Content That Work introduces 365: A content marketing newsletter 8/27/18

In a monthly newsletter, Content That Works will share lessons learned, upcoming content packages and fresh content marketing news to inspire you and your team. Subscribe for the latest content trends, marketing insights and sales resources.

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Adpay reveals a new website 8/22/18

In advance of the fall conference season, Adpay has released a new look and feel for its website, www.adpay.com. Designed in a mobile-friendly format, it quickly answers key questions about Adpay solutions in a responsive, approachable design.

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McClatchy Studios announces inaugural fall lineup and inks pact with Storied Media Group 8/21/18

McClatchy Studios, the documentary production arm of McClatchy, has announced its inaugural fall lineup, focused on local stories with national appeal. Three shows produced by McClatchy Studios will stream on Facebook Watch, McClatchy news websites and other streaming services in the fall, including a series inside the surprisingly competitive Texas Senate race between Democratic contender Beto O'Rourke and Republican incumbent Senator Ted Cruz.

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Meredith's television stations select TownNews.com for content and video management 8/20/18

Meredith Corporation's Local Media Group has signed with TownNews.com for the content and video management of 17 television stations. Meredith's television group, based in Des Moines, Iowa, reaches more than 11 percent of U.S. households, with seven stations in the nation's Top 25 markets-including Atlanta, Phoenix, St. Louis and Portland – and 13 in the Top 50.

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Statesman to end Ahora Sí, offer voluntary severance to all employees 8/14/18

Ahora Sí, the American-Statesman's weekly Spanish-language newspaper, will cease publication Oct. 11.

The announcement came at the same time the Statesman announced all its 200-plus employees would be eligible to take a voluntary severance package.

Staffers who take the voluntary severance package would depart the newspaper next month, the company said.

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Scripps Howard Foundation establishes Howard Centers for investigative journalism 8/14/18

In a move to advance high-quality enterprise journalism, the Scripps Howard Foundation has announced a $6 million investment into the creation of two centers for investigative journalism.

Arizona State University and the University of Maryland will each receive $3 million over three years from the Scripps Howard Foundation to establish a Howard Center for Investigative Journalism at their institutions.

The Howard Centers will be multidisciplinary, graduate-level programs focused on training the next generation of reporters through hands-on investigative journalism projects. The Howard Centers' students will work with news organizations across the country to report stories of national or international importance to the public.

The Howard Centers honor the legacy of Roy W. Howard, former chairman of the Scripps-Howard newspaper chain and a pioneering news reporter.

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So how do you like the new NOLA.com homepage? 8/14/18

By Mark Lorando, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

For the first time since 2012, NOLA.com has a new homepage design.

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The Boston Globe asks newspapers to publish editorials calling for action to protect free press 8/14/18

A free and independent press is one of the most sacred principles enshrined in the Constitution.

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McElvy Media Group enters into preliminary agreement to acquire Greensheet Media 8/6/18

The Greensheet, which has been published in Houston for 48 years, has entered into a preliminary agreement to be sold to McElvy Media Group. The transaction is targeted to close Sept. 1.

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UF College of Journalism and Communications announces unprecedented expansion 8/6/18

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications has announced the addition of 15 new full-time faculty members, an expansion of faculty ranks that is believed to be unprecedented in the field.

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