Software Consulting Services (SCS) will soon have a new owner, as Kurt Jackson, SCS's vice president and general manager, has agreed to buy the Pennsylvania-based company.
The Times-Picayune and The Advocate are getting a $1 million gift from the Ford Foundation to double the size of the papers’ investigative team and grow the geographic reach of the papers’ reporting, the paper reported.
Adams Publishing Group, owners of 37 daily papers, has awarded two contracts to DCOS Automation for new press controls and closed-loop automation at their printing facilities in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and Bozeman, Montana.
On July 22, Senator Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), Sen. Mark Kelly (D-Ariz.) and Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) introduced a companion bill in the U.S. Senate to H.R. 3940, the Local Journalism Sustainability Act.
The New York Times announced the first speaker line-up for The New York Times Climate Hub, a week of programming featuring live journalism and thought leadership on climate change to be held alongside the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, this November.
• Sun Chemical will increase prices on its inks, coatings and adhesives in Latin America. The move is coming due to a combination of raw material and transportation cost increases, says Sun Chemical.
Mattos Newspapers (California), which includes The Gustine Press-Standard, Westside Index, Tuesday Review, Westsideconnect.com and commercial printing, is being bought by 209 Multimedia Corporation, Westsideconnect.com reports.
Sovrn Holdings, a publisher-focused tech company, has acquired San Diego-based Proper Media. Proper Media combines advertising technology with personalized managed services.
• French regulators hit Google with a fine of 500 million euros ($593 million) last week. The fine was for not complying with an order to work out fair deals with news publishers for the use of their content, CNBC and others reported.
Alden Global Capital is considering a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing for the New York Daily News, The New York Post reports, citing a source with knowledge of the situation.
The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) is stopping newspaper printing operations at its Color Web Printers and moving printing to Gannett Publishing Services in Des Moines in August, the paper reported.
The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, Iowa) is stopping newspaper printing operations at its Color Web Printers and moving printing to Gannett Publishing Services in Des Moines in August, the paper reported (see link).
Purdue University Northwest's (Hammond, Westville, Indiana) College of Business now has a multi-year agreement with Amplified Digital Agency to continue to expand the Digital Marketing Competition across the U.S. and Lee Enterprises’s 77 local media markets.
The Idaho-based Hagadone Corporation, owner of 13 papers in Idaho, Montana and Washington, is now using the software solution Duet. Launched by publishing services and software provider ePublishing, Duet allows newspaper and magazine publishers to place content from their web CMS platform an…
The Erie Times-News is now printed at the Canton Repository in Canton, Ohio, the paper reports, having moved the job from Eagle Printing, in Butler, whom the paper says has been a first-rate partners for ten years.
This is the first year in Pew’s State of the News Media project, going since 2004, that circulation revenue for U.S. newspapers has been higher than advertising revenue.
• The weekly Ellettsville Journal (Indiana) will print its last edition on August 4. Owner Gannett says it is moving coverage to The Herald-Times in Bloomington, Indiana Public Media reports. Schurz Communications bought The Ellettsville Journal in 2017. Schurz sold The Herald-Times and The …
Newsletter-first local media company 6AM City is on pace to more than triple the size of the business in 2021, says the company. Over the next six months, 6AM City will expand into 24 U.S. cities and reach more than one million subscribers. To help with this expansion, the company has added …
Kodak has announced the acquisition of the service and parts assets of Southern Lithoplate (North Carolina), complementing the strategic alliance formed with SLP in December 2020.
The Bee Publishing Company (Connecticut) is making changes to its printing, says The Newtown Bee. As of July 1, all printing is moving from the company’s printing plant on Commerce Road to Trumbull Printing in Trumbull.
• Hong Kong police arrested a journalist who had been with the shuttered Apple Daily paper Sunday as he was trying to catch a flight to leave Hong Kong, according to reports, Reuters says. “Fear Grips Other Hong Kong Media After China Crushes Apple Daily,” reads a Bloomberg headline on the issue.
Legacy has launched community high school memorial pages. Legacy’s community pages gather obituaries for people associated with a specific high school (and soon other groups of interest, like veterans and universities, says Legacy). Readers will be able to find obituaries for their classmate…