The Olympic games officially open today. Thousands of people, including journalists, have faced a gauntlet of health restrictions to gain access to Tokyo, where COVID-19 cases recently spiked. Before leaving their home countries, reporters were asked to record two negative tests and log health data into numerous apps, which often didn’t work.
On Friday, July 16, CherryRoad Media Inc. (the media division of CherryRoad Technologies Inc., headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey) distributed Volume 1, Issue 1 of its newest publication, the Rainy Lake Gazette.
Earlier this year, the Indigenous Investigative Collective, a network of reporters from multiple outlets working collaboratively to investigate stories in Indigenous communities, attempted to report and analyze COVID-19 death numbers in and around the Navajo Nation.
In a column in yesterday's newspaper, Vicky Meeks Clinton, a community organizer and civil rights and social justice activist, announced the presentation of the Community Empowerment Award to her hometown newspaper, The Gaston Gazette. The award was accepted by Kevin Ellis, managing editor on behalf of Lucy Tally, publisher; Will McDonald, former lifestyle editor; and the entire Gazette staff.
A new report to be released July 27 by the James B. McClatchy Foundation announces the establishment of the Central Valley Journalism Collaborative, a new infrastructure model dedicated to keeping community journalism thriving in California's Central Valley.
The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana) and The Advocate (Baton Rouge) will receive a $1 million gift from the Ford Foundation, one of the nation's largest philanthropic funds, to double the size of the newspapers' investigative team and expand the geographic reach of the papers' reporting.
Investigative reporter Bradley Hope was named in the Pegasus Project as a journalist whose phone may have been targeted with Pegasus spyware.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) introduced new legislation today that aims to finally hold tech companies responsible for allowing misinformation about vaccines and other health issues to spread online.
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?