A free mobile-microlearning course — The 5 C’s of Writing News for Mobile Audiences — has launched on a mobile learning app, EdApp. Think Babbel or Duolingo for digital journalism.
The Post and Courier's Hurricane Wire newsletter (Charleston, South Carolina) is keeping coastal residents up-to-date with the latest storm coverage throughout hurricane season — assessing not only the risk posed, but the science behind it.
A collaborative effort between the Venice Division of Historical Resources and the Venice Gondolier newspaper in Florida has resulted in editions dating back to the paper’s founding in 1946 now available online.
The board of directors of Tribune Publishing Company took steps this week to protect the interests of the company and its stockholders by reducing the likelihood that any person or group gains control of the company through acquisitions from other stockholders, open market accumulation or other tactics without paying an appropriate control premium.
The House Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee will question the CEOs of the Big Tech platforms on Wednesday, July 29, about their dominance of the digital marketplace. View the livestream hearing beginning at Noon EDT, here.
NewsGigs enables journalists, editors, photographers and other media pros to quickly find opportunities with local media outlets in need of skilled freelance, part-time and full-time help. Local news organizations looking to hire also can post jobs or freelance opportunities on NewsGigs and search for journalism professionals to fill their open positions.
The agreement filed by McClatchy with the US. Bankruptcy Court outlines that the entirety of the 30 McClatchy news organizations will move seamlessly to the new ownership structure. All employees will be offered their current job with new McClatchy, with equivalent compensation, benefits and full credit for service years.
As part of the transition, Chairman Kevin McClatchy, President and CEO Craig Forman and fellow board directors announced plans to depart from the company when the transaction closes by the end of the third quarter.
So what are the newspaper participants learning from the Google News Initiative Subscriptions Lab? Hint: Something about themselves.
The advocacy interests of America's Newspapers falls right in line with the first topic addressed at the Inaugural Meeting of America's Newspapers. The News Media Alliance's Danielle Coffey talked about frustrations she encounters when lobbying on Capitol Hill and the latest in the newspaper industry's campaign to get a fair revenue arrangement with the digital giants.
Email is a daily part of millions of American's daily lives. So why aren't newspapers taking advantage of this amazing revenue generating opportunity? News-Press & Gazette Company's Kristen Frey and Observer Media Group's Emily Walsh talked about the insights they've gained from experimenting with email marketing.
What do backyard poultry, goats and beekeeping have in common? All are niche interests that have been scaled into reliable revenue generators.
Many advertisers find the process they must go through to place public notices to be frustrating, Legislators what to change the law to move legal notices out of newspapers (and onto state and local websites) and publishers are doing their best to make the process work. Where's it all heading and what will be key to hanging onto public notices?