As part of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's All Access webinar series for subscribers, subscribers will have the chance to virtually get to know Managing Editor Eliza Gaines during a virtual talk on April 20.
U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, yesterday came out strongly in favor of including local news as critical American infrastructure in need of support — highlighting the role of local broadcasters and newspapers as a trusted source of news and information during the pandemic.
More than 2,500 local newspapers have signed onto a letter from the National Newspaper Association to Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra asking to join the agency’s public education campaign to promote the COVID-19 vaccines. The “We Can Do This” campaign was announced by HHS on April 1 as part of the Biden Administration’s quest to encourage vaccinations across America.
The Associated Press and the Walton Family Foundation have announced the creation of a new reporting team that will cover water issues in the U.S. This collaboration will allow the news agency to produce additional comprehensive, all-formats journalism around water use, rights, quality and safety, as well as food production, dams, flooding and natural habits.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has announced a tightly focused brand strategy that recognizes the enterprise’s long history, points to an increasingly digital future, and highlights the personal calling and rigorous work of its journalists. Now, all products will carry a single, new masthead, designed to ensure readers know all news and information produced by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is credible, fact-based local journalism regardless of where or how it is published.
The parent of The Post and Courier in Charleston, South Carolina, is proposing to spin off its newspaper division and other subsidiaries into three separate businesses under a plan to realign the holdings of the family-owned company, it was announced April 5. The restructuring of Charleston-based Evening Post Industries is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, CEO John Barnwell said.
The Courier Journal's building in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, went on the market today with a listing price of $17 million. The paper's newsroom, however, is dedicated to being a strong presence in Louisville, likely downtown.
With a world permanently changed from a global pandemic, what is in store for the news publishers, and how should we best meet the challenges ahead? E&P assembled four industry leaders — including America's Newspapers CEO Dean Ridings — to address these questions, plus discuss media property values, achieving diversity in our newsrooms, maximizing consumer revenue, non-profit models and more.
The daily print editions of the Opelika-Auburn News and its other Alabama Group products, including the Dothan Eagle, are now being printed in Montgomery by Gannett Publishing Services, which prints the Montgomery Advertiser as well as other newspapers throughout the state.
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?