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(VIDEO) USA Today's VR Show Shoots Second Season To Draw Brand Experiences

Andy Plesser | Posted 01.20.2017 | Media
Andy Plesser

LAS VEGAS -- USA Today is currently in production on a second "season" of its own virtual reality series, as it gears up to offer brands new ways to ...

Time for Tribune Shareholders to Worry About Michael Ferro

William J. Kelly | Posted 05.31.2016 | Chicago
William J. Kelly

If nothing else, Gannett's $864 million takeover bid has exposed Tribune's farcical operations under chairman Michael Ferro. But instead of Titanic hitting the iceberg by accident, Ferro is aiming for it.

USA Today Publisher Gannett Offers To Buy Tribune Publishing

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 04.25.2016 | Media

April 25 (Reuters) - Gannett Co Inc, publisher of USA Today, said it offered to buy Tribune Publishing Co in a deal valued at about $815 million, incl...

(VIDEO) Gannett Aims To Scale Local Branded Content Nationwide

Andy Plesser | Posted 01.12.2017 | Media
Andy Plesser

LAS VEGAS -- These days, the Consumer Electronics Show is about more than just electronics. Marketers and ad agencies also flocked to Vegas to find o...

(VIDEO) Gannett Goes Deep with VR: Daily Show, Cardboard Viewer Distribution and Advertising

Andy Plesser | Posted 01.06.2017 | Media
Andy Plesser

LAS VEGAS -  The nations' biggest newspaper publisher is making a considerable play with VR (virtual reality). It will involve the participation of m...

Gannett Will Buy Journal Media Group For $280 Million

USA Today | Gabriel Arana | Posted 10.08.2015 | Media

Gannett, the publishing company that owns USA TODAY and media businesses in 92 local markets, said late Wednesday that it has agreed to buy Journal Me...

This Is A Good Lesson On Why You Need Copy Editors

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 08.29.2014 | Media

Copy editors are a necessity in any newsroom, but sadly, the positions are slowly disappearing. Recently, Gannett sacked a hefty amount of editors ...

Kindness Is Contagious: Inspiring Our Children to Make a Difference!

Nick Katsoris | Posted 12.29.2014 | Impact
Nick Katsoris

It is one thing to endeavor to make a difference in the lives of children, but when you rally children to make a difference in the lives of other children, it is doubly rewarding.

Gannett Makes Major Sale

Reuters | Posted 02.22.2014 | Media

Dec 23 (Reuters) - Media company Meredith Corp said it would buy three television stations from Gannett Co Inc and Sander Media for $407.5 million ...

Even Worse News For The Newspaper Industry

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 10.22.2013 | Media

The future just got a bit cloudier for the newspaper industry. A recent news release by Gannett, which owns USA Today and 81 other community newsp...


Reuters | Posted 12.21.2013 | Media

Oct 21 (Reuters) - Gannett Co Inc reported a 4 percent slip in third-quarter revenue to $1.25 billion on Monday because of declines in advertising s...

Do Paywalls Change the Engagement Equation?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 11.30.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Jake Batsell seems to think so, saying that while advertising-driven models of digital journalism aim to maximize page views, when news organizations ...

Gannett Reportedly Lays Off Over 200 Employees

Posted 08.02.2013 | Media

Gannett has reportedly laid off over 200 staffers in the company's biggest round of cuts in years. Jim Hopkins of Gannett Blog, an independent blo...

Growing Gannett Eyeing Homegrown Programming | Posted 08.19.2013 | Media

Gannett's planned acquisition of Belo further solidifies a strategy that has been in the works for some time -- the group, which will grow from 23 to ...

Gannett To Buy Belo, Become Fourth-Largest Owner Of Network Affiliates

Reuters | Posted 08.13.2013 | Media

(Adds valuation comparisons, analyst comments) By Sinead Carew and Liana B. Baker June 13 (Reuters) - Gannett Co Inc sha...

So Long Al Neuharth -- and Thanks for My First Job. . .

Sara-Ellen Amster, Ph.D. | Posted 06.23.2013 | Media
Sara-Ellen Amster, Ph.D.

The nation -- or should I say the USA -- lost a very important figure in journalism's evolving story this past weekend.

Watch the Beet Retreat - Recorded Live On February 1

Andy Plesser | Posted 04.02.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Beet Retreat 2013: A Summit of Digital Media... by DailymotionUSA VIEQUES, PR -- Please check out this four and a half-hour Webcast with digital leade...

After Pinpointing Gun Owners, Newspaper Becomes A Target

The New York Times | CHRISTINE HAUGHNEY | Posted 01.07.2013 | Media

Local newspapers across the country look for stories that will bring them national attention, but The Journal News, a daily nestled in a wooded office...

USA Today Publisher Larry Kramer Looks to a Local Future

Rick Robinson | Posted 12.05.2012 | Media
Rick Robinson

Kramer took the helm of USA Today last spring, inheriting a product that missed the Internet when the Internet was a "thing," but is roaring back with multi-platform news delivery.

Great News For Gannett

Reuters | Posted 12.15.2012 | Media

* Q3 EPS 56 cents versus Street view of 53 cents * Total revenue up 3.4 percent, beats analysts forecast * Shares fall 1...

Arthur Delaney

Former Gannett CEO Battling Ostentatious Display Of Wealth Next Door | Arthur Delaney | Posted 04.24.2012 | Media

WASHINGTON -- The golden parachute CEO of a giant media company is battling the construction of a new mansion in his wealthy Washington, D.C. suburb. ...

Journalists Participate in Democracy; Gannett Cowers

Dave Saldana | Posted 05.27.2012 | Media
Dave Saldana

Leaving aside the false, quaint conceit that journalists are neutral, Gannett has tacitly admitted that this action was motivated not by some high standard of journalism ethics, but by fear that some political bullies might call them biased.

Gannett CEO Asks for Lower Bonus, Reduces Her Pay Package to Only $4.6 million

Randy Turner | Posted 05.19.2012 | Media
Randy Turner

Thanks to that selfless act of generosity, the CEO of Gannett, who required all employees in the newspaper division to take an unpaid one-week furlough during the first quarter of 2011, will only receive a $1.2 million bonus.

PHOTO: Newspaper's Humongous Fail

Posted 12.01.2011 | Media

South Carolina's Greenville News had one copy edit mistake that packed a whole lot of punch. In an Associated Press article about the upcoming coll...

Gannett Making "Significant Investment in Video"

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

Gannett, the nation's largest newspaper group, is making a "significant investment in video" through site redesign, content acquisition, training of s...