McClatchy is focusing its attention on the power of its opinion journalism to drive subscriptions and engagement across its portfolio of 30 media companies.
In a memo released to staff last week, Kristin Roberts, vice president of news, and Colleen Nelson, national opinion editor, outlined the effort to achieve deeper results from its opinion pages.MORE
Arkansas County Broadcasters, Inc., operating under the East Arkansas Broadcasters company umbrella, has purchased the Stuttgart Daily Leader from GateHouse Media.
The Stuttgart Daily Leader has served Stuttgart and the surrounding communities since 1885.
Scott Siler, chief operating officer for EAB, said: "Our company is excited to purchase the Stuttgart Daily Leader. We feel like adding the Daily Leader to our group of six radio stations in South Central Arkansas will be a great outlet to help us continue to provide great local news and information to the area. We will be making plans over the next several weeks to bring the paper back in some fashion as soon as possible."MORE
I am happy to share some good news with my fellow SNPA members. My family and I especially want to share with you some of our thinking and reasoning behind our decision. All of us (Ben, Palmer, Olivia, Eliza and me) have made a commitment to donate $25 million to the University of North Carolina's School of Media and Journalism.
This is the largest donation ever in the history of our family. We are lending our name and it will now be called the Hussman School of Journalism and Media. Here's why we are doing it.MORE
After successfully launching Stratica, a new strategically-focused Advertising & CRM media solution earlier this year, Brainworks Software marks yet another milestone by celebrating over 30 years of innovative media software development.MORE
Recognize the accomplishments of your newspaper carriers who are working hard to get your newspaper into the hands of readers. Download this customizable ad to run in your paper.MORE
The Brechner Center for Freedom of Information has announced the debut of the Journal of Civic Information, the first open-access, interdisciplinary journal that publishes peer-reviewed research related to the field of public information accessibility.
The journal, which will include articles from both scholars and practitioners, will publish online quarterly. Topics will include issues regarding access to public records and meetings, court transparency, access to public employees and elected officials, open data and technology, and other related matters, with an emphasis on issues relevant to the state-and-local levels of government.MORE
The E.W. Scripps Company and the News Literacy Project, a nonpartisan national education nonprofit, are teaming up to help the next generation of news consumers discern credible information from misinformation in today's media landscape through virtual classroom lessons, training programs, journalists' visits with students and a National News Literacy Week.MORE
Duncan McIntosh, president and group publisher of the Duncan McIntosh Co., Inc. and owner of Editor and Publisher, has announced today the sale of the trade magazine to media consultant Mike Blinder and a newly formed company: The Curated Experiences Group.MORE
Family-owned Champaign Multi Media Group LLC, an affiliate company of Community Media Group headquartered in West Frankfort, Ill., has agreed to acquire the publishing assets of News-Gazette Media and its related broadcast operations in central Illinois.
Dirks, Van Essen, Murray & April, a media merger and acquisition firm based in Santa Fe, N.M., is representing News-Gazette Media in the transaction.MORE
America's Newspapers – the association formed from the merger of the Inland Press Association and Southern Newspaper Publishers Association – was ceremonially launched October 6 at its inaugural annual meeting in Chicago.
Dean Ridings will be its chief executive officer, effective Nov. 11.
America's Newspapers unites two of the oldest press associations to form one of the industry's largest advocates for newspapers and the many benefits to their communities, civil life, freedom of expression and democracy.
"Newspaper journalism provides a voice for the voiceless, challenges elected officials, shines a light on government, calls for change when change is needed, and exposes corruption and injustice," said Chris Reen, the president and publisher of The Gazette in Colorado Springs who will serve as the first president of America's Newspapers.More
A new association formed by the consolidation of SNPA and the Inland Press Association was officially launched today. The name of the new association will be announced on Oct. 6 at the association's first annual meeting in Chicago.
Edward VanHorn, SNPA's executive director, said that the merger unites two of the country's oldest press associations into a progressive new organization that will use its bigger and more powerful voice to be an unapologetic advocate for newspapers.More
Edward VanHorn, who went to work for SNPA 43 years ago straight out of the University of North Carolina, will be honored at next week's SNPA-Inland Annual Meeting as this year's recipient of the Frank W. Mayborn Leadership Award. The award is named for the Texas newspaperman who helped shape SNPA in the early 1950s and served as president from 1961 to 1962.
"He's been that silent leader behind the newspaper industry and SNPA," said SNPA President PJ Browning, president and publisher of The Post and Courier in Charleston, S.C. "We're honored to have the opportunity to give him this award as he's retiring. We thought it was very fitting."More