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Have you seen PAGE lately?
Your 'new' longstanding partner for savings
Kevin Craig, CEO | PAGE Cooperative

With full backing from its board, one of the first actions Kevin Craig took as the company's new CEO was to reiterate and increase PAGE’s support for America’s Newspapers.  "As an industry, we understand how important it is to seek and ensure funding for our newsgathering operations.  This is where the PAGE Cooperative has and will continue to play a crucial role."

New case study: Wick Communications outsources public notice business with Column Pro
Emmie Atwood | Column

Column Pro enables Wick Communications to benefit from a full-service solution to manage the public notice business for all 25 of its publications. Read this case study.

Supporting responsible media: New tools and solutions from Ad Fontes Media
Kevin Rehberg | Alliance for Audited Media

Kevin Rehberg of Alliance for Audited Media recently co-hosted a webinar with Ad Fontes Media to share how publishers can differentiate themselves through their reliable, impartial content. AAM partners with Ad Fontes to create a media bias chart featuring AAM publishers. Here's a recap of their discussion.

The dos and don'ts of digital transformation
Business Development | AdCellerant

Starting a digital transformation is a significant undertaking for any organization.  The ever-changing pulse that has taken over the media landscape impacts this journey. Navigating this requires a deep understanding of the so-called dos and don'ts of undergoing this transformation. 

Kodak launches Version 10.0 of PRINERGY INSITE Portals
Upgrade makes online collaboration more convenient and secure
Staff | Kodak

With version 10.0, Kodak has upgraded the KODAK PRINERGY INSITE Prepress Portal (IPP) and the KODAK PRINERGY INSITE Creative Workflow (ICW) with multiple new enhancements.

Black Hills Pioneer, of Seaton Publishing, switches to NewsXtreme Cloud
Jeff Pawlowski | Presteligence

Presteligence, partnered with Kodak, welcomes Black Hills Pioneer as the newest customer of NewsXtreme Cloud. This collaboration underscores Presteligence's dedication to empowering publishers with cutting-edge solutions tailored to meet their evolving needs.

Franklin News Foundation revamps BlueRoomStream.com for enhanced user experience
Staff | Franklin News Foundation

Franklin News Foundation, a leading nonprofit news media organization, has announced the relaunch of BlueRoomStream.com, a premier streaming platform often referred to as the “C-SPAN of Illinois.”

Ascending the data maturity pyramid: A strategic imperative for news publishers
Peter Doucette | Mather Economics

News publishers today face a significant challenge: transforming their business model to grow and monetize their digital audience.  However, publishers can harness the potential of their vast individual digital data sets to effectively transform their business model if they embrace a structured and methodical path.

Unlocking growth through diversity: From reach and representation to engagement and empowerment
Staff | FT Strategies

The Audience Diversity Academy helps publishers unlock their growth potential amongst younger and female audiences. Read the report for learnings, practical experiments and inspiration to future-proof your audience development strategy.

AP to launch AI training program, coverage expansion with 2 new grants
Press Release | The Associated Press

February 21, 2024 - The Associated Press will expand its coverage of artificial intelligence and bring training to global newsrooms on how to cover AI across every beat with funding from the Omidyar Network and the Patrick J. McGovern Foundation.

Publication Printers Corp. celebrates 45th anniversary
Staff | Publication Printers Corp.

Over the past 45 years, its values have propelled Publication Printers Corporation from a small business consisting of just a handful of customers to an award-winning national corporation serving clients across the country.

Frequence launches new features for local-market political advertisers in advance of 2024 elections
Staff | Frequence

In advance of the 2024 election season, Frequence is offering new features specifically geared for local-market political advertisers. Learn about those features and how they'll benefit political advertisers (and, in turn, the media companies that work with them).

Legacy’s consumer direct placement delivers 110k obits and $52M in revenue to newspapers
To celebrate, we’re offering free marketing resources that will boost your obituary revenue and plug editorial gaps
Tracie Martin | Legacy.com

To celebrate, we’re offering free marketing resources that will boost your obituary revenue and plug editorial gaps.

Photo by Patrick Perkins / Unsplash
Stacker Connect has generated over 10,000 syndicated pickups for nonprofit newsrooms
Ken Romano | Stacker

The stories Stacker syndicates from nonprofit newsrooms fall in line with the rest of the Stacker Newswire: high-quality, newsworthy content.

ProImage's NewsWayX transforms Fairbanks Daily News-Miner's production with state-of-the-art cloud workflow
Staff | ProImage

ProImage, an innovator in newspaper production technology, proudly announces the successful implementation of NewsWayX at the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. This cutting-edge, cloud-based software has improved the newspaper's workflow, marking a significant transition from their previous Agfa/ECO3 Arkitex system.

Content automation workshop with Advance Local
Cecilia Campbell | United Robots

United Robots will be hosting a workshop during INMA's upcoming Media Subscriptions Summit (February 28–March 1) in New York City, headlining our U.S. publisher partner, Advance Local.

MarfeelCast: Understanding your traffic
Staff | Marfeel

No longer will you wonder whether a sudden spike or drop in traffic is unique to your site or a result of a global shift affecting many publishers. With MarfeelCast, you can analyze and gain a clear understanding of the external factors influencing your traffic acquisition.

Kurt Jackson announces new start-up: SN1
Press Release | Software Consulting Services, LLC

Kurt Jackson, owner of long-time publishing systems supplier Software Consulting Services, LLC (SCS), announced the creation of a new start-up — SN1, LLC. SN1 will specialize in data visualization.

Unlock the potential of former subscribers: A blueprint for win-back success
Bridget Sibthorp-Moecker | BLOX Digital

There's a group of loyal readers you may be missing out on. Whether the subscription expired or was canceled, these former subscribers stay logged in and active on your site. And this very small, highly targeted slice of your audience is ripe for win-back offers.

What’s in your sales toolkit?
Business Development | AdCellerant

As we kick off the new year, a great question to ask yourself is: what’s in your sales toolkit? Or better yet, do you have a sales toolkit? If you want to start 2024 off right, then it is essential to understand the critical components of a successful sales toolkit.

Lies, damn lies: How news publishers can counteract misinformation in 2024
Adriana Whiteley | FT Strategies

The mention of mis- and disinformation (MisDis for short) brings a dark cloud over industry conversations. Social media platforms could do more. But media companies have not done enough either.

Presteligence's plan to engage its customer base in 2024
Staff | Presteligence

Along with its investment in new infrastructure, Presteligence is setting ambitious goals to enhance its marketing strategies and strengthen customer relationships in the upcoming year.

KODAK Plates made in the USA improve reliability and sustainability for printers throughout North America
Staff | Kodak

Recent supply chain issues and geopolitical developments, along with the increasing focus on sustainability, have created challenges for printers seeking a reliable supply of plates from suppliers focused on minimizing their carbon footprint. In light of these challenges, KODAK SONORA XTRA Process Free Plates, manufactured at Kodak’s Columbus, Georgia, facility is a smart choice for any printer.

Give kindness for Valentine’s Day
Ellen Creane | Kid Scoop

Valentine’s Day usually means love and romance. Kid Scoop recommends giving and spreading kindness as well. This special Kindness page gives children an opportunity to write about and practice kindness in your community.

Forever, wherever, whenever: How technology has changed obituaries
The Legacy.com team reflects on how memorialization has changed since the company’s founding 25 years ago
Tracie Martin | Legacy.com

Wherever the future holds, Legacy remains committed to preserving the role of the obituary as the first and best place to remember a loved one.

Column announces acquisition of Modulist, expanding to obits and classifieds
Staff | Column

Column, the fastest-growing public notice software platform, has reached an agreement with Forum Communications to acquire Modulist, a software company focused on celebrations, obituaries and announcements. This deal will expand Column’s platform in 2024 to include categories available on Modulist, as well as classifieds. 

Lineup increases Tagesspiegel classified revenue by 93%
Staff | Lineup Systems

Lineup's latest case study looks at how Tagesspiegel sought to overhaul its self-service portals for advertising, aiming to improve efficiency, enhance user experience and boost revenue. Deploying Lineup’s Ad2Order self-service solution has led to a 93% increase in memorial revenue.