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.MORE
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.MORE
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.MORE
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.MORE
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.MORE
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.MORE
The Missouri Drone Journalism Program has flown more than 450 sorties since December. Here are some hard lessons learned along the way.MORE
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.MORE
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.MORE
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.MORE
Newspaper owners and executives are encouraged to participate in the Annual Publisher Confidence Survey.
The survey asks 11 questions that provide direct feedback from publishers on revenue, profit and other current trends in the publishing industry.
The survey takes less than two minutes to complete, and results are provided immediately so publishers can see how others are responding.More
Last week's decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission to eliminate newsprint tariffs on Canadian newsprint was a relief to American newspapers. Whatever publishers may think about the future of print journalism, an up to 30 percent increase on the price of newsprint imported from Canada made it even harder to keep putting a paper out.
Moving forward, newspaper companies and families can be proud of their united and emphatic campaign against the tariffs. And we can all be grateful to senators, congressmen and other politicians across the country who testified or spoke out against the move. That doesn't mean they get a break on objective news coverage, but we appreciate their commitment to a free and independent news media in any format.
Here are some excerpts from editorials, news stories and statements on the decision:More
Adams Publishing Group announced today that it has purchased the assets of Cooke Communications, LLC, based in Greenville, N.C., and in Key West, Fla., including its print publications, websites and commercial printing operations.
Dirks, Van Essen, Murray & April, a media merger and acquisition firm based in Santa Fe, N.M., represented Cooke Communications, LLC in the transaction. The transaction closed Friday, Aug. 31. Terms were not disclosed.
Cooke Communications newspapers included in the sale are The Daily Reflector (Greenville, N.C.), The Rocky Mount Telegram (Rocky Mount, N.C.), The Daily Advance (Elizabeth City, N.C.), The Key West Citizen (Key West, Fla.) and several non-daily newspapers and websites.
Two Oceans Digital, KeyWest.Com and FloridaKeys.com will remain in Cooke Communications Florida.More