Farmville Herald sold to Boone affiliate 5/13/15

Farmville Newsmedia, LLC, a new Virginia entity wholly owned by Carpenter Newsmedia, LLC, has purchased The Farmville Herald from the Wall family. CNL is an affiliate of Boone Newspapers, Inc. with offices in Natchez, Miss., and Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Todd Carpenter, of Natchez, is BNI's president and chief executive officer and is principal owner of CNL. James B. Boone, Jr., of Tuscaloosa, is BNI's chairman. BNI Vice President Steve Stewart succeeds Steve Wall as publisher.


Star Tribune Media Company acquires City Pages 5/12/15

Voice Media Group has sold City Pages, its award-winning weekly newspaper in Minneapolis, to Star Tribune Media Company.


AP recognized for excellence in service 5/11/15

The Associated Press has been awarded a new certification for AP ENPS, the world's most popular news production system that recognizes excellence in operations.


Beaumont Enterprise acquires 5/5/15

Reprinted from the Beaumont Enterprise

The Beaumont Enterprise has acquired from Virtual Communities Inc., the regional online classified marketplace leader founded in 1997.


The Washington Post to test new web experience for expanding readership 5/4/15

Following the success of The Washington Post's new tablet app, first launched on the Amazon Fire tablet last year, The Post will begin testing ways to expand that experience to the web.


Austin American-Statesman enters agreement with Hearst Newspapers 5/4/15

Cox Media Group's Austin (Texas) American-Statesman has entered into an agreement with Hearst Newspapers to move Statesman Media's printing and packaging operations from Austin to facilities in San Antonio and Houston. The transition will happen over several months starting at the end of June.


KidScoop: Earthquake in Nepal 5/4/15

KidScoop has published a special page to help educate children and bring awareness to victims of the Nepal earthquake.

Content That Works and KidScoop are donating all proceeds from the issue to Saving the Children's disaster-relief efforts in Nepal.


Newscycle announces partnership with International Supply Company 4/28/15

Newscycle Solutions has signed a distribution partnership agreement with International Supply Company to develop the sale of Newscycle systems and services in Caribbean island countries. ISC provides products and support to publishers throughout the region and will be the direct distribution and sales channel for Newscycle in the area.


Financial advice for those who don’t have any 4/27/15

By Jane Nicholes

AdviceIQ makes including personal finance content easy for publishers. And, for publishers, the price is right: free.


Northern Virginia Media Services continues to grow 4/27/15

Northern Virginia Media Services has been awarded Department of Defense contracts to publish two local military base newspapers, the Belvoir Eagle and the Quantico Sentry.

Coupled with the addition of the Stafford County Sun, the company's community newspapers now reach nearly 200,000 households every week across Northern Virginia.

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