News coverage about the U.S. government's retail sales report -- a key indicator of consumer health -- was filled with perilous descriptions about the sorry state of the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The growth rate for digital news and media subscriptions tripled last month from a year earlier, amid heightened demand from those stuck indoors.
Magazine publisher Conde Nast informed workers of an austerity plan as advertisers cut back on media spending, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Publishers need the flexibility of hiring freelance journalists to give them a financial lifeline.
The pandemic's effect on publishers will be as varied as it is on the global economy, with several industry segments suffering worse than others.
Two-thirds (66%) of U.S. adults who mainly get their political and election news from print sources rated the coverage of COVID-19 as "good" or "excellent."
Jittery investors are incredibly pessimistic about the prospects for the company, whose market value now stands at about $87 million.
People shouldn't expect newspapers to give their product away any more than they demand grocery stores hand out free food.
Publishers face difficulties when media buyers block ads from appearing next to news that's in high demand, like pandemic reports.
The News Media Alliance asked the U.S. Postal Service to adopt measures to cut mailing costs amid the coronavirus pandemic.