunes store on Nov. 29) really makes it a nice addition to your phone. We added push...

  • NewsOK Sports honored with APSE award for third straight year

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Thu, Apr 18, 2013

    This doesn’t happen often, but breaking news has reached The Digital Desk Blog. The Oklahoman and NewsOK have been honored for the third consecutive year by the Associated Press Sports Editors as one of the top 10 sports web sites. Here’s a link to my post about last year’s award. Yeah, I know...

  • A look back at all the coverage of the OSU plane crash

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Thu, Apr 18, 2013

    It’s been a wild few days on NewsOK, beginning last Friday morning when news of the tragic plane crash in Arkansas that killed four members of the OSU Family. Women’s basketball coach Kurt Budke and assistant coach Miranda Serna were on the plane, something confirmed by our reporters early...

  • A honey badger tattoo for NewsOK’s honey badger reporter

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Thu, Apr 18, 2013

    Bryan Dean was a fan of the honey badger before it was cool to be a fan of the honey badger. Yeah, now we all like the honey badger. It’s easy to be a honey badger fan ever since the funny video went viral months ago. If you’ve seen it, you know what I’m talking about. If you haven’t seen it,...

  • The Thirsty Beagle blog and the Beer Championship Series finals

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Thu, Apr 18, 2013

    Nick Trougakos is the Assistant Local Editor is charge of our Metro section/coverage. That’s what he does during the day, anyway. After that, he becomes the Thirsty Beagle, offering news and commentary on all aspects of the world of beer. In the past month or so, Nick — er — the “Thirsty...

  • ‘Get well’ page for Ryan Broyles captures attention of community

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Thu, Apr 18, 2013

    On Saturday, the OU football team lost to injury the most prolific receiver in the the school’s history. Ryan Broyles suffered a season-ending injury to his knee. His disappointment was captured on live television as the news was broken to him and his teammates. His chance to play in a final...

  • Gene Triplett enters the Hall of Fame

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Thu, Apr 18, 2013

    Our own Gene Triplett was honored Thursday night with his induction in to the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame. He joined other Oklahoma greats like Wayman Tisdale, Nokie Edwards, Bob Bogle, Jesse Ed Davis, Ralph Blane, Cheevers Toppah and Kristin Chenoweth. Yeah, we ran a story that led with the...

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