Nieman Foundation at Harvard
HOME
          
LATEST STORY
Americans don’t really like the media much — unless it’s their go-to news outlets you’re asking about
ABOUT                    SUBSCRIBE

Articles tagged Gannett (114)

Will his attempt to sideline investor Patrick Soon-Shiong lead to consolidated control, or will legal action push back? And did we ever figure out what a Tronc is, anyway?
Fake news percentages, numbers of working journalists, declining print ad revenue: 2016 in numbers.
Who, exactly, are the better plausible options to consolidate the newspaper industry? The real problem remains the business model, not the ownership.
Like Billy Penn in Philadelphia, the Pittsburgh site will focus on attracting a younger audience through events and aggregation in addition to original reporting.
Gannett owns two college newspapers in Florida — it’s closed one and cutting costs at the other.
“By following the lead of our employees to create content that is digital first, it frees them up from the sameness of format that is plaguing local television news.”
For all his talk of media reinvention, CEO Michael Ferro’s company is in the same position as lots of newspaper publishers: cutting costs to deal with accelerating print decline.
Its chief content officer: “My message has been, any journalist at any of our papers can come up with a great idea, something that we think is scalable, we will help them scale it.”