Mediaprint Vienna, one of Europe's biggest newspaper printers, has been undergoing a major retrofit project.New QIPC quality control systems have been installed for the Austrian printer, the joint print service provider for the publishers of Kronen-Zeitung and Kurier (combined print run of j…

I sometimes wonder if attendees at media trade shows all are asking each other the same question: “Hey, who moved my cheese?”

Estoril, Portugal – In June, the 70th World News Media Congress met to discuss how international institutions, tech entrepreneurs and news businesses can work together to preserve the values of a healthy and independent press. At the conference, Jonathan Wright, global managing director at D…

Prague-based company AntiAdblock.com is currently expanding across Europe and looking to establish a local presence in the U.S. in near future, says Martin Vedej, the company’s CEO. The company, which belongs to Dignity, a privately owned group of companies working on the Czech online media …

The local Media Association have wrapped up their ninth year of Innovation Mission, which is geared towards bringing to light the world’s most bright and innovative technology and media companies. The mission involves traveling and speaking with various media leaders at companies such as Ama…

In 2017, GateHouse Media reporters from across the country began curating audio content for embedding into online news stories, including news actualities, recorded interviews, point of view soundbites, and podcasts from its reporting talent.The national audio monetization strategy then bega…

With the growing traction of sites like Red-fin and Zillow, newspaper publishers have been forced to think outside the box when it comes to driving traffic to real estate listings. While smaller newspapers can scarcely compete with sites like these, larger publishers are still jostling for p…

ICP-Roto Industrie Graphique, a commercial and newspaper printing house on the French island of La Reunion, has installed a new Cortina from Koenig & Bauer.The Cortina has an automatic reelstand, an ultra-compact printing tower, an efficient hot-air dryer system, a flexible superstructur…

Nordjyske Medier in Aalborg, Denmark, publisher of newspaper titles such as Nordjyske Stiftstidende, has ordered a retrofit with ABB, a supplier of automation solutions for the newspaper industry.The order covers three main areas of work, according to an ABB news release.The first part of th…

The united states International Trade Commission will vote Aug. 28 whether to make the U.S. tariffs on Canadian paper imposed by the Trump's administration permanent. The rationale behind the decision will be made public Sept. 17.The Commerce Department is set to make its final decision on t…

sierra Nevada Media changes publishing scheduleSierra Nevada Media Group has made changes to its production schedule in Northern Nevada.Starting July 16, The Nevada Appeal was to move from six days to two days (Wednesday and Saturday), The Record-Courier was to change from three days to two …

George Bausch Waters, 97, died July 2, according to an online obituary in the Rome Sentinel (New York), where Waters was a long-time publisher and president. Waters served as publisher from 1964 to 1993. He became president of the company after the 1969 death of his father-in-law, Bradley C.…

columbus dispatch using adinfinitumSoftware developer Presteligence has a new service agreement with The Columbus Dispatch for Adinfinitum, a hosted electronic tearsheet and invoice delivery system. Owned by GateHouse Media, The Dispatch will move from Shoom to Presteligence for their advert…

Manroland has sold a three tower Cromoman 4-1 press to Bartaman, based in Kolkata and one of the leading Bengali language newspapers coming out of the eastern part of India.The press is the second Cromoman 4-1 to be installed in eastern India, according to manroland.Apart from the Kolkata ed…

Analysts react to BH Media’s management deal with Lee > NEWS & TECH STAFF REPORTIndustry watchers reacted with interest to the announcement that Lee Enterprises would manage Warren Buffett’s BH Media papers in 30 markets, an arrangement underway as of July 2.“The announcement did not …

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Advance local Media in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, tapped Harland Simon to complete an upgrade of two of its eight press drives on the company’s Goss Colorliner press. The upgrade comes on the heels of Advance Local’s 2017 project with Harland Simon in which the vendor replaced a drive on the …

It’s been a year since Sonoma Media Investments fully outsourced its ad design and pagination operations to the AffinityX platform. California-based Sonoma Media was formed in late 2011 to buy the Sonoma Index-Tribune and Sonoma Magazine from Halifax Media Holdings, which acquired the public…

The 50th anniversary of the Metro Production Conference (formerly named Metro Users Group) will take place May 31- June 3 at the Saddlebrook Conference Center, in Wesley Chapel, Florida.

ABB recently completed a control console upgrade at the Strasbourg print site of Dernieres Nouvelles D'Alsace, in France. The project combines the latest control console technology with the original ABB press control system that has been running since 1989, an ABB press release said.

piano, a media software company, helps media companies increase their customer base and expand revenue streams.The company is the result of a combination between three companies: Journalism Online, TinyPass and Piano Media.

proimage recently installed its OnColor ECO SaaS at the Kingsport Times News in Kingsport, Tennessee. The newspaper's goal with the solution was to reduce ink cost and improve color reproduction quality.

while the printing industry in other parts of the world has increasingly been discovering the merits of retrofitting, in the United Arab Emirates this is not yet common. The process, which involves the installation of state-of-the art innovations on existing printing presses, still has to ta…

Newsday has launched its own digital community and toolbox created to foster research and conversation to shape the future of Long Island, New York. Dubbed nextLI, the project will allow the newspaper's editorial board to engage more deeply with the surrounding community.

The Boston Globe recommissioned its new Pressline Services FlexPress on March 29, about one year after the publisher's originally scheduled go-live date. The installation at The Globe's 330,000-square-foot facility in Taunton marks Pressline's third — and largest — FlexPress installation to date.

Across the board, employers are always looking for ways to save time by creating more efficient practices, and this is no different in the newsroom. Ntooitive, a digital marketing and technology company, is attempting address these inefficiencies.

With Facebook’s changing algorithm, many publishers are reporting drops in referral traffic from the social media giant. It’s becoming increasingly important to drive audience growth and retention using a more diversified toolset — including newsletters. Here are a few tips for making sure y…

The sale of two 4-high towers completes the final phase of replacing a Solna D300 pressline at La Societe Cherbourgeoise d’Editions in Cherbourg, France.

AdCellerant is a Denver-based ad technology and digital marketing services provider that specializes in executing programmatic display, mobile, tablet, video, native, email and search marketing campaigns on behalf of local media companies.

Local and regional newspapers can now offer schools in their area access to  Factorium. com, an online learning platform featuring the News Game and other K12 materials, at no charge to the papers and the schools. Schools around the country normally pay to use the program.

In April, the Association for Print Technologies (APTech), in collaboration with WhatTheyThink, is presenting "Tax Reform for Print Businesses," a four-part weekly series of free webinars to provide print business owners including newspapers and their executives key questions to ask their CP…

The Philadelphia Inquirer was among the first, adding interactive features that bridged the print edition to a reader's smart device in 2012 (see News & Tech, May 2012). AR technology, although not as widely adopted as the industry may have envisioned it would be by now, continues to evo…

Almost every research study that analyzes news media habits reaches the same conclusion — OTT content is growing exponentially and is by far the video consumption choice among younger audiences. In some markets, consumers are expected to view an average of 19 hours of OTT content weekly by 2…

It's been more than six years since newspapers began experimenting with augmented reality features. The Philadelphia Inquirer was among the first, adding interactive features that bridged the print edition to a reader's smart device in 2012 (see News & Tech, May 2012). AR technology, alt…

Olive Software, an e-publishing company based in Aurora, Colorado, went live with its Olive Cross Media app in January 2018. The app is built for use on tablets and mobile devices. OCM advertises as a program that is able to bundle all content information in a single application.

Competition in today's media requires publishers to establish meaningful connections with consumers. It's hoped that these relationships will boost revenue streams and customer growth. RebelMouse, a CMS agency, shares its experiences in a report that outlines how to build the organic loyalty…

A three-year project to upgrade the controls and drives on the press used for The Halifax Herald Ltd.'s flagship newspaper, The Chronicle Herald, recently wrapped up.