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The UNC Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media is pleased to announce the selection of 13 media organizations that will focus on audience engagement and creating sustainable revenue … more
Publishers with stricter paywalls, email newsletters and clearly defined audiences were most likely to boost reader revenue, a survey of more than 500 digital publications found. Publishers … more
When the Ohio family who owned the Columbus Dispatch for 110 years finally decided to sell the newspaper four years ago, among the final bidders were two chains: GateHouse Media and Gannett. The … more
Last year, Facebook announced a new content stream called “Today In” to aggregate local news from reputable sources, only to discover it couldn’t find enough local news to … more
New Media Investment Group Inc. agreed to acquire Gannett Co. in a $1.38 billion deal that unites the two biggest U.S. daily newspaper chains in an industry that’s consolidating … more
A nonprofit with deep ties to the newspaper industry is investing $50 million into research on technology's impact on democracy - from countering online disinformation to how companies such as … more
Every year since 2004, Pew Research Center has issued an assessment of the state of the news media, tracking key audience and economic indicators for a variety of sectors within the U.S. … more
Two of the country’s largest newspaper companies are in “advanced talks” to combine. That’s according to a Wall Street Journal report that cites unidentified people … more
Confirming rumors that have been circulating the convention floor throughout this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, IDW Publishing has announced that it has acquired Peter Maresca’s … more
Nonprofit status has been enormously helpful for local news outlets, both those kicking off as newbies or transitioning from the commercial (and profit-losing) life. Two hundred organizations are … more
  Look at the local journalism scene of almost any metropolitan area in the U.S., and you’ll find a similar set of players facing a similar set of challenges. One remaining daily … more
The publisher of the storied African American newspaper Chicago Defender has announced it will no longer publish a print version. In announcing the move to digital-only beginning July 11, Real … more
Since the founding of the Black Press 192 years ago, African American–owned newspapers have served their communities in ways that no other publications have. Historically, … more
The U.S. newspaper publishing industry has been grappling with declining print readership and advertising revenues for quite some time now. Nevertheless, the industry participants are evolving from … more
As the journalism industry changes, what are professors telling students about their job prospects? To look for work outside the news business, find researchers. Researchers say they conducted the … more
The Supreme Court on Monday ruled 6-3 against a newspaper seeking records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) on stores' financial data, finding that sharing the business data could harm … more
“Fact checkers need to move from ‘publish and pray’ to ‘publish and act.'”“The idea that fact checking can work by correcting the public’s inaccurate beliefs … more
Despite the increasing prominence of women in American politics, female journalists who are covering the presidential race continue to be in the vast minority, according to a report by … more
The police chief of the state of Alaska’s largest city hurried out of his department’s glass building during a major earthquake not too long ago. Telephone communications failed to … more
Keeping a newspaper afloat in the digital economy is difficult. Leading a newspaper to quadruple its market value in the digital economy is almost unthinkable. However, this is exactly what The … more
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