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Renn Turiano has just stepped into an interesting job — senior vice president of new subscription products and revenue at Gannett. It’s a big job, since Gannett is the biggest newspaper publisher in the country and subscription is a heavy focus of the industry now. Turiano should have a chan…

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Recently a man in the Midwest attempted to contact nearly a dozen large U.S. newspapers’ newsrooms. He wasn’t using Twitter or Facebook, other social media or text, but rather the telephone, the voice feature. He wanted to talk to a live person.

Since its 2018 launch, The Colorado Sun has stayed true to its pledge to fight for local journalism. Born out of resistance to newspaper hedge fund buyouts and a commitment to solid local reporting, The Sun is once again showing its staunch allegiance to local journalism with the recent purc…

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We had a chance to talk to FTI Consulting Senior Managing Director Ken Harding recently about FTI’s latest report on the newspaper industry, titled “A sustainable business model for newspapers.” See the report here.

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Recently we noted (see link) that media industry conferences are coming back. People would like to connect and see live faces again is the feeling we get at News & Tech.We’ve got more info to share from a few key people on conferences. "We are having a meeting at The Broadmoor (Colorado …

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Live media industry conferences are coming back into view after the COVID hiatus.The Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association runs the America East News Media Summit, which was canceled in 2020. PNA says it’s scheduled many virtual events throughout the summer. Live events are being discussed and …

In April came the news that Bitmovin, a privately owned provider of video infrastructure for digital media companies, had raised $25 million in Series C financing.  

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News & Tech talked to National Newspaper Association General Counsel Tonda Rush this week about postal reform, a bureaucratic malfunction on PPP loans and other D.C. matters. “We're involved in a half dozen discussions on different kinds of legislation that would help newspapers,” says R…

Press crew cutbacks have been a hard reality of the changing face of newspaper and commercial printing over the years. As a result, newspaper publishers and their employees have become all too familiar with the need to do more with fewer resources.