Newspaper Industry News
August 30, 2011
The newspaper industry is changing quickly and publishers are quite interested in how other newspapers are performing, and what they see in the near future. Please take part in the Cribb, Greene Publisher Confidence Survey.
February 26, 2015
Approximately 75 percent of community newspapers now charge for obituaries.
June 6, 2014
Accuracy, ethical principles and good news judgment top the list of the most important skills this year’s college journalism graduates should possess, according to journalism educators and news professionals. Those were the preliminary findings in a survey conducted by a professor in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
November 4, 2013
Fall has arrived in Maine, bringing with it changing leaves, a zip to the air and a rise in sales tax. On Oct. 1, not only did Maine’s general sales tax push upwards, but publications, such as newspapers and magazines, became subject to circulation sales tax for the first time.
September 10, 2013
National Newspaper Week will be Oct. 6-12, 2013. It observes the importance of newspapers to communities large and small. This year’s theme is: “Your Community, Your Newspaper, Your Life.”
July 29, 2013
The National Newspaper Association has re-initiated its Business Law hotline.
June 28, 2013
New cost pressure on smaller newspapers showed up from a surprising quarter last month: it came from the software company that has led the industry into the great graphics that are the hallmark of many community newspapers.
June 5, 2013
In a unanimous decision April 5, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled the public should have access to a previously secret disciplinary hearing.
June 5, 2013
PIERRE, SD—With little national attention, South Dakota has passed a law of strong interest to newspapers. South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed a bill March 8 prohibiting public schools in that state from signing exclusive contracts for media coverage of interscholastic sporting events.
November 29, 2012
Estate taxes are high on the priority list of the lame-duck 112th Congress, as inaction would allow the so-called Bush tax cuts to expire.