Tony Baker has announced that his family has entered into a definitive agreement to sell substantially all of the assets of RG Media Company to GateHouse Media, a subsidiary of New Media Investment Group Inc. RG Media Company publishes the 46,000-circulation Eugene (Ore.) Register-Guard.MORE
Are you telling the positive story of the importance of your newspaper in your local community? Then share it with your peers!
All of us recognize the need to market our brands as the most trusted source of local news and information. Many of you are doing it well – others aren't doing it at all. So let's learn from each other.
SNPA wants to help you access the best of the best when it comes to local marketing campaigns and what our members are doing to fight this battle.MORE
Patrick Dorsey, regional vice president for the Coastal Group of GateHouse Media, and publisher of the Herald-Tribune Media Group in Sarasota, Fla., has been named president of SNPA, effective immediately.
He was appointed by the SNPA Executive Committee to succeed Les Simpson, who stepped down after leaving the Amarillo (Texas) Globe-News. Simpson plans to stay in Amarillo and work outside the newspaper industry.MORE
Beginning in April, 24 bestselling authors will write original 800-word essays for local newspaper readers via a new column, "The Writer's Notebook." Every other week a different author will explore everyday life – familiar joys and sorrows, hassles and triumphs – exclusively for newspapers with average daily print circulations of less than 100,000.MORE
Texas-based Greensheet Media, a weekly shopper with 19 zones and a total weekly circulation of 650,000, recently upgraded its production workflow with ProImage browser-based, HTML 5 compliant NewsWay-X.MORE
The Florida Times-Union has announced plans to reduce its non-production workforce by about 10 percent, or about two dozen positions.
The restructuring is across the board for 2018, including the departments of advertising, circulation, newsroom, accounting and administration.
Many of the positions were eliminated through attrition or transfer, said Mark Nusbaum, president of the Times-Union.MORE
The Associated Press and Arkadium will collaborate to integrate Arkadium's InHabit artificial intelligence tool into AP's professional football, college football and college basketball Digital News Experiences.
The integration of InHabit into AP's DNEs will allow for greater interaction with readers through automatically generated intelligent and contextual content provided by Arkadium.MORE
Paginated sports previews from The Associated Press kicked off 2018 with a new look from the Adams Publishing Group's Big Sky News Design team, beginning with the Winter Olympics edition that was released last week.MORE
The clock is ticking toward Opening Ceremonies for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang County, South Korea. Are you ready?MORE
The newest Newscycle Mobile software release adds support for the Apple iPhone X and includes several features that enhance mobile user experience, create new revenue opportunities and simplify app management.MORE
A new branding campaign launched by The Post and Courier in Charleston, S.C., emphasizes Real News. A Real Difference.
Chris Zoeller, director of strategic marketing, says: "We want our audience to know how we make a difference in small and big ways through our commitment to journalism and delivering the news our community needs."
She added, "We want anyone who is touched by this campaign to sense the pride our staff has in their job and the role the newspapers play in the community to keep them informed."
Click on link below to view the print campaign, videos and learn how you can share your marketing materials for this SNPA collection.More
A California newspaper is learning as it experiments with podcasting using its existing staff. The Q&A dives into questions like: “What goes into creating a podcast episode?” “What’s the most effective way to promote the podcast?” “What has been the biggest challenge when it came to launching the podcast or continuing to produce the segments?”More