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Best practices for selling and distributing branded video content on social media will be shared on the Solutions Stage next month at the Mega-Conference. And, learn how Graham Media Group's data-driven approach that has transformed the way the company tracks, validates and monetizes video.
A wide range of topics that are on the minds of newspaper publishers will be addressed on the Solutions Stage at the Mega-Conference next month in Fort Worth. One person can't attend all of the great sessions at Mega. So, we're offering some "bring the team" discounts for newspapers and newspaper corporate offices that send multiple attendees.
Legacy.com, which provides obituary-related services to newspapers and funeral homes, has acquired iPublish Media Solutions, a self-serve platform for the placement of obituaries and other announcements in U.S. newspapers.
Paxton Media Group has purchased The West Memphis (Arkansas) Evening Times, a paid-circulation daily newspaper, and the Germantown (Tennessee) News, a paid-circulation weekly newspaper. “This business combination creates a strong regional presence for us as it fits well with our other properties in Northeast Arkansas,” said Jamie Paxton, CFO of PMG.
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette has seen an 80% conversion rate among print subscribers switching to the digital replica in Harrison, which is better than the 78% statewide average. The conversion rate in Little Rock has been more than 90%.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal's new mobile app offers complete, customizable access and quickly notifies readers of breaking news. The paper normally provides online readers with five free article views over 30 days before requiring a paid subscription, but app users will have unlimited access to stories and videos through Feb. 14.
Cox Media Group has been given a 60-day extension to complete the sale of its Ohio newspapers to a buyer, during which time it will not be required to reduce the publication schedule of those papers. A previous federal court ruling had given CMG until Jan. 16 to sell the papers or reduce the publication schedule to just three days a week.
You'll want to schedule your airline flights to be sure you are in Fort Worth in time for the Bonus Sessions on Monday morning, Feb. 17, prior to the kick-off of the General Session that afternoon. Side-by-side tracks will offer two choices at 10 a.m., followed by two more options at 10:45. Each session will run 30 minutes, with a 15-minute break between sessions.
USA TODAY NETWORK is calling for nominations of inspiring women from across America who will receive national recognition and coverage in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment. USA TODAY NETWORK will leverage the combined power of its more than 260 newsrooms across the United States to explore this transformational constitutional change for women — what it has accomplished and what’s left to be done.
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?