Southern Lithoplate is raising lithoplate prices, the company has announced.
J.P. Morgan downgraded Gannett’s stock from neutral to underweight, MarketWatch reported. Gannett shares were down 7 percent on the morning of July 6 following the downgrade.
Brazilian printing company Pia Sociedade de Sao Paulo has invested in a 2-web Euroman press from manroland web systems. The Euroman is ideal for printing Bibles, magazines and catalogs, according to Augsburg, Germany-based manroland.
Lakeway Publishers has sold the Osceola News-Gazette, located in Kissimmee, Florida, to American Hometown Publishing, according to Randy Cope and Gary Greene of Cribb, Greene & Cope, who represented Lakeway Publishers in the transaction.
Some 200 guests, staff and students celebrated the 150th anniversary of the Koenig & Bauer on-site vocational school in Wurzburg, Germany, on July 6.
The Sierra Star has closed its offices at 49165 Crane Valley Road in Oakhurst, California, the Fresno Bee announced and the Sierra News Online reported (Sierra News Online is not connected to the Sierra Star.)
Estonia-based printing concern Printall AS is set to intensify its collaboration with Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC), the Dutch specialist in measurement and control systems for the printing industry. The Koenig & Bauer Compacta heatset printing press in its Tallinn plant is to be equipped w…
The European Union has voted against legislation aimed at reforming online copyright. The July 5 vote in the European Parliament saw 318 members voting against the draft law and 278 in favor.
Newscycle Solutions has acquired Infomaker, a Swedish software company that provides open, cloud-based publishing platforms for content creation, editing, asset management, omni-channel delivery and presentation.
London-based eventsmarketing automation platform Evvnt has entered into an agreement for a $450,000 investment from three U.S. newspaper groups, TBC Media, Trib Total Media and the Sun Coast Media Group.
Industry watchers reacted with interest to the announcement that Lee Enterprises will manage Warren Buffett’s BH Media papers in 30 markets, an arrangement to start July 2.
The American Society of News Editors and the Associated Press Media Editors are moving forward a merger plan aimed at creating a new journalism leadership organization, the groups announced.
USA Today has launched Views from the Right, a weekly conservative newsletter, featuring “the best in conservative commentary from around the country sent to you once a week.”
Gannett Imaging and Design Center will use My News 360 CMS, Adobe InDesign integration tools, and STATUS to design pages for commercial clients beginning in July, software developer Presteligence announced.
ViaWest Group, a Phoenix-based real estate company, is buying the office building in downtown Phoenix that houses The Arizona Republic. Gannett is selling the 10-story building and parking garage.
Developer WMR Consulting has a contract to buy the building that was headquarters of the Herald-Tribune Media Group, publisher of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, the Business Observer reports. WMR Consulting is headed by former Benderson Development executive and Sarasota-area developer Wayne Ruben.
Canada’s largest newspaper publisher, Postmedia Network, is closing six community newspapers and scraping print editions and offering staff buyouts at others to cut costs, the Camrose Canadian reports. The Canadian is one of the papers to be closed.
Australia’s government is offering grants of up to $1 million (more than $740,000 in U.S. dollars) to small and regional publishers, NewsMediaWorks reports. NewsMediaWorks is an organization representing Australia’s news media publishers.
Starting July 2, The Vicksburg Post will follow a new schedule, printing editions Tuesday through Friday and Sundays, but dropping Monday and Saturday editions, the paper reported.
Koenig & Bauer has developed a new cutter for gravure presses. As a result, print shops with gravure presses can now significantly expand their order portfolio, the company says. German gravure printing company BurdaDruck is investing in the new development.
Detroit's two daily newspapers may see their business partnership crumble if it failed to achieve profitability in the past three years, Crain’s Detroit Business reports.
Paxton Media Group bought The Batesville Daily Guard (Batesville, Arkansas) from the Jones family on June 1, according to Randy Cope of merger and acquisition firm Cribb, Greene & Cope, who represented the Jones family.
Florida-based Site Impact and Diane Hayes Sales Training & Consulting are embarking on a partnership to provide training services and products for direct marketing clients by way of providing in-person sales training nationwide.
The San Francisco Chronicle has gone live on the new Enclosure.io platform as its online real estate solution for the San Francisco area, Enclosure.io announced.
The editor of the Denver-based Colorado Independent, Susan Greene, has written a letter to readers welcoming the upcoming launch of The Colorado Sun.
Journalists who work as reporters, photographers, copy editors and desk editors in the The Florida Times-Union newsroom in Jacksonville have signed cards stating that they want to be represented by The NewsGuild-CWA, the guild announced.
Case studies from companies that are succeeding in converting and retaining digital news subscribers will be one of the features of WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media North America conference. The conference is taking place June 26-27 in New York City.
The Chicago Sun-Times is selling Chicago alternative weekly the Chicago Reader to a group led by Chicago Crusader publisher Dorothy Leavell, the Reader reported. The Sun-Times has owned The Reader since 2012.
Competitors News UK, the Telegraph and The Guardian are offering joint digital ad sales in an effort called The Ozone Project, Mediatel reports. The initiative is meant to counter Facebook’s ad success.
GateHouse Media and the Savannah Morning News have acquired printing operations in Savannah from Morris Communications Company, the Morning News reported.
Adams Publishing Group announced June 18 that it’s buying Sun Coast Media Group, based in Venice, Florida, including SCMG's publications on the west coast of Florida, according to Gary Greene and Randy Cope of merger and acquisition firm Cribb, Greene & Cope.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch laid off five newsroom employees June 18, according to the United Media Guild. The layoffs involved four reporters and one photographer at the newspaper Monday, according to the guild.
Rhode Island Suburban Newspapers is buying The Independent newspaper and South County Life magazine from GateHouse Media, The Newport Daily News reports.
The New York Times has introduced “Your Weekly Edition,” an experimental newsletter of the stories readers might have missed. The newsletter is published and delivered every Friday, the paper says. The newsletters are curated by editors with the help of machine-learning algorithms designed b…
News and content generate business! This will be highlighted by the IFRA World Publishing Expo and parallel DCX Digital Content Expo from 9 to 11 October in Berlin. IFRA is THE meeting of the global publishing community, with focus on successful print strategies. In addition, DCX has focusse…
Using social media for news is falling, according to a report from Oxford’s Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. “The use of social media for news has started to fall in a number of key markets — after years of continuous growth. Facebook is down 9 percentage points in the U.S. whi…
Sun Chemical will increase the prices of all ultraviolet (UV) and electron beam (EB) inks in Europe by 4 to 6 percent, effective July 1, the company announced.