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Last Updated: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019 @ 4:00 am

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NYT's Baquet Rips Trump at Page Awards

Thu, Feb. 21, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Dean BaquetThe US media, in the past, could always count on the support of the White House if an American reporter was captured or injured in war, said Dean Baquet, executive editor of the New York Times. "Sadly, I’m not sure who I would call today," he said at the Arthur W. Page Center awards ceremony. (2 reader comments)

Newspaper Closures Drive Partisan Identity

Fri, Feb. 15, 2019

By Jon Gingerich

NewspapersThe shuttering of local newspapers across the country might be contributing to an increasingly polarized political climate, according to a recent study. (1 reader comment)

McCabe Ready for PR Prime Time at CBS

Tue, Feb. 12, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Rick McCabeRick McCabe, a veteran of Edelman, PMK*BNC and Ketchum, has joined CBS Corp as VP-corporate communications. (1 reader comment)

Regular Reading Habits Keep News Subscribers

Fri, Feb. 8, 2019

By Jon Gingerich

NewspapersBuilding steady reader habits that establish value is key in retaining news rooms’ digital subscribers, according to findings from a recent study. (1 reader comment)

NYT Posts Strong Q4 Gains

Wed, Feb. 6, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

NYTImesThe New York Times Co. today reported $55.2M in Q4 net income compared to a year ago $56.8M loss and a 265K surge in digital subscribers, the biggest gain since the 2016 presidential election. (4 reader comments)

Justice Dept. Cracks Down on China's Propaganda Arm

Wed, Feb. 6, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

CGTN AmericaThe Justice Dept has ordered China Global TV Network America, which is wholly-owned by the Government of the People’s Republic of China, to register as a foreign agent. (1 reader comment)

Media Maneuvers: Celeb Editor Graydon Carter Launches Vanity Fair-Type Newsletter; National Enquirer Parent Buys Adventure Sports Network; Local Media Consortium Gives Branded Content Tips

Tue, Feb. 5, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Air MailGraydon Carter, former Vanity Fair editor, enters newsletter game with "Air Mail" targeted at high-end global readership... American Media, parent of National Enquirer, buys Adventure Sports Network... Local Media Consortium unveils program to help bolster revenue streams via branded content.

Vice Media Fires 250 People

Fri, Feb. 1, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Nancy DubucVice Media is slashing 10 percent of its 2,500-member workforce as CEO Nancy Dubuc seeks to cut costs and earn a profit.

Brockman Takes Final Bow at Disney

Fri, Feb. 1, 2019

By Steve Barnes

Kevin BrockmanLong-time Disney PR pro Kevin Brockman will exit global communications post following completion of Fox deal.

Angelo Exits NY Post Publisher Spot

Fri, Jan. 18, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Jesse AngeloJesse Angelo is leaving the New York Post publisher/CEO job after a 20-year run at Rupert Murdoch's tabloid.

Trump's Response to Khashoggi Murder Speaks Volumes

Fri, Jan. 11, 2019

By Kevin McCauley

Jamal KkhshoggiThe Trump administration's tepid response to the murder of Saudi dissident and Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi serves as a green light for tyrants around the world to escalate their attacks on the media, said DC Post publisher Fred Ryan on Jan. 10. (7 reader comments)