Newly Launched BridgeDetroit is Deeply Connected to the City

In 2013, several media outlets had partnered to form the Detroit Journalism Cooperative (DJC) to report on the city’s future after it had declared bankruptcy. Unfortunately, the project was …

Small Market Paper Strives to Survive COVID-19

The Cushing (Okla.) Citizen has had many owners since its first issue came off the press in 1895. Today, (along with two other nearby publications), it is in the capable hands of J. D. Meisner, who …

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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, …

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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?


Former Tribune Media, Nexstar Executive Steve Baron Joins Local Media Association as Chief Strategy Officer

Local Media Association is pleased to welcome broadcasting and digital media innovator Steve Baron to its leadership team as Chief Strategy Officer, reporting to CEO Nancy Lane.Baron comes to LMA …

Media Mogul Sumner Redstone, Whose Empire Included Viacom and CBS, Dies at 97

Sumner Redstone, the pugnacious Hollywood titan who controlled media giants Viacom and CBS, died Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles after a lengthy illness, according to National Amusements, the …


Moderation in a Time of Unprecedented Change

Viafoura, Graham Media, and Editor & Publisher Magazine will be co-hosting a FREE panel discussion on the future of moderation on August 20th, 2020, at 10 AM EST.  The panel of industry …

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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 …

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.