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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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The case shows how the new patchwork of abortion laws could ensnare the press.
Austin Tice worked as a freelance correspondent for McClatchy before his capture.
When Alex Wagner debuts her new MSNBC show on Tuesday, she will be taking on an unusual arrangement that came about following Rachel Maddow’s contract renewal with NBCUniversal.
The Grafton News, the town’s longtime weekly newspaper, suffered a near-death blow on Friday as parent company Gannett laid off its only staffer, editor Maureen Sullivan.
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The speaker series will stoke civil, thoughtful expression and promote a deeper understanding of democracy and the issues of the day.
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.
At least 20 papers across the country have been affected. It is unclear how many employees were let go.
Plus a look at the Sunday news shows and the reporter who happened to be in the audience for Salman Rushdie's attack.
The Oshkosh (Wisconsin) Examiner has announced plans to increase its reporting on education and crime while opening its site to commentary from outside contributors.
Nexstar Media Group, Inc.  announced today that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a 75 percent ownership interest in The CW Network, LLC. Warner Bros. Discovery and Paramount Global, the current co-owners of The CW, will each retain a 12.5 percent ownership interest in The CW and will continue to produce original, scripted content for the network.
TikTok is expected to offer the Cronkite School a huge potential to open up another channel of communication to prospective and current students — and alumni — due to 47% of TikTok users being between the ages of 10-29.
The New York Times was again the fastest-growing top 10 news site in the U.S., according to Press Gazette’s monthly ranking.
Taking a breather from the non-stop news cycle and actively listening to your audience can reveal which stories they want, how they want them and whether they are willing to pay for them.
The disappearance of local news outlets has been weaponized by partisan interests.
The corporate owners of The Aspen Times did not allow it to cover a libel lawsuit against the paper, demoralizing the newsroom, former staff members say.
Mike Reed purchased 500,000 shares on Monday, days after Gannett earnings report led to huge drop in stock price.
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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.
Tower Products, Inc., the leading manufacturer of environmentally sensitive pressroom chemistry for the graphic arts industry, will be exhibiting its full line of pressroom products for the flexographic and offset industry at LabelExpo Americas 2022.
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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Ben Shpigel, a reporter on the Sports desk, will join the Live desk as reporter and editor.
The San Francisco Chronicle has announced that Harsha Devulapalli is joining the staff as a graphics reporter.
Former Shelbyville (Kentucky) Sentinel News Editor James Mulcahy is back at the helm and is also heading The Anderson News in Lawrenceburg. Mulcahy worked as Sentinel-News editor from 2001 to 2006.
Allison Erickson, who served as a Medical Service Corps officer in the U.S. Army from 2011 to 2018, is joining the Tribune through a partnership with Military Veterans in Journalism.
The Providence Journal has announced two major appointments.
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The Ruston (Louisiana) Daily Leader is under new leadership with Celeste Holley stepping up as publisher.
Jackson Barton is joining the Video Department at The Washington Post as a breaking news editor for mornings, starting his days bright and early at 6 a.m. Eastern.
Media critic Margaret Sullivan is retiring her column and departing The Washington Post this month.
Rachel Kurzius will join The Washington Post’s new home initiative, The Home You Own.
ABC News President Kim Godwin announced that Ian Pannell has been promoted to chief foreign correspondent.
Industry Obits
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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