Covering conflict is often part of the job for journalists, but dealing with the aftermath – one’s own emotional response – can be a challenge. Journalists must practice self-care in order to maintain their mental health while editors can provide resources and support to help them deal with …

The past 10 to 12 years have been tough for many local news publishers: print revenues have fallen; consumers are increasingly fickle; and newsrooms have shrunk, but a growing movement called Table Stakes aims to improve these situations by helping publishers (and broadcasters) to help each …

"We fell in love as teenagers and set out to explore the world. Last month we met again in a courtroom. I was in the audience. He was charged and now risks spending the rest of his life in prison." Helje Solberg, News Director at NRK (Norwegian Broadcasting Cooperation) and former Vice Presi…

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Effective Aug. 11, the River Valley Media Group will outsource production to a printing plant also owned by Lee Enterprises in Madison, which is about two hours away.

The marketplaces of East Africa are changing, but there is an opportunity for media organisations and digital publishers to get ahead of the curve and tap into new revenue streams, says Leonie Elverfeld, managing director of Ringier Africa Digital Publishing in East Africa. Read more ...

Digital advertising alone will not provide a sustainable future for digital news in Africa. According to Nic Newman, senior research fellow at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism at Oxford University, news publishers will need a mixed bag of diversified revenue streams to survi…

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BELOIT - Adams Publishing Group, LLC (APG) has acquired The Greater Beloit Publishing Company, which includes the Beloit Daily News, Weekend Daily News and My Stateline Shopper.

In a damning report released Wednesday, 19 June, the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial killing, Agnes Callamard, concluded there was credible evidence of individual liability amongst high-level Saudi officials, including Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, for the murder of journalist Jam…

The world is a more dangerous place for journalists than ever before. And as the appetite for stories that accurately represent situations on the ground persists, journalists continue to take risks in order to get a story. But how do journalists balance the importance of seeking the truth – …

The first chapter of our Trends in Newsrooms report for 2019 looks at audience engagement and community involvement efforts in newsrooms around the world.Read more ...

“We're still very early in our journey, scratching the surface, but we're up to about 540,000 subscribers across 109 newspapers and continuing to invest and emphasize giving people reasons beyond getting through the paywall to other benefits and incentives to getting into a recurring commerc…

Wendy Metcalfe is not your average editor-in-chief. For starters, not only does she oversee the newsroom, she’s also in charge of marketing and customer service – "essentially anything that touches the subscriber," she says.Read more ...

The key takeaway from the Print Winning Strategies session at the World News Media Congress is that print publishers are in a period of self-reflection, rediscovering what makes the format so valuable and what role it plays in their overall relationship with advertisers and audiences.Read more ...

At the World News Media Congress in Glasgow, a panel of experts from around the globe examined how publishers can both defend and grow their advertising revenue, and what best practice looks like for demonstrating the ROI of ad spend on traditional platforms.Read more ...

The winners of this year’s World Digital Media Awards once again showed that engaging audiences with great storytelling and content that is insightful and relevant to their lives can go a long way towards building a lasting relationship with them.Read more ...

While pivoting to video did not bring the results many in the media sector had hoped for, it remains a compelling storytelling medium that can easily be experimented with, writes the Program on Independent Journalism's Program Officer JJ Robinson.Read more ...