The photo with this story was the only photo captured at the El Paso morgue on the morning of Nov. 9 by El Paso Times visual journalist Briana Sanchez that the newspaper saw fit to publish last week, wrote Editor Tim Archuleta in a column published in advance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
An opinion column published yesterday in The Missouri Times is calling on the state legislature to ensure open and transparent government by enabling Missourians to join hearings virtually. "The legislature is not exempt from needing to change with the times and the reality of the pandemic," the column states.
With an aim to recognize more impactful local reporting, a new subcategory is being introduced this year within the Investigative Reporting category this year: Investigative Journalism Local/Regional, honoring news organizations that address a region- or market-specific issue.
“Retiring the Del Rio News-Herald this week is an incredibly difficult decision, one made only after long and deep consideration,” said Leonard Woolsey, president of Southern Newspapers Inc., which owns the News-Herald. “Del Rio is an essential and vibrant community in both Texas' past and future.”
Gannett Co., Inc. has refinanced approximately $500 million of its 11.5% term loan, maturing in 2024, with 6.0% convertible notes due in 2027. The refinancing reduces the outstanding term loan to $1.118 billion.
"At a time when there is so much uncertainty, audits provide a level of fundamental control with third-party assurance and transparency," a new report from the Alliance for Audited Media says. "Audits build trust, and trust makes a difference for buyers and sellers alike."
Shearman Company, LLC has entered into a preliminary agreement to sell the assets of two Louisiana newspapers — the American Press in Lake Charles and Southwest Daily News in Sulphur — to Carpenter Newsmedia, an affiliate of Boone Newspapers.
In addition to relocating its offices in the first quarter of 2021, the San Antonio Express-News has announced plans to increase newsroom staffing by 10% next year.
By the end of 2021, the Kansas City Star will move from its downtown building. The McClatchy paper recently sold the building to Ambassador Hospitality, LLC and has entered into a lease-back agreement, while it looks for new, smaller office space.
So what are the newspaper participants learning from the Google News Initiative Subscriptions Lab? Hint: Something about themselves.
The advocacy interests of America's Newspapers falls right in line with the first topic addressed at the Inaugural Meeting of America's Newspapers. The News Media Alliance's Danielle Coffey talked about frustrations she encounters when lobbying on Capitol Hill and the latest in the newspaper industry's campaign to get a fair revenue arrangement with the digital giants.
Email is a daily part of millions of American's daily lives. So why aren't newspapers taking advantage of this amazing revenue generating opportunity? News-Press & Gazette Company's Kristen Frey and Observer Media Group's Emily Walsh talked about the insights they've gained from experimenting with email marketing.
What do backyard poultry, goats and beekeeping have in common? All are niche interests that have been scaled into reliable revenue generators.
Many advertisers find the process they must go through to place public notices to be frustrating, Legislators what to change the law to move legal notices out of newspapers (and onto state and local websites) and publishers are doing their best to make the process work. Where's it all heading and what will be key to hanging onto public notices?