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Articles from Vol. 146, No. 4, April

7 Digital Facts: You Can't Afford to Ignore
1 DIGITAL ADVERTISING IS GROWING FASTER THAN OTHER FORMS OF ADVERTISING, According to the Pew Research Center's annual State of the News Media report, total digital advertising (including mobile) rose to $37.3 billion in 2012, a 17 percent increase...
Alliance for Audited Media
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Alliance for Audited Media Contact: Kristina Meinig, Manager, Marketing & Sales Phone: 224-366-6412 Fax: 224-366-6949 E-mail: Kristina.Meinig@auditedmedia.com Website: auditedmedia.com Who We Are AAM...
April Events
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] AMERICAEAST APRIL 8-10 At the annual AmericaEast Technology and Operations Conference this month in Hershey, Pa., keynote speaker Ken Doctor, news media analyst for Newsonomics and Harvard's Nieman Journalism Lab, will...
AutoConX Systems[R]
AutoConX Systems[R] 3701 W.49th St. Suite 200B Sioux Falls, SD 57106 Contact: Rob Hage, CEO Phone: 800-944-3276 E-Mail: Rob@autoconx.com Website: autoconx.com Who We Are AutoConX is a robust, yet affordable, vertical platform...
Be Careful What You Wish For: Legislative Fix Could Prove More Favorable Than Courting the Supreme Court
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette should rethink appealing its Jan. 15 loss in PG Publishing Co. v. Aichele, in which the Third Circuit upheld dismissal of the newspaper's lawsuit challenging Pennsylvania's election law that all persons, with some exceptions,...
Better Weekends in Sri Lanka
Wijeya Newspapers (WNL), a leading Sri Lankan newspaper group, said it is adding a six-tower Cross Magnum press this month to improve color capacity in weekend titles and meet a growing demand for Sunday newspapers. The new press is being installed...
CCI Europe, Inc
CCI Europe, Inc. Address: 3550 George Busbee Parkway NW Suite 300 Kennesaw, GA 30144 Phone: +1 770 420 11 00 Fax: +1 770 420 5558 Email: info@ccieurope.com Website: www.ccieurope.com Why Companies. Choose Us Some of the world's...
Daily Newspaper Advertising in the 21st Century: RIP or Digital Resurrection? Case Study of Newport News, Va.'s Daily Press
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] As the pace of change and innovation quicken, it often seems that newspapers must reinvent themselves nearly constantly just to keep up. The challenge may be overwhelming at times, but the good news is that we've all been...
Extraction Job: DocHive Program Pulls Data from Documents
Collecting data for stories can be time-consuming--going through numbers and plugging them into spreadsheets--but two brothers (one an editor and the other a full-time programmer) say they have a solution. Charles C. Duncan Pardo is the founding...
Gannett: By the Numbers: A Look at How the Chain's Digital Strategies Are Paying Off
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] If you've ever driven along the busy Northeast corridor, no doubt you've been stuck in traffic on the 10-mile stretch of Interstate 95 in tiny Delaware. While you were sitting motionless, you might have caught a glimpse of...
Goal: El Mundo Turns Print Jerseys into Revenue
For newspapers, sporting events are a huge opportunity to drive up revenue, and one Spanish-language paper has capitalized in a unique way--origami soccer jerseys. During the 2010 World Cup series, El Mundo marketed its print product to enthusiastic...
Hosting the Screaming Masses: Online Comments Can Be More Than Unpleasant; They Also Alter Perception
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] During a city council meeting, local residents are encouraged to attend and let their elected representatives know what's on their mind. But if an unruly citizen begins to yell nasty and derogatory comments, he or she is generally...
Just for Kids: Tokyo Shimbun and Dentsu Launch Augmented Reality App for Children
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] These days, children are more likely to reach for an iPad than a newspaper, but Tokyo Shimbun, one of Japan's largest daily newspapers, wants to put print back into their hands. With help from advertising firm Dentsu, Tokyo...
Key Executives Assemble at 2013 Mega-Conference: Publishers Talk Digital, Revenue, and What to Expect This Year
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Newspaper industry leaders across the country came together in New Orleans Feb. 17-20 for the 2013 Mega-Conference hosted by the Inland Press Association, Local Media Association (formerly Suburban Newspapers of America),...
New Leaders and Time-Honored Tenets: 25 under 35 Leading Newspaper Industry to Digital Future
One of the "nominations" I received this year for our annual 25 Under 35 recognition turned out to be an anonymous complaint that E&P is discriminating against older workers by only writing about young people. Not that "25 Over 65" wouldn't...
Protecting Your Content: BurrellesLuce Launches New Content Delivery Channel to Monetize Articles
More than 40 publishers, representing some 2,500 newspaper and magazine titles, have signed on to a new service called the Compliant Article Program (CAP) by media monitoring service provider BurrellesLuce. With headquarters in Livingston, N.J., the...
Publishers' New Love: The E-Book: Additional Revenue Stream Satisfies Reader Demand for Long-Form Stories
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Attention spans in the digital age often seem to max out at 140 characters, and publishers can be eager to match this trend, producing cheap content that's easily read and easily discarded in favor of the next article. This...
PuzzleFlow
PuzzleFlow 25000 Trans-X, Novi, MI 48275 Contact: Kern Kuipers Phone: (248) 412-8810 E-mail: sales@puzzleflow.us Website: www.puzzleflow.com Benefits to a Newspaper Newspaper is still the business of print, and it is ink-on-paper...
Q: What Would Be Your Strongest Argument for Why Governments Should Continue to Post Public Notices in Newspapers?
A: In America, a proactive democracy is more effective than a reactive one. The president's State of the Union address was originally an annual report to Congress, and although the address has evolved into a public appearance and political opportunity...
Rethinking Newspapers in Print: Google Exec Says Technology's Disruption Will Never Stop. Is That a Big Problem or a Big Opportunity in Disguise?
In a Feb. 25 article, AdWeek's Tim Peterson asked of Google senior vice of advertising Susan Wojcicki (in a screaming headline, no less): "Is this the most important person in advertising?" The staff writer quickly pointed out that Wojcicki runs a...
Saxotech
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] SAXOTECH Phone (813) 221-100 Email: info@saxotech.com Website: SAXOTECH.com Who We Are SAXOTECH, a leader in content management, circulation and audience solutions, is dedicated to helping media companies meet...
Southern Lithoplate, Inc
Southern Lithoplate, Inc. P.O. Box 9400 Wake Forest, NC 27588 Contact: Steven Mattingly Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing Phone: 800-638-7990 Fax: 919-554-0786 Email: SMattingly@slp.com Website: www.slp.com Who...
The Power of Choice
How is "warmed-over digital fare" as Mutter notes (Newsosaur, February 2013), or shovelware as we once called it, interesting to anybody? The shift in the information industry isn't driven by lines of code, slick mobile devices, or harnessing the "scary"...
The Rising Stars of Newspaper Publishing
In 2012, CareerCast listed newspaper reporter as the fifth worst job in America--slightly better than working on an oil rig, but worse than, say, waiting tables for a living. With this kind of negative publicity, one might expect that the well of talented,...
Vision Data
Vision Total Advertising * Vision Total Circulation * VisionWeb Suite Vision Total AP/GL * Vision Loyout/Poginotion * Vision Ad Tracking Vision Data Sales Contacts: Amy Weaver 423-97.5-9389 weaver@vdata.com Tim Donnelly 518-261-7030...
Why Paywalls Are Scary: Attracting New Digital Readers Is an Imperative
The case for paywalls would seem to be compelling: Staunch the decline in print circulation, get paid for producing valuable local content, and tap into a fresh source of sorely needed revenue at a time advertising sales continue to shrink. [ILLUSTRATION...