More than 200 local newspapers in Minnesota and North Dakota employed the same eye-catching tactic to highlight the importance of newspapers to their local communities.
Attention is now turning to standalone Web sites on the Internet - including pages that publish incitements to violence. That's putting pressure on domain and Web services companies to deprive extremists of their virtual soapboxes.
What's the difference between Infowars and Newswars in terms of content? At launch, the latter appears to be more tightly focused on both aggregating and discrediting or countering mainstream news media reports on current events, including citing other conservative and alt-right news publishers as opposed to spinning conspiracy theories and presenting overt opinion and incitement.
Joining the ranks of other big publishers that have muscled into media services, Bloomberg Media is building capabilities in various areas, including marketing and media, to function as a true broad-spectrum ad agency and media consultancy. The shop will draw on resources from across Bloomberg Media.
On August 7, the 'NYT' published a front-page story detailing government scientists' concerns the administration might try to suppress a critical report on climate change. But on August 9, the 'NYT' published a correction. The report had been available for months.
Some beleaguered college pubs are getting a boost, and possibly a new lease on life, courtesy of mobile visual messaging platform Snapchat. The company has been reaching out to a number of big college newspapers to invite them to start producing stories for "Discover."
With advertising and circulation revenues still under pressure, the nation's biggest magazine publisher is looking to cut costs in a big way. On Tuesday, Time Inc. unveiled plans for a "strategic transformation" that will yield more than $400 million in savings over the next few years.
The News Media Alliance, the publishing trade group representing newspapers, expressed alarm at recent statements by AG Jeff Sessions. He hinted the Justice Department may begin issuing more subpoenas to news organizations in its quest to uncover the identities of leakers inside the government.
Both companies would have been good matches, at least in terms of owning complementary properties to Rodale's portfolio, which includes 'Men's Health,' 'Women's Health,' 'Runner's World' and 'Bicycling.'
Gannett Co. is not only counting on continued demand for print advertising, but actually wants to buy more newspapers. Gannett is primarily interested in snapping up newspapers that can be added to one of its existing regional "clusters," allowing it to create cost efficiencies by centralizing print production and distribution.