Globe publisher accepts position with APG Media of Florida 6/28/18

Michael Beatty, publisher of The Joplin Globe and a vice president of operations and regional publisher for Community Newspaper Holdings Inc., has been named president of APG Media of Florida.


Should publishers raise prices on subscribers who use adblockers? 6/26/18

Based on his experiment, AP Reporter Ryan Nakashima recommended that publishers should charge ad-blocking subscribers an extra $1 or $2 per month.

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CNHI explores sale of newspaper company 6/25/18

CNHI, LLC, one of the country's leading providers of local news and information, said Monday it is exploring the sale of its newspaper properties in 22 states.

The announcement was made after its parent company, Raycom Media Inc., reported it has signed an agreement to be acquired by Gray Television group, a public company headquartered in Atlanta. The transaction does not include CNHI's more than 100 newspapers (68 dailies and more than 40 non-dailies).


AP to automate video, audio transcription with Trint 6/11/18

The Associated Press and Trint have announced that they will work together to automate AP's video and audio transcription process, streamlining the news agency's workflow.

AP video journalists across the globe will use Trint to transcribe recorded interviews and events for use in the video and text news report. The transcriptions are reviewed by journalists for accuracy before the content is published.


Half Moon Bay Review acquired by local group 6/5/18

A newly formed company, the Coastside News Group, has acquired the Half Moon Bay Review newspaper and related publications from Wick Communications.

Dirks, Van Essen, Murray & April, a media merger and acquisition firm based in Santa Fe, N.M., represented Wick Communications in the transaction. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.


Dirks, Van Essen & Murray names Sara April partner and renames firm 5/22/18

Owen Van Essen and Phil Murray have announced that Sara April has become a partner in the firm, now renamed Dirks, Van Essen, Murray & April.


Lineup Systems launches Adpoint App Market 5/15/18

Lineup Systems has launched the Adpoint App Market to provide media customers with an online app directory of publishing solutions that have been integrated into Adpoint, its media sales solution. The new marketplace enables Lineup's customers to easily browse more than 50 of Adpoint's pre-built integrations to publishing applications being used by its customers worldwide.


Arkadium and AP collaborate to bring interactive content to sports properties 1/23/18

The Associated Press and Arkadium will collaborate to integrate Arkadium's InHabit artificial intelligence tool into AP's professional football, college football and college basketball Digital News Experiences.

The integration of InHabit into AP's DNEs will allow for greater interaction with readers through automatically generated intelligent and contextual content provided by Arkadium.


AP's paginated sports pages get new design from Adams Publishing 1/23/18

Paginated sports previews from The Associated Press kicked off 2018 with a new look from the Adams Publishing Group's Big Sky News Design team, beginning with the Winter Olympics edition that was released last week.


AP names Paul Caluori vice president of global products 12/19/17

The Associated Press has named Paul Caluori as its new vice president of global products. Caluori, who has overseen AP's digital services since 2010, will be responsible for creating and managing AP product offerings that drive revenue growth.