They are not dead. They're not dying. They'll be reborn, again.
Welcome to Media Life’s new series “Reinventing the American Newspaper.”
This series is based on several notions held by Media Life’s editors from years of covering newspapers. The series will explore and test these notions over the coming months, and they are certainly all open to challenge, as in any discussion.More
AIM Media Indiana, LLC announced that it has acquired the print and online newspaper publishing assets and the commercial printing assets from Home News Enterprises, LLC of Columbus, Ind., according to John Cribb, Cribb, Greene & Cope, who represented HNE in the transaction.MORE
The Loudoun Times-Mirror, a weekly newspaper based in Leesburg, Va., has acquired the assets of the weekly newspapers Leesburg Today and Ashburn Today and the LeesburgToday.com website. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.MORE
You might think that with so many industry association conventions, you might see and hear the same people over and over again. Sort of: Jason Taylor was at LMA and SNPA, but he had differing responsibilities at each. There were common themes and topics (more about those at the end of this post). But there was, thankfully, very little duplication, and I was so glad I stuck it out to attend SNPA. It was the proverbial last (of four back-to-back industry conferences) but not least.MORE
I believe in newspapers.
And by newspapers, I mean particularly those physical objects produced in huge quantity through some nearly magical process in the middle of the night and delivered before daybreak to millions of American homes and businesses where they are eagerly received.MORE
GateHouse Media has announced the launch of GateHouseNewsroom.com, an editorial resource for journalism professionals.
Written by industry experts within GateHouse Media, the website will provide strategy, tips, tools and trends for journalists. Whether you need help figuring out the latest digital media tools, amping up your social media outreach, or tips for investigative reporting, GateHouseNewsroom.com is a one-stop destination for all journalistic needs.MORE
The McClatchy Company has introduced a Moonlighting digital job exchange on all of McClatchy's newspaper websites and mobile apps.
McClatchy is both a strategic partner and investor in Moonlighting, a Charlottesville, Va.-based technology startup connecting people offering short-term jobs with those who can do them – pet sitters, landscapers, handymen, personal trainers, resume writers, among them.MORE
Morris Publishing Group, LLC has announced the acquisition of the First Coast and HealthSource magazines from Beson4Media Group.
The publications will join the Morris-owned Times-Union Media portfolio of more than 30 titles ranging from The Florida Times-Union, now in its 152nd year, to Jacksonville.com to neighborhood publications to military newspapers – all published across print, digital and social platforms.MORE
"For this tech guide, we wanted to deliver stories detailing 2015's latest and greatest cell phones, tablets and video games so that readers can finalize their wish lists and publishers can create endless revenue opportunities," said Matthew M.F. Miller, CTW's editorial director.MORE
Gannett Co., Inc. and Journal Media Group, Inc. have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Gannett will acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Journal Media Group for approximately $280 million, net of acquired cash.
This acquisition by Gannett will add 15 dailies and 18 weeklies in 14 local markets, in nine states, including: Treasure Coast Newspapers in Florida (The Stuart News, Indian River Press Journal and St. Lucie News-Tribune); The Gleaner, Henderson, Ky.; Naples (Fla.) Daily News; Evansville (Ind.) Courier & Press; Anderson (S.C.) Independent-Mail; Knoxville (Tenn.) News Sentinel; The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn.; Abilene (Texas) Reporter-News; Corpus Christi (Texas) Caller-Times; San Angelo (Texas) Standard-Times; and the Wichita Falls (Texas) Times Record News.MORE
The Village Voice, America's first alternative newsweekly and an icon of New York City journalism, has been sold to a company controlled by Peter D. Barbey. His is an investor and president of the Reading Eagle Company, a family-owned media company that, under various names, has published newspapers for eight successive generations since 1796.MORE
The Village Voice, America's first alternative newsweekly and an icon of New York City journalism, has been sold to a company controlled by Peter D. Barbey. His is an investor and president of the Reading Eagle Company, a family-owned media company that, under various names, has published newspapers for eight successive generations since 1796.More
During its meeting Monday at the News Industry Summit, the SNPA Board of Directors approved four new members: Guarantee Digital, HubCiti, McGrann Paper Corporation and NTVB Media.More
As day one of SNPA's News Industry Summit opened, Earl Wilkinson, executive director and CEO of the International News Media Association, described legacy newspapers and digital as two ends of a rope burning toward each other.More