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Industry Insight

What newspapers can learn from the history of news

As newspapers wrestle with challenges in today's multimedia world, they can glean helpful insights from the history of news. "The Invention of News: How the World Came to Know About Itself," sheds light on how the newspaper, which emerged in the early 17th century, gained a footing in a multimedia landscape. It took time for the newspaper to find its way in a world where news was spread.

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NAA Blog

Audience Metrics with Jeff Hartley

E.W. Scripps Company and Journal Communications form Journal Media Group

August 01, 2014

The E.W. Scripps Company and Journal Communications have agreed to merge their broadcast operations and spin off and then merge their newspapers.

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Digital innovation

Press Release

FOIA Machine is cranking up to help journalists

July 30, 2014

FOIA Machine lends a hand to reporters and editors juggling public record requests. The open-source platform helps citizens prepare, file and track those requests. It opened to anyone interested on June 25.

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Advertising Research

Audience Data

NAA Research Report: Transparency in Sponsored Content

July 29, 2014

This paper provides newspapers with examples of what some companies in the publishing industry are doing to provide greater transparency to consumers around sponsored content.

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Newspaper stack

A pop quiz on novels by journalists

July 28, 2014

Many journalists have used their reporting and writing skills to craft novels that enchant and challenge. NAA created a short quiz on journalists' fictional stories. Find out how much you remember the newshounds who became novelists.

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NAA Roundup

Digital Revenue

NAA Roundup: Providence Journal sold, Houston Chronicle relocating

July 25, 2014

New Media Investment Group Inc. has reached an agreement to purchase The Providence Journal and related assets for $46 million from A. H. Belo Corporation.

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Digital innovation

Digital Strategies

Online tool makes research on charities easier and giving safer

July 23, 2014

Before you open your wallet for a cause, you can reach for a tool to avoid a scam. Charity Checker, created by the Tampa Bay Times and Center for Investigative Reporting, can help individuals and newspapers.

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