Boone subsidiary to purchase The Valley Times-News 8/14/17

An agreement has been reached in principle for the sale of operating assets and real estate of The Valley Times-News by Valley Newspapers, Inc. and its owner, Nell Walls. The transaction's legal paper work will be completed and signed in September and the transaction will close effective Oct. l.

This daily newspaper serves West Point, Ga., Lanett and Valley, Ala., from its office in West Point.


Presteligence adds geo-targeting to mobile apps for football season 8/14/17

Presteligence has added a new feature to the My Team Scoop app where publishers can geo-target event locations. The app will send notifications to users within the specified vicinity of a stadium and during a specified time.


Please consider serving on SNPA's new R&D Committee 8/8/17

By Les Simpson, publisher, Amarillo Globe-News and SNPA President-Elect

SNPA R&D partners are critical to the future of our industry, and extremely important to SNPA. That's why we are establishing an R&D advisory committee composed of members who want to help SNPA ensure that its R&D members receive value from their memberships, and devise ways to create more value for both newspapers and R&D members at the SNPA annual convention and at the Mega-Conference.

Are you interested in serving on this committee?


Meet the NEX GEN class of 2017-18 8/8/17

Read bios of 2017-18 NEX GEN participants.


Dallas Morning News parent contracts with Gannett to produce print, digital ads 8/7/17

By Karen Robinson-Jacobs, The Dallas Morning News

A. H. Belo Corporation, parent of The Dallas Morning News, announced plans Friday to outsource much of its advertising creation and production work to the parent of USA Today.


Confidence in the economy spurs consumer spending 8/7/17

By Ted Stasney and Robin DiSalvo, Research Director on Demand

Consumer confidence surveys can measure consumers' plans for spending. They also can provide a timely opportunity to advertise and market your business and services.


McClatchy announces closing of CareerBuilder sale 8/1/17

The McClatchy Company has announced the completion of the sale of a majority of its interest in CareerBuilder, LLC.


Gannett enters strategic partnership to expand recruitment advertising services 8/1/17

This partnership is designed to provide new solutions for recruitment advertisers and a better experience for job seekers.


SNPA Board of Directors approves two new members 7/18/17

Digital Genie and ITI Digital are the newest members of SNPA.


The beer guy 7/18/17

By Jane Nicholes, SNPA Correspondent

When the marketing director refers to the "clean, white space" design on the cans of the Mississippi Delta's first craft beers, it's a tipoff that a newspaperman is involved in the operation somewhere.

Sure enough, Jon Alverson, publisher and editor of the Delta Democrat-Times in Greenville, Miss., is "the beer guy," of Mighty Miss. Brewing Co., which opened May 27 as part of a multimillion-dollar downtown redevelopment project anchored by an historic Sears building.