Newspaper Industry News

Have you read ‘Poisoning The Press? If you’re a journalist, you should.
By November 25, 2013 Read More →

Have you read ‘Poisoning The Press? If you’re a journalist, you should.

Christmas idea for those interested in politics and the media and a must-read for all investigative journalists:   If you haven’t read Mark Feldstein’s ‘Poisoning The Press,’ ask for it this Christmas. It’s not a new book – out in 2010 – but an outstanding read. Always being behind the trendy, I just recently found […]

By November 20, 2013 Read More →

America East — The largest newspaper show on the East Coast — set for March 31-April 2

The largest newspaper show on the East Coast set for March 31-April 2 Organizers are advising newspaper publishers to save the date for the new America East Media Business and Technology Conference, March 31 –April 2, in Hershey, Pennsylvania. With an anticipated 600+ attendees and 85 exhibitors, it will be the largest newspaper event on […]

By November 20, 2013 Read More →

Newspapers gearing up for an important Black Friday

By Caroline Little President and CEO Newspaper Association of America This is shaping up to be one of the most critical holiday shopping seasons in recent memory. Due to a quirk in the calendar, Thanksgiving arrives less than a month before Christmas. With the economy looking to rebound, this year’s Black Friday has drawn even […]

By November 13, 2013 Read More →

The Exponent Telegram of Clarksburg looking for a news editor

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The Exponent Telegram, a multi-media company serving a nine-county area, is looking for an experienced news editor to join our growing company. “Our news editor, a longtime trusted and valuable member of our newsroom management team, is retiring Dec. 31. The right candidate will have news gathering, layout and design, and people skills […]

By October 31, 2013 Read More →

Mountain Media looking for marketing manager

Mountain Media, which owns and operates the Mountain Messenger in Lewisburg, The Parsons Advocate in Parsons and the Clay Free Press in Clay and operates the Pocahontas Times in Marlinton,  is look for a marketing manager. The job description is below. Interested candidates should email resumes to Michael Showell at publisher@mountainmessenger.com. Marketing Manager Responsibilities Include: ·         […]

John Foust’s Ad-libs: Getting sales traction
By October 1, 2013 Read More →

John Foust’s Ad-libs: Getting sales traction

By John Foust Raleigh, NC Traction is a key element in any business. Even the business of football. Many fans remember when the Green Bay Packers hosted the Dallas Cowboys in the 1967 NFL Championship game. The winner would go on to play the AFL’s Kansas City Chiefs in the second Super Bowl. This was […]

By September 20, 2013 Read More →

The Exponent Telegram looking for a reporter

The Exponent Telegram, a multimedia company serving a nine-county area, is looking for a talented reporter to cover our expanding marketplace. North Central West Virginia is home to growing high-tech, health care, higher education, energy and aviation industries.  We are home to the FBI’s fingerprint and biometics center and several small- to mid-size colleges and universities. […]

WVPA Sharing: The Charleston Gazette’s Ellis and Gutman are ‘On the Job’
By September 6, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: The Charleston Gazette’s Ellis and Gutman are ‘On the Job’

The West Virginia Press Association appreciates the efforts of the thousands of employees of West Virginia newspapers. When possible, the WVPA will share news and photos as an “On the Job” feature. On Friday, Sept. 6, 2013: Reporter David Gutman  and photographer Chip Ellis covered U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller’s appearance in Charleston to rally support […]

Photo and Design: Kevin Slimp looks at newspapers
By September 6, 2013 Read More →

Photo and Design: Kevin Slimp looks at newspapers

By Kevin Slimp For the WVPA Over the past 15 years or so, I’ve worked with newspapers of all sizes. My clients have included some of the biggest newspapers, as well as a few of the smallest papers in North America. I would like to dedicate this column to my friends in the community newspaper […]

By September 4, 2013 Read More →

Stadelmans purchase Putnam Standard, Cabell Standard

The Putnam Standard and Cabell Standard have new owners. Stadelman Publishing acquired both weekly publications effective last week. The company, owned by Kelly Stadelman and Chris Stadelman, purchased them from PC Newspapers Inc., owned by Bill Unger. Existing staff members Trudy Black, Michelle Jividen, David Miller, Thelma Hutchinson and Justin Waybright will remain with the […]