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The Argus-Press goes to the cloud with ProImage’s NewsWayX

The Argus-Press in Owosso, Michigan, replaced its local workflow with the cloud-based ProImage NewsWayX production workflow to enjoy the cloud-based solution's speed and flexibility.

Placing Multi-Market Obituaries is now Quick & Easy

Families often lived in multiple places, posing an challenge when placing obituaries. So AdPortal Obituaries from iPublish Media Solutions now allows funeral homes and soon private parties to publish an obituary to any additional newspaper in the Memoriams network, including 3300 plus newspapers, without double entry.

Lee Enterprises launches Doorfront Direct magazine delivery

Doorfront Direct, the nation’s largest magazine and catalog delivery network, announced this week that Lee Enterprises, the leading provider of news and information in 77 U.S. markets, has launched weekly magazine delivery in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with plans for other markets under way.

Saïd Business School helping journalists across the world reach more readers

Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, is continuing its successful partnership with the Meta Journalism Projectto, for the first time, help improve the reach of news organisations across …

Focus Press Printer implements NewsXtreme Cloud

Presteligence, an industry leading software developer and innovator, announces Focus Press Printer, based in Aurora, Colorado, becomes the latest user to implement NewsXtreme Cloud.

PAGE Cooperative - Membership Drive

Formed 40 years ago, the PAGE Cooperative has served generations of newspaper leadership and is noting a rising interest in new membership. PAGE bands members together with a common objective of controlling costs but with additional benefits of best practices, advisory and intervention during shortages.

STN Video announces multi-year partnership extension with the NHL® for U.S. digital video distribution

Publishers will continue to have access to top NHL® video content and STN monetization on the STN Platform.

Stacker: Producing & distributing engaging data journalism to the world’s news organizations

Stacker’s newsroom tackles data-rich topics to produce and distribute stories to their news network, built on a partnership model similar to how local news organizations work with AP and Reuters for wire content. They invest dozens of hours in data projects so that they can be shared as stories and data assets for journalists and Stacker partners, allowing newsrooms of all sizes to tap into data reporting for their area.

Upstate NY publisher launches paywall using Wallit subscription management software

NYVT Media, the publisher of NYVTMedia.com and four print newspapers serving Washington County, New York, and Rutland County, Vermont, has installed Wallit SaaS subscription management software to power its metered model paywall solution.

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Proposed Russian legislation threatens to shut down all independent media

The Russian State Duma should withdraw a draft law that would facilitate the arbitrary shutdown of media outlets and increase the number of journalists prosecuted for sharing information, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Wednesday.

Sen. Mike Lee introduces bill to restore and protect competition in digital advertising

Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah), joined by Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-Minnesota), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conecticut), has introduced the Competition and Transparency in Digital Advertising Act. The bill would restore and protect competition in digital advertising by eliminating conflicts of interest that have allowed the leading platforms in the market to manipulate ad auctions and impose monopoly rents on a broad swath of the American economy.

In some states, students account for a large and growing share of statehouse reporters

Student journalists account for around one-in-ten state capitol reporters in the United States (11%), according to a recent Pew Research Center study. In some states, however, they account for a much larger share of the statehouse press corps, with notable increases in some places since 2014.

More Partner Press Releases
CherryRoad Media Inc. announced today it has purchased nine newspapers from Rust Communications, Inc. The newspapers are published in Arkansas and Missouri. 
Mid-Atlantic Media, LLC has expanded its media holdings with the acquisition of the Philadelphia Jewish Exponent.
KAMEN & CO GROUP SERVICES, LLC, which for the past eight years has provided guidance and advised FORBES wealth and media reporters with financially valuing the leading media tycoons for the Forbes 400 Richest Americans List, has announced plans to expand its global services into Canada, England and Ireland in 2022.
Blank Slate Media, the publisher of six-award-winning weekly newspapers on the North Shore of Nassau County, Long Island, New York, announced today the launch of a new website, TheIsland360.com. In addition, the company has partnered with Wallit, a subscription management software company that will power the new website’s registration engine and upcoming paywall implementation in the coming months. 
Over 40 years ago an invoice that accidently landed on the wrong desk, sparked an initiative to band the newspaper industry together.  That invoice was addressed to a large newspaper chain but was received by a publisher at an independent paper.  When he saw the difference in pricing from the same supplier, the idea was born to form a purchasing cooperative for newspapers.
Editor & Publisher is excited to announce a new partnership with The Diversity Pledge Institute, a nonprofit organization addressing newsroom diversity by working with employers to improve hiring and retention of journalists of color and by identifying skilled journalists of color and preparing them for careers in news.
Doorfront Direct, the nation’s largest magazine and catalog delivery network, announced this week that The Advocate, serving Baton Rouge and New Orleans, has begun weekly delivery with the network.
Stacker, a data-driven newswire, has signed five new publishing partners—Adams Publishing Group, Advance Local, Beasley Media Group, Narcity and WEHCO. Stacker will provide its localized journalism to newsrooms in those partner networks.
Community Newspaper Group is the latest newspaper group to select Layout-8000 from SCS.
The Ohio News Media Association has entered into a partnership with Column under which a new site will be rolled out later this spring for those who currently use publicnoticesohio.com to search for bids, meeting notices, foreclosures and other important legal notice news items.
Media professionals and publishers with more than 25 years of experience explained how obituaries drive digital traffic, ensure reader engagement, and increase revenue.
Stacker, a data-driven newswire, is welcoming six new team members this month, representing 25% growth across the organization.
Thought leaderships will illuminate the power of AI during upcoming webinar.
HINSDALE, MA. & CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. (November 15, 2021) – Wallit, a state-of-the-art software firm based in Milwaukee, which provides paywall services to dozens of publishers throughout the United States, has sold a majority stake to MvWd Enterprises, a media group based in the Berkshires (western Massachusetts) and New York's Capital Region. MvWd Enterprises is headed by Warren Dews, Jr. and Mark Vinciguerra.
VoicePort, LLC, a leading customer self-service automation software provider serving the newspaper and subscription industry, acquired Innovative Systems Design Inc. (ISD Chatterbox), effective Nov. 1.
In October, The Papers, Inc., a Northern Indiana-based publishing company, signed contracts with SCS to implement the Community Advertising System and Community Publishing System to standardize the advertising, production and editorial workflows across its 16 weekly and monthly newspapers and magazines.
Results from Billings Gazette, Omaha World-Herald, The Daily Progress and NWI Times pave the way for an accelerated rollout to all 80 of the group’s properties.
TownNews and BlueLena have announced a partnership that will empower local media organizations to rapidly activate reader revenue using TownNews’ smart metering and paywall solution, iQ Audience+.
At the America’s Newspapers Senior Leadership Conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado, CherryRoad Media (Parsippany, New Jersey) has contracted with SCS to implement the Community Advertising System and Community Publishing System to standardize the advertising, production and editorial workflows across its 27 community newspapers.