Newspaper Industry News

By October 17, 2016 Read More →

Why Trump Wouldn’t Win a Libel Suit Against The New York Times

It would give new meaning to “trumped up” lawsuit. Donald Trump is threatening a lawsuit against The New York Times after it detailed allegations of sexual harassment by two women. Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson’s White House chances might be greater than Trump’s prospects for courtroom success against the newspaper. His lawyer wrote the newspaper and […]

By October 17, 2016 Read More →

As North Carolina reels from Hurricane Matthew, newsrooms forge ahead

On Saturday, The Robesonian flooded in Lumberton, North Carolina. That day, The Fayetteville Observer in Fayetteville, North Carolina lost power for awhile. By Monday, the floods hit the building of The Times-Leader in Grifton, North Carolina. As of Friday, 22 people have died in North Carolina since Hurricane Matthew hit the Tar Heel State. Many […]

Cub Scouts see how Clarksburg paper is made
By October 11, 2016 Read More →

Cub Scouts see how Clarksburg paper is made

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Salem Cub Scout Troop 37 had the chance to discover just how newspaper production works on Monday at The Exponent Telegram. The group, with Scouts ranging in age from 5 to 12, toured through the building, learning everything from how stories get written to how the newspaper is printed on an offset […]

WVU journalism grad on Pulitzer team to speak
By October 10, 2016 Read More →

WVU journalism grad on Pulitzer team to speak

MORGANTOW, W.Va. — WVU alum and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Margie Mason will return to her home state Monday to give a special presentation during the school’s Diversity Week. The West Virginia native will be joined by fellow AP reporters Martha Mendoza, Robin McDowell and Esther Htusan as they discuss their year-long investigation into labor abuses […]

WVU journalism grad discusses path to South Korea
By October 5, 2016 Read More →

WVU journalism grad discusses path to South Korea

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Discovering his passion for the newspaper atmosphere, Frank Ahrens loved the feeling of being in the know through working at The Daily Athenaeum 30 years ago. Ahrens set his heart to start his career at The Washington Post as a journalist. After earning the position as an editor and reporter, he met […]

Fairmont paper’s John Veasey retiring after 58 years
By October 3, 2016 Read More →

Fairmont paper’s John Veasey retiring after 58 years

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — When John Veasey walked into the newsroom of the West Virginian on Oct. 3, 1958, he didn’t know that he was beginning a long and prosperous career that would last more than 58 years. He didn’t know that he would lead journalists throughout crises within the community, emergencies, natural disasters, accidents and […]

The Journal of Martinsburg launches new website
By September 30, 2016 Read More →

The Journal of Martinsburg launches new website

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Faster. A cleaner design that’s easier to navigate. Mobile-friendly. That’s the premise behind The Journal’s redesigned website, which launched Thursday. The site can be accessed online at www.journal-news.net. One of the new website’s key features is what’s known as “responsive design,” meaning it provides the same look, feel and functionality to users […]

By September 28, 2016 Read More →

The Inter-Mountain of Elkins launches new website

ELKINS, W.Va. — Faster. A cleaner design that’s easier to navigate. Mobile-friendly. That’s the premise behind The Inter-Mountain’s redesigned website, which launched Tuesday. The site can be accessed online at www.theintermountain.com. One of the new website’s key features is what’s known as “responsive design,” meaning it provides the same look, feel and functionality to users […]

Huntington’s Tom Miller recalled as top journalist
By September 27, 2016 Read More →

Huntington’s Tom Miller recalled as top journalist

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Tom Miller is being remembered today as an outstanding reporter, colleague and humanitarian. Miller, 78, died Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Wyngate in Barboursville. A memorial service is planned for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Pea Ridge United Methodist Church. He began working part time at The Herald Advertiser, the evening newspaper in […]

Parkersburg paper boxes now Little Free Libraries
By September 21, 2016 Read More →

Parkersburg paper boxes now Little Free Libraries

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – The United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley had an idea and The News & Sentinel helped bring it to life. A few months ago, The News & Sentinel donated four newspaper boxes that were no longer in circulation with the understanding that United Way would use them in a new way. […]