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July 23, 2021

  • U.S. Senate introduces Local Journalism Sustainability Act to support local news
  • Ford Foundation donates $1 million to expand The Times-Picayune and The Advocate's statewide investigative unit
  • Ad: The Associated Press
  • Seyfarth attorneys to review recent developments from Washington
  • A warm welcome to our newest members (Times Leader in Wilkes-Barre and The State News of MSU)
  • Have you requested your free copy yet? The State of Local Newspaper Advertising: Benchmarking Report
  • Ad: Adpay
  • Industry people (Robyn Tomlin, Katrice Hardy, Maria Reeve, Kevin Fixler)
  • Saving Community News: New study released by the James B. McClatchy Foundation
  • Gaston Gazette honored with Community Empowerment Award
  • What we're reading this week:
    • A new bill would hold Facebook responsible for COVID-19 vaccine misinformation
    • Opinion: You can't fix Facebook, President Biden, so save legitimate news instead
  • 2021 Newspaper Sales Compensation Study (today's the deadline to submit your data)
  • See who has registered so far for the October meeting in Colorado Springs ... and add your name to the list! We hope to see you!
  • Family Owners Conference: Meet with your colleagues in person, prior to annual meeting
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

July 20, 2021

  • Member Exclusive: Industry white paper and webinar to help you implement the research
  • Industry people (David Hawpe, Patrick Esser, Paul Cheung)
  • Daily Gazette acquires The Leader-Herald
  • More than 1,000 U.S. journalists have their say in PR media report
  • Survivors of newspaper shooting, victims' relatives sue
  • Welcome to our newest member (ASK-CRM)
  • Seyfarth attorneys to review recent developments from Washington
  • What we're reading this week:
    • Amid heightened antitrust scrutiny, ad execs say big media consolidation is good, not bad
    • Attorney general sets new limits for when the DOJ can seize reporters' records
  • 2021 Newspaper Sales Compensation Study (deadline to take part is Friday)
  • See who has registered so far for the October meeting in Colorado Springs ... and add your name to the list! We hope to see you!
  • Family Owners Conference: Meet with your colleagues in person, prior to annual meeting
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

July 16, 2021

  • Register FREE for two important webinars (How to Reengage with Your Customers and Grow Revenue AND A View from Washington: Recap of the U.S. Supreme Court 2020 Term)
  • See who has registered so far for the October meeting in Colorado Springs ... and add your name to the list! We hope to see you!
  • What we're reading this week (remote work / hybrid / return to office):
    • The potential woes of working from home
    • How to build company culture in remote and hybrid work models
    • For women, remote work is a blessing and a curse
    • The remote workday is now 30 minutes longer: How to work less
    • Here's how Zoom is helping create the new world of hybrid work
    • Analysis: Return to the U.S. office? Ask the CEO
    • 4 tips to manage childcare when you go back to the office
  • Survivors, family in newspaper attack relieved by verdict
  • 2021 Newspaper Sales Compensation Study (deadline to take part is next Friday)
  • Family Owners Conference: Meet with your colleagues in person, prior to annual meeting
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

July 13, 2021

  • Special Research Report: State of Local Newspaper Advertising
  • See who has registered so far for the October meeting in Colorado Springs ... and add your name to the list! We hope to see you!
  • Welcome to our newest member (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
  • Next Tuesday: Free webinar on growing revenue
  • Google fined $592 million in dispute with French publishers
  • Louisiana's Daily Iberian donates generator to St. Peter's Church
  • 2021 Newspaper Sales Compensation Study
  • Family Owners Conference: Meet with your colleagues in person, prior to annual meeting
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

July 6, 2021

  • Take the 5-minute compensation survey and be the first to see the 2021 results
  • Free revenue webinar on July 20: How to Reengage with Your Customers and Grow Revenue
  • America's Newspapers welcomes new members (Advantage Newspaper Consultants, Tecnavia, Whiz Technologies)
  • What we're reading this week:
    • Why newspapers remain the best vehicle for public notices | Opinion
    • BYU students launch underground newspaper: Prodigal Press
    • Editorial board: Getting rid of public newspaper notices makes towns less transparent
  • Industry people (Patrick Keck, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Ta-Nehisi Coates)
  • New weekly product aims to get readers in Eastern Oregon to 'Go'
  • Fergus Falls paper and Wick Communications launch new social media platform for readers
  • Annual Meeting in October: We encourage you to register soon and reserve your hotel and airline flights as soon as possible!
  • Family Owners Conference: Meet with your colleagues in person, prior to annual meeting
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

July 1, 2021

  • America's freedom needs a free press
  • Free revenue webinar on July 20: How to Reengage with Your Customers and Grow Revenue
  • What we're reading this week:
    • Newspaper Davids take on tech industry Goliaths with antitrust lawsuit
    • FTI Survey: Journalists can't wait to meet with their sources again
    • Federal shield law needed to protect journalists
    • What we learned talking to ~100 newsrooms about solutions journalism
  • Industry people (Jack Robb)
  • Nicholas Holdings acquires Huskers Illustrated from Paxton Media Group
  • Hyde Media Group adds three newspapers
  • The power of just being there; free inspirational stories available to run in your newspaper
  • How can you compete to hire the top sellers? (2021 Newspaper Sales Compensation Survey)
  • Annual Meeting in October: We encourage you to register soon and reserve your hotel and airline flights as soon as possible!
  • Family Owners Conference: Meet with your colleagues in person, prior to annual meeting
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

June 29, 2021

  • Download new marketing campaign from America's Newspapers; encourage readers to support your newspaper by subscribing
  • Editorial: Shop local, eat local — and read local
  • H.R. 3940 now has 18 co-sponsors
  • What we're reading this week:
    • Judge dismisses gov't antitrust lawsuits against Facebook
    • How journalism students are filling gaps in local news
    • Opinion: 'I don't see what the solution is here': New York Times editor speaks truth about social media
    • The 'Capital Gazette' gunman's trial begins today. Here's what you need to know
  • Industry people (Heidi Gebhardt, Jane Wooldridge, Kevin Graeler)
  • The Post and Courier announces facility move
  • WEHCO investment sets up Pine Bluff as 'gig city'
  • How can you compete to hire the top sellers? (2021 Newspaper Sales Compensation Survey)
  • Annual Meeting in October: We encourage you to register soon and reserve your hotel and airline flights as soon as possible!
  • Family Owners Conference: Meet with your colleagues in person, prior to annual meeting
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

June 25, 2021

  • Contact your US. representative: Ask him/her to support the Local Journalism Sustainability Act
  • Sen. Rubio introduces Sec 230 legislation to crack down on Big Tech algorithms, protect free speech and level the Big Tech playing field
  • What we're reading this week:
    • In support of local journalism tax credits
    • How creative thinkers are reinventing local news in the Midwest
  • Industry people (Christine Moore, Richard Jones, Jen Madden, Russell Savely)
  • O'Rourke Media Group acquires Las Vegas Optic from Paxton Media Group
  • Reuters Institute publishes 2021 Digital News Report
  • USA TODAY announces hosts and presenters for first ever national high school sports awards show
  • How can you compete to hire the top sellers? (2021 Newspaper Sales Compensation Survey)
  • Annual Meeting in October: We encourage you to register soon and reserve your hotel and airline flights as soon as possible!
  • Family Owners Conference: Meet with your colleagues in person, prior to annual meeting
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

June 22, 2021

  • The Spokesman-Review is bringing back Spokane's evening newspaper, The Chronicle
  • Film about Storm Lake Times premieres Thursday as part of AFI DOCS film festival
  • Gannett launches its first non-fungible token
  • Weekly Cass County Democrat-Missourian newspaper to cease publication this month
  • Ad: Pugpig
  • Industry people (Jeff Robischon, The Washington Post London hub, Marcos Bretón)
  • How can you compete to hire the top sellers? (2021 Newspaper Sales Compensation Survey)
  • Annual Meeting in October: We encourage you to register soon and reserve your hotel and airline flights as soon as possible!
  • Family Owners Conference: Meet with your colleagues in person, prior to annual meeting
  • Two free webinars:
    • Email Newsletter Basics
    • Effective Advertising for a Small Business Budget
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

June 18, 2021

  • Reprint our editorial and cartoon: Supporting local means supporting local newspapers
  • Bipartisan legislation reintroduced in House; provides three tax credits to help newspapers sustain financial viability
  • What we're reading this week:
    • UNC journalism donor Walter Hussman responds: 'Our job is to report the news'
    • Juneteenth: A tangible representation of the struggle to achieve the American ideal
  • Ad: VoicePort
  • Industry people (Matt Clary, Laura Trujillo, Jeffrey Timmermans)
  • Dallas Morning News parent company's stock to move to Nasdaq with new corporate name
  • Gain insights into emerging and changing compensation trends that can help you plan budgets and goals while remaining competitive in hiring
  • Annual Meeting in October: We encourage you to register soon and reserve your hotel and airline flights as soon as possible!
  • Family Owners Conference: Meet with your colleagues in person, prior to annual meeting
  • Free webinar: Effective Advertising for a Small Business Budget
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

June 15, 2021

  • 2021 Sales Compensation Study kicks off
  • Ad: TownNews
  • What we're reading this week:
    • U.S. lawmakers are taking a massive swipe at Big Tech. If it lands, the impact will be felt globally
    • Lawmakers, taking aim at Big Tech, push sweeping overhaul of antitrust
  • Ad: Metro Creative Graphics
  • Register today for Senior Leadership Conference before rates increase on Thursday
  • Family Owners Conference: Meet with your colleagues in person, prior to annual meeting
  • Ad: The Associated Press
  • America's Newspapers sponsors premiere of film about Storm Lake Times
  • Tampa Bay Times launching Community Reader Panel to engage with newsroom
  • Scripps launching Florida statewide news network
  • Free webinar: Effective Advertising for a Small Business Budget
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

June 11, 2021

  • Columbia University announces the 105th annual Pulitzer Prizes
  • Registration opens for Family Owners and Next Generation Leadership Conference
  • Rates at Senior Leadership Conference go up after next Wednesday; register today!
  • Thank you to our conference sponsors
  • How The Seattle Times focused on subscriber retention as deliberately as on acquisition
  • Selma Times-Journal offers its buildings for sale
  • Industry people (Tom Rosenstiel)
  • What we're reading this week:
    • Editorial: Legal notices belong in local newspapers
    • Can state governments save local newspapers?
    • Opinion: We're suing the state of Florida over new social media law. Here's why
  • Free webinar: Effective Advertising for a Small Business Budget
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

June 8, 2021

  • Changes to the Sunday Detroit Free Press add more content, features
  • Detroit isn't the only paper adding more to the Sunday edition. The Arizona Republic also announced the addition of new features.
  • 7 things journalists should know about guns
  • Ad: Mather Economics
  • Rates at Senior Leadership Conference go up after next Tuesday; register today!
  • Thank you to our conference sponsors
  • Ad: Software Consulting Services
  • Industry people (Norman Eady, Matt Sauer, Joel Patenaude, Deborah Dreyfuss-Tuchman)
  • What we're reading this week:
    • Google to pay $270 million to settle antitrust charges in France
    • 4 ways to improve your company's inclusion, diversity and equity strategy
    • Supreme Court narrows scope of federal computer crime law
  • Publishers and department heads: What are you planning for professional development training? Take our 2-minute survey
  • Free webinar: Effective Advertising for a Small Business Budget
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

June 4, 2021

  • Publishers and department heads: What are you planning for professional development training? Take our 2-minute survey
  • Senior Leadership Conference: Take advantage of the lowest early-bird rate available to newspaper executives
  • Thank you to our conference sponsors
  • Ad: Dirks, Van Essen & April
  • What we're reading this week:
    • Another misguided 'transparency' bill (in Colorado)
    • Lieutenant governor candidate Rasoul rolls out policies to protect local news
    • Civil rights groups want policy reaffirming public's right to record the police
    • Being on social media doesn't make you a journalist
    • USA Today fights subpoena aimed at readers of Florida FBI shooting story
  • Industry people (Randy Rickman, Bill Jacobs)
  • EEOC issues guidance on COVID vaccines in the workplace and incentives that can be offered
  • Newsroom employees of The Kansas City Star form union, are recognized by McClatchy
  • Free webinar: Effective Advertising for a Small Business Budget
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

June 1, 2021

  • America's Newspapers and E&P announce industry news partnership
  • Ad: Modulist
  • Publishers and department heads: What are you planning for professional development training?
  • Ad: PAGE Cooperative
  • Early-bird rates for in-person conference will end in two weeks; register before rates increase
  • What we're reading this week:
    • Well-intentioned Section 230 reform could entrench the power of Big Tech
    • Opinion: How white journalists can support the voices of minority journalists
  • Industry people (John Celestino)
  • Gannett Foundation calls for applications in crowdfunding and grant program
  • Free webinar: Storytelling with Instagram
  • Free Webinar: Using Automation to Increase Audience Revenue and Engagement
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

May 28, 2021

  • Ad: Seyfarth
  • Paxton Media Group acquires Landmark Community Newspapers LLC
  • New study: What people tell us about their news habits when they're not being asked
  • Small-town newspapers may be disappearing but the need for news remains
  • Don't miss out on early-bird rates for in-person America's Newspapers conference in October
  • What we're reading this week:
    • Congress pay heed: Aussie policy working to save news
    • Local newspapers can help reduce polarization with opinion pages that focus on local issues
  • Industry people (Scott Schurz, Steve Stewart, Marcia Pledger, Rich Paulsen, Newspapers of New England, Mather Economics, Madeline Westberg, Robert Brown and UF Consortium)
  • Free webinar: Storytelling with Instagram
  • Free Webinar: Using Automation to Increase Audience Revenue and Engagement
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

May 25, 2021

  • Seyfarth Shaw attorneys share information on equal pay, COVID vaccines and more
  • Don't miss out on early-bird rates for in-person America's Newspapers conference in October
  • Ad: Pugpig
  • What we're reading this week:
    • Attitudes split on racial justice
    • The Morning Call, rest of Tribune Publishing's newspapers now owned by hedge fund Alden
    • Florida's ban on bans will test First Amendment rights of social media companies
    • News outlets, First Amendment groups bring suit over access to court records
  • Ad: The Associated Press
  • AJC encourages readers: Support the work of our journalists
  • Boston Globe Media and Nielsen to conduct unique cross-platform diversity and inclusion brand study
  • FanDuel to become AP's exclusive sports odds provider
  • Free webinar: Storytelling with Instagram
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

May 21, 2021

  • Newspaper execs: Register early and save $$$ on our in-person conference in October
  • Ad: Lineup Systems
  • What we're reading this week:
    • Tribune Publishing shareholders to vote today on hedge fund Alden's $633 million offer for Chicago-based newspaper chain
    • Column: Mayor Lori Lightfoot is correct. Newsrooms need more diversity
    • Our view: No excuse for arrests of USA TODAY Network journalists covering Elizabeth City
    • In Our View: Local media essential part of U.S. infrastructure
    • UNC tries to explain Nikole Hannah-Jones tenure issue as criticism and protest mount
  • Ad: Publication Printers
  • Gannett invites USA Today Network readers to connect and bridge America's divide
  • USA TODAY's new 'Never Been Told' project seeks to spotlight the untold stories of people of color
  • Changes to Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald begin June 1: Publishing 3 times a week, 2 sections
  • Free webinar: Storytelling with Instagram
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

May 18, 2021

  • Registration opens for newspaper attendees at LIVE, IN-PERSON conference in October
  • Ad: TownNews
  • Free webinar on Thursday: HR Changes Every Manager Should Know
  • Ad: Business Payment Solutions
  • Industry people (Jim Urbanski, Doug McAvoy, Mark Elliott, Alexa Wilson, Jack Selby)
  • Ad: Software Consulting Services
  • AP celebrates 175 years of advancing the power of facts
  • Free Photoshop webinar: Rethink the way you work on photos
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

May 14, 2021

  • U.S. senator tells America's Newspapers she supports including newspapers in President Biden's infrastructure plan
  • Next Thursday: Keeping it legal (Workforce Management Academy)
  • Ad: VoicePort
  • Opinion: Support the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act
  • Industry people (Clint Wolf)
  • Welcome to our newest member (Long Island Herald)
  • Building a platform for Black stories by Black journalists
  • Silver City Daily Press case against hospital moves forward
  • Free Photoshop webinar: Rethink the way you work on photos
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

May 11, 2021

  • PIVOT continues tomorrow with a look at advertising research and workforce resiliency
  • Ad: Metro Creative Graphics
  • Family Owners & Next Generation Leadership Conference is Thursday
  • Industry people (Sally Buzbee, Holly Beech)
  • Next Thursday: Keeping it legal (Workforce Management Academy)
  • Staffers at The Bergen Record, 2 other NJ news sites vote to unionize
  • Newsrooms answer the call to innovate
  • Free Photoshop webinar: Rethink the way you work on photos
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

May 7, 2021

  • Last chance to register for PIVOT
  • Top 5 things you'll take away from PIVOT
  • Ad: Modulist
  • Is your paper a family-owned or independently-owned publication? If so, join us on Thursday
  • Industry people (Scott LeTourneau, Tom Januszewski)
  • CNHI acquires The Transylvania Times in North Carolina
  • 2021 Healthy Now Webinar
  • 4 reasons your newsroom needs a First Person View drone
  • Free Photoshop webinar: Rethink the way you work on photos
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

May 4, 2021

  • Only one week left to register for PIVOT
  • Is your paper a family-owned or independently-owned publication? If so, join us May 13
  • Ad: Dirks, Van Essen & April
  • A new newspaper ownership model emerges in Colorado
  • Hammes family sells St. Maries Gazette Record to Mullen family
  • From humble beginnings and a small investment, The Newport Daily News turns 175
  • Free InDesign webinar on Thursday
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

April 30, 2021

  • View the full agenda for PIVOT 2021
  • Is your paper a family-owned or independently-owned publication? If so, join us May 13
  • In case you missed it ... (20+ Revenue Approaches webinar - view recording)
  • Weekly, inspirational newspaper stories available to members of America's Newspapers at no cost
  • Nominate your 2021 Operations All-Stars for industry recognition
  • Industry people (AP's senior news leadership team)
  • Webinar: Build Your Graduation Pages (and more) Automatically using InDesign
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

April 27, 2021

  • Take our survey: the future of remote working
  • Events in the new normal: Gannett's Lyndsi Lane to address PIVOT, two weeks from today
  • Ad: Metro Creative Graphics
  • Industry people (Tricia Johnston, Paige Windsor, Jamee Pierson)
  • Explore money-making tactics during tomorrow's free webinar
  • America's Newspapers welcomes new members
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

April 23, 2021

  • U.S. Senator to address PIVOT 2021
  • Industry people (Gary Tyler, Lisa Callihan)
  • Find inspiration and money-making ideas (April 28 webinar)
  • Join senior-level newspaper executives for confidential discussions at Executive Voices
  • Wave of new newspapers sue Google and Facebook
  • Times Media Group acquiring Tucson Local Media
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

April 20, 2021

  • Judge orders sheriff's office to pay media outlets' attorney fees in public records suit
  • Ad (Mather Economics)
  • Find inspiration and money-making ideas (free webinar: April 28)
  • Join senior-level newspaper executives for confidential discussions at Executive Voices
  • The State and its journalists agree to create union
  • Endangered but not too late: The state of digital news preservation
  • Endowment established in honor of longtime Hearst executive will enable need-based scholarships
  • Industry appointment (Jill Bond)
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

April 16, 2021

  • Cantwell declares local news is critical infrastructure — urges congressional support
  • Join senior-level newspaper executives for confidential discussions at Executive Voices
  • 'We can do this,' local newspapers tell Health and Human Services
  • AP to cover U.S. water issues with Walton Family Foundation grant
  • Subscribers are invited to get to know newspaper's managing editor at virtual event
  • Find inspiration and money-making ideas (free webinar: April 28)
  • Industry people (Mark Walker, John Montuori)
  • Next month: Join us for Spring Conference — From PIVOT to PROFIT
  • Following PIVOT, family owners are encouraged to add on Family Owners meeting for just $50
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

April 13, 2021

  • AJC unifies all products under single brand; campaign highlights work of its journalists
  • Gannett's Mizell Stewart and LaToya Johnson to share strategies for growing diverse workforce
  • Industry people (Jill Hunt, Marlon Walker, Christy Johnson, Courtnay Kim)
  • Next month: Join us for Spring Conference — From PIVOT to PROFIT
  • Following PIVOT, family owners are encouraged to add on Family Owners meeting for just $50
  • Engagement isn't just clicks and likes (two-part webinar begins Thursday)
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

April 9, 2021

  • Gannett's Mizell Stewart and LaToya Johnson to share strategies for growing diverse workforce
  • Protect public notices in newspapers; download these print and digital ads
  • The Post and Courier's parent to split into 3 separate companies
  • Nearly 75 years after it was built, newspaper's downtown building is for sale
  • Next month: Join us for Spring Conference — From PIVOT to PROFIT
  • Following PIVOT, family owners are encouraged to add on Family Owners meeting for just $50
  • Engagement isn't just clicks and likes (two-part webinar)
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

April 6, 2021

  • Register for Day 2 of the Workforce Management Academy — FREE for members!
  • Industry people (Dan Slep, Ed Kruger, John Kridelbaugh, Eugene Jackson)
  • Next month: Join us for Spring Conference — From PIVOT to PROFIT
  • Following PIVOT, family owners are encouraged to add on Family Owners meeting for just $50
  • Industry leaders offer their post-COVID predictions
  • Les High launches nonprofit to support regional newsgathering
  • Chip, Joanna Gaines buying Waco Tribune-Herald building for new Magnolia headquarters
  • End of an era: Opelika-Auburn News now printed in Montgomery
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

April 2, 2021

  • The Sacramento Bee got this story wrong for more than 100 years. This is the plan to change that
  • E&P's 25 Under 35: The next generation of news professionals
  • Supreme Court reinstates FCC media-ownership reforms, overturns lower court decision blocking repeal of ownership restrictions
  • 2 Florida businessmen may try to buy Orlando Sentinel to head off hedge fund
  • Welcome to our newest member (American Hometown Media)
  • Every session at Spring PIVOT Conference will have interactive / participatory component; register to be part of this key event
  • Family Owners & Next Generation Leadership Conference set for May 13, following PIVOT
  • Learn from our members: Your Solutions Partners
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

March 30, 2021

  • Will you be joining us in person in October?
  • How to work in the rain: Leadership in times of change
  • Daily Herald executive dies rescuing children
  • Industry People (Rob Walters, Ken Romano)
  • Registration opens for Family Owners & Next Generation Leadership Conference
  • North Carolina publishers back bill that would open state, local government personnel records
  • State Journal-Register redesigns print publication to better showcase its content
  • Daily Telegram buildings in downtown Adrian, Michigan, for sale
  • Provider owned by WEHCO Media to boost internet service in Arkansas communities
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

March 26, 2021

  • Registration has begun for Spring Conference
  • Take our survey about in-person meetings! Will you be there?
  • Industry People (Bill Albrecht, Mahendra Durai, Sid Schwartz)
  • Welcome to our two newest members (Sedalia Democrat, Stacker)
  • USA TODAY launches 'Women of the Year' franchise, featuring interview with VP Kamala Harris
  • Registration opens for Family Owners & Next Generation Leadership Conference
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

March 23, 2021

  • Senate Judiciary Committee in Florida approves legislation that would harm public notice in the state
  • Publisher letting people buy stock to fund digital switch!
  • Shaw Media creates digital news network for Northern Illinois
  • New news website coming to New Bedford, Massachusetts, to offer in-depth focus on important issues; will not accept ads
  • This Thursday: Free newspaper management program for America's Newspapers members
  • Don't miss out on these ad sales benefits!
  • Industry People (Richard Clark, Paul Bascobert)
  • Newspaper in Independence, Missouri, has new home
  • Two professional development webinars for your advertising, newsroom staffs (Programmatic Advertising AND Automated Podcasting with Audio Articles)
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

March 19, 2021

  • Next Thursday: Join us for Day 1 of three-part series focused on workforce management
  • Industry People (Dan Chalk, Deborah Lucy)
  • America's Newspapers and Borrell Associates launch newspaper advertiser research project
  • Sunshine Week: Holding government officials accountable to the people who employ them
  • Legislators examine proposed sale of Courant parent Tribune Publishing to Alden Capital
  • Next Week: Two professional development webinars for your advertising, newsroom staffs (Programmatic Advertising AND Automated Podcasting with Audio Articles)
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

March 16, 2021

  • America's Newspapers and Borrell Associates launch newspaper advertiser research project
  • Gordon Borrell is (finally) bullish on newspapers
  • Next Thursday: Join us for Day 1 of three-part series focused on workforce management
  • News about Industry People (Bill Albrecht, Michael Shearer, Matthew Wolfe)
  • Walter Hussman Jr. announces gigabit service coming to Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • Two professional development webinars next week for your advertising, newsroom staffs (Programmatic Advertising AND Automated Podcasting with Audio Articles)
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

March 12, 2021

  • Florida paper editorializes against proposed legislation to change public notice requirements
  • News about Industry People (Paul Smith, Patrick O'Shea)
  • Sales Managers: Your participation is needed in new advertising effectiveness research study
  • Dallas Morning News parent company seeks name change to 'embrace social justice movement'
  • IFJ's annual report on killings of journalists and media staff puts death toll at 65 in 2020
  • Programmatic Advertising: How it can be used and how you can compete with it
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

March 9, 2021

  • Webinar: Google Litigation — What it means for newspapers and should you sign on?
  • Webinar: Upcoming legislation that directly impacts newspapers and our advocacy efforts
  • Industry Appointment (Sean O'Brien)
  • Your participation is needed in new advertising effectiveness research study
  • Welcome to three new members (The Savannah Reporter, DataJoe, Jones and Kolb)
  • Gannett to sell ads on Snapchat to local businesses in digital marketing collaboration
  • Celebrate Sunshine Week: March 14-20
  • AP becomes exclusive worldwide distributor of USTA's US Open, select professional tennis images
  • Naviga Inc. expands its global reach through acquisition of Miles 33
  • BlueVenn to join Upland Software
  • Family and Independent Owners Conference to address common challenges, opportunities
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

March 5, 2021

  • Next week's webinars: How the Google lawsuits and our advocacy efforts will affect your paper
  • Industry Appointments (John Torres, Pam James)
  • APG Media of Southern Minnesota to publish regional business magazine
  • Hunter Publishing of Madison, South Dakota, joins Wick Communications
  • Family and Independent Owners Conference to address common challenges, opportunities
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Calendar of Events

March 2, 2021

  • Thursday: Get in on the beginning of Borrell's newspaper research project with America's Newspapers
  • Free webinar on Wednesday examines subscription trends in 2021
  • Thomas Jefferson would cringe at the destruction of local media (opinion column)
  • Campaign launched to Protect Our Press
  • Industry Appointments (Mike Boyd, Ryan Boland, David Adlerstein, Anna Jo Bratton)
  • Family and Independent Owners Conference to address common challenges, opportunities
  • 10 News Publishers That Do It Right
  • Ad: Media Job Board

February 26, 2021

  • Two DON'T MISS webinars next week: Subscription Trends AND Advertising Revenue Forecast
  • Family and Independent Owners Conference to address common challenges, opportunities
  • Industry Appointments (Clay Carsner, Eric Mayberry, Sam Worthington)
  • Save these dates in May and October (Spring PIVOT and Annual Meeting)
  • Who cares about public notices? You should. (reprint our editorial and editorial cartoon)
  • Improving negotiation skills to fight inequality in newsrooms
  • Ad: Media Job Board

February 23, 2021

  • March 9-11: PIVOT 2021 to have interactive, participatory components at every session
  • Solutions Partners recognized on PIVOT 2021 conference page; only a few premium opportunities remain available
  • Family and Independent Owners: Add the Family Owners meeting on Friday following PIVOT 2021
  • Leverage the trends that are emerging with subscriptions — to your newspaper's benefit
  • Industry Appointments (Mary Irby-Jones, Matthew Sauer)
  • Scammers target Adams Publishing Group newspapers
  • Ad: Media Job Board

February 19, 2021

  • Don't miss the opportunity to find new revenue at next week's Revenue Academy
  • In case you missed it: See how you can measure subscriber engagement levels and grow revenue
  • Lee launches Feast and Field, new food-focused digital magazine
  • Former publisher Jennifer Allen to purchase Hot Springs Village Voice
  • News and opinion from around the country
  • Leverage the trends that are emerging with subscriptions — to your newspaper's benefit
  • Ad: Media Job Board

February 16, 2021

  • Gannett and McClatchy collaborate to offer local reach for national advertisers
  • 'Our Family's Rock' for 125 years; Wilson Times marks milestone
  • Coming Thursday from NPR — Embedded with The Capital Gazette
  • Increase your newspaper's revenue and audience through the power of branded content
  • Leverage the trends that are emerging with subscriptions — to your newspaper's benefit
  • Industry appointment (Kat Duncan)
  • Ad: Media Job Board

February 12, 2021

  • Revenue Academy will help you identify actionable strategies that will deliver results
  • Tuesday webinar: Learn what's driving subscriber engagement and how you can grow reader revenue
  • Find resources for your newspaper in the Solutions Newsletter launched this week
  • PassItOn weekly newspaper stories are available free for reprint
  • Leverage the trends that are emerging with subscriptions — to your newspaper's benefit
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Industry appointments (Daisy Veerasingham, Justin Myers, Bryan Stevens)

February 9, 2021

  • 2-day Revenue Academy will help newspaper executives identify revenue ideas that can be implemented in their markets
  • Coming tomorrow: New newsletter featuring solutions to help your business
  • Free webinar: Improve subscriber engagement
  • Industry appointments (Kristen Go, Penny Abernathy)
  • Upcoming webinars:
    • Why is Everyone Talking About Email?
    • 7 Subscription Trends and 7 Ways to Leverage Them in 2021
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Paxton Media Group acquires North Vernon (Ind.) Plain Dealer & Sun

February 5, 2021

  • Industry appointment (Leon Tucker)
  • America's Newspapers welcomes new members (The Laker/Lutz News, Baldwin Bulletin, Moose Lake Star Gazette, Hinckley News, Pine County Courier, Column)
  • How are you measuring subscriber engagement? Free webinar
  • North Carolina bill could remove public notices from newspapers in 14 counties
  • Reid Newspapers acquires Oklahoma newspapers from Gannett
  • Neves Media Publishing acquires four weekly papers in Florida
  • Reinforcing inclusion and supporting equity
  • APG-Ohio partners with career center to launch sports journalism program for high school students
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Upcoming webinar: Why is Everyone Talking About Email?

February 2, 2021

  • Free webinar to help you engage subscribers
  • Industry appointments (George Ferguson, Sam Hall)
  • Upcoming webinar: Why is Everyone Talking About Email?
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • The Philadelphia Inquirer removes comments on most of Inquirer.com
  • Will Super Bowl advertising ever be the same?
  • How The Washington Post's new Instagram editor will try to boost its subscription business
  • Courier-Tribune building, property goes on sale in Asheboro

January 29, 2021

  • HD Media files first of its kind antitrust lawsuit against Google and Facebook
  • Industry appointments (Matthew Tranquill, Bill Masterson, Jonathan Stefonek)
  • Webinar offers details about new program to help you grow revenue, improve retention, make smarter decisions (Medill Subscriber Engagement Index)
  • America's Newspapers welcomes new members (Selma Sun, Montgomery County News)
  • Upcoming webinar: Why is Everyone Talking About Email?
  • Archived webinar: What can data analyzed through GIS do for your paper?
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • New Jersey Hills Media Group to transition to non-profit status
  • USA TODAY launches 33rd Ad Meter competition
  • Newspaper Association Managers launches nationwide public notice website

January 26, 2021

  • America's Newspapers partners with Medill and Mather on Subscriber Engagement Index project
  • Last chance to register for tomorrow's webinar: You Can Grow Revenue and Audience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Boston Globe launches 'Fresh Start' initiative: People can apply to have past coverage about them revisited
  • Black football star's mysterious death in Deep South examined in new podcast series
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Frederick News-Post names news editor
  • Idaho Statesman names Chadd Cripe interim editor, begins search for new newsroom leader

January 22, 2021

  • New benchmarks in the COVID-19 era
  • Wednesday's webinar (free for members): You Can Grow Revenue and Audience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Massachusetts papers name new publisher
  • Todd Colling to manage Wisconsin papers in Marinette, Antigo
  • The Providence Journal names new executive editor
  • The Seattle Times appoints Free Press editor
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  • DOL ruling allows for reporters, photographers to be treated as salaried employees
  • Congresswoman invites Spokesman-Review editor to attend inauguration
  • Predicting 2021: Thoughts from 8 industry associations, including America's Newspapers
  • Upland Software acquires Second Street
  • MediaPost column calls on Supreme Court to allow cross-ownership of local newspapers, broadcasters

January 19, 2021

  • Media organizations need to watch these 5 industries that dominated advertising in 2020
  • Upcoming webinars for the newsroom and advertising / audience development executives:
    • 10 Ways for Newsrooms to Get the Most Out of Their Digital Products
    • You Can Grow Revenue and Audience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Las Vegas Review-Journal launches new, weekday video news program
  • VMG publications roll out membership campaign
  • Viewpoints and photos: MLK Day and the eve of the presidential inauguration
  • Ad: Media Job Board

January 15, 2021

  • From Poynter: A note to editors and reporters in advance of potential violence this weekend
  • Pat Dorsey joins America's Newspapers board of directors
  • Upcoming webinars for the newsroom and advertising / audience development executives:
    • 10 Ways for Newsrooms to Get the Most Out of Their Digital Products
    • You Can Grow Revenue and Audience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • In case you missed it: webinar key takeaways
  • Industry appointments (Kevin Warren, Jim Gouvellis)
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • AP photographer Nick Ut receives National Medal of Arts
  • Brechner Freedom of Information Award now open for entries

January 12, 2021

  • UPDATE: Newspaper carriers will not be affected by Final Rule announced last week regarding independent contractors
  • Thursday: Join fellow market leaders for frank discussion about urgent industry topics
  • Free webinars on Wednesday and Thursday:
    • What Newspapers Can Expect from the Biden-Harris Administration
    • Covering Science
  • Reprint our Editorial and Editorial Cartoon (Google)
  • Industry appointments (Alan Davis, John Bridges, Manny Garcia, Justin Little, Donnie Fetter, Joe Tranquill)
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Seyfarth Shaw publishes state COVID-19 vaccination plan map
  • Fenice Community Media announces sale of three newspapers to Granite Publications
  • Measuring progress on inclusivity

January 8, 2021

  • Department of Labor issues Final Rule on independent contractor status
  • Newspapers speak out against scenes of violence in the nation's Capitol
  • Industry appointments (Colleen McCain Nelson, Ray Rivera)
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • Tampa Bay Times will move printing to Gannett plant in Lakeland
  • The Courier Journal will be printed remotely with the closing of its downtown presses
  • Jan. 31 is deadline for Collier Prize entries

January 5, 2021

  • Invoices for dues are being emailed soon
  • PPP guidance offered for previously ineligible newspapers, plus second-time borrowers
  • America's Newspapers seeks nominations to board
  • Join us next week for confidential discussions about urgent industry topics: Executive Voices, Jan. 14
  • Webinars: 2020 U.S. Elections AND Covering Science
  • Industry appointment (Chris Reen)
  • Ad: Media Job Board
  • The Post and Courier announces press purchase
  • 131-year-old Centralia Chronicle sold to local owners
  • NEXTpittsburgh has been acquired
  • Bertie Ledger-Advance launches first website
  • Government Executive Media Group acquires City & State New York

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