Today’s Episode

Roundup: Gannett struggles, CherryRoad expands, third-party cookies, and a sports-inspired ownership model

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Today’s roundup features coverage of Gannett’s Q2 financial report, how CherryRoad Media continues to expand it community media holdings, Google delays phase-out of support for third-party cookies in its Chrome browser, and an ownership model for local newspapers inspired by the Green Bay Packers.

Balancing print and digital with the Naviga publishing platform

Audio Article Today we are taking a look at the technology underpinning the Naviga content engagement platform which includes solutions for production, audience management and advertising sales. From the company’s 2020 whitepaper, “platforms that content is served through — be they print or digital, free or paid — cannot dictate how, why, or what content is being created. And making the […]

Kansas Press Association launches Digital Initiative partnership with Our-Hometown

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The Kansas Press Association announces the launch of a Digital Initiative program. The Kansas Newspaper Foundation, the non-profit arm of the KPA, is awarding grants for member publishers to assist in the establishment of websites for legal newspapers in partnership with Our-Hometown.

API launches Beyond Print cohort

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According to a recent announcement from the American Press Institute, four news organizations will participate in its inaugural Beyond Print cohort, which “will help guide publishers away from print-centric revenue models toward a sustainable digital future.”

5 tips for using buttons to drive engagement

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Today we are highlighting a piece from Penny Riordan at the Local Media Association, on a group of Canadian news outlets’ participation in a 12-week Meta Accelerator program focused on reader revenue.

Roundup: VPA Interview, NC nonprofit, Facebook defunds news, and Youtube for publishers

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Today’s roundup features an Our-Hometown interview with the directors of the Virginia Press Association, a story on a North Carolina nonprofit serving news to rural counties, Facebook’s move to cut its news funding, and finally a look at how large media companies are leveraging YouTube.

Oklahoma publisher encourages print-digital synergy

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In the latest release of Medill’s State of Local News report, we here from Phillip Reid, CEO of Reid Newspapers, on the trend of local news publishers reducing their number of print editions.

“Your Florida Daily” podcast provides bite-sized morning news

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News 6 WKMG and launched a new podcast last month, Your Florida Daily, produced by Katrina Scales “aimed at giving listeners Florida’s top headlines and weather in minutes.”

Privacy Act aims to curb use of ‘sensitive’ data

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The American Data Privacy and Protection Act passed the House Commerce committee and according to Wendy Davis at MediaPost, would effectively prohibit companies from serving ads to people based on their web browsing activity.

Implications of Instagram’s new Remix features on news content

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minutes will be shared as reels, “offering a more immersive and entertaining way to watch and create videos” on the platform.”

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