ESW Capital announces acquisition of Olive Software 7/17/18

ESW Capital, LLC, has acquired Olive Software. A proven e-publishing pioneer, Olive Software is a leader in e-publishing solutions and digital archiving, providing hundreds of media companies and organizations globally with solutions that maximize reader satisfaction and transform digital content into profit centers.

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Why a reporter's tweet appeared on our masthead 7/17/18

By Nate McCullough, publications manager, The Times, Gainesville, Ga.

As a salute to those at the Capital Gazette who lost their lives and those who rallied in the aftermath, The Times of Gainesville, Ga., echoed Reporter Chase Cook's rallying cry by replacing for one day its slogan, Honestly Local, on the front-page masthead on Thursday, July 12, with Cook's tweet:

"I can tell you this: We are putting out a damn paper tomorrow."

The Forsyth County News and Dawson County News took similar action, along with newspapers around the country who were encouraged to do the same.

Read Nate McCullough's column in The Times.

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Members of Congress urge ITC reversal of newsprint tariffs today 7/17/18

Seventeen members of Congress were scheduled to testify today before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) to defend 600,000 American workers in the newspaper, retail, printing and publishing industries, along with the millions of Americans who read local newspapers.

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Changes coming in newspaper distribution in Shawnee, Okla. 7/17/18

Beginning Aug. 11, The Shawnee News-Star's two papers from the weekend will be combined into one better, larger product that will be delivered Saturday morning with all of the advertising inserts and coupons readers are accustomed to receiving on Sunday mornings.

The News-Star will still be printed Tuesday through Friday as it always has.

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Ogden Newspapers acquires the Loudoun Times-Mirror 7/17/18

The Loudoun Times-Mirror, Loudoun's longest-serving news source, is under new ownership, but it's not losing its 163-year-old bond with the local Virginia community, company officials say.

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Online Schools Center identifies 20 most impressive school newspapers 7/17/18

OnlineSchoolsCenter.com has released its list of The 20 Most Impressive School Newspapers, a comprehensive index of the finest school newspapers, presented in order of founding year, so papers are not ranked one more impressive than another.

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Five lessons learned about the drone part of drone journalism 7/2/18

By Judd Slivka, director of aerial journalism, Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

The Missouri Drone Journalism Program has flown more than 450 sorties since December. Here are some hard lessons learned along the way.

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Guns: An American conversation 7/2/18

A coalition of American newsrooms owned by Advance Local launched "Guns: An American Conversation" with the journalism organization Spaceship Media. The project convened people on opposite sides of the social and political spectrum to engage in a dialogue around the polarizing topic of guns.

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Cox Media Group sells Southern Kitchen to GateHouse Media 7/2/18

Cox Media Group and GateHouse Media have announced that the operations of Cox's Southern Kitchen, the Atlanta-based Southern food and lifestyle brand, have been acquired by GateHouse.

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GIADC partners with Presteligence for editorial layout 7/2/18

Presteligence has announced that Gannett Imaging and Ad Design Center will use My News 360 CMS, Adobe InDesign integration tools, and STATUS to design pages for its commercial clients beginning this month.

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