Shearman Company has a deal to sell the assets of the American Press in Lake Charles and Southwest Daily News in Sulphur (Louisiana) to Carpenter Newsmedia, an affiliate of Boone Newspapers. The assets include its print publications, websites and commercial printing business.
The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism has a new report focusing on the phenomenon of daily news podcasts, one of the fastest growing areas of media consumption and a format that has been a lifeline for many people during the coronavirus pandemic, says the institute. “For publishe…
Facebook and Google are expected to be hit with as many as four more lawsuits from antitrust authorities, according to sources familiar with the matter, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Google announced Nov. 10 that non-AMP content will be eligible to appear in the mobile top stories feature in search starting in May 2021.
• The Dixie Sun News, a student paper at Dixie State University (Utah), is going to an online-only format, the paper reported. The paper said it’s not getting enough money from the student fee committee and ad revenue is too low for a weekly print paper.
The Boston Herald's newsstand sales have fallen 41% year-over-year in recent months, says the paper’s filing with the Alliance for Audited Media, the Boston Business Journal reported.
Fujifilm North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division has announced a collaboration with Zund America, a company providing cutting solutions for processing a variety of materials, including corrugated display and packaging and sign and display materials as well as folding carton appli…
Printing Company T'Hooft, in Aalter, Belgium, has invested in new press automation from Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC). The specialist in measuring and control systems for the printing industry will install IDS-3D closed-loop color control on the Koenig & Bauer Compacta 818 press.
Online video platform SendtoNews is holding a digital video leadership series Nov. 16–19. Attendees will hear speakers from Condé Nast, NFL, SpotX, Oracle, Tribune Publishing and more discuss ways for publishers to thrive with digital video in 2021.
Q.I. Press Controls - Engineering Automation Electronics (QIPC-EAE) has gotten five orders recently for new measurement and control systems from India. Jyoti Book Depot, Hexagon Print & Pack, Sristi Graphics, Spenta Multimedia and NAPH Graphics all called on the Dutch specialist for the …
Global technology company ABB has been awarded a contract to provide software system upgrades including its MPS Production and production data analysis system MPS Inform to Rheinisch-Bergische Druckerei.
Beginning in mid-February of next year, 59 employees will be cut at Hearst Magazines, according to a WARN notice filed with the New York State Labor Department. https://labor.ny.gov/app/warn/details.asp?id=9350
Gannett has sold BridgeTower Media to private equity firm Transom Capital Group. BridgeTower is a provider of B2B information, research, events and marketing solutions in more than 25 U.S. markets and industries.
The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute is now accepting 2021–22 RJI Fellowship applications from individuals or organizations with an innovative journalism project idea that could also benefit the industry.
Jerry Healey announced Oct. 29 that he has closed a deal with Landmark Community Newspapers to buy all of their Colorado weekly papers and companion websites. Prior to the acquisition, Colorado Community Media already owned and operated 17 weekly and two monthly papers in the greater Denver area.
Washington Post has launched Project Signal, “a next-generation advertising product that brings the combination of advertiser and reader needs to the forefront,” wrote Jarrod Dicker, vice president of innovation and commercial strategy, in a blog post on the product.
Lee Enterprises has put the Globe Gazette (Mason City, Iowa) building on the market, the paper reported. https://globegazette.com/news/local/globe-gazette-building-for-sale-operations-to-move-when-building-is-sold/article_a3f6c686-f257-5ddb-8a9c-49407bb06fdb.html
Mid-America Publishing, a third-generation publishing house based in Hampton, Iowa, has moved their legacy workflow system to the hosted, cloud-based production environment offered by Presteligence, NewsXtreme Cloud, says a news release from Presteligence.
Senate Commerce Committee Ranking Member Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) has released a report titled “Local Journalism: America’s Most Trusted News Sources Threatened.”
The Star Courier (Kewaunee, Illinois) building has been sold to a Johnson Towing and Recovery, based in Manlius, the paper reported. https://www.starcourier.com/news/20201029/star-courier-building-sold-newspaper-continues-regular-operations