[BN]Tech, a provider of paywall and data analytics tech, has been selected by Adams Publishing Group to help the company grow digital subscriptions with its paywall technology. Four publications owned by Sun Newspapers, a division of Adams Publishing, have deployed [BN]Tech Paywall and Singl…
Tim Franklin’s group of northern Minnesota print and digital news publications are now part of neighboring Northstar Media, a company owned by Gene and Carter Johnson.
Directors of the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association and the Inland Press Association have unanimously approved a plan to consolidate the two associations, effective Oct. 1.
Engle Printing Company, a family-owned printing company in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, has ordered a second CRC4 closed loop density/register control system from DCOS Automation – Sweden AB.
Adams Publishing Group is purchasing Bliss Communications’ two dailies, The Gazette in Janesville and The EagleHerald in Marinette (Wisconsin), along with weeklies The Janesville Messenger, The Wisconsin/Illinois Stateline News and Walworth County Sunday, The Gazette reported.
JPIMedia, the U.S.-based consortium of hedge funds that owns The Scotsman, Evening News and Scotland on Sunday,is closing half the floorspace at the papers’ main office in Edinburgh, Scotland, Daily Business reported.
McClatchy is putting two additional papers onto its “Digital Saturdays” plan, which drops the Saturday print edition and results in digital-only journalism on that day, Poynter reported.
TownNews and Stringr have announced a partnership that will enable clients using TownNews’ content management systems to expand their video inventories with high-resolution pre-packaged videos from Stringr’s video marketplace, according to a TownNews news release.
Authentic Brands Group, a brand development, marketing and entertainment company, has bought the intellectual property of Sports Illustrated from Meredith.
USA Today publisher Gannett and GateHouse Media have talked recently about joining forces, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. A merger of the two would pair the country’s two biggest newspaper groups.
Hearst Magazines is launching Sample Ignition 360, which gives consumers free samples of products when consumers provide their email address and shipping information, Digiday reports.
DCOS is doing a second retrofit for the V-TAB group, a major player in printed media in the Nordic countries. Newspaper production is V-TAB’s biggest business, but the company, with headquarters in Goteborg, Sweden, also does inserts, magazines and other commercial products.
Warren Fernandez, editor-in-chief of the Straits Times and Singapore Press Holdings’ English, Malay and Tamil publications in Singapore, was elected the new president of the World Editors Forum at the annual board meeting in Glasgow, Scotland, on June 1.
The Golden Pen of Freedom, the annual press freedom award of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), has been awarded posthumously to Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Publishers Circulation Fulfillment has begun “to the door,” final mile service for magazine and catalog delivery network Doorfront Direct. Deliveries started in May in the Boston area and will spread across PCF’s New England, New York and New Jersey footprint over a four-month deployment, wi…
The Justice Department is prepping for an antitrust probe of Google, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the investigation. The nature of the investigation is unclear, USA Today reports.
Canada’s Postmedia Network plans to invest for a minority position in digital media outlet The Logic, and the two companies plan to partner on various initiatives including content licensing, marketing projects and events, Postmedia announced.
Western Communications, owner of the Bend Bulletin (Oregon), aims to sell the seven papers in its Pacific Northwest chain. The company also plans to dissolve, Oregon Public Broadcasting reported, citing a filing in a federal bankruptcy court.
GateHouse Media cut jobs around the country May 23, Poynter and others reported. The number of positions affected is unclear, according to Poynter, but a count from journalist Andrew Pantazi puts the number at more than 150.
Manroland Goss Group CEO Alexander Wassermann is taking up a career outside the printing industry, the company announced. The move is part of a scheduled leadership change.
The publisher of The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Daily News, and Philly.com has announced buyouts to cut 30 union jobs in the newsroom and other departments, the paper reported.
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Richard E. Fehling approved the sale of the Reading Eagle (Pennsylvania) to MediaNews Group May 22, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported. The sale is set to close by July 31, the Inquirer said.
ProImage is helping several newspaper publishers streamline their prepress operations by upgrading their workflow management systems, a company release said. Part of the processes is ProImage’s new generation of its production workflow system, NewsWayX.
Gannett announced that, based on a preliminary vote count, shareholders have elected all eight of Gannett’s director nominees to the Gannett board — John Jeffry Louis, John E. Cody, Stephen W. Coll, Donald E. Felsinger, Lila Ibrahim, Lawrence S. Kramer, Debra A. Sandler and Chloe R. Sladden.
Dotdash has bought wedding and bridal brand Brides from Conde Nast. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
PressWorks Ink, a subsidiary of Swift Communications, has contracted DCOS Automation Sweden for a complete drives and controls retrofit on its DGM 440 press. PressWorks Ink prints the Carson City Nevada Appeal and the Reno Gazette-Journal along with several other weekly, monthly, tabloid and…
Angie Muhs, editor of The State Journal-Register (Springfield, Illinois) has resigned in part with the aim of preventing layoffs at the paper, according to a staff writer, the Illinois Times reports.
View Newspaper Group and Michigan Web Press are acquiring the Daily News and Stafford Printing (both in Greenville, Michigan), the Lapeer Area View reports.