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November 24, 2020

  • Excerpts from Thanksgiving columns from around the country
  • Local Journalism Sustainability Act: Your continued efforts are paying off!
  • Industry appointments (5 new reporters in Greenville, S.C.)
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Opinion: Missourians deserve open government
  • Scripps Howard Awards to accept entries for 2020 journalism starting Dec. 1

November 20, 2020

  • Editorial: Grateful for newspapers
  • N.C. newspaper receives support from America's Newspapers in lawsuit filed against local sheriff
  • Industry appointments (Don Farley, Lauren Gustus)
  • Free webinar: Boost Morale and Productivity
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Del Rio News-Herald publishes final edition
  • Boone Newspapers' affiliate to acquire Lake Charles American Press and Southwest Daily News
  • AAM study looks at the value top marketers and media buyers place on audited media
  • Gannett announces refinancing of approximately $500 million of debt

November 17, 2020

  • New Campaign for Members: Share Gratitude (and generate revenue, too)
  • Industry appointments (Kim Benedict, Doug Skaff, Lee Wolverton)
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Free webinar: Boost Morale and Productivity
  • Telegraph Herald surpasses new starts goal by 570% with iQ Audience+

November 13, 2020

  • Industry appointments (Kelly Dyer Fry, Gabriel Escobar, Chris Spangler)
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Free webinar: Overcoming loneliness
  • Hearst announces new office facility for San Antonio Express-News
  • Kansas City Star to move from downtown building, shift printing operations

November 10, 2020

  • Industry appointments (Paul Pham, Chris Stegman)
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Stacker delivers engaging, research-based stories to TownNews-powered local media organizations
  • APG Wisconsin papers switching to metered paywall
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal chooses Adpoint to replace legacy system

November 6, 2020

  • Election 2020 Special Report
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Industry appointments (Ricki Pryor, Cindi Andrews, Carlton Charles)
  • Salina Journal office moving
  • Grimes, McGovern & Associates introduces its newest Practice Group

November 3, 2020

  • Twitter to attach warning label to posts that prematurely call election
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Industry appointments (Paul Farrell, Dan Adams, Michael Distelhorst, Marc Wilson, Joyce McCullough, Hub Brown, Kareem Wilson)
  • Fort Worth Star-Telegram agrees to voluntarily recognize union for newsroom employees
  • Colorado Community Media acquires seven Colorado weekly newspapers

October 30, 2020

  • Facebook is everywhere: A special opinion section exploring the impact of technology monopolies
  • Report issued by ranking member of Senate committee calls local journalism 'irreplaceable'
  • Election 2020 and its impact on the newspaper industry
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News announce end of JOA governing print and delivery operations
  • Star Courier building sold; newspaper continues regular operations
  • Industry appointments (Aminda Marqués González, Steven Stiefel, Shaun Fogarty)
  • Key takeaways from this week's webinar: Audience, Audience, Audience

October 27, 2020

  • Tampa Bay Times turns to SMS to share election updates with its audience
  • What patriotism looks like to me (Gerry Mulligan)
  • The election is just a week away and we'd like to see the columns and editorials you are publishing
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Digital Selling Skills webinar: Audience, Audience, Audience
  • Industry appointments (AAM directors)
  • Naviga partners with Sophi.io to automate the print production workflow
  • LNP Media Group expands relationship with SCS, will install classified pagination solution

October 23, 2020

  • Election 2020 and its Impact on the Newspaper Industry
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Wyoming newspaper introduces self-service ad platform
  • Industry appointments (Samuel Metcalf, Kelly Till, Robin Gruen
  • Digital Selling Skills webinar: Audience, Audience, Audience

October 20, 2020

  • Justice Department suit against Google is a start, but industry leaders say legislation is the key
  • Next Tuesday's webinar: How the elections may impact newspapers
  • Next Wednesday's webinar: Part 4 of Digital Selling Skills
  • PIVOT 2020 session highlight: Working Remotely — Challenges & Opportunities
  • Members of America's Newspapers have the opportunity to earn commissions on Ad Network sales
  • Participate in Cribb, Greene & Cope's Fall Survey
  • Derision 2020: Unmasked and Dangerous
  • New study will assess the financial state of college newspapers
  • RJI now accepting applications for the 15th fellowship class of innovators
  • Cox assumes majority ownership of BrightFarms

October 16, 2020

  • America's Newspapers, Editor & Publisher Magazine and the Poynter Institute launch industry-wide Media Job Board
  • Reprint editorial and editorial cartoon: Newspapers get my vote
  • Letter from the Editor: Why we publish political endorsements
  • Industry appointments (Chase Heatherly, Rex Maynor)
  • Journalists at Fort Worth Star-Telegram plan union drive
  • Entries invited for Collier Prize for State Government Accountability
  • Part 4 of Digital Selling Skills webinar is Oct. 28: Audience, Audience, Audience
  • Key Takeaways from Part 3 of Digital Selling Skills: The Power of the Case Study
  • Online Media Campus webinar: Using Data to Inform and Improve Your Journalism
  • Online Media Campus webinar: Live Streaming Video and Social Video

October 13, 2020

  • America's Newspapers: The power of our advocacy mission
  • Media Staffing Network releases Newspaper Compensation Study results
  • Part 3 of Digital Selling Skills webinar is Wednesday: The Power of the Case Study
  • Members of America's Newspapers have the opportunity to earn commissions on Ad Network sales
  • Iowa newsrooms, USA TODAY Network join to tell the stories of Iowans lost to COVID-19 with 'Iowa Mourns' project
  • Beloit Daily News moves into new downtown office space
  • Registration opens for Women in Journalism Workshop

October 9, 2020

  • Diversity and inclusion efforts offer newspapers a better opportunity to connect with all areas of their community
  • Microsoft launches newsroom project to foster innovation in journalism
  • View a video of Alan Fisco's remarks to members after being elected president of America's Newspapers for 2020-21
  • Quotables ... from PIVOT 2020
  • ProPublica to launch new regional units in the South and Southwest; ProPublica Illinois to expand to Midwest regional newsroom
  • Employment opportunities
  • Thank you to our PIVOT 2020 sponsors

October 7, 2020

  • Alan Fisco elected president of America's Newspapers; six directors elected to board
  • Board of directors redefines publication members through bylaws change
  • Microsoft launches newsroom project to foster innovation in journalism
  • Gannett CEO opens PIVOT 2020 with a look at where the industry is headed
  • Quotables ... from PIVOT 2020
  • Alan Fisco: Readers have turned to newspapers in record numbers, speaking volumes about future of industry
  • ING/E&P announce 2020 Operations All-Stars award winners
  • Publisher of the Year Award
  • House lawmakers condemn Big Tech's 'monopoly power' and urge their breakups (The New York Times)
  • Learn from our sponsors

October 2, 2020

  • Nominations announced for 2020-21 officers and directors
  • Full-page ads have been added to the latest marketing campaign: Turn to newspapers for trusted information
  • Industry appointment (Nancy Meyer)
  • PIVOT opens on Tuesday
  • Keynote addresses (Mike Reed and Mary Snapp)
  • Poynter Institute to offer leadership training next week at PIVOT
  • The power of advocacy
  • Download the full PIVOT agenda
  • Google is giving $1 billion to news publishers — to help convince governments not to take a whole lot more than that
  • Learn from our sponsors

September 29, 2020

  • Download new ads from America's Newspapers designed for this year's election
  • It's not too late to register for PIVOT
  • Diversity and Inclusion: Why it matters now more than ever
  • The Future of Content: How Youngstown is sustaining local news
  • Non-Profit Models: Funding options for newspapers today
  • Keynote addresses (Mike Reed and Mary Snapp)
  • Download the full PIVOT agenda
  • Learn from our sponsors

September 25, 2020

  • Microsoft executive to address PIVOT 2020
  • Become a PIVOT 2020 sponsor
  • Industry appointment (Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr.)
  • Nominees for officers and directors to be announced next week; bylaws change to be considered
  • Consolidation within the news media industry: Dean Ridings to be presenter at America East summit
  • Make your reporting more diverse: Try a different network, redefine experts
  • Relevance Project releases Revenue Resource 2020
  • Index-Journal brings back print editions, at the request of readers
  • UNC Hussman announces new executive-in-residence program honoring alumnus Frank A. Daniels Jr.
  • Digital selling skills: Pricing, Packaging and the Value of ROI

September 22, 2020

  • PIVOT 2020: Only two weeks left to register
  • Session highlight: Working Remotely — Challenges & Opportunities
  • Become a PIVOT 2020 sponsor
  • Industry appointments (Dennis Anderson, Brainworks appointments)
  • Texarkana Gazette announces iPad program
  • With war chests, candidates can support local news
  • House of Representatives passes Fallen Journalists Memorial Act
  • Two additional representatives sign on as cosponsors of H.R. 7640
  • Salary disparities are most visible factor of discrimination against Latino journalists
  • Digital selling skills: Pricing, Packaging and the Value of ROI (and takeaways from Part 1)

September 18, 2020

  • PIVOT 2020: What now? Pivoting past 2020 to sustainable models (4 topics that need to be on your radar)
  • Monday is deadline for Publisher of the Year nominations
  • Become a PIVOT 2020 sponsor
  • Board of directors to consider bylaws change to redefine publication members
  • Industry appointment (George Markley)
  • Supporting local journalism: Help us to help you remain informed
  • McClatchy's 30 newspapers probably won't be endorsing this year
  • Election 2020 app to help newspapers generate election revenue
  • Digital selling skills: Pricing, Packaging and the Value of ROI (and takeaways from Part 1)

September 15, 2020

  • Statesman receives support from America's Newspapers in open records dispute
  • America's Newspapers launches member-supported ad network
  • PIVOT 2020: Opening day of PIVOT to highlight two success stories where newspaper markets are expanding
  • Become a PIVOT 2020 sponsor
  • National Newspaper Week: Galloping goats, biting gators and more in your local newspaper
  • Three additional representatives sign on as cosponsors of bill to protect journalism
  • Rock the Vote, Cox announce partnership
  • Employment opportunities

September 11, 2020

  • Where's the opportunity? Trends that will impact newspapers going forward
  • Gain premium access to PIVOT sessions
  • Become a PIVOT 2020 sponsor
  • Industry appointments (Mayur Gupta, Brian Kelley)
  • Dean Ridings: What every publisher can do to support local journalism
  • McClatchy acquired by Chatham Asset Management
  • Packet/Gazette and its journalists agree to create union
  • Wilkes Journal-Patriot acquired by Paxton Media Group
  • A pop-up newsroom goes digging on Facebook to share its COVID-19 news
  • Next Wednesday's webinar: Digital Selling Skills

September 8, 2020

  • Gannett CEO to deliver keynote address
  • Download the conference agenda
  • Poynter Institute: Building leadership skills
  • Arm your digital sales team to successfully pivot your business
  • The power of advocacy
  • C-Suite Conversations: Idea exchanges for senior executives
  • Retooling the sales department: Compensating the next generation of sales managers and executives
  • Thank you to our sponsors

September 4, 2020

  • Digital Selling Skills for Sales Executives: Four-module training series for managers and sales teams begins Wednesday, Sept. 16
  • Senior Executives: Have you registered for PIVOT and reserved your spot during one of the Idea Exchange sessions?
  • A limited number of PIVOT sponsorships still are available
  • Bipartisan support continues to grow (H.R. 7640)
  • Industry appointments (Robert Blankenship, Kevin Smith, Justin Madden)
  • The Sumter Item seeks to elevate voices through Community Conversations
  • RJI invites local news challenge partnerships
  • Daily Messenger building for sale

September 1, 2020

  • PIVOT 2020 offers topics of interest to all newspaper departments; register today
  • A limited number of PIVOT sponsorships still are available
  • Industry appointments (Traci Bauer, Peter Conti)
  • WEHCO Newspapers, Inc. acquires Pine Bluff Commercial from Gannett
  • New survey asks: What's it like to be a local newspaper journalist in 2020?
  • Facebook threatens to block users from sharing news in Australia if new law passes
  • EagleHerald to reduce daily print schedule
  • EPPY Awards' deadline extended past Labor Day to Tuesday, Sept. 8

August 28, 2020

  • Clarity Media Group to launch interactive daily newspaper, Denver Gazette
  • PIVOT 2020: Arm your digital sales team to successfully pivot your business
  • Become a PIVOT sponsor
  • Our Opinion: In a divided time, saving local journalism is a bipartisan cause
  • Industry appointments (Mary Jo Villa, Orestes Baez, Kendra Majors, Matt DeBow)
  • Hurricane Journalism: How Gulf Coast newsrooms are handling Marco & Laura (and a pandemic)
  • Mather: Pandemic prompts evaluation of print delivery days
  • Employment opportunity

August 25, 2020

  • Opinion: Protecting the U.S. Postal Service also safeguards your access to information
  • North Carolina paper to switch to mail delivery
  • Key conference topics announced for PIVOT 2020
  • Become a PIVOT sponsor
  • H.R. 7640 now has 47 cosponsors
  • Industry appointment (Barry Holtzclaw)
  • Free webinar on Thursday: Pandemic Prompts Evaluation of Print Delivery Days
  • Take this survey about the health and future of local newspapers in the USA
  • Creating a voice in podcasting
  • Takeaways from today's Second Street webinar: How to Retain and Grow Current Customers

August 21, 2020

  • PIVOT 2020: Session Highlight — Retooling the sales department: Compensating the next generation of sales executives and managers
  • Become a PIVOT sponsor
  • Above the Fold: Democrats and Republicans unite in support of the media
  • Industry appointments (Dennis Palmer, Jaime Cárdenas, Kevin Passon)
  • Free webinars next week: How to Retain and Grow Current Customers AND Pandemic Prompts Evaluation of Print Delivery Days
  • Gannett pledges to achieve gender, racial, ethnic parity with local communities by 2025
  • Gannett to sell Mexico Ledger to Westplex Media Group
  • Industry viewpoints: Independent work is critical to economic recovery
  • Creating must-read emails for your newspaper (key takeaways from last week's webinar)

August 18, 2020

  • Today is deadline for Donated Ad Program
  • PIVOT discounts available for multiple attendees from newspapers and newspaper groups
  • Key conference topics announced for PIVOT 2020
  • C-Suite conversations for senior executives: Register before spots fill up for these frank discussions
  • Become a PIVOT sponsor
  • Voices in guest columns, letters matter to us all
  • Nominate your operations all-stars for honors
  • AP Top 25 will roll on in unusual college football season
  • Lufkin Daily News says Kid Scoop enhances children's literacy while encouraging a lifelong love of newspapers
  • Journalists, business leaders consider roles in creating a more equitable, resilient local economy
  • Free webinars next week: How to Retain and Grow Current Customers AND Pandemic Prompts Evaluation of Print Delivery Days

August 14, 2020

  • Local Journalism Sustainability Act continues to build support
  • Podcast: The Local Journalism Sustainability Act needs your help, now!
  • A community with no newspaper? That's bad news
  • Sign up to support America's Newspapers: Ad donation program deadline is next Tuesday
  • Be part of the newspaper industry's most important virtual event
  • Become a PIVOT sponsor
  • Industry appointments (Charlie Callari, Linnie Pride, Jeri Young)
  • Orlando Sentinel to leave downtown office after 69 years
  • The Post and Courier celebrates 100th anniversary of 19th Amendment with 'We the Women'
  • Signature Offset to utilize NewsXTreme Cloud services for prepress production
  • Two pages in current E&P focus on news from America's Newspapers
  • Two upcoming webinars: How to Retain and Grow Current Customers AND Pandemic Prompts Evaluation of Print Delivery Days

August 11, 2020

  • Registration opens for PIVOT 2020
  • Become a PIVOT sponsor
  • Bipartisan bill to boost local news and small businesses need your help
  • Congressional scrutiny of tech platforms welcome
  • An only-in-California problem: Why newspaper delivery drivers could disappear
  • Industry appointment (Brendan Lyons)
  • Three webinars this week: Creating Must-Read Emails for Your Newspaper; Reporting Trends; and Best Practices for Public Notices
  • Adams Publishing Group selects Memoriams for obituary placement
  • Lee Enterprises launches local business stimulus program

August 7, 2020

  • Registration for PIVOT 2020 opens Monday
  • Newspaper calls on readers to support HR 7640
  • Despite COVID and the economy, opportunities exist for newspapers to gain promotions revenue
  • Three webinars next week: Creating Must-Read Emails for Your Newspaper; Reporting Trends; and Best Practices for Public Notices
  • Industry appointments (Tony Hunter, Anthony McCartney)
  • Detroit News to offer subscriber-only content starting Aug. 12
  • Build a real-time dataviz bot (for free)

August 4, 2020

  • Galveston publisher calls on readers to support the Local Journalism Sustainability Act
  • Tomorrow's Webinar: How to Use Promotions to Drive Leads for Advertisers
  • Industry appointments (David Lauderdale, Emily Coleman, Hearst fellowships)
  • New Gallup/Knight study says Americans are losing faith in an objective media
  • The Post and Courier's storm season guide keeps coastal residents informed
  • Free micro-course by RJI Fellow: Learn to write news for mobile audiences in five-minute lessons
  • Americans who mainly get their news on social media are less engaged, less knowledgeable
  • The Indiana Gazette sold to Sample News Group

July 31, 2020

  • The number of cosponsors is growing for H.R. 7640; where do your representatives stand?
  • Registration for PIVOT 2020 opens Monday, Aug. 10
  • Takeaways: Read key takeaways from the Seyfarth Shaw webinar on recent Supreme Court decisions
  • Upcoming Webinar: How to Use Promotions to Drive Leads for Advertisers
  • Paxton Media Group to acquire Jasper Herald
  • Early issues of Venice Gondolier now online
  • Tribune Publishing adopts limited duration stockholder rights agreement

July 28, 2020

  • News industry is finding support for H.R. 7640, but your help is needed to make this a reality
  • Congressional hearing to examine the dominance of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google
  • Upcoming Webinars: How recent Supreme Court decisions could impact your newspaper and How to Use Promotions to Drive Leads for Advertisers
  • Industry appointments (Bill Parsons, Josie Chapman, Krissah Thompson)
  • McClatchy agreement with Chatham Asset Management retains jobs and benefits for staff; top two leaders to depart
  • Judge rules Seattle media companies must hand over unpublished protest images to police
  • TownNews introduces NewsGigs to connect journalism professionals with open local media opportunities
  • Newspapers announce plans to outsource printing in September

July 24, 2020

  • Your efforts are needed to get legislation passed to aid the newspaper industry
  • Reach newspaper influencers and decision-makers with a PIVOT sponsorship
  • With circulars at a tipping point, how will newspapers support local journalism? (podcast with Dean Ridings and Borrell Associates)
  • Upcoming Webinar: How recent Supreme Court decisions could impact your newspaper
  • Industry appointments (Meredith Kopit Levien and two publishers at Ogden Newspapers)
  • Obituary (Jim Chionsini)
  • A three-webinar series from Second Street
  • Study: 82 percent of Tennessee adults read newspapers
  • Mullen adds two titles to his North, South Dakota newspaper group

July 21, 2020

  • Reach newspaper influencers and decision-makers with a PIVOT sponsorship
  • Mark your calendars for virtual conference, October 6-8
  • Upcoming Webinar: How recent Supreme Court decisions could impact your newspaper
  • Industry appointments (Shannon Allen and Leona Allen)
  • Times-Journal to print 6 more newspapers in Rome
  • Journalists announce union organizing campaign in Dallas
  • New survey to examine impact of COVID-19 on consumers' shopping plans
  • AP says it will capitalize Black, but not white

July 17, 2020

  • Reach newspaper influencers and decision-makers with a PIVOT sponsorship
  • Congress considers legislation that would support local news organizations
  • Putting more political ad dollars on your books (webinar takeaways)
  • Upcoming Webinar: 2019-2020 Just Completed U.S. Supreme Court Decisions and Commentary
  • Multimedia journalist awarded Governor James M. Cox Award for coverage of protests
  • Arkansas Life halts amid slow economy
  • Local communities and local news need a new economic narrative: Why not create it together?

July 14, 2020

  • Latest ad campaign promotes newspapers as the trusted source in the local community
  • Mark your calendars for virtual conference, October 6-8
  • Upcoming Webinars (Classifieds and Digital Trends)
  • Industry appointment (Gabe Whisnant)
  • LAST CHANCE:  Friday is deadline to participate in 2020 Sales Compensation Study
  • McClatchy concludes auction process; Chatham Asset Management deemed successful bid
  • PJ Browning and Chris Zoeller talk with E&P about the paper's plans to expand in South Carolina
  • Coronavirus coloring and activity pages for kids and families — from Kid Scoop
  • Newsroom Notes: Leading through uncertainty
  • Why software development and customer collaboration equals Brainworks CRM success

July 10, 2020

  • Save the Date: America's Newspapers takes annual meeting virtual, Oct. 6-8
  • Local Journalism Sustainability Act: Have you reached out to your Congressional representative to encourage support?
  • The New Outlook for 2020: Revised Local Ad Forecasts
  • Next Week's Webinars (Political Ads and Classifieds)
  • Industry appointments (Jerry Pye and Ezequiel Minaya)
  • Judge denies Alden challenge in McClatchy bankruptcy bidding; auction planned for today
  • Next Friday is deadline to participate in 2020 Sales Compensation Study
  • The Sacramento Bee is hiring four journalists to cover equity in California
  • Statesman signs lease, will relocate to Southeast Austin site next year
  • Nevada Supreme Court considering Wynn defamation claim against AP

July 7, 2020

  • Upcoming webinars focus on ad revenue
  • Donated Ad Program: A 'win-win' step
  • Industry appointments (Michael Traynor, Kelly McGowan)
  • Next Friday is deadline to participate in 2020 Sales Compensation Study
  • Local news is playing an important role for Americans during COVID-19 outbreak
  • Fulton Sun goes digital
  • Seyfarth opens office in Seattle
  • Two "don't miss" articles from around the industry

June 30, 2020

  • On this Independence Day, recalling the Founders' views of a free press
  • Appreciation expressed for programs to be funded by Donated Ad Program
  • Jeana Stanley, Hearst vice president of finance, dies at 54
  • Win some newspaper SWAG while putting a fun spin on those temperature checks
  • Column: Wearing a mask doesn't seem like a big ask
  • July 17 is deadline to participate in 2020 Sales Compensation Study
  • E&P announces new awards program honoring 15 over 50
  • Capital Gazette shooting victims honored Sunday on Freedom of the Press Day
  • The Miami Herald partners with FIU to cover local news in South Florida
  • Six-month program at Michigan paper is helping to train and empower Indigenous journalists
  • 3 Lee Enterprises markets to use My Team Scoop for high school sports reporting
  • Two "don't miss" articles from around the industry
  • Upcoming Webinars

June 26, 2020

  • 2020 report from UNC Hussman Knight Chair on the state of local journalism
  • 2020 Newspaper Sales Compensation Study
  • Upcoming Webinars
  • Industry appointments (Romando Dixon, NiemanLab)
  • Mayor to bankruptcy judge: South Florida benefits if Miami Herald is locally owned
  • Google signs agreement to pay publishers in Germany, Australia and Brazil for 'high-quality content'
  • Mesabi Daily News, Hibbing Daily Tribune to merge July 8, keep six-day print schedule
  • Best Agent Today to power real estate solution for Lee's 77 newspaper website properties
  • Nashville artists, authors, athletes speak up for First Amendment: 1 for All awareness effort
  • AP boosts customer choice with new live video replay ability
  • Viewpoints from across the industry
  • Free Webinars

June 23, 2020

  • Industry appointments (George Coleman, Ryan Gilchrest, Scott Fisher)
  • Thank you to these additional newspapers for supporting the Donated Ad Program
  • Upcoming Webinars
  • 2020 Newspaper Sales Compensation Study
  • White Paper outlines Google's dominant market behavior, harming of journalism
  • Navajo Times closes for 2 weeks due to coronavirus
  • Post-Pandemic: We Rebuild sections offer perspectives, solutions
  • AP changes writing style to capitalize 'b' in Black
  • Medill awarded $1 million by McCormick Foundation to help improve local news in Chicago
  • 5 ways that local newsrooms can utilize TikTok
  • Free Webinars

June 19, 2020

  • Viewpoints: Separating fact from fiction
  • Upcoming Webinars
  • Download takeaways, recording from this week's webinar on "The Silver Sales Bullets of 2020's First Six Months"
  • Industry appointments (Paul Bascobert, Kendra Majors, SNPA Foundation officers, Mike Martoccia)
  • 2020 Newspaper Sales Compensation Study
  • White Paper outlines Google's dominant market behavior, harming of journalism
  • First Amendment Watch releases a citizen's guide to recording police
  • Newspapers to provide up to $500,000 in matching advertising grants
  • Beloit Daily News will move operations to downtown site
  • Viewpoints from across the industry
  • Free Webinars

June 16, 2020

  • Newspaper Sales Compensation Study to give publishers and advertising directors the tools needed to better compete for sales talent
  • Senator Markey, colleagues introduce press freedom resolution
  • Read the America's Newspapers section in this month's Editor & Publisher magazine
  • Thank you for supporting America's Newspapers through Donated Ad Program
  • Industry appointment (Robert Granfeldt)
  • Free Webinars this Week: The Silver Sales Bullets of 2020's First Six Months and Let's Talk Recruitment Marketing
  • Social reforms apply to the newsroom, too
  • $25,000 Collier Prize awarded to The Oregonian for campaign contributions investigation
  • Gannett Ventures moves local high school awards events to online broadcast
  • Fergus Falls Daily Journal moves to new office
  • TownNews and BlueFrame pact provides sports live streaming audience, revenue service to local papers
  • Free Webinars

June 12, 2020

  • Support the Donated Ad Program and help America's Newspapers
  • Free Webinar next Wednesday: The Silver Sales Bullets of 2020's First Six Months
  • Steps to consider before re-opening: Download takeaways, recording from this week's webinar on 'Successfully Navigating the New Normal'
  • Industry appointments
  • Glasgow Daily Times converts from print to digital only
  • McClatchy journalists in seven newsrooms will continue working remotely — for now
  • Can pay-by-text micropayment become a viable revenue source for newspapers?
  • Viewpoints from across the industry
  • Free Webinars

June 9, 2020

  • Industry Appointments
  • Free Webinars this Week: Successfully Navigating the "New Normal" and Self-Care for Journalists
  • El Dorado News-Times adopting digital format; subscribers to be issued iPads
  • Texas paper to publish three days a week
  • A roundup of recent news about the free press system and local journalism crisis
  • Spinning up a highly focus newsletter? Keep these 4 things in mind
  • Oklahoma daily uses grant to fund subscriptions
  • Cox commits $1M to support civil and human rights
  • Hearst announces added steps to increase diversity in the workplace
  • Viewpoints from across the industry
  • Conferences and Webinars

June 5, 2020

  • Add our jobs board to your recruiting arsenal
  • VIEWPOINTS: Assaults on journalists are assaults on the rights of all Americans
  • Free Webinar on Wednesday: Successfully Navigating our 'New Normal'
  • Download takeaways from webinar: Recruiting and Retaining Salespeople
  • Kid Scoop grows dramatically during pandemic
  • New book from Leonard Woolsey unmasks ordinary life
  • The Free Press Standard of Carrollton, Ohio, sold to AloNovus Corporation
  • RJI announces Local News Challenge to help local newsrooms tackle technology challenges
  • Conferences and Webinars

June 2, 2020

  • Joint Statement: Journalists are risking their lives to report on the protests and their safety must be ensured
  • America's Newspapers Coverage Checklist (from John Bussian)
  • Fall 2018 guide from The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press: Police, Protesters and the Press
  • Seyfarth Shaw offers safety advice for journalists covering protests
  • Industry appointment: Jeffrey Gerritt
  • Free Webinar on Thursday: Recruiting Salespeople — Re-think, Retool, Respond and Rebound
  • Research: Combination of human, automated news is perceived as more trustworthy
  • Around three-in-ten Americans are very confident they could fact-check news about COVID-19
  • AP: Advancing the power of facts
  • Fort Smith paper announces changes to Op-Ed pages
  • Cartoonists will use artwork to thank frontline workers in this Sunday's newspaper
  • Conferences and Webinars

May 29, 2020

  • Coming out of quarantine: Publisher Tricia Dunne and husband, Patrick, discuss family's battle with COVID-19
  • Make Facebook and Google pay for local news, just like you
  • Free Webinar next Thursday: Recruiting Salespeople — Re-think, Retool, Respond and Rebound
  • Webinar Takeaways from This Week: Crisis Leadership
  • USA TODAY NETWORK launches 'Rebuilding America' initiative
  • McClatchy offers three-part livestream series: 'COVID-19: Bending the Curve'
  • Power Up: Leadership in Tough Times
  • TownNews takes on 'news deserts' with News Nirvana program
  • How to optimize digital election coverage for engagement? Make it digestible
  • Conferences and Webinars

May 26, 2020

  • Industry appointments
  • Free Webinar next Thursday: From Influence to Impact — Crisis Leadership for Today and Tomorrow
  • Voice delivered news: Tips and tools
  • McClatchy announces winners of the President's Awards for Excellence in Local Journalism
  • Second Street to open 7th Annual Summit to all — free
  • Conferences and Webinars

May 22, 2020

  • Midland Daily News creates webpage to cover record flooding
  • The Post and Courier announces expansion into Myrtle Beach
  • Creative Circle helps volunteer staff save community journalism in rural South Dakota towns
  • Don't stop the celebration! The Gazette helps families recognize their graduates
  • Industry appointments
  • Free Webinar next Thursday: From Influence to Impact — Crisis Leadership for Today and Tomorrow
  • Webinar takeaways from this week
  • Conferences and Webinars

May 19, 2020

  • Detroit Free Press partners with state archives to collect coronavirus stories
  • Free Webinar on Wednesday: Pandemic 2020 & Beyond: 5 Ways We Must Change Our Sales Approach
  • Free Webinar on Thursday: Getting Back to Work — Lay the groundwork for implementing your company's return-to-work plans, with advice from Seyfarth Shaw
  • Editor named to lead Gannett's Pennsylvania network
  • Employment Opportunity
  • The Post and Courier announces expansion into Greenville, S.C.
  • Tribune Publishing combines workflow of all six print sites with ProImage NewsWayX
  • Conferences and Webinars

May 15, 2020

  • New Ad Campaign is Available to All Members: Download print and digital ads to attract local businesses to begin advertising with you again
  • House to Vote on New Stimulus Package Today: Have you asked your Congressional representatives to support the HEROES Act?
  • How the Aspen Daily News appealed to readers' FOMO to raise over $42,000 during COVID-19
  • Wyoming Tribune Eagle will eliminate another print day in June
  • Industry Appointments
  • Free Webinar on Wednesday: Pandemic 2020 and Beyond — 5 Ways We Must Change Our Sales Approach
  • Above and Beyond: Nominate a staff member who has gone above and beyond over the past two months for recognition by America's Newspapers
  • Takeaways from this Week: Generating revenue during the pandemic by helping your advertisers and readers
  • Conferences and Webinars

May 12, 2020

  • Industry Appointments (Bernie Heller, Tom Wiley, Mary Dolan, Caitlan Butler)
  • Kentucky newspaper welcomes back businesses with free ad
  • Newspaper carrier and her daughter deliver The Seattle Times — and free masks for coronavirus protection
  • O'Rourke Media Group buys Cannon Falls (Minn.) Beacon, shopper
  • Zionsville Times-Sentinel merges with The Lebanon Reporter
  • Conferences and Webinars

May 8, 2020

  • Support the Donated Ad Program and help America's Newspapers
  • #TogetherTalbot -- In the face of COVID-19, an APG newspaper calls on local businesses, residents to come together
  • Free Webinar on Tuesday: Generating Revenue During the Pandemic by Helping Your Advertisers and Your Readers
  • Takeaways: Did you miss this week's advertising sales webinars? No worries! We have your back!
  • Industry appointments
  • Survey shows Americans support COVID-19 relief for local news
  • Clinton Herald's publication schedule to change
  • Valdosta Daily Times announces plans to switch to mail delivery and drop two days in print
  • Conferences and Webinars

May 5, 2020

  • America's Newspapers congratulates the recipients of the 2020 Pulitzer Prizes
  • Free Webinar on Thursday: Keys for Connecting and Selling in a Digital (and Remote) World
  • Obituary: H. Brandt Ayers, former publisher of The Anniston Star, dead at 85
  • Industry appointments
  • On #GivingNewsDay, support the foundations that support America's Newspapers
  • Mike Gebhart now majority owner of Albany Herald, other SCNI papers
  • The Daily Clintonian in Indiana sold and to be revived
  • WEHCO to receive U.S. loan funding
  • Conferences and Webinars

May 1, 2020

  • Your voices are being heard in Washington
  • Seyfarth Shaw publishes Return to Business Checklist
  • Two free webinars for more sales!
  • Viewpoints: The new normal
  • On #GivingTuesday, support the foundations that support America's Newspapers
  • McClatchy launches text-to-speech studio feature across its 30 local news sites
  • Business and civic leaders say 'thank you' to Lexington paper in full-page ad
  • The Bolivar Commercial publishes last edition
  • Citing pandemic, Fort Wayne News-Sentinel suspends publication
  • Sunday, May 3: World Press Freedom Day
  • McClatchy CEO Craig Forman urges national advertisers to think differently about news
  • Conferences and Webinars

April 28, 2020

  • Free webinar with media designer Mario Garcia
  • Viewpoints: To prop up local journalism, Congress may have to prioritize newspapers over TV, radio, digital-native
  • Share your welcome letter; get copies of others
  • Industry appointments
  • 10 charts about America's newsrooms
  • CRM revenue-generating ideas to help you RIGHT NOW
  • Coronavirus underscores the breadth of business
  • Cox donates 6,000 coveralls to hospitals
  • Conferences and Webinars

April 24, 2020

  • Action Needed: Download editorial and cartoon to run in support of local newspapers
  • Free Webinar next Thursday: Mario Garcia — Writing, editing and designing for mobile consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Welcome to our newest members
  • Download takeaways from Tuesday's webinar: You Can Get Back Some of Your Lost Revenue (Learn How)
  • Montrose Daily Press converting to afternoon publication
  • Silver City newspaper delivering food to help business
  • NTVB Media provides What to Watch for newspapers for free
  • FREE Law Day 2020 content about voting
  • Conferences and Webinars

April 21, 2020

  • Our Opinion: Don't let open government become another victim of the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Free Webinar on Thursday: You Can Get Back Some of Your Lost Revenue -- Learn How!
  • Download takeaways from Tuesday's webinar: 34 advertisers you need to call right NOW!
  • Facebook and Google to be forced to share advertising revenue with Australian media companies
  • Brechner Center announces new reporting fellowship
  • Journalists uncover lessons from the 1918 pandemic useful in covering COVID-19
  • Lee announces grant program to provide marketing assistance to local businesses impacted by COVID-19
  • The Compass Experiment selects Colorado community for local news site
  • Conferences and Webinars

April 17, 2020

  • Co-Branded with a SUBSCRIBE Message: Nearly 800 newspapers have downloaded newspaper ad campaign, which can be co-branded with your SUBSCRIBE info
  • Two Public Service Campaigns: New Pass It On public service campaign available to newspapers ... and ... National campaign encourages all Americans to reflect on the valuable role a free press plays
  • Free Webinar on Tuesday: Find ideas for 34 advertisers you need to be talking with right NOW!
  • Senior secured lenders seek to acquire McClatchy as part of reorganization
  • Download takeaways from Thursday's webinar on driving advertising sales during a pandemic
  • COVID-19 Impact Shopping Study: 20,000 responses from across the country in three weeks
  • Celebrate the graduates of 2020 with a turnkey virtual commencement
  • Conferences and Webinars

April 14, 2020

  • Dean Ridings is interviewed by E&P (podcast)
  • Industry appointments
  • Axios reports bipartisan effort being pushed by group of lawmakers to provide economic relief for local newsrooms
  • Download PowerPoint, recording from today's webinar on political advertising
  • The coronavirus crisis has made it clear: The future of journalism must be collaboration
  • A reading revolution: Flower shop owner converting newspaper boxes into little free libraries
  • Tips for helping customers battle COVID-19 challenges
  • As newsrooms face coronavirus-related cuts, 54% of Americans rate media's response to the outbreak positively
  • Southern Lithoplate now manufacturing hand sanitizer
  • Free Webinar on Thursday: Leverage your newspaper's audience to close more sales through new technology
  • Conferences and Webinars

April 9, 2020

  • Newspapers Have Your Back — download ad campaign
  • America's Newspapers asks Congress for action on COVID-19 relief
  • Free webinars next week
  • Download key takeaways from this week's webinars
  • Good News: Hearst promises journalists at its newspapers no furloughs, no pay cuts
  • Download coronavirus information and FAQs from Seyfarth Shaw
  • COVID-19 survey shows how newspapers are transitioning business models, reducing costs
  • 40+ Fourth Estate partners launch nationwide campaign to show gratitude for journalists during COVID-19
  • Dallas Morning News cuts pay, parent dips into cash to prevent layoffs
  • USA TODAY NETWORK launches 'Just the FAQs LIVE: Conversations about Coronavirus'
  • TownNews tackles the coronavirus with world-class infrastructure, new revenue services and expert guidance
  • Fundraisers to help laid-off and furloughed journalists are springing up across the U.S.
  • Conferences and Webinars

April 7, 2020

  • America's Newspapers offers free marketing campaign to newspapers promoting subscriptions — in print or digital
  • Free webinars this week
  • Facebook grants available to U.S. local newsrooms — amounts to range from $25,000 to $100,000
  • To keep seven-day publication, Duluth News Tribune slims print paper
  • 25 fun ideas for your next 'virtual coffee break'
  • Industry appointments
  • Conferences and Webinars

April 3, 2020

  • Free Webinar on Wednesday: Webinar to address best practices for managing remote workers
  • Mather Economics offers snapshot of reader data from hundreds of newspapers during the period from mid-February to mid-March
  • A remote sales force may be the future (takeaways and more)
  • America's Newspapers adds additional COVID-19 resource pages to newspapers.org
  • COVID-19 + Email: How companies support their community
  • Highlighting acts of kindness during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • The coronavirus crisis has lessons for us about service journalism
  • How the St. Joseph News-Press combats the coronavirus circulation challenges with multimedia e-Editions
  • Industry Appointment
  • Conferences and Webinars

March 31, 2020

  • America's Newspapers joins with News Media Alliance to open dialogue for federal relief
  • Free webinar, April 1: Gain tips for setting up and managing a remote workforce
  • Free webinar: April 2: Mather Economics brings free webinar to members on digital, print subscription benchmarks and best practices amid COVID-19
  • Ogden Newspapers puts up $1 million in grants to help local businesses
  • New 'Support Local Journalism' feature makes instant impact for TownNews customers
  • Tampa Bay Times to print just two days a week as coronavirus savages revenues
  • Coda Ventures announces a free service to help newspapers promote their surging website traffic
  • The Washington Post helps provide relief for at-risk groups in need of food and that help feed medical professionals
  • Industry Appointments
  • Conferences and Webinars

March 27, 2020

  • What do advertisers want right now?
  • It's time to double-down on digital and print subscriptions
  • Sumter paper hosts daily Zoom calls with community leaders (and readers) about COVID-19
  • Gain tips for setting up and managing a remote workforce
  • Local media traffic spikes 48% in the wake of COVID-19
  • Galveston paper adjusts print frequency to navigate COVID economy
  • COVID-19: SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program
  • Conferences and Webinars

March 20, 2020

  • COVID-19 Updates — As we head into the weekend, Pennsylvania orders non-"life sustaining" businesses to close; other states expected to follow
  • Your advertisers need urgent help during the coronavirus crisis; here's what you can do to help; free webinar on Tuesday
  • The newsroom guide to COVID-19
  • The era of self-quarantining brings perhaps unexpected content changes in Kankakee
  • Silver City will maintain delivery to all
  • Support our work! Become a digital subscriber
  • Free webinar: Tips for managing a remote workforce and the skills necessary to be successful in sales
  • Industry Appointment
  • Conferences and Webinars

March 17, 2020

  • COVID-19 Updates — Share an inspiring story with us, in the midst of chaos
  • Newspapers declared 'essential services,' exempt from San Francisco's Shelter in Place edict
  • In U.S. epicenter for COVID-19, Seattle Times empties its newsroom
  • Read more coverage of COVID-19 on our website: http://www.newspapers.org/americas-newspapers/coronavirus/
  • Sunshine Week in a pandemic
  • The People of America's Newspapers
  • Recruiting & Building Team-Based Sales Models: Laurie Kahn to lead two-part webinar, beginning March 25
  • List your employment openings with us!
  • Conferences and Webinars

March 13, 2020

  • Best practices in addressing challenges of COVID-19
  • Takeaways and recording of coronavirus webinar to be posted soon
  • AP offers coronavirus topical guide
  • The Seattle Times to consolidate advertising systems to drive sales
  • USA TODAY joins Facebook's Third-Party Fact-Checking Program
  • Recruiting & Building Team-Based Sales Models: Laurie Kahn to lead two-part webinar, beginning March 25
  • List your employment openings with us!
  • Conferences and Webinars

March 10, 2020

  • Spurn the Churn: Data-driven reader retention solutions
  • Statesman prevails in court fight for UT records
  • Coronavirus: Free Webinar on Friday Morning
  • The People of America's Newspapers
  • Advertising Sales Training: Laurie Kahn to lead two-part webinar on sales training
  • List your employment openings with us!
  • Conferences and Webinars

March 6, 2020

  • Sunshine Week is March 15-21 — The match that lit Sunshine Week: Looking back and ahead with Tim Franklin
  • Sunshine Week Toolkit
  • Executive appointments
  • Free Webinar: Build Your Social Media Style Guides — Thursday, March 12
  • Free Webinar: Coronavirus FAQs & Legal Updates — Friday, March 13
  • Most say journalists should be watchdogs, but views of how well they fill this role vary by party, media diet
  • It's 'morning in America' for management
  • List your employment openings with us!
  • Conferences and Webinars

March 3, 2020

  • Mega-Conference: Millennials' view on unions may surprise you
  • Executive appointments
  • Paxton Media Group acquires Madison Courier
  • DSLR to mobile: Dongles tips and tricks
  • Free Webinar on Thursday: People-Powered Journalism -- Engagement best practices around elections and more
  • List your employment openings with us!
  • Conferences and Webinars

February 28, 2020

  • Mega-Conference: Value Proposition — How three newspapers promote their brands
  • Mega-Conference: Expanding newspaper business models in a difficult media environment
  • Mega-Conference: The potential of female leadership — Lessons from pioneers
  • Tampa Bay Times announces temporary pay cut for full-time staff
  • USA TODAY launches public opinion project to capture a nuanced picture of the American electorate
  • New publisher named for San Antonio Express-News
  • Free Webinar: People-Powered Journalism -- Engagement best practices around elections and more
  • Conferences and Webinars

February 25, 2020

  • Welcome new members!
  • Mega-Conference: Newspapers' culture, journalism provide firm basis for successful revenue strategies
  • Mega-Conference: The path to profitability? Find it with confident leadership
  • Spotlighting the Finalists: Mega-Innovation Award
  • Free Webinar: People-Powered Journalism -- Engagement best practices around elections and more
  • Conferences and Webinars

February 24, 2020

  • Arkansas Democrat-Gazette is awarded the Mega-Innovation Award
  • View photos from the Mega-Conference
  • Revenue strategies, paths to profitability, our worth to local communities, sales transformation and more!
  • Download PowerPoint presentations
  • Conferences and Webinars

February 14, 2020

  • We look forward to seeing America's Newspapers members next week at the Mega-Conference
  • Family Owners: Three unique newspaper companies to share their stories at this weekend's Family Owners Meeting
  • Daily Sun promotes Dan Sprung to general manager
  • Newsonomics: Six takeaways from McClatchy's bankruptcy
  • Cox Media Group announces agreement to sell Ohio Newspapers to Cox Enterprises
  • Employment opportunities
  • Free Webinar: Time Management Tips of Media Sales Superstars
  • Conferences and Webinars

February 11, 2020

  • Mega-Conference Session Highlight: Funding Outside the Box: Alternative sources for sustainable news operations
  • Family Owners: Deciding when — or whether — to diversify your family business
  • Adams Publishing Group chooses Brainworks Stratica as its enterprise-wide solution
  • Heart Newspapers announces strategic investment in The Martin Group
  • Investigative reporting, breaking news, diversity coverage honored by CNHI
  • Free Webinar: Time Management Tips of Media Sales Superstars
  • Conferences and Webinars

February 7, 2020

  • Mega-Conference Session Highlight: All Rise! An update on the legal issues affecting essentially all aspects of the industry
  • Family Owners: Save the Press -- Protecting and growing local independent journalism
  • TownNews and Evvnt announce strategic technology partnership to launch premium revenue-generating events calendars
  • Acquisitions: Red Wing Publishing Company, The Savannah Reporter, Long Beach Business Journal
  • FAA remote ID requirements hold promise, peril for journalists
  • Free Webinar: Time Management Tips of Media Sales Superstars
  • Conferences and Webinars

February 4, 2020

  • Discussion groups offer opportunity for sharing among Mega-Conference attendees
  • Mega-Conference Session Highlight: The keys to keeping digital subscribers — and their revenue
  • Family Owners: Deciding when — or whether — to diversify your family business
  • Anne Cox Chambers, past chairwoman of Atlanta Newspapers, dies at the age of 100
  • Tribune Publishing announces management transition
  • Coastal Bend Publishing buys five newspapers in Texas
  • Free Webinar next Friday: 2020 Digital Advertising Trends — What publishers need to know
  • Conferences and Webinars

January 31, 2020

  • Session Highlight: Digital subscriptions and consumer revenue models -- A two-part deep dive at the Mega-Conference
  • Learning from history at Family Owners Meeting: Three unique newspaper companies share their stories
  • Lee Enterprises to buy Berkshire Hathaway newspaper operations; Berkshire Hathaway to finance all debt
  • Developing an engaging voice may help shift local journalism's revenue burden
  • Free Webinar on Friday: 2020 Digital Advertising Trends -- What publishers need to know
  • Conferences and Webinars

January 28, 2020

  • How women leaders are transforming newspapers
  • Finalists announced for 2020 Mega-Innovation Award
  • Eliza Hussman Gaines named Democrat-Gazette managing editor
  • David Adams named general manager in Waterloo
  • Ripon Commonwealth Press sold to  Delta Media Group
  • Gannett-backed Scroll launches subscription service for ad-free journalism
  • Conferences and Webinars

January 24, 2020

  • Do you still need a hotel room for the Mega-Conference?
  • Discounted registrations designed to ensure broad participation across the industry at Mega-Conference
  • Value Proposition: Spread the word about your newspaper's worth to your community
  • Agenda announced for Family Owners Meeting
  • Casey Seiler named Times Union editor
  • Sonoma County Gazette has been sold
  • Country Media acquires Oregon newspapers
  • Conferences and Webinars

January 21, 2020

  • Hotel for Mega-Conference is nearly sold out!
  • The Age of Video: Trends, insights and the journey to revenue success
  • Industry appointments
  • Redesigned mobile app gives readers an experience that mirrors the website
  • Free Webinar on Friday, Feb. 7: Digital Advertising Trends
  • Conferences and Webinars

January 17, 2020

  • Thursday (Jan. 23) is the cut-off for reserving rooms in our block for the Mega-Conference
  • Come early to take part in four Bonus Sessions at the Mega-Conference
  • Industry appointments
  • Save the Date: Dates and locations have been announced for the 2020 and 2012 Annual Meetings
  • Cox Media Group granted extension to sell Ohio newspapers
  • Democrat-Gazette's digital shift moving to state's NW
  • Arkansas and Tennessee newspapers sold to Paxton Media Group
  • Legacy.com acquires iPublish Media Solutions
  • Conferences and Webinars

January 14, 2020

  • Today is your last chance to submit an entry (Mega-Innovation Award)
  • Branded Content: The business of storytelling
  • Member News (Hal Tanner Jr., Terry Jamerson, John Clark)
  • Help for newspapers both parties can agree on
  • USA TODAY NETWORK launches 'Women of the Century' project
  • Tighter prose improves writing

January 10, 2020

  • Mega-Conference to feature interactive sa

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