US media giant E.W. Scripps Company and the nonprofit News Literacy Project are launching the first National News Literacy Week, aiming to raise awareness of news literacy as a fundamental life skill.
Last year's merger of Gannett and New Media Investment Group made 2019 USA's biggest year for newspaper deals since the recession.
A variation on Australia's tax laws limiting who can be considered a 'contractor' has surfaced in the US with a strange restriction affecting freelance journalists.
ACM executive chairman Antony Catalano has rounded off the standalone company's first six months with a raft of high-profile appointments.
As 2019 nears an end, the worst kind of statistic: Only 49 journalists were killed this year.
WAN-Ifra's Women in News initiative has landed a record 7 million Euros grant from the Swedish International Development Cooperation.
Emmy-winner Ryan Dohrn has been named as keynote speaker for the upcoming America East News Media Summit at the end of March.
Some 250 emerging journalists will be funded in 164 host US news organisations serving local communities with the growth of the country's Report for America initiative.
It's been a big month for North American newspapers... and possibly a very bad one.
Eric Beecher's Private Media has lined up another former metro editor with the appointment of Peter Fray as editor-in-chief.
An Illinois newspaper owned by a not-for-profit charity has been sold after the publishing business went into Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Britain's Daily and Sunday Telegraph are likely to be up for sale as their secretive billionaire owners take stock of their assets.
Ongoing financial problems have led to the closure of Washington's Newseum, which will welcome its last visitors at the end of December.
Channel Islands daily Guernsey's Press and Star - previously a sister title of the digitally-printed Jersey Evening Post - has been sold to two local investment groups in a multi-million pound deal.
News events and editions in Asia and around the world celebrated World News Day yesterday.
Australian prime minister Scott Morrison has been accused of hypocrisy over apparent dual standards on freedom pf the press.
Australia's three other largest publishers are following News with a decision to no longer publicly report their circulations.
America's News Media Alliance says protections would still be needed if Facebook were to license news on its platform.
Australian competition regulator the ACCC is gearing up for a court battle with five "continuing investigations" likely to end up with prosecutions.
Despite being the larger of the two groups, Gannett will own less than half of the merged entity following its acquisition by GateHouse Media owner New Media Investments.
Nine Entertainment and former Fairfax staff will share a home following a deal which brings them together in a new $1.2 billion tower in North Sydney.
Sale of more of Western Communications' portfolio of newspaper will go ahead after a federal bankruptcy judge in Oregon approved the sale of the Union Democrat.
An additional inquiry on press freedom - away from the pressure of Coalition control - is in the sights of Australia's Labor members.
Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines are among countries studied in a new WAN-Ifra report on press freedom.
Australia's media companies could be stuck with the market dominance of Facebook and Google, but taxation could be used to make their competition fairer.
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