Restoration NewsMedia has made a deal to manage two papers in Illinois, the Wake Weekly reported.
Legacy.com, provider of online obituary solutions in the U.S., has acquired iPublish Media Solutions, a self-serve platform for placement of obituaries and other announcements in U.S. newspapers.
Google plans to phase out support for third-party cookies in Chrome, the company announced in a blog post Jan. 14. The company plans to do so within two years. “But we cannot get there alone, and that’s why we need the ecosystem to engage on these proposals. We plan to start the first origin…
The Federal Communications Commission has given a 60-day extension to Cox Media Group, letting the company to go on producing three Ohio papers seven days a week, the Dayton paper reported.
The last edition of The Sentinel Newspapers will publish on Jan. 30, after serving Montgomery County for more than 160 years and Prince George’s County (both in Maryland) for 88 years, CEO/Publisher Lynn Kapiloff wrote in the papers.
Great West Newspapers (GWN) of St Albert, Alberta, Canada, began new daily production of Postmedia’s tabloid Edmonton Sun along with a second regional daily and 14 other weekly and twice-weekly newspapers Jan. 12.
U.K.-based Kelsey Media has acquired weekly newspaper Motorsport News from Motorsport Network, owners of Autosport, F1 Racing magazine and Motorsport.com, an online racing portal.
McClatchy skipped a $12 million debt-interest payment due Jan. 15. The company also missed a pension payment. McClatchy, the second-biggest newspaper publisher in the country by circulation, said the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp., the U.S. government’s pension insurer, had said it would not…
TownNews — a digital services provider for local media organizations — will debut TownNews Data Insights in early 2020. Data Insights will give media companies new tools for gathering, understanding and acting on data that impacts their businesses, the company says.
The company announced on Jan. 7 that it had made a prepayment of approximately $36.2 million in principal and accrued interest of its senior secured term loan facility.
The News Media Alliance put out a statement last week saying the Virginia-based organization is pleased that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has signed on as the latest co-sponsor and highest ranking official on the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act (S. 1700).
Printing of The Star-Banner will move from Ocala (Florida) to The Gainesville Sun in February, the Ocala paper announced. https://www.ocala.com/news/20200107/star-banner-announces-move-of-print-production-to-gainesville
The Seattle Times has filed a federal WARN Act notice informing workers that it will cut 42 employees at its North Creek printing plant in Bothell in March, Seattle Business reported.
The Herald-Times (Bloomington, Indiana) is relocating its newspaper printing and production from Bloomington to a plant in Indianapolis that prints the Indianapolis Star, the paper announced.
Gidra, a Los Angeles-based cultural, creative and political vehicle for radical Asian Americans, has been reborn. The newspaper was first published in 1969 by five UCLA students who each put up $100 of their own money. The name comes from the “Godzilla” film dragon Kingu Gidora, says Los Ang…
The Chicago Tribune has licensed The New York Times as one of its 2020 wire services, the paper announced in a note from Publisher and Editor-in-chief Bruce Dold.
The American Society of Journalists and Authors filed suit Dec. 17 against the state of California to stop a new law from “violating the Constitution and devastating the careers of freelance journalists such as writers and photographers,” the organization said.
Starting on March 21, the Miami Herald will no longer print a Saturday edition, the paper announced. Instead, it will launch a weekend edition, which will include expanded Friday and Sunday papers.
Tara de Ryk has announced that Dan Senick will become the publisher and editor of The Davidson Leader, a weekly in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan, the paper reported.
As of Jan 2., the state of Connecticut is putting its legal notices on its own website and no longer in newspapers, the state’s Judicial Branch announced.
The Central Oregonian completed its first run on its newly installed pressline on Dec. 1, as planned. The second-hand 13-unit Goss Community SSC press was supplied, delivered and installed by imPRESSions Worldwide. Central Oregonian’s parent company, Pamplin Media Group, negotiated the press…
The Portland Tribune (Oregon) is making changes, including putting its website behind a paywall and producing one print edition a week, cutting back from two. The changes were set to go into effect the week of Jan. 1.