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A roadmap for reinventing legacy news organizations is starting to emerge, with a focus on not being everything to everyone

Taking a look at newsroom re-organizations around the country at legacy news organizations such as The Dallas Morning News and The New York Times, we can start to see a roadmap for reinventing legacy organizations start to emerge, Poynter’s Kristen Hare writes. In terms of coverage, these news organizations are not trying to be everything […]

Tribune’s new investor wants to save print with ‘machine vision’ technology

Tribune Publishing’s new second-largest investor Nant Capital has a plan to save print: With “machine vision” technology developed by CEO Patrick Soon-Shiong, he says the experience of reading a print newspaper will be brought to life. For example, if a reader focused their smartphone camera on a picture of Kevin Durant, they could see Durant […]

Tribune Publishing says it will ‘thoroughly review’ Gannett’s revised offer

You might have heard: Gannett increased its offer to buy Tribune Publishing to $15/share, putting the total value of Tribune at $864 million (USA Today) But did you know: After Gannett upped its acquisition offer, Tribune Publishing say it will “thoroughly review” the revised offer. Gannett’s new offer of $15/share is a 99 percent premium over […]

To bolster its tech coverage, Trinity Mirror is partnering with Dennis Publishing to re-publish stories from its niche publications

Trinity Mirror wants to increase its tech coverage, and it’s partnering with Dennis Publishing to do so. In a three month trial, Trinity Mirror will re-publish stories from Dennis Publishing’s niche tech publications Alphr and Expert Reviews. The two publishers will share revenue from the re-published stories, while Trinity Mirror can test how its audience […]

To scale its audience, The Independent is bolstering its programmatic ad team

Just two months after ending its print edition, The Independent says it’s already profitable. To generate enough revenue to maintain profitability online, The Independent is hiring programmatic ad specialists and hiring writers who can write both editorial content and native ads. The Independent is focusing on scaling its audience on a national and international scale, […]

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