Gannett Broadcasting names VP of news, Huffington Post will host inaugural debate & more: Editor’s media picks — 8/29

Alaska magazine asks photographers for shooting tips (no pay) and a ‘courtesy photo’ Randall Roberts and other photographers received a request from Alaska magazine for shooting tips for readers and a “courtesy photo.” In return, the professional photographers get their websites listed in the magazine… More via Crooke named Gannett Broadcasting VP News By [...]

Newspaper in Florida doing better in print, apps and websites at Gannett & more: Editor’s media picks – 8/28

Florida news outlet sees more success with print than digital By Susannah Nesmith When Mary Kate Leming found herself among the 300 Palm Beach Post employees who lost their jobs in a sweeping downsizing in 2008, she enacted an unlikely Plan B, taking out a home equity credit line to start a print newspaper. After [...]

Digital ad revenue to jump, NYT paywall growing & more: Editor’s media picks – 8/27

Forecast: Digital ad revenue to jump 17% this year, magazine ad revenue to fall 11% By Sam Kirkland Wednesday already? Here we go. Digital ad revenue to pass TV in 2017: According to Magna Global forecasts, “television revenues are expected to grow 2.2% this year,” Nathalie Tadena writes… More via NCI sells two magazines [...]

Gannett to bring back banner ad, defining clickbait & more: Editor’s media picks – 8/26

A new advertising format for Re/code By Walt Mossberg Eagle-eyed readers may notice a new feature here on Re/code today. It’s called “Sponsor Content,” and is, for us, a new form of advertising. Known broadly as “native advertising,” this is a category of ad that takes the form of an article written by, or commissioned by, [...]

Yahoo sharing native ads with other sites, reporters from the Monterey Herald go on byline strike & more: Editor’s media picks – 8/25

Greensboro’s Womack Newspapers, Inc. announces sale of Outer Banks Sentinel Charles A. Womack III, President of Womack Newspaper’s Inc., announced that veteran journalist Mark Jurkowitz, has purchased the Outer Banks Sentinel, Nag’s Head, NC, from his company in a deal announced earlier today.  Jurkowitz, recently stepped down as the Associate Director of the Journalism Project [...]