The Witness (archdiocesan newspaper in Dubuque, Iowa) is approaching its final issue.

The Chicago Reporter has stopped publishing, the Chicago Sun-Times reported.


• California’s Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a bill that gives a one-year extension for papers to comply with California’s new gig-worker law.


• The Union Times (Union, South Carolina) published its final edition on September 30.

Flint Group Flexographic, provider of flexographic photopolymer plates and plate processing equipment, has announced the establishment of a dedicated sales organization in South Africa.

Surfer Magazine has put out its last edition, reported.