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Revenue wrap up: Donors, fees and more The Innovation In Focus summer series explored emerging and unique revenue streams being utilized by local newsrooms in the United States. These ranged from The Colorado Sun’s ad-free …
CISLM TO WELCOME TABLE STAKES COHORT 3 IN AUGUST The UNC Center for Innovation and Sustainability in Local Media is pleased to announce the selection of 13 media organizations that will focus on audience engagement and creating sustainable revenue …
Study: Stricter Paywalls, Email Newsletters Help Boost Paid Subs Publishers with stricter paywalls, email newsletters and clearly defined audiences were most likely to boost reader revenue, a survey of more than 500 digital publications found. Publishers …
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Distelhorst named publisher of The Fayetteville Observer Mike Distelhorst was named publisher of The Fayetteville Observer on Wednesday as part of a consolidation effort by Gatehouse Media, the company that owns the newspaper.Distelhorst, who already …
Goodman announces retirement If there’s one thing Mike Goodman knows after more than four decades in the newspaper business, it’s that things don’t stay the same very long. Every day there’s something …
Lorry Williams named executive editor of The Fayetteville Observer Lorry Williams, who has held numerous positions in The Fayetteville Observer’s newsroom over the past 32 years, has been named as the newspaper’s executive editor.Publisher Bob Gruber …
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UNC journalism school announces new affiliation with Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting The UNC School of Media and Journalism on Thursday announced a new affiliation with the Ida B. Wells Society for Investigative Reporting, an organization dedicated to increasing and retaining …
New Publisher Named for GateHouse Newspaper in NC The group publisher of four Gatehouse Media newspapers in eastern  North Carolina  is adding a fifth publication to his responsibilities. The Fayetteville Observer reports that Mike …
Island Free Press Joins the North Carolina Press Association The Island Free Press is proud to announce its recent acceptance as one of the newest members of the longstanding North Carolina Press Association (NCPA.) The North Carolina Press Association was …
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    Are you a Swiss army knife journalist who enjoys all aspects of community news and sports coverage, would rather plan ahead than procrastinate and wants to learn and grow as a newsroom leader? If you …
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    The Rocky Mount Telegram is seeking a staff writer with a demonstrated ability to cover municipal meetings, features, business news and crime. Experience preferred but recent J-school grads with …
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