The sky is always falling and newspapers are always dying. For more than a decade, that has been a common and constant refrain. I have been asked frequently about the state of the industry as people search for the worst. Though newspaper media is enjoying the largest audiences ever, there is one fact that always tends to be obscured or outright ignored – newspapers are still making money and newspapers remain a good investment.
NAA RoundupSeptember 19, 2014
Athlon Media Group (AMG) announced it has entered an agreement to purchase Parade and Dash magazines with associated digital assets from Parade Media Group, LLC.
Digital MediaSeptember 18, 2014
NAA joined a letter of the Digital Due Process coalition urging House leadership to bring up the Email Privacy Act for a floor vote. The bill has an impressive 265 co-sponsors.
Constitution DaySeptember 17, 2014
Test you knowledge of history! In celebration of Constitution Day on Sept. 17, NAA created a quiz on the First Amendment. The short quiz looks back at the fascinating evolution of freedom of the press.
Public PolicySeptember 17, 2014
NAA has been advocating for legislation to reform the Freedom of Information Act, which would improve the ability of journalists (and members of the public) to access federal government documents.
Industry InsightSeptember 16, 2014
Richard and Martha Cichelli, co-owners of Software Consulting Services, explain why they feel trust is the most important commodity for newspapers and why it must be maintained.
Net NeutralitySeptember 15, 2014
"Maintaining an open and sustainable Internet—where publishers can continue to distribute important content serving the public interest without restrictions—is essential to ensuring the role of media organizations in maintaining an informed public."