Stories by John Gogick

Articles from the John Gogick section archive

Friday, Nov. 8, 2013

Gogick: Changes in the Chronicle's look

Sunday's Chronicle will look a little different from last Sunday's.
By John Gogick

Friday, Nov. 1, 2013

Gogick: News photos grab readers

Readers have different reactions to news photos, as they should.
By John Gogick

Friday, Oct. 25, 2013

Copy editor has design for newspaper

Traci Westin combines talents to make your newspaper reading an informative endeavor.
By John Gogick

Friday, Oct. 18, 2013

Gogick: Shaping the minds of young readers

At the gas station, a fundraising luncheon or in the lobby of the News Building, I get to meet many different people each week as part of my job.
By John Gogick

Friday, Oct. 11, 2013

Unsung heroes are all around us

Hidden heroes are all around us, so help us spotlight them and what they do for the community.
By John Gogick

Friday, Oct. 4, 2013

Gogick: Celebrate the month with us

It seems that every cause, product or group of people has one: Talk Like a Pirate Day. Celebrate Freedom Week. The list goes on and on. This month is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and next week is ...
By John Gogick

Friday, Sept. 27, 2013

Gogick: Conviction shows power of the pen

The conviction of Regina Preetorius for fraud and money laundering was the culmination of five years of reporting by Augusta Chronicle Staff Writer Sandy Hodson.
By John Gogick

Friday, Sept. 20, 2013

Gogick: Features section returns on Sundays

"The Augusta Chronicle" has added a Sunday lifestyles section and features pages throughout the week.
By John Gogick

Friday, Sept. 13, 2013

Gogick: Help us help you

I want to know what improvements we have made that you like, and what items we have changed that you miss.
By John Gogick

Friday, Sept. 6, 2013

Gogick: Business news getting more space

We asked: What do you want in your newspaper? You answered. Starting Monday, we will return the Business coverage to a full-page during the week.
By John Gogick

Friday, Aug 30, 2013

Gogick: Newspapers serve as watchdog for the community

The main reason for a newspaper is to watch out for the readers' interests.
By John Gogick

Friday, Aug 23, 2013

Gogick: Helping you understand health care reform

Tom Corwin, our health and medicine reporter, is perfectly positioned to be your guide this year as the whole country delves into the tangled web of the new Affordable Care Act.
By John Gogick

Friday, Aug 16, 2013

Gogick: Football coverage has come a long way

Before cellphones, GPS navigation and Mapquest, football stadium lights were sportswriter beacons.
By John Gogick

Friday, Aug 9, 2013

Gogick: News means something to everyone

Many criteria determine what news is, including how near it is to the reader.
By John Gogick

Friday, Aug 2, 2013

Gogick: Education affects us all

The Augusta Chronicle covers the area's schools to help keep everyone informed on what is working and what isn't.
By John Gogick

Friday, July 26, 2013

Gogick: Copy editors guard the news

Copy editors maintain a news story's style, keep it clean and free of libel, then place it on the page and top it with a headline.
By John Gogick

Friday, July 19, 2013

Gogick: Activate your modern context

For years, newspaper's tools were the written word and the still photograph. In the digital age, we offer video and audio and photo galleries and databases.
By John Gogick

Friday, July 12, 2013

Gogick: Is a news story worth a penny to you?

When you break down the day's news, it costs about 1 cent for the biggest story of the day.
By John Gogick

Friday, July 5, 2013

Catching beauty of fireworks in photo isn't easy

Although a great photograph of fireworks is not nearly as fun as seeing them live, asking a photographer to explain the secret to such a shot offers a new appreciation of how hard it is.
By John Gogick

Friday, June 28, 2013

Gogick: Story ideas can come from different places

Stories often start when you tell us what you saw, what you heard and what strikes you as odd.
By John Gogick
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