Frankfort Newsmedia, LLC, (FNL) today completed its purchase of The State Journal in Frankfort, Ky., from Dix Communications.
FNL is majority owned by Boone Newspapers, Inc., (BNI) with offices in Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Natchez, Miss. Other owners are Natchez-based Carpenter Newsmedia, LLC, (CNL) and key BNI personnel. Jim Boone, of Tuscaloosa, is BNI's chairman. Todd Carpenter, of Natchez, is BNI's president and chief executive officer and principal owner of CNL.
John Cribb, managing director, Cribb, Greene & Cope newspaper brokerage firm, said an agreement in principle for the sale was announced last month, and final details were worked out in recent weeks. Cribb, Greene & Cope is a 92-year-old newspaper brokerage, appraisal and consulting firm with offices in Montana, Virginia and Missouri.More
In two south-central Georgia towns about 31 miles apart, newspaper readers wanted the same thing: more than one printed edition a week, please.
That's what Boone Newspapers Inc. found out when it recently bought the Cordele Dispatch and the Americus Times-Recorder. Starting Aug. 22 in Americus and Aug. 29 in Cordele, readers got their wish.
As of this week, both papers now come out on Wednesdays and Saturdays instead of only on Fridays. And executives in both places, General Manager Chris Lewis in Cordele and Publisher William Hand in Americus, use the same word to describe community reaction: "excited."MORE
"This magazine brings a fresh and upbeat look on holiday decorating that readers will love, making it stand out amongst the competition," said Matthew M.F. Miller, CTW's editorial director. "For an advertiser, this is a great revenue opportunity that you simply cannot miss."MORE
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and The Associated Press are asking the U.S. district court in Washington, D.C. to require the Justice Department and the FBI to comply with the Freedom of Information Act and release records regarding the FBI's practice of impersonating members of the news media.MORE
Eight executives from SNPA member newspapers have been selected to participate in SNPA's 2015-16 NEX GEN class. They will be paired with experienced industry experts in a structured mentorship program.
Read about the executives who will participate as members of the 2015-16 NEX GEN class.MORE
Baltimore Sun will embed the My Team Scoop widgets to display a massive score board where users can see scores from all games within its eight-county coverage area. For more detailed coverage of the events, users will link to the hosted My Team Scoop site.MORE
Meet Arrow, the third Greenville News newshound, who joined reporters in the paper's newsroom last Monday afternoon.
Arrow is a male Jack Russell mix who is at least two years old. He has been at Greenville County Animal Care on Furman Hall Road since mid-June.
Readers can follow him on Twitter @NewshoundGVL.
Arrow follows on the heels of Whirly and Scoop, both of whom were adopted by Upstate residents after spending three days in the paper's newsroom.
This is the third dog that The Greenville News' newsroom has fostered this yearMORE
Green Shoot Media has released its new lineup of holiday sections for 2015, offering newspapers a wide range of solutions to boost their revenue this Christmas season.MORE
The Seigenthaler-Sutherland Cup National First Amendment Moot Court Competition will debut in March 2016, the Newseum Institute and the Columbus School of Law at The Catholic University of America have announced.
The annual competition will be sponsored by the Newseum Institute's First Amendment Center and the Columbus School of Law. The innovative combined program will feature a competition problem linked to a cutting-edge contemporary First Amendment issue.MORE
One newspaper and three companies that do business with newspapers have become the latest new members of SNPA.More
One newspaper and three companies that do business with newspapers have applied for membership in SNPA.More