Gavel-to-gavel video of the political conventions is available at SNPA discount rates 5/3/16

The Republican and Democratic conventions will attract a lot of reader interest this year – and SNPA has arranged a special deal with FedNet that gives its members access to complete video coverage with a 15 percent discount.

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Spring deals: three 20-page tabs for only $150 5/3/16

Make spring a success with a trio of top-quality, reasonably priced special sections from GateHouse Media's Center for News and Design.

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KPC Media Group purchases NewsXtreme 5/3/16

Presteligence has announced that KPC Media Group in Kendallville, Ind., has purchased NewsXtreme to replace its existing workflow software. KPC Media Group owns and operates several daily and weekly publications in Northeastern Indiana.

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Paxton Media Group acquires Elkhart Truth 5/3/16

Paxton Media Group has acquired the 14,700-circulation daily Elkhart (Ind.) Truth from the Dille family.

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Irish media group chooses Newscycle Solutions 5/3/16

Newscycle modernizes operations at Celtic Media Group with new publishing platforms to optimize its digital revenue market share and meet aggressive production goals.

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Rethinking the mission and purpose of local reporting 5/3/16

By Steve Gray, vice president of strategy and innovation, Morris Communications Co.

In many places in this business, the central question these days is: How can we drive revenue from new sources, so we can keep supporting the functions of journalism that are critical to a free society.

Steve Gray says: "To an extent, I buy that. But there's also something seriously misguided about it."

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New Media completes acquisition of Journal Multimedia 5/3/16

New Media Investment Group Inc. has acquired Journal Multimedia for $18.0 million. Headquartered in Harrisburg, Penn., Journal Multimedia Inc. is a multi-title publishing, events, media and data company that developes efficient, profitable and easily replicable models for the generation of revenue across media platforms.

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Evening Post purchases Free Times 5/3/16

Evening Post Publishing Newspaper Group has purchased the Free Times newspaper from Resorts Media LLC, the companies announced Monday, May 2.

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Wilson Times website has new look 5/2/16

The Wilson Times has launched a new website, using Creative Circle Media Solutions' most recent CMS upgrades, which allow editors to easily design landing pages to better reflect the news.

Publisher Morgan Dickerman said: “We’ve been working on the site for many months and hope our readers will find it easy to navigate and informative." He hopes the site will help readers stay abreast of what’s going on in the community and serve as a complement to the print edition.

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Free NIE materials to follow round-the-world sailing voyage 5/2/16

For the next school year, November 2016 through February 2017, sitesALIVE! is offering Ocean Challenge Live! – a free, live, interactive, NIE program for print and online, connecting NIE constituencies to Vendee Globe 2016, a solo, round-the-world, non-stop sailing voyage. (See explanatory PDF).

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