BH Media Group acquires Tulsa area newspapers 4/21/15

Community Publishers, Inc. of Bentonville, Ark., has sold its six weekly Tulsa area community newspapers and the daily Tulsa Business and Legal News to BH Media Group.


The Post and Courier wins Pulitzer Prize for domestic violence series 4/21/15

By Andrew Knapp, The Post and Courier

Journalism's highest honor went to The Post and Courier (Charleston, S.C.) on Monday afternoon for its series on domestic violence – a series that has spurred legislation that has an uncertain future in the Legislature. The Pulitzer Public Service gold medal was awarded for the P&C's "Till Death Do Us Part" series that was published across five editions in August. Reporters Doug Pardue, Glenn Smith, Jennifer Berry Hawes and Natalie Caula Hauff authored the series.


Houston Chronicle's Lisa Falkenberg wins Pulitzer Prize for Commentary 4/21/15

Reprinted from the Houston Chronicle

Houston Chronicle Metro columnist Lisa Falkenberg was named winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary, one of 14 awards announced Monday in the most prestigious contest in American journalism.

A Chronicle columnist for eight years and a Pulitzer finalist last year, Falkenberg was honored for a series of 10 columns, a number of which dealt with a corrupt and abusive grand jury system. Those columns focused on the case of Alfred Dewayne Brown, who was indicted for murder in connection with the shooting of a Houston police officer despite evidence that appeared to confirm his alibi.


LEAP Media Solutions and BlueVenn partner to support newsmedia 4/14/15

LEAP Media Solutions and BlueVenn have announced a strategic partnership to support clients that license BlueVenn's best-in-class marketing automation platform – newsmedia MAAXTM – to drive intelligent marketing on behalf of its clients through predictive modeling and segmentation, campaign design and channel-integrated marketing automation, business analytics, strategy consulting and support.


Journal Media Group launches 4/14/15

Journal Media Group launched this month following the closing of the merger and spin-off transactions between Journal Communications, Inc. and The E.W. Scripps Company.


Civitas Media restructures Carolinas division 4/14/15

Civitas Media has announced a restructuring that will move the organization from eight regions to four.


Pennsylvania daily applies for membership in SNPA 4/14/15

The Daily News of Huntingdon, Penn., has applied for membership in SNPA.

George Sample is CEO.

For information about membership in SNPA, contact Howard Hoffman in the SNPA office: (404) 256-0444 or


AP introduces 'AP Editions' paperback and e-book series 4/13/15

In collaboration with Miami-based Mango Media, AP is releasing the first 15 of what will be dozens of titles planned this year, drawing from recent reporting in text and photos, in addition to AP's rich archive dating to 1846.


Turning the traffic around 4/7/15

By Jane Nicholes

Friends2Follow’s widget helps newspapers take back their market share from social media.


Five things we've learned about growing print audiences 3/31/15

By Tom Ratkovich, managing partner, LEAP Media Solutions

In this article, Tom Ratkovich of LEAP Media Solutions discusses five lessons learned about how print audiences can be developed, engaged and monetized.

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