Newspaper News

WWD to Offer Weekly Print Edition Instead of Daily (March 14, 2015): WWD has announced a publication change. It will become a weekly print publication instead of a daily one.

12 Killed in Attack at Paris Office of Charlie Hebdo (January 7, 2015): 12 people have been killed in an attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. The attack occured at the magazine's office in Paris.

USA Today to Cease Publishing USA Weekend (December 9, 2014): USA Today has announced it is going to end publication of USA Weekend

New York Times Launches NYT Opinion (June 4, 2014): The New York Times has launched NYT Opinion, which is a subscription service to the Times' opinion coverage.

Jill Abramson Out as New York Times Editor (May 14, 2014): Jill Abramson has been ousted as editor of The New York Times. She has held the position since September 2011.

2014 Pulitzer Prizes for Journalism Announced (April 14, 2014): The winners of the 2014 Pulitzer Prizes for Journalism have been announced. The Guardian and New York Times won awards for the NSA PRISM coverage.

Alaska Dispatch Publishing to Acquire Anchorage Daily News From McClatchy (April 8, 2014): Alaska Dispatch Publishing is to acquire the Anchorage Daily News from McClatchy. The deal will close in the second quarter of 2014.

Chicago Sun-Times Starts Accepting Bitcoin for Subscriptions (April 4, 2014): The Chicago Sun-Times has become the first major newpaper to accept bitcoin.

The Star-Ledger Cuts 167 Jobs, Including 40 Newsroom Jobs (April 3, 2014): The Star-Ledge cut 167 jobs, including 40 out of 156 newsroom positions.

Baltimore Sun Media Group Acquires City Paper (February 22, 2014): The Baltimore Sun Media Group has acquired the City Paper. Jennifer Marsh has been named general manager.

Chicago Tribune Launches Trivia App (January 26, 2014): Chicago Tribune has launched the Tribune Trivia app used trivia questions crafted frrom Tribune archive articles.

Jeff Bezos Buys The Washington Post (August 5, 2013): Jeff Bezos has purchased The Washington Post for $250 million.

Royal Baby Helps Mail Online Set Traffic Record (July 25, 2013): The Daily Mail set a traffic record thanks to the birth of the royal baby.

BH Media Group Buys The Press of Altantic City (July 21, 2013): Warren Buffett is still buying newspapers. His BH Media Group has purchased the Press of Atlantic City.

New York Times Already Has Google Glass App (April 26, 2013): The New York Times is not waiting around. They have already launched an app for Google Glass so people can get breaking news alerts.

Washington Post Reportedly Planning Paywall for 2013 (December 8, 2012): The Wall Street Journal is reporting that The Washington Post is planning on implementing a metered paywall next year.

Stephen Colbert Weighs in on USA Today's New Circular Logo (September 28, 2012): USA Today recently unveiled a major redesign for its newspaper, website and apps that features a new circular logo.

Chicago Tribune to Cut 20 Jobs, Outsource Some Local Suburban News Coverage (April 24, 2012): The Chicago Tribune announced that it has made an investment in Journatic, LLC, a local content provider.

Reed Business Information Puts Variety Up for Sale (March 23, 2012): Reed Business Information (RBI) announced today that it has put Variety up for sale.

Three Little Pigs as a Breaking News Story (March 14, 2012): Here is a clever ad for The Guardian, a British newspaper.