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.
Digital innovationJuly 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.
Advertising ResearchJuly 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.
ResearchJuly 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.
NAA RoundupJuly 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.
Digital innovationJuly 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.
Industry InsightJuly 23, 2014
Matt Pittman, host of Matt About Jax for the Florida Times-Union, explains how he got into the newspaper business with his web series and how he describes himself in the community.