Boston Globe Runs Serialized Novella Giving Readers an Escape From Pandemic Headlines

As news headlines continue to be populated with stories about the COVID-19 pandemic, the Boston Globe took a different approach. The paper recently published an exclusive novella online and among its …
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Ryan Dohrn Speaks on Effective Selling Through COVID-19 & Beyond

Ryan Dohrn is a globally recognized media revenue consultant who has helped newspapers, niche publications, broadcast stations and online publishers generate more than $500 million in new revenue. …

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Quality Journalism in Troubled Times

In the span of just a few weeks, the entire world has been plunged into an inconceivable ordeal. A global pandemic has led to an unprecedented collective psychosis. The fear caused by uncertainty about the present and the future amplifies the …

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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?

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Gabe Whisnant Named News Director for Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Upstate South Carolina journalist Gabe Whisnant has been named news director at the Spartanburg Herald-Journal, executive editor Steve Bruss announced Friday.Whisnant will oversee day-to-day …

Marshall News Messenger Publisher Jerry Pye to Retire

It is time.After a career that has spanned over 50 years, with 49 of those years in the newspaper business, publisher Jerry Pye has announced his retirement at the end of the summer.Pye has served as …

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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 …