Entries invited for Carmage Walls Commentary Prize, honoring editorial page excellence

Honoring excellence in editorial writing is the goal of the Carmage Walls Commentary Prize, which will be presented this fall by America's Newspapers. The prize is underwritten by Southern Newspapers, Inc. The deadline for entries is May 2.
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Seyfarth Shaw shares legal update following Supreme Court's ruling on vaccine mandate

Following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision this week to  stop the Biden administration from enforcing a requirement that employees at large businesses be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing and wear a mask on the job, the law firm of Seyfarth Shaw is sharing its legal update with members of America's Newspapers.  It was prepared by one of the firm's leading experts, Scott Hecker.

Supreme Court halts COVID-19 vaccine rule for U.S. businesses

The Supreme Court has stopped the Biden administration from enforcing a requirement that employees at large businesses be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing and wear a mask on the job.

From Apple News to Yahoo: What publishers need to know about news aggregators

We take a look at news aggregators in the latest of a series exploring different ways to make journalism pay. Previous articles have looked at membership, philanthropy, crowdfunding and newsletter strategies for newsrooms and individual journalists.

The Haitian Times to launch rigorous month-long training program to teach aspiring Haitian journalists

As The Haitian Times prepares to launch a training program for journalists, here's how you can help.

Most Gannett papers unveil new home delivery schedule, more digital services

The new model, to take effect in the coming months, will result in home newspaper delivery six days a week as well as a daily digital edition.

Omicron wave prompts media to rethink which data to report

The Associated Press has recently told its editors and reporters to avoid emphasizing case counts in stories about the disease. That means, for example, no more stories focused solely on a particular country or state setting a one-day record for number of cases, because that claim has become unreliable.

How the Los Angeles Times refreshed a newspaper staple

The ‘Hear Me Out’ series makes videos from letters to the editor.

How old laws are being used to shut down independent journalism in Hong Kong

Hong Kong’s sedition laws were introduced in the early 20th century and had been unused since the 1970s. Now they are being used to charge Apple Daily and Stand News journalists.

FTC can proceed with antitrust claims against Facebook

A federal judge has rejected Facebook's request to throw out antitrust claims brought by the Federal Trade Commission.

New York Daily News announces plan to outsource printing of newspaper

The New York Daily News on Tuesday announced plans to outsource its printing and inserting operations to the North Jersey Media Group.

Over 80 fact-checking organizations sign letter urging YouTube to address misinformation on its platform

Letter charges: "YouTube is allowing its platform to be weaponized by unscrupulous actors to manipulate and exploit others, and to organize and fundraise themselves."

D.C. journalists launch media startup called 'Grid'

A group of D.C.-based journalists on Wednesday launched a new media company called "Grid" that focuses on hard news analysis and investigative reporting.

Reviewed launches accessibility category to expand representation for consumers with disabilities

Gannett's consumer review website features rigorously tested adaptive and accessible product recommendations for consumers with disabilities.

‘Top Dawgs’ captures UGA’s championship season in an exclusive book

Working with Triumph Books, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is celebrating UGA’s national championship with an exclusive book.

Indigenous news outlets, nonprofits drive deeper coverage

Native American communities have seen more robust news coverage in recent years, in part because of an increase in Indigenous affairs reporting positions at U.S. newsrooms and financial support from foundations.

Documentary showcases the 125-year history of The De Queen Bee Co.

A newly released documentary highlights much of the 125-year history of The De Queen Bee Co. and its newspapers, The De Queen Bee, which publishes weekly, and the former De Queen Daily Citizen, which last published in 2007.

A new NYC salary transparency law could help address journalism pay gaps, advocates say

The law will require employers in NYC, the media capital of the world, to disclose a minimum and maximum salary in job postings.

Need help navigating change in your newsroom? Khan Academy has some ideas.

A case study of how Khan Academy changed how they worked — and what newsrooms can learn from how they tested new ideas, tackled challenges and found success.