Sister newspapers in Eastern North Carolina are reorganizing their newsroom structures in a push to enhance local coverage on digital news platforms.
Newspapers primarily affected by the reorganization are the Sun Journal of New Bern and The Free Press of Kinston. The Daily News of Jacksonville is included in the reorganization, while additional resources will be provided by the StarNews in Wilmington.MORE
The News Media Alliance has called on Congress to allow publishers to negotiate collectively with dominant online platforms. The objective is to permit publishers to have concrete discussions with the two dominant distributors of online news content, Google and Facebook, on business model solutions to secure the long-term availability of local journalism produced by America's newsrooms.MORE
SC Business Publications LLC, which publishes SC Biz News, Charleston Regional Business Journal, Columbia Regional Business Journal, GSA Business Report, SCBIZ and other affiliated titles, has sold its operating assets to a unit of New Media Investment Group.MORE
The Markham family has announced the sale of the Antelope Valley Press and its companion publications to a new corporation, Antelope Valley Press Inc., led by veteran newspaper publisher Steven Malkowich.MORE
The hometown newspaper of Presteligence will utilize the My Team Scoop platform to host Friday Night Ohio's website and mobile apps.
Coverage will focus on the 2017 high school football season for more than 50 schools in Stark and surrounding counties.MORE
College football kickoff is just weeks ago, and SNPA members are eligible for special savings on top-quality, revenue-producing weekly conference preview pages that focus on the SEC, ACC and other conferences during the coming football season.
The pages are produced by GateHouse Media's Center for News and Design, a Strategic Partner for SNPA and its member newspapers.MORE
Next Tuesday, our nation celebrates the Fourth of July and the freedoms we value.
No eBulletin will be published next week, although we will be posting news to the SNPA website throughout the week.
Watch for the next issue of the eBulletin on July 11.MORE
Brainworks Software has announced that Morcor Solutions has been officially renamed Xpance Inc.
Brainworks acquired Morcor Solutions in April 2013 with the goal of combining each company's resources and talents to deliver new and innovative media software solutions to an industry undergoing rapid change. Along with the name change, Xpance has released a new version that incorporates a full suite of capabilities around digital ad creation and proofing.MORE
The Dallas Morning News has been awarded a national Edward R. Murrow Award for its breaking news coverage of last year's deadly police ambush in Dallas. The entry showcases the bravery and diligent work of the journalism team, both those in the newsroom and those on the streets when the shooting took place.MORE
Brainworks has announced a new expanded functionality to its paywall module. The Day Pass will allow media companies the flexibility of charging for their content on a daily basis while also providing non-subscribers the opportunity to consume editorial when convenient for the reader. The Post and Courier in Charleston, S.C., is the initial development partner for this new technology and has gone live with the Day Pass.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.
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