Gannett President and CEO Robert J. Dickey is retiring, he told the company’s board of directors on Dec. 5. The board has started a succession process and engaged outside search firm Egon Zehnder to help evaluate internal and external CEO candidates, the company said.
Thomson Reuters plans to reduce its workforce by 12 percent, shedding 3,200 jobs in two years, Reuters reported. https://in.reuters.com/article/thomsonreuters-jobs/update-6-thomson-reuters-to-cut-3200-jobs-in-next-two-years-idINL1N1Y9134
Newscycle Solutions, a software supplier serving the global news media industry, has announced the acquisition of Marketing G2 (MG2), a Pennsylvania-based software company that develops digital tools for online subscriptions, customer engagement, data discovery and audience lifecycle management.
Germany-based Gammerler has signed a cooperation agreement with Goss Graphic Systems (China). The contract includes having Gammerler machines manufactured and distributed under license by Goss Graphic Systems Co. in the Chinese and Southeast Asian markets.
A group of volunteers called the Old Newsboys were on the streets of Central New York state in December, selling newspapers for the Christmas Bureau, which provides gifts and food to needy Onondaga County families, The Post-Standard of Syracuse reported. The Salvation Army and the United Way…
The United States Postal Service will suspend regular mail deliveries, retail services and administrative office activity on Wednesday, Dec. 5, to mark the national day of mourning in remembrance of former President George H.W. Bush announced by Pres. Trump.
The Elyria Chronicle-Telegram and Medina Gazette (Ohio) will implement My News 360 Platform to replace a multitude of vendors in the editorial and digital space, software developer Presteligence announced.
Two Primera MC saddle stitchers from Muller Martini have helped Austria’s Sandler regain the necessary production balance, according to Muller Martini.
NTVB Media, a publisher of TV entertainment and listings magazines, has selected VoicePort to provide an IVR solution to improve customer self-service and call center efficiencies, according to a news release from VoicePort.
Duran Machinery, a manufacturer of folder gluers, has become a member of the Koenig & Bauer Group. Koenig & Bauer has agreed with Duran Machinery in Istanbul to take over 80 per cent of its folder gluer business and integrate it into the group under the name Koenig & Bauer Duran.
Kurier Digital, one of the largest premium media publishers in Austria, chose Salesforce-powered order management system ADvendio to streamline advertising sales, inventory, accounting and billing of its online publications, according to ADvendio.
Canada’s government has promised almost $600 million (around $455 million in U.S. dollars) in tax incentives and credits over five years to aid the news business, the National Post and others reported.
Germany-based manroland Goss Group has acquired the intellectual property rights of U.K.-based Harland Simon. The move follows the merger between manroland and Goss, which was announced last summer.
The Boston Globe launched a new section of Globe.com dedicated to covering the politics, business, use, and impact of cannabis in the Northeast, the paper announced. The section will focus on Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. Almost half of New Engl…
The News Tribune and The Olympian (Washington state) will move their printing and ad-inserting from Tacoma to other printers in the region early in 2019, the News Tribune reported.
Wisconsin-based Quad/Graphics is buying Periscope, one of the nation's top five independent creative agencies by annual revenue. Under terms of the agreement, Quad/Graphics will purchase Periscope for $132.5 million. The transaction has been approved by both companies' boards of directors an…
Meredith announced an agreement to sell the Fortune media brand for $150 million cash to Fortune Media Group Holdings Limited, owned by Thai businessman Chatchaval Jiaravanon. The deal was announced Nov. 9 and is expected to close in 2018.
German financial daily Borsen-Zeitung, based in Frankfurt, has transferred its editorial production to EidosMedia’s digital publishing platform Methode.
The National Newspaper Association has engaged Lynne Lance Association Management (LLAM) to operate its headquarters after Jan. 1, 2019. NNA is an organization of 2,400 members representing community newspapers around the country.
Eastman Kodak Company has agreed to sell its Flexographic Packaging Division to Montagu Private Equity, a Europe-based private equity firm, Kodak announced Nov. 12. The business will operate as a standalone company that will develop, manufacture and sell flexographic products, including the …
The total audience for magazine media — at 1.7 billion — continues to grow year-over-year (+1.4 percent), according to the Association of Magazine Media’s September 2018 Magazine Media 360° Brand Audience Report.
U.S. digital advertising revenues for the first six months of 2018 rose to $49.5 billion, according to the latest IAB Internet Advertising Revenue Report released by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and produced by PwC US.
Hearst’s Seventeen magazine will scrap a regular print schedule and print special stand-alone issues, continuing its “digital-first strategy,” WWD reported, citing a Hearst statement.
Agfa Graphics’ Jeti Tauro H3300 LED has taken home gold at the 2018 Canadian Printing Awards in the wide-format category. The hybrid UV inkjet LED system, produced in Canada, offers a combination of vivid six-color prints (plus white or primer) up to 3.2 meters wide at speeds up to 453 m2/hr…
The New York Times is using Google Cloud technology to digitize an extensive collection of photographs dating back to as early as the late 19th century, the company said. The process will uncover some never-before-seen-documents, equip Times journalists with an easily accessible historical r…
A new book from the News Media Alliance highlights the benefits of advertising in print and digital news media. “Recent research shows that, for advertisers, there’s no better audience to target than the news media audience,” says a news release on the book, “News Advertising Panorama.”