ASNE releases 2015 newsroom census results 8/4/15

The percentage of minority journalists in daily newspaper newsrooms remained relatively stable in 2014 at 12.76 percent even as newsroom employment declined by 10.4 percent, according to the annual census released by the American Society of News Editors and the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Florida International University.


Content That Works releases 2015 Surviving Breast Cancer magazine 8/4/15

Content That Works has announced the release of its annual magazine Surviving Breast Cancer. It is the latest edition of the company's health-and-wellness product that media outlets use to show support for breast cancer awareness and promote healthy living to their audiences all over the U.S.


Three GateHouse papers to launch My Team Scoop 8/4/15

The Daily Ardmoreite (Ardmore, Okla.), Stockton (Calif.) Record and Utica (N.Y.) Observer-Dispatch will deploy Presteligence's My Team Scoop high school sports platform for the upcoming school year. The hosted sites and iOS and Droid Apps will include news, scores, schedules, stats and team information for three separately branded portals.


Nominate a candidate for Publisher of the Year 8/4/15

Editor & Publisher invites nominations for its Publisher of the Year award. The deadline for nominations is Sept. 25.


Boone affiliates acquire Georgia newspapers 8/3/15

Affiliates of Boone Newspapers Inc. have acquired two newspapers in Georgia from Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. Americus Newsmedia LLC has purchased the Americus (Ga.) Times-Recorder, and Cordele Newsmedia LLC has purchased the Cordele (Ga.) Dispatch. Both new Georgia entities are wholly owned by Carpenter Newsmedia LLC, an affiliate of Boone Newspapers Inc. with offices in Natchez, Miss., and Tuscaloosa, Ala.


Start-up offers publishers high-quality, reasonably priced content 7/28/15

By Jane Nicholes

Accura Media Group offers a new source of automobile and travel content for newspaper publishers and their websites, recognizing that people like to read about places they may never visit and cars they may never be able to afford.


Gazette, Daily Mail become the Charleston Gazette-Mail 7/20/15

The Charleston (W.Va.) Gazette and Charleston (W.Va.) Daily Mail operated independently for readers and advertisers until Jan. 1, 1958, when the owners merged the business, advertising, circulation and production departments into a single corporation.

On July 19, the two newspapers combined newsroom functions with the exception of editorial page content.

Susan Chilton Shumate will be publisher of the new paper and Brad McElhinny and Rob Byers will be co-editors of the new paper.


Content That Works releases New Body & More magazine 7/17/15

Content That Works has released its latest edition of Body & More, the syndicated health-and-wellness magazine that helps newspapers deliver a blend of fitness, nutrition and medical news and advice to their audience and create revenue.


Charleston Newspapers to launch My Team Scoop for high school sports 7/17/15

The Charleston Gazette-Mail will deploy Presteligence's My Team Scoop high school sports platform for the upcoming school year. The hosted site and iOS and Droid apps will include news, scores, schedules, stats and team information for 15 area high schools.


Charlotte, N.C., weeklies sold 7/7/15

Charlotte Media Group, a newly formed subsidiary of the McElvy Media Group of Houston Texas, has purchased the assets of the Carolina Weekly Newspaper Group from founder and publisher Alain Lillie of Charlotte, N.C. The acquisition includes the South Charlotte Weekly, Union County Weekly, Matthews-Mint Hill Weekly and the Pineville Pilot. The four community newspapers are delivered weekly to more than 60,000 homes and businesses in the South Charlotte market.

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