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Community newspapers are more likely to succeed with readers, advertisers and the community when all residents’ voices are heard. One of the challenges faced by the News + Record was to determine how to cover the county’s increasing Latinx American population, even though a substantial portion of those potential readers didn’t read or write English.
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As the topic of climate has gained more prominence, Meera Selva, deputy director of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, and Wolfgang Blau, a visiting fellow and advisory board member at the Institute, recognized an opportunity to help all journalists incorporate the climate issue into all their reporting and every news section, from politics to culture to sports. Together, they founded the Oxford Climate Journalism Network.
At one time or other, everyone in the newspaper printing industry experiences sleepless nights worrying about running low on paper, plates, ink or one of the many consumables necessary for daily operation. Here's some advice on the transportation woes and labor shortages that compound supply-chain issues for pressrooms.
This year’s EPPY Awards received more than 400 entries. Winners were selected from an international list of nominations to honor the best in digital media across more than 40 diverse categories.
When a newspaper has a 148-year relationship with its community, it shouldn’t end, and Dink NeSmith, co-owner of Community Newspapers, Inc. (CNI) — publisher of 25 newspapers in Georgia, Florida and North Carolina — wasn’t about to let that happen.
We have to admit: Meta has a strange, co-dependent relationship with news publishers. On the one hand, the Facebook platform has undermined news publishers' advertising model. On the other hand, social media platforms, including Facebook and Meta-owned Instagram, have been essential tools for news publishers to lead the audience to their own digital properties and enable expedient communication with the public.
More than 300 print and digital publications serve the federally recognized Indigenous nations in the United States. Most of the tribal news organizations — an estimated 72% of newspapers, news sites and radio stations — are owned or funded to some degree by tribal governments. That gives those governments unusual control over local news media.
Newspapers have many opportunities to deliver an audience to political advertising campaigns. First, however, they need a better understanding of how the mechanics of political ad spending work, which types of campaigns will benefit from newspaper advertising and how to study demographic insights in context.
It appears the United States Postal Service (USPS) is jumping on the bandwagon, adding one more financial and operational burden to newspapers nationwide. Effective Aug. 29, the Postal Regulatory Commission approved raising rates for newspapers to 9%. The National Newspaper Association (NNA) and News Media Alliance pushed back on these increases.
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The prestigious Mega-Innovation Award will be presented at this year's Mega-Conference to the media company, newspaper or corporate office that best represents innovation in the industry. We encourage you to submit a nomination and share your best innovations!
The Cleveland Jewish Publication Company, publisher of the Cleveland Jewish News, announced Dec. 21 that it has reached an agreement with the Jewish Community Board of Akron to publish a new Akron Jewish News, a monthly newspaper to serve the Akron Jewish community.
Dean Ridings, CEO of America's Newspapers, says: "As the news industry continues to evolve, this meeting is more important than ever. The Mega-Conference is all about innovation, new solutions and practical applications that will help any news organization today. America’s Newspapers is proud to bring the Mega-Conference back in 2022."
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The University of Arizona School of Journalism is excited to welcome two new professors to its faculty. Associate Professor Monica Chadha and Assistant Professor of Practice Liliana Soto will join the School of Journalism faculty in January.
Winchester (Virginia) Star Circulation Manager Bill Green has retired after nearly 20 years with the newspaper.
Susan Goldberg, editor in chief of National Geographic and editorial director of National Geographic Partners, will join Arizona State University with a joint appointment in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory’s College of Global Futures.
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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.
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