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Looking Backward: repubHub Articles that Drew Reader’s Attention (and Horror) in October

Posted on Nov 09, 2017
By Andrew Elston

Each month we take a tally of the hottest news and features syndicated from repubHub in the prior month, as measured by page views from across republishers’ websites. Looking backward is an opportunity to reflect on where we have come from and where we may be going—and gives editors a snapshot of what grabbed readers’ attention.

Looking Backward: September’s Top Syndicated Articles from Leading repubHub Publishers

Posted on Oct 25, 2017
By Andrew Elston

Each month we take a tally of the hottest news and features syndicated from repubHub in the prior month, as measured by page views from across republishers’ websites. Looking backward is an opportunity to reflect on where we have come from and where we may be going—and gives editors a snapshot of what grabbed readers’ attention.

Online News Association: Promoting the Best in Online Journalism

Posted on Oct 18, 2017
By Andrew Elston

repubHub is your source for world-class journalismAt iCopyright, we’re passionate about promoting world-class journalism and making it easier for anyone to syndicate and license the best reporting available from trusted sources.

The Online News Association (ONA) annual conference is the place to meet up with the movers and the shakers from many the world’s premier news organizations, and each year we deepen our connections to and expand our knowledge of this vital community.

The crowning event at ONA each year is the presentation of the Online Journalism Awards. This year more than 1,100 entries vied for excellence awards in 15 categories, many of them segmented by the size of an organization’s newsroom. 

We’re proud to be affiliated with many of the winners, syndicating and licensing their content from their own websites as well as from our repubHub portal and our Trending News Widgets

So here’s a shout-out to the winners and finalists who help make iCopyright and repubHub your source for world-class content:

Looking Back at August’s Top Articles by Page Views

Posted on Sep 26, 2017
By Andrew Elston

Each month we take a tally of the hottest news and features syndicated from repubHub in the prior month, as measured by page views from across republishers’ websites. Looking backward is an opportunity to reflect on where we have come from and where we may be going—and gives editors a snapshot of what grabbed readers’ attention.

Surprisingly, the top two articles in August were about Obamas and not Trump. Even more surprisingly, the most viewed syndicated article in August wasn’t about Barack Obama, but Malia. Not surprisingly, coverage of the Charlotte protests and white nationalists drew readers’ attention. Houston, Mike Pence, Scott Baio, and ancient ground sloths (really!) also drew editors’ and readers’ attention.

Here are the top ten syndicated articles from August:

Meet Up With the repubHub Team at ONA17 in DC

Posted on Sep 14, 2017
By Andrew Elston

Find out how you can extend your editorial coverage with syndicated content from world-class publishers and websites—for free!

Looking Back at July’s Top Articles: From Business to War & Conflict We Present Content by Category

Posted on Aug 24, 2017
By Andrew Elston

We're back. We took a little vacation this June, but the content was there, just as it always is. You can always count on repubHub for ready-to-republish, world-class content.

Each month we take a tally of the hottest news and features syndicated from repubHub in the prior month, as measured by page views from across republishers’ websites. Looking backward is an opportunity to reflect on where we have come from and where we may be going—and gives editors a snapshot of what grabbed readers’ attention.

See something you like? You can create a free Headlines Widget to place in the sidebar of your website. Create your Headlines Widget based on content from one category or publication, or many. Create as many Headlines Widgets as you would like. They're FREE! Look at our Headlines Widgets to the right for ideas.

This month we list the top articles from eleven of our content categories in July:

Looking Back at May’s Top 10 Articles: Everything Not Trump (And a Few that Were)

Posted on Jun 22, 2017
By Andrew Elston

Each month we take a tally of the hottest news and features syndicated from repubHub in the prior month, as measured by page views from across republishers’ websites. Looking backward is an opportunity to reflect on where we have come from and where we may be going—and gives editors a snapshot of what grabbed readers’ attention. 

Publisher Spotlight: Good News Network

Posted on Jun 06, 2017
By Andrew Elston

“News to Enthuse” is Your Antidote to Negativity

Good ____ Happens.jpgWho doesn’t like some good news mixed in with the typical diet of political mayhem, international terror, and governmental dysfunction?  One of our favorite websites, Good News Network, reliably delivers the often-overlooked “good news” that keeps us from pulling the covers over our heads and going back to bed.

Looking Backward: Good News Dominates in April! Quite Literally!

Posted on May 09, 2017
By Andrew Elston

Each month we take a tally of the hottest news and features syndicated from repubHub in the prior month, as measured by page views from across republishers’ websites. Looking backward is an opportunity to reflect on where we have come from and where we may be going—and gives editors a snapshot of what piqued readers’ attention. 

After many months when articles with the keywords “Trump” or “Conway” dominated the news and our republishers' attention, it was delightful to read Good News Network’s uplifting exclusive, Rick Steves Sacrifices Nest Egg to House Dozens of Homeless Women and Kids. Not only was this the top article republished in April, it was one of the most viewed articles in the history of our network. So, as Geri-Weis-Corbley, founder and editor of Good News Network, likes to say, “Good happens!” 

5 Reasons to Display Trending News Headlines on Your Site

Posted on Apr 12, 2017
By Andrew Elston

Most website editors are constantly hungry for compelling content that will expand their coverage, engage more readers, and produce longer visits with more page views and ad impressions. Right there you have 5 reasons to display trending headlines on your site. 

But if that alone doesn’t convince you, here are 5 exclusive benefits of the repubHub Headlines Widget: