Over the past four weeks I have learned a lot about the fields of journalism and marketing. To begin with, the Trenton Trib is a well-run newspaper that does a lot for the community. It helps businesses advertise themselves and become known throughout the town. The Trib interacts with the people of the town, making citizens want to receive and read the paper. I have learned how important newspapers are, because without them, businesses would not be succeeding.
The Trenton Trib always has something new to offer, whether it is a fun holiday contest, or an event to help an organization. There are many organizations that do incredible things for citizens, but many people don’t even know it. The Trib helps those organizations advertise on social media and in the paper, so the public is aware of what they do for us.
Aside from what the Trib does for the community, there is more behind the scenes work that goes on. Advertisements just don’t get thrown onto one page randomly. A great deal of work goes into which advertisement is placed where in the paper. Businesses have to call in and request a spot for their ad to be. Some even claim spots for an entire year. [Read more…]