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Category: Industry News

News in the Metaverse

News publishers and industry associations consider revelations about Meta — formerly Facebook — and weigh the benefits of the partnership On Oct. 2, Frances Haugen gave testimony before the Senate Sub-Committee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Data Security by pleading to Congress. “Thank you for the opportunity to appear before you and for your…
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Panama City News Herald printing plant to close; no changes to services or delivery

PANAMA CITY — Three years after The News Herald’s printing plant was rebuilt following the destruction from one of the strongest hurricanes to hit the United States, company consolidation is forcing its closure. The newspaper’s parent company, Gannett, announced Thursday that all of The News Herald’s printing and packaging products will be moved from its building at 501…
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Street Media announces acquisition of The Laker/Lutz News

Street Media LLC, parent company of the Village Voice, LA Weekly, Irvine Weekly and the Bay Area Marina Times, has announced the acquisition of The Laker/Lutz News, a weekly community newspaper and website serving the growing suburban markets of Pasco and north Hillsborough counties in Tampa Bay, Florida. The Laker/Lutz News reaches more than 150,000…
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Orlando Sentinel wins two EPPY Awards for Joel Greenberg podcast and GrowthSpotter

The Orlando Sentinel won two awards for journalism excellence in the national EPPY Awards, earning honors for a podcast and its business website, GrowthSpotter. “Joel Greenberg: The Man, The Scandal, The Players” series was distinguished as the best podcast for websites with 1 million or more unique visitors. GrowthSpotter won for best business/finance website with fewer than…
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Urgent and Sustained Advocacy Needed for the LJSA

On this 110th episode of E&P Reports, Publisher and Host Mike Blinder sat down with the National Newspapers Association’s (NNA) chair, Brett Wesner, and E&P contributing editor Gretchen Peck to talk about the urgency for advocacy for the Local Journalism Sustainability Act (LJSA). On Friday afternoon, November 5th, word had come that at least part of the LJSA — payroll…
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