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In Massachusetts and throughout New England, The Boston Globe has been the great revolving world of news for 150 years. During the summer of 2019, it launched Globe Rhode Island in Providence, as part of a strategic initiative to recognize and serve distinct New England audiences with the news that is important to them. It was the subject of a recent E&P Reports vodcast.
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Marjorie Miller, the administrator of the Pulitzer Prizes, hopes to use her platform to further public education on journalism, highlight the winners and showcase their work in a way that increases public understanding. “In addition to honoring some of the best journalists in the country this year, I want to ask the journalists to help in this mission of showing the public how it’s done, how they do their work, what role it plays — particularly in local journalism but also national journalism."
The most challenging thing about being a sales leader is your adeptness at exponential sales growth. Like most leaders, the constant need for innovation for revenue ascension can be complex and sometimes challenging to navigate. Here are four strategies you can put in place today to accelerate your sales for Q4 and beyond.
The industry is approaching a pivotal year (2026) when digital newspaper ad revenue will surpass print newspaper ad revenue, according to the most recent Global Entertainment & Media Outlook report from PricewaterhouseCoopers. And, frequency trends for print are heading away from the full seven-day print delivery. Editor & Publisher recently spoke with Kevin Rehberg, vice president of client development at the Alliance for Audited Media, to see what AAM is up to in the shifting marketplace.
The world is a crazy place and, at times, seems to be spinning out of control. And then there are the dire predictions about our industry — the decline of newsrooms, the death of print and dwindling trust in media. You can say what you will about the decline in newsrooms and the death of print, but as long as there are people like the 250 Report for America corps members and the newsrooms that host them on our side, we can still win the battle.
If you’re reading this and your organization is still standing — congratulations! The worst of the pandemic, physically speaking, is behind you, and you’ve managed to navigate an unforeseeable global crisis for over two years. And your reward is an oncoming recession.
CherryRoad Media CEO and founder Jeremy Gulban started his business with specific goals and values in mind but without a specific set of plans. He wanted his technology company to support local journalism, and a huge opportunity gave him that chance. Today, CherryRoad Media owns 64 newspapers in 10 states.
Today, some 300 Report for America corps member journalists are working in more than 200 newsrooms (newspapers, radio, digital-only and TV) across the United States, Puerto Rico and Guam. The goal is to field 1,000 journalists within the next few years to reverse the trend of newsrooms closing or reducing their coverage.
The Border Belt Independent is fulfilling a two-fold mission to serve both readers and newspapers in four of North Carolina’s most impoverished counties. The publication provides in-depth reporting to local newspapers in its rural coverage area. “Their reporters are going from meeting to meeting and might hear something, but they don’t have three or four days to check that out,” said BBI President Les High. “So that’s what we do.”
BLCK Press is a collaborative newsroom dedicated to cultivating talented, diverse voices in the media industry. The publication works with ambitious journalists of color to challenge the status quo and give communities of color a platform to be heard. “We see ourselves as a bridge for young journalists of color to be welcomed into a culture where they can learn and grow and gain hands-on experience,” said Georgia Fort, the founder of BLCK Press.
A degree in journalism might take the aspiring journalist far, but it’s a lifelong passion for journalism that led Francesca Chambers to recently be named White House correspondent by Gannett for USA TODAY. She shared the roots of that passion in a late-May 2022 webinar with Mike Blinder, host of E&P Reports and publisher of Editor & Publisher.
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Journalists must agree to give access to their footage to the event organizer, pro-Trump GOP youth group Turning Point Action, and explain how they intend to use it.
Syria denied on Wednesday it is holding U.S. journalist Austin Tice or other Americans after President Joe Biden accused the Syrian government of detaining him.
There’s no magic cure to the ailments of the local news industry. Aggressive cost cutting hasn’t solved the problem and is likely making it worse. Policymakers in Washington and in statehouses have so far failed to advance solutions. Philanthropic institutions have stepped up, but there aren’t enough charitable dollars to spare an entire industry.
Social media companies are offering few specifics as they share their plans for safeguarding the U.S. midterm elections.
Australia's highest court overturned on Wednesday a ruling that had found Google engaged in defamation by supplying a link to a contested newspaper article, throwing the spotlight again on how online libel cases are handled in the country.
Digital World Acquisition Group, the special purpose acquisition company that plans to merge with Trump Media and Technology Group and take it public, is asking for an extension to file its earnings report, according to a regulatory filing Tuesday.
The paper says its focus on growing paid digital subscriptions is at odds with running the Asheville Watchdog's stories for free.
In a 1975 portrait, former Washington Post publisher and eventual CEO, Katharine Graham, is the only woman seated at a high-level corporate meeting. That photo is now featured among a collection of such images, in the book "The Only Woman," by the documentary filmmaker and first-time author Immy Humes.
Byron Allen’s media group acquired the Black News Channel, now called The Grio, last month.
The Washington Post is starting to feel the squeeze on its advertising business but CRO Joy Robins is relying on lessons learned from the 2020 revenue slump to mitigate its impact on the business this time around.
Meta is launching new Reels features for Instagram and Facebook. Most notably, the company is rolling out an “Add Yours” sticker for Reels on both social networks.
HBCU Gameday and McClatchy have entered a partnership to provide increased coverage and content around HBCU sports and culture. HBCU Gameday will appear on McClatchy sites, providing their audience with consistent headlines regarding these institutions and their student-athletes, as well as the culture.
Outlets big and small are being paid for their content, and a government review aimed at improvements is underway.
News organizations argue unsealing the document is in the public interest.
Facebook failed to detect blatant election-related misinformation in ads ahead of Brazil’s 2022 election, a new report from Global Witness has found, continuing a pattern of not catching material that violates its policies the group describes as “alarming.”
The 2024 GOP presidential primary will run through Fox News, and Republicans are already eyeing strategies on how to get on the network and reach its audience.
The Baltimore Beat, a Black-led alternative publication, has returned — this time as a nonprofit print and digital publication.
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Stacker and Patch Labs are joining forces to provide independent publishers the content, services and technology they need to scale their operations. Their new partnership will provide Patch Labs publishers free access to the Stacker Newswire.
Nexta.io and iPublish Media Solutions announce a partnership to provide newspapers and media companies with the ease-of-use and proven print capabilities of iPublish’s AdPortal with Nexta.io’s omnichannel digital marketing platform with a proprietary and AI-driven performance optimization engine and fully automated order-entry workflow.
Site Impact is joining forces with California-based Mendez Media Marketing agency and reporting software, Databyrd, to become one of the country’s leading digital media and multi-channel solutions companies.
iPublish Media Solutions and The Gleaner Company announce a partnership to provide newspapers throughout the Caribbean with a self-service classified solution and digital marketplace.
We are seeking your assistance in recognizing a leader with business acumen, technical savvy, and a deep understanding of what needs to be done to stay successful — along with the fortitude and tenacity to implement change. “Publisher of the Year” recognition is open to all news media publishers worldwide.
Announcing the 2022 inaugural class of “E&P’s Creative Visionaries,” our salute to the creative directors, graphic artists and multimedia designers. They bring storytelling to life, curating captivating images, informative graphics, copy, and increasingly, video and audio. Their talents for communicating the news in visually intriguing but effective ways are integral to a news organization’s success today.
Matt Boggie is the Chief Technology & Product Officer at The Philadelphia Inquirer. He is very clear about the role that Roxen's Editorial Portal plays for the development of the newspaper.
How much could your newspaper make in new revenue from selling quality articles to an international audience? $30,000 to $80,000 per 1,000 articles, according to Axel Breuer, CEO of Berlin-based startup Journexx, the first international publishers-only content marketplace, Co-founded by Breuer, Andrej Becker, CPO; Felix Seeberg, CTO; and Franko Melisch, COO.
The problem with legals has always been that publishing public notices is cumbersome. It bogs down staff and puts at risk the continued existence of legals in newspapers by frustrating the governments, law firms and citizens required to file them. But, there is a solution.
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Jeffrey Fleishman will be returning to writing later this month and Alan Zarembo will become the new Foreign/National editor of The Times on Aug. 22.
NBCUniversal News Group Chairman Cesar Conde has announced that KC Sullivan will become president of CNBC and that Mark Hoffman will step down as chairman following a 28-year career at NBC and NBCUniversal.
Eliza Dennis is joining The Washington Post as an audio producer on the Post Reports team.
Jonathan Bang is joining The New York Times as a video journalist for NYT Cooking.
Ben Shpigel, a reporter on the Sports desk, will join the Live desk as reporter and editor.
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Shannon Bream is the new anchor of "FOX News Sunday," and will begin hosting the weekly program on Sept. 11, Fox News Channel announced Thursday.
Margaret Sullivan, a former New York Times public editor who has written The Washington Post media column for the past six years, will be joining Duke University on Jan. 1 as the 2023 Egan Visiting Professor.
Louis Pierre Anderson-Morshead has joined The New York Times from Palantir Technologies in a newly created role of SVP of workplace experience.
Carol Huang becomes deputy in newsroom strategy, and Kat Chang joins the team.
The Ruston (Louisiana) Daily Leader is under new leadership with Celeste Holley stepping up as publisher.
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Marcus Eliason, an international journalist whose insightful reporting, sparkling prose and skillful editing graced Associated Press news wires for almost a half-century, has died. He was 75.
WFLA Chief Photojournalist Paul Lamison passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 3, after suffering a heart attack. He was just 57 years old. He leaves behind a wife, daughters and several siblings.
William H. “Bill” Howe, publisher emeritus of the (Prairie du Chien) Courier Press and 2018 inductee to the Wisconsin Newspaper Hall of Fame, died Friday, July 22, at the age of 99.
Bill Donovan, a prolific journalist who covered the Navajo Nation for five decades at newspapers in New Mexico and Arizona, has died. He was 76.
Jerry Ceppos, a distinguished editor and educator, died Friday following an illness. He was 75.
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