A federal court on Tuesday blocked implementation of a rule imposed by President Barack Obama's administration that would have made an estimated 4 million more higher-earning workers across the country eligible for overtime pay starting Dec. 1.MORE
Herald-Mail Media has acquired What's NXT, the Hagerstown, Md., company that publishes a free monthly event guide and hosts local events, such as the Downtown Summer Slide Festival and Krumpe's Donut Drop.MORE
As enterprise editor for LNP Media Group in Lancaster, Penn., Lison Joseph says 80 percent of his job is focused on print. When he applied for SNPA's NEX GEN mentoring program, he wanted to learn more about digital journalism from someone with hands-on experience.
Joseph was matched with Christy Oglesby, then managing editor/audience growth for Cox Media Group in Atlanta. With CNN also on her resume, Oglesby had expertise in using video to drive traffic to a website.
Read about his NEX GEN experience.MORE
New Media Investment Group Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the newspapers and most other assets of Harris Enterprises Inc. The six newspapers will be operated by a division of New Media's GateHouse Media.MORE
Several news media organizations are joining together to provide a legal hotline for reporters who encounter restrictions or threats of arrests while covering the election today.MORE
The Sumter (S.C.) Item has published its final Saturday print edition. The paper is now officially printing five days a week, and has a wide range of plans for expanding its growing digital services …MORE
Former Sarasota (Fla.) Herald-Tribune Executive Editor Bill Church was recently named senior vice president of news for GateHouse Media, where he will oversee news strategy for the entire company. Here's where he thinks the industry is headed and what his plans are for the future.MORE
The Associated Press on election night will have video interviews with staffers and other shareable content from across the U.S. to augment its reports to members and customers worldwide.
AP will offer that expertise to its member news organizations, customers and the public across all platforms when it counts the vote and covers the results.MORE
On Sunday, all Morris Communications newspapers endorsed Donald J. Trump for president of the United States.MORE
Dirks, Van Essen & Murray, a merger and acquisition firm based in Santa Fe, N.M., represented New Media Investment Group in its recently announced agreement to acquire Rochester Business Journal. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.MORE
The proliferation of new storytelling technologies can overwhelm journalists as they wonder which tools are worth the investment of time and money. Even the time to investigate can be a drain on budgets and staffing.
A team at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute's Futures Lab is stepping in to help with its new video series "Innovation in Focus," which launched Jan. 15. The series is designed to teach, by example, how to tell a story using various emerging technologies. It also highlights challenges and opportunities, tips and tricks, and equipment costs.More
In this column, I have been predicting for some time that when all three Republican seats of the five-member National Labor Relations Board were filled by President Trump's appointees, the NLRB would begin reversing/overruling some of the Obama Board's more egregious decisions that demonstrated an outright hostility toward employers.
Chairman Philip A. Miscimarra's term expired on Dec. 17, 2017. On Dec. 14 and 15, Chairman Miscimarra went out "with a bang!"More
The newspaper industry saw its busiest transaction year in nearly two decades with 31 separate deals involving daily newspapers in 2017, according to Dirks, Van Essen & Murray.
Phil Murray, senior vice president, said the activity was driven by two factors.More