WE-Druck in Oldenburg, Germany, has opted for a highly automated newspaper press from Koenig & Bauer, investing in a Commander CL.The printshop can now pump out up to 110,000 four-color newspapers per hour in customers' preferred format."We upgraded our entire post-press equipment three …
Postmedia Network Canada reports that its net loss for the quarter ended Feb. 28 was cut to $1.3 million, down from $28.5 million a year earlier. Toronto-based Postmedia attributes the reduced loss to cost cuts and a tax credit from the Ontario government.
As magazines look beyond the newsstand to spark interest, they're using covers as a marketing tool to drum up publicity for new issues and offer readers an image on social to draw them to the website or a cover story, Folio reports.
Media giant Singapore Press Holdings announced April 10 that net profit for the second quarter fell 25 percent to S$40.2 million (around $30.7 million), compared with S$53.5 million (around $40.8 million) the same period last year, the Online Citizen of Singapore reported.
Singapore-based entertainment magazines 8 Days and i-Weekly are going fully digital and will publish their last print editions in September. Mediacorp publishes both titles.
Philippines-based Summit Media will no longer produce print editions of magazines in its network and is going fully digital. The company is closing the six remaining print editions of Cosmopolitan, Preview, YES!. Top Gear, FHM, and Town & Country, the company says.
The Association for Print Technologies (APTech) announced that entrepreneur and best-selling author Seth Godin will be the keynote speaker at PRINT 18, APTech's signature event for the graphic communications industry, to be held this year at McCormick Place in Chicago, September 30-October 2, 2018.
With unanimous support, the board of directors of Certified Audit of Circulations is recommending a merger with the Alliance for Audited Media. Pending approval by both CAC and AAM members, the merger is expected to be complete this summer.
BDUmedia, a large regional newspaper publishing group in the Netherlands, has selected Wave 2's AdPortal to bolster their new customer self-service offerings. The new advertising portal is part of BDUmedia's expansion program that targets new regions after the acquisition of 46 new titles la…
Time, Gannett and other news organizations want a federal appellate court to rule on whether putting a tweet in a news article can constitute copyright infringement, MediaPost reports.
Times-Shamrock Creative Services of Scranton, Pennsylvania, has replaced its legacy ad tracking system with SCS/Track, according to SCS. The project went live on March 19, with nearly 400 users nationwide.
According to the 2018 Local News Staffing Report conducted by the Radio Television Digital News Association and Hofstra University, total local TV news employment has surpassed total daily newspaper employment for the first time in the more than 24 years this survey has been conducted.
Touchdown Alabama Magazine has released its new Alabama football app. "From breaking news stories on Nick Saban's choice of Little Debbie oatmeal cream pies, to the grass at Bryant-Denny Stadium or other interesting things such as who's starting between Jalen Hurts and Tua Tagovailoa, this a…
Digital Content Next and the Local Media Association have joined WAN-IFRA, the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers, as strategic partners in its annual North American conference, joining current partners the News Media Alliance and Reuters.The event will take place from June …
Tronc fired former Los Angeles Times Editor-in-Chief Lewis D'Vorkin April 12, the LA Times reported. Several dozen other employees of the company were cut, as well, according to the paper.
Lee owns the Independent, the Missoulian and papers in Hamilton, Helena, Butte and Billings, Montana. Lee bought the financially struggling Independent in 2017.
For the class of 2018, there were 205 students in the program's freshman class, with about 47.8 percent of those admitted to the program enrolling. For the class of 2021, which started in fall 2017, 146 students enrolled, about 35.7 of those admitted.
The decision to install Brainworks Software at all ten tronc locations was based on Brainworks' ability to customize an innovated hosted solution that incorporates all aspects of tronc's business requirements and ad production workflow, from inception to final approval, into one ad tracking …
They will be able to be read on Overdrive app Libby and an internet browser. This marks the initial steps into the magazine sector outside of the U.S. for the company, based in Cleveland.
The publication and affiliated website included in the transaction are the daily Sentinel-Tribune serving Bowling Green and surrounding Wood County, the website www.sent-trib.com, and a variety of other specialty and periodic publications.
"Based on the new tax law, this installment of the 'Tax Reform for Print Businesses' webinar series will focus on the specific considerations related to capital investments and provide actionable takeaways," says Mark Nuzzaco, APTech vice president, Government Affairs.
In the prepared testimony, Zuckerberg addresses what happened with Cambridge Analytica and what Facebook is doing about it. He also talks of Russian election interference.
The move is happening as part of the grouping of Maine's newspapers under one man, MaineToday Media owner Reade Brower. With his recent buys, including the Lewiston-based Sun Journal, The Times Record of Brunswick and Journal Tribune of Biddeford, Brower now owns a large portion of the state…
Twenty reporters will join the staff of 15 reporters at the Metros in Vancouver, Calgary and Edmonton and an undisclosed number will join the team in Toronto to function as support, Torstar CEO John Boynton said.
As tronc's creative and strategic branding arm, Studio 1847 will work with advertisers to tell their stories through custom events and branded content that can be distributed across the company's network of channels through native advertising, the release says.
"We really want Austin to be a flagship of GateHouse," said Jason Taylor, president of GateHouse's western U.S. publishing operations. "We see this (acquisition) as a doubling down" on the company's commitment in Austin. GateHouse has a substantial local presence in the Texas capital with it…
The Herald-News, which has been published weekly on Thursdays since 2016, now will be published biweekly with a new Tuesday edition set to debut April 24. It will continue to be published online daily at MorrisHerald-News.com.
The closure will affect 45 workers, who were notified in writing, according to the notice. The layoffs will occur over two weeks, starting June 2, the Business Journal reports.
"The contract fell through. We've removed ourselves from that contract," Chris Stegman, president of the USA Today Network-Wisconsin, told the paper. He declined to provide details.
The New York Times and American Public Media announced earlier this year that they will be joining forces in this collaboration, which will extend the audio news report's following of 4.5 million monthly unique listeners to the radio audience.
"We are thrilled to have Field59 join the TownNews.com team," said Brad Ward, CEO of TownNews.com. "Field59 has been a strong and trusted partner for several years. Integration of Field59's video platform within BLOX CMS allows our customers to have broadcast quality video available for thei…
The paper is also blocking ad blockers, The Riverfront Times reports. As of March 8, "those who have an ad blocker in use can continue to read by allowing ads on STLtoday.com, logging in as a subscriber or starting a subscription."
Exchange4Media reports a 40 percent rise in the price of newsprint in recent months, driven in part by the move of China, the world’s largest paper recycler, to ban imports of mixed paper and plastic waste. China has now become a newsprint importer, causing global prices to rise.
Former Time CEO Joe Ripp dumped the publisher titles in 2016 hoping to pull in ad money by peddling multi-title packages to large advertisers. But Time lost market share, and was sold to Meredith, based in Des Moines, Iowa, in a $2.8 billion deal.