www.cronkite.asu.eduLook out local media, there's a new player town.Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication this week unveiled its newest addition to the school's award-winning arsenal of programs devoted to local news coverage.The Web site Cro ... More >>
The Deseret News is pulling an East Valley Tribune move by laying off nearly half of its staff.Utah's oldest newspaper, the Mormon-owned Deseret News, is laying off nearly half of its staff in a major restructuring based on financial problems.
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Will symbols like these become the norm for newspapers of the future?
Gannett Company, the parent company of the Arizona Republic, launched pay walls for three of its newspapers yesterday, charging Internet users to look at the papers' content.
The new, pay-to-read format at the Tallahassee D ... More >>
from The Slammer.com
So what did you expect, the freakin' New Yorker?
I have seen the future of newsprint, and it's in The Slammer, literally.
Indeed, with all the bitching and moaning in the bloody Fourth Estate about layoffs, the Web, and the end of newsprint, here's a weekly newspaper ... More >>
After a 90-minute hearing in federal court, Judge Raner Collins said he will decide Tuesday whether to order the corporate owners of the Tucson Citizen to keep publishing the 138-year-old newspaper.State Attorney General Terry Goddard, who accuses Gannett and Lee
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Debra PearsonThe Maricopa Community College District Governing Board seems to have backed down on plans to research how to take control of student newspapers. The board, which oversees the county's popular community colleges, makes no mention of the newspaper issue on the agenda for this eveni ... More >>
Julie Moreno, East Valley Tribune publisherThe hits to local daily newspapers just keep on coming.
The East Valley Tribune will drop its Saturday edition starting May 15, taking the paper down from four days a week to just three. On top of that, it's laying off 13 more employees. As yo ... More >>
The daily newspaper industry seems to be violently ill, if not on its death bed, judging by the onslaught of furloughs, layoffs and shutdowns.
But coming to the rescue is a Democratic senator from Maryland, Benjamin Cardin (pictured), who today introduced a bill that would allow newspapers to o ... More >>
The plot thickens:Following our report on an e-mail distributed by the journalism director at Scottsdale Community College, two of the five governing board members of the Maricopa Community College District have written in comments (reprinted in this post), and we've had a chance to talk to Tom Gari ... More >>
Controversy over an editorial cartoon that some say makes President Obama look like a monkey is blowing up into a fight over control of student newspapers at local community colleges.
At a Tuesday meeting of the Maricopa Community College District Governing Board, ... More >>
The latest shake-up at the Arizona Republic that resulted in numerous layoffs this week also includes the elimination of one day of publication for the six-year-old Scottsdale Republic insert, sources tell New Times.
The insert, originally designed to better compete with the Eas ... More >>