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 …

How the Idaho Press Grew Circulation by More Than 40 Percent

In March 2018, the McClatchy-owned Idaho Statesman began to print their newspaper in Twin Falls, a 2.5 hour drive from the Boise market. That June, the Adams Publishing Group's (APG) Idaho Press decided to take advantage of this change by implementing an aggressive plan to expand its news coverage and distribution area by doubling down on traditional print publications and increasing local news coverage and home delivery across the entire city of Boise. In addition, APG purchased the alt-weekly Boise Weekly and established a Boise bureau in their downtown office building. The result has been a steady decline in Statesman readership and a more than 40 percent growth in print subscriptions for the Idaho Press.

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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 …

Critical Thinking

Should the Media Continue to Cover President Trump’s Coronavirus Pressers?

Several news outlets have stopped covering President Trump’s coronavirus press conferences. Should the media continue to cover his pressers? Kamrin Baker, 22, senior, University of Nebraska-Omaha Baker is a recent graduate with a degree in …


Medill Selects Jeremy Gilbert of Washington Post as Knight Chair in Digital Media Strategy

Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications has selected Jeremy Gilbert (BSJ00, MSJ00), director of strategic initiatives at The Washington Post, …

Pulitzer Prize Administrator Dana Canedy Named Simon & Schuster Publisher

Simon & Schuster on Monday named Dana Canedy senior vice president and publisher of its namesake imprint, putting a former journalist in one of the biggest jobs in book publishing.Since 2017, Ms. …

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Despite Global Pandemic, Journalists Celebrate 2020 Pulitzer Prizes

On May 4, Pulitzer Prize administrator Dana Canedy announced this year’s winners from her living room with some technological help from her 14-year-old son. Meanwhile, newsrooms around the country gathered over video conference calls to hear if their names would be read over the livestream.

How the Hearst Media Connecticut Group is Navigating Through the COVID-19 Crisis

Newspapers have endured tremendous change over the past few decades but perhaps no time stands out quite like what we’re going through right now. Driven primarily by losses in ad revenue, most of us are facing workforce reductions, layoffs, furloughs, pay reductions and closures throughout the industry.

How to Help Your Advertisers Understand the Importance of Marketing Amidst COVID-19

It’s been rough out there in sales land during this health crisis. And yet, web traffic is spiking for media companies. So, what do we do to leverage that and take a bad situation and make it better for our advertisers? Let’s give ourselves some …