Fake news remains top industry concern in 2017

Fake news has become an unfortunate part of the media landscape, spreading wildly across computer screens and mobile phones and being shared on every social media platform in existence. And readers are being suckered by these sites every day, convinced that they are reading something real. Of course, fake news isn’t a new problem for the media. “In the past, […]

Newspapers hunt for local ad dollars as Main Street evolves

By Sean Stroh, Editor & Publisher Despite sharp decreases in total advertising revenue over the past 10 years, its importance for community newspapers at the local level today can’t be overlooked, or simply disregarded as a meaningless endeavor. While the national ad numbers may pale in comparison to what they once were in the pre-internet world, small businesses remain a […]

A dozen ideas to drive revenue

By Cindy Durham, SNPA (Southern Newspaper Publishers Association) In David Letterman style (but with two additional items), Tom Yunt sent attendees at the SNPA-Inland Annual Meeting home with a dozen ideas that will drive revenue for their newspapers. Ninety-nine percent of what he talked about was focused on the core product – print; not digital. Yunt is COO of United […]

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