Through COVID-19, Community Impact Newspaper Relies on the Strength of Local Journalism

It takes a lot to impress me. I’ve been around newspapers and printing for more than 30 years. I’ve been fortunate enough to be part of operations that were on the forefront of new …
Podcasts

Saving the Youngstown Vindicator

Last year, the Maag-Brown family, owners of The Youngstown (Ohio) Vindicator, announced it would shut down after serving its local community for 150 years. As a result, 144 employees and 250 carriers were laid off. Hearing the news, Ogden Newspapers put together a plan to publish a daily product for Youngstown and the Mahoning County, Ohio residents from their operation 16 miles north at the Warren Tribune Chronicle.

Today's industry news
Shoptalk

The Media is Failing to Communicate Journalism’s Value to the Public

It’s important to celebrate the little victories right now. It’s how we stay sane. Even in the face of a crisis that threatens the continued existence of newspapers at all levels, …

Read the current issue online
Critical Thinking

Should Newsrooms Take Financial Assistance From the Federal Government?

News publishers have been able to apply for financial assistance under the federal government’s Paycheck Protection Program. Should this kind of assistance become a permanent solution?

Newspeople

Veteran Journalist Jan Skutch Retires After 49 Years

The Chatham County Courthouse is decorated in a distinctly utilitarian way.Neutral tones. Plain signage. Simple furniture. Those who work there say the look of the place has changed little since …

Salt Lake Tribune Editor Jennifer Napier-Pearce Resigns

Salt Lake Tribune Executive Editor Jennifer Napier-Pearce has resigned.The veteran journalist and former public-radio reporter has led Utah’s largest daily newspaper since August 2016. She sent …

SPONSORED CONTENT

Pushing Through the Clutter

Push is its own unique channel which breaks through cluttered social and search platforms to direct subscribers to the best content, empowering publishers to manage their bottom lines by continually bringing new visitors back to the site to reach business goals, whether to drive ad revenue, subscriptions, affiliate revenue or sales.

Coronavirus
Today's Coronavirus News
E&P Exclusives

The News Hospital

I had worked in the third floor newsroom of The Commercial Appeal in Memphis, Tenn. for years until last spring, when the other remaining staffers and I moved out. Almost exactly one year later, I …

To Solve Journalism's Diversity Problem, Change Must Start at the Top

Following the death of George Floyd (a Minnesotan Black man) on May 25 while in police custody, protests erupted across the nation against racism and police violence. These past weeks have been tumultuous, not only for the public, but also for the media industry as it revealed concerns about the lack of diversity represented in newsrooms around the country.

Digital News Publishers Weather the Storm After COVID-19

As E&P was putting together the finishing touches on this article, protests were raging across the nation, where police brutality on protesters and the press became unconscionably rampant and …