PolitiFact® Florida to appear in Halifax Media Group newspapers 8/19/14

Fact-checking reports from Florida's Truth-O-Meter can now be read in Halifax Media Group newspapers around the state, thanks to a new agreement between the Tampa Bay Times and Halifax Media Group. MORE

AP to add third-party content to AP Video Hub 8/19/14

The Associated Press has begun an initiative to broaden the range and volume of content offered on www.apvideohub.com, its market-leading digital delivery platform for video content.  MORE

The Advocate buys four weekly newspapers 8/19/14

Zachary Plainsman-News, Watchman, St. Francisville Democrat and St. Helena Echo are part of the deal. MORE

Adams Publishing Group, LLC acquires Chronotype Publishing Company 8/11/14

Adams Publishing Group, LLC has purchased the assets of Chronotype Publishing Company located in Rice Lake, Wis. The acquisition includes The Chronotype, Northwestern Wisconsin's largest weekly newspaper, and The Early Bird, a weekly shopper. MORE

Tribune Publishing Company announces five-year affiliate agreement with Cars.com 8/11/14

Tribune Publishing Company has announced that it expects to enter into a five-year agreement with Classified Ventures, LLC to extend its affiliate agreement with Cars.com. The agreement is contingent upon the closing of the sale of CV to Gannett Co., Inc. by the equity partners, which is expected to close by the end of 2014. MORE

Spring conference to focus on journalism education and digital media 8/11/14

The Missouri School of Journalism and the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute will host Journalism Interactive 2015, a series of panels, workshops and training sessions designed to inspire and invigorate those working at the leading edge of journalism education. MORE

Herald-Dispatch acquires Wayne County Publications 8/6/14

HD Media Company, LLC, of Huntington, W.Va., publisher of The Herald-Dispatch, has purchased the assets of Wayne County Publications, Inc., located in Wayne, W.Va. The acquisition includes the 140-year-old Wayne County News, the Tri-State Weekend shopper and a commercial printing facility. MORE

Gannett to spinoff Publishing business to Gannett shareholders 8/5/14

Gannett Co., Inc. has announced its plan to create two publicly traded companies with scale: one exclusively focused on its Broadcasting and Digital businesses, and the other on its Publishing business. MORE

Graham takes reins at The Walton Tribune 8/5/14

Former publisher returns, buys paper from Southern Newspapers. MORE

Morris Publishing Group clears debt; bounces back from tumultuous period 7/30/14

By Drew Dixon (reprinted from The Florida Times-Union)
Morris Communications Co. is bouncing back after a tumultuous period during which the newspaper industry was gripped by both an economic downturn and technological disruption, the chairman and CEO of the family-owned media company said July 28. MORE
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