Hearst announced in June it was pooling the resources of its eight Connecticut daily newspapers and another 14 weeklies and websites to launch a new statewide digital site, CTInsider.com.
The White House is frustrated with what it views as alarmist, and in some instances flat-out misleading, news coverage about the Delta variant.
Columbus County’s newspaper of record (Whiteville, North Carolina) turns a new page Aug. 1, 2021, as Justin Smith, editor since 2018, becomes publisher as well. Smith has purchased the 125-year-old company from Les High and Stuart High Rogers.
Last week shook our country. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told those of us in COVID-19 hot spots to start wearing masks indoors again, even if we have been vaccinated. That recommendation goes for most of the country.
For Innovation in Focus this month, student Maggie Doheny spoke with NCAM director Bryan Gould about newsrooms making their social media accessible. One of these accessible options includes Twitter’s alt text feature, which she tested this month with the Columbia Missourian.
NPR rolled out a substantial update to its ethics policy earlier this month, expressly stating that journalists may participate in activities that advocate for "the freedom and dignity of human beings" on both social media and in real life.
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) introduced legislation to combat the censorship coordination between Big Tech companies and governments across the globe, including the Biden Administration. The PRESERVE Online Speech Act comes after White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki acknowledged that the White House is “flagging problematic posts” for social media companies.
A clear-eyed look into what’s next is important in order to keep up with the pace of innovation in this industry. To help, I’ve outlined four trends I’m watching closely during the second half of 2021.
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?