The News Media Alliance and the National Newspaper Association have joined a legal challenge of an order by the Postal Regulatory Commission that would, says the News Media Alliance, effectively eliminate a congressionally-mandated limit on postal rate increases for periodicals and marketing…
Mather Economics and Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications have formed a partnership to aggregate and analyze U.S. news media companies’ user behavior and subscription data.
The Chicago Tribune and its parent company are moving out of Prudential Plaza at the end of January, the paper said. The move means the paper won’t have a downtown office. In 2018, the paper left the iconic Tribune Tower.
Gannett intends to sell the 15,000-square-foot building and the parking lot of The Hays Daily News (Kansas), the paper reported. The building is at 507 Main St.
Digital newsstand PressReader is expanding into the e-learning market. PressReader is forming an educational technologies segment with the launch of its e-learning brand TextbookHub and the acquisition of Evident Point Software Corp, PressReader says in a release.
Online video platform SendtoNews is adding Newsy digital video content to its library, making it available to more than 1,800 digital publishers, says SendtoNews.Newsy is a national news network that delivers breaking, world, science, tech and political news videos. "Helping content partners…
Tribune and BR Holding Company have sold BestReviews to Nexstar for $160 million in cash. BestReviews was owned 60% by Tribune and 40% by its founders, BR Holding Company. The sale was announced in mid-December.
The News Media Alliance says it’s pleased that Congress has included in its latest stimulus an affiliation waiver that will allow previously ineligible news publishers to apply for Small Business Administration PPP loans as individual, independent entities, despite ownership by companies wit…
Online video platform SendtoNews has been chosen as the exclusive online video platform by the Adams Publishing Group, according to SendtoNews. SendtoNews gives Adams Publishing and their sites access to 5,000 new videos a day and a library of more than 1 million videos from brands like MLB,…
• Information services company Government Executive Media Group has acquired City & State New York, which covers politics, policy and personalities influencing New York government. • Twelve 11 Media has merged its operations with those of American Business Media, publishers of National…
Wisconsin-based Quad/Graphics is closing three more commercial printing plants, in Oklahoma City, Nashville, and Fernley, Nevada, Milwaukee Business Journal reported Dec. 18. The closings will affect 650 employees.
Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications is welcoming Penelope “Penny” Muse Abernathy as a visiting professor this month, the school said in a release.
The News Media Alliance says a new rule from the Postal Regulatory Commission may harm newspapers. https://www.newsmediaalliance.org/new-rule-may-mean-unsustainable-postal-rates-for-newspapers/
Software developer Presteligence has an addition to its My News 360 hosted service modules, the company said in a news release. Dynamic Edition automates page building through an online interface, resulting in camera-ready PDFs or editable Adobe InDesign documents, says the company.
A new Pew Research Center analysis explores how best to measure public news consumption — asking which current survey practices work well and where changes might be in order.
Journalists at the Gannett-owned Austin American-Statesman and its six community papers announced Dec. 9 that they are moving to unionize through the Austin NewsGuild, a unit of The NewsGuild-CWA.
The Daily Journal (Park Hills, Missouri) is launching an online marketplace called Buy Local. The marketplace lets local businesses offer gift cards to people who may not want to shop or eat out at the moment, the paper said.
In its newly released U.S. Local Advertising Forecast 2021, BIA Advisory Services estimates total local advertising revenue across all media in the U.S. will reach $137.5 billion in 2021.
The Bitterroot Star newspaper (Montana) has been sold to Jesse and Sasha Mullen, publishers Michael and Victoria Howell announced. The Howells owned and operated the paper since they started it in the mid-1980s.
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…