Monday, November 20, 2017

How to get started: Youtube Q&A

How to get started: Youtube Q&A: How do I get started with YouTube?

Logging For Newsprint (1956)

Includes log transport, logging train, logs arriving at Boyer paper manufacturer, paper transport by barge to Hobart, newspaper stand. 

A Tasmanian Government Film Unit Production.
Sponsored by the Premier's Department.

Please be advised that this footage may contain words and descriptions that may be culturally sensitive, which reflect the attitude of the period in which the film was produced, and which may be considered inappropriate today.

Connecticut weeklies close

Connecticut weeklies close: Hearst bought both papers in June. Hearst Connecticut Media also owns the Westport News and Fairfield Citizen-News.

Today in Labor History

November 20  --  Union Communications Services, Inc.

First use of term “scab,” by Albany Typographical Society - 1816
Norman Thomas born, American socialist leader - 1884
The time clock is invented by Willard Bundy, a jeweler in Auburn, N.Y. Bundy’s brother Harlow starts mass producing them a year later - 1888
Mine fire in Telluride, Colo., kills 28 miners, prompts union call for safer work conditions - 1901
A total of 78 miners are killed in an explosion at the Consolidated Coal Company’s No. 9 mine in Farmington, W. Va. - 1968 
The Great Recession hits high gear when the stock market falls to its lowest level since 1997. Adding to the mess: a burst housing bubble and total incompetence and greed—some of it criminal—on the part of the nation’s largest banks and Wall Street investment firms. Officially, the recession lasted from December 2007 to June 2009 - 2008

Podcast examines cop killing

Podcast examines cop killing: Journalists at the paper spent six months investigating the murder, a well-known unsolved case in Virginia.

Monday Morning in the Blogosphere

Newspapers flowing from the printing press

The LA Times flirts with unionization, defying its history - CJR

The FCC says local media is thriving, that's not so clear - Wired

Tronc Inc (TRNC) Shares Climb Higher For the Week - Stock Talker

There’s a Digital Media Crash. But No One Will Say It - Talking Points

Chicago Tribune leaving namesake tower by mid-2018 - Chicago Tribune

Fox News Bans Kiss Frontman Gene Simmons for Life - The Daily Beast

How mega-media deals further erode the myth of a 'liberal' media - Poynter

Vox Media Is Trying to Unionize and Your Newsroom Should Too - Splinter

The media today: A unionization wave across the industry - Columbia Journalism Review

A call to arms (and wallets) in the new era of deregulation and bigger media - Nieman Lab

Friday, November 17, 2017

Adams acquires MessAge

Adams acquires MessAge: MessAge also publishes the weekly Bargain Hunter free distribution shopper, an eight-times-per-year real estate guide, along with an annual Fun Guide and various special pages and sections throughout the year.

Today in Labor History

November 17  --  Union Communications Services, Inc.

The General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York is founded "to provide cultural, educational and social services to families of skilled craftsmen." The Society remains in existence to this day – 1785

Martin Irons dies near Waco, Texas.  Born in Dundee, Scotland, he emigrated to the U.S. at age 14.  He joined the Knights of Labor and in 1886 led a strike of 200,000 workers against the Jay Gould-owned Union Pacific and Missouri railroads.  The strike was crushed, Irons was blacklisted and he died broken-down and penniless.  Said Mother Jones: "The capitalist class hounded him as if he had been a wild beast." - 1900
To the huge relief of Post Office Department employees, the service sets a limit of 200 pounds a day to be shipped by any one customer.  Builders were finding it cheaper to send supplies via post than via wagon freight. In one instance, 80,000 bricks for a new bank were shipped parcel post from Salt Lake City to Vernal, Utah, 170 miles away.  The new directive also barred the shipment of humans: a child involved in a couple’s custody fight was shipped—for 17¢—from Stillwell to South Bend, Ind., in a crate labeled “live baby” - 1916
With many U.S. political leaders gripped by the fear of communism and questioning citizen loyalties in the years following World War II, the Screen Actors Guild votes to force its officers to take a “non-communist” pledge.  A few days earlier the Hollywood Ten had been called before the House Committee on Un-American Activities - 1947

Wisconsin papers strike printing deal

Wisconsin papers strike printing deal: Production is set to start at the Journal Times’ facility with the May 1, 2018, edition.

Friday Morning in the Blogosphere

The day I quit journalism - Quartz

What every newsroom can do to fight online misinformation - Poynter

F.C.C. Opens Door to More Consolidation in TV Business - NY Times

Chairman Steps Down As NPR Grapples With Harassment Crisis - NPR

FCC rolls back ownership regulations for big media companies - Poynter

BuzzFeed Set to Miss Revenue Target, Signaling Turbulence in Media - WSJ

Axios Raises $20 Million to Fund Newsroom Expansion - Wall Street Journal

Trust Project launches indicators to promote quality and reliability - Editors Weblog

Rollins College has officially terminated its print subscription of The NY Times - The Sandspur

For 54 years McCloskey hung on to newspapers he saved the day JFK died - Altamont Enterprise

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Hearst expands video unit

Hearst expands video unit: New Hearst Originals Director Eric Leven has been brought on to develop original programming for all platforms. Leven, a reality TV and documentary producer, previously worked at Tribeca Shortlist, Vice News and MTV.

Today in Labor History

November 16  --  Union Communications Services, Inc.

A county judge in Punxsutawney, Pa., grants an injunction requested by the Clearfield Bituminous Coal Co. forbidding strikers from speaking to strikebreakers, posting signs declaring a strike is in progress, or even singing hymns. Union leaders termed the injunction “drastic” - 1927
The National Football League Players Association ends a 57-day strike that shortened the season to nine games. The players wanted, but failed to win until many years later, a higher share of gross team revenues - 1982

November 15

Founding convention of the Federation of Trades and Labor Unions is held in Pittsburgh. It urges enactment of employer liability, compulsory education, uniform apprenticeship and child and convict labor laws. Five years later it changes its name to the American Federation of Labor - 1881

Cummings Printing upgrades drive, controls

Cummings Printing upgrades drive, controls: The system is configured with five sixteen page units, two combination folders and a sheeter. Graphic Automation will be removing and replacing the existing Toshiba PLCs, operator screens and drive system. The new Graphic Automation system will provide an Allen-Bradley PLC with new AC Power Flex drives for main drive and shaftless infeed. This turnkey solution will be installed first quarter of 2018.

Thursday Afternoon in the Blogosphere

Small-market newspapers in the digital age - CJR

People's Daily launches English app - Peoples Daily

We have a new printable sign for supporters - LAT Guild

Meet The Young People Driving And Defining Content - Forbes

Can a machine replace a journalist’s gut feeling? - Editors Weblog

U.S. Panel Accuses Chinese Journalists of Spying for Beijing - CNN

The Financial Times got 24 ad exchanges to stop spoofing its site - DigiDay

FCC rolls back media regulations in move that critics say benefits Sinclair - The Hill

Trust Project is launching a major effort today to help rebuild trust in the media - Poynter

Tribune Media's real estate arm sold the 24-acre Costa Mesa printing plant - Tribune Media

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

GateHouse holds essay contest

GateHouse holds essay contest: Top prize is $3,000, with five other $1,000 scholarships being awarded.

Today in Labor History

November 14  --  Union Communications Services, Inc.

Women’s Trade Union League founded, Boston - 1903
The American Railway Supervisors Association is formed at Harmony Hall in Chicago by 29 supervisors working for the Chicago & North Western Railway. They organized after realizing that those railroaders working under their supervision already had the benefits of unionization and were paid more for working fewer hours - 1934
The Depression-era Public Works Administration agrees with New York City today to begin a huge slum clearance project covering 20 acres in Brooklyn, where low cost housing for 2,500 families will be completed. It was the first of many such jobs-and-housing projects across the country - 1934
The National Federation of Telephone Workers—later to become the Communications Workers of America—is founded in New Orleans - 1938
Jimmy Carter-era OSHA publishes standard reducing permissible exposure of lead, protecting 835,000 workers from damage to nervous, urinary and reproductive systems - 1978

(Stayin' Alive: The 1970s and the Last Days of the Working Class: While OSHA was working to preserve people’s health in the ‘70s, other forces were working against labor’s interests.  Stayin’ Alive is a remarkable account of how working-class America hit the rocks in the political and economic upheavals of the 1970s.)
Federation of Professional Athletes granted a charter by the AFL-CIO - 1979

Changes at USA Today Network

Changes at USA Today Network: “These organizational changes will better position us to further enhance and expand our marketing solutions capabilities fueled by our audience growth and engagement. I am confident this new structure will open up opportunities, enable us to innovate more quickly and support long-term growth,” said Bob Dickey, president and CEO of Gannett.

Tuesday Afternoon in the Blogosphere

Former Pressmen from the Los Angeles Times

No free press, no democracy - CNN

Layoffs hit NBC Sports Chicago - Robert Feder

Who are Podcast ‘Super Listeners'? - Nieman Lab

40 years in the Legislative Plaza press room - Tennessean

Why newspapers should stop endorsing candidates - Salon

Lessons on digital transformation from the BBC World Service - Editors Weblog

These editors left their newsrooms instead of laying off more journalists - Poynter

What The New York Times Learned from Its 360-Degree Video Project - DigiDay

Disney Ban Elevated Tension at Los Angeles Times Newsroom - New York Times

House Democrats Call for Investigation of FCC Chairman Over Sinclair Merger - Variety

Danish paper using Onset CMS

Danish paper using Onset CMS: Newscycle Solutions is a provider of content management, advertising and subscription technologies for the news media industry.

Robert Turnbow Rest in Peace* - Correction

*EJ, Just spoke with Paul Turnbow’s nephew and Paul died three years ago. And his brother Robert Turnbow (not Matt) father of Matt Turnbow (LAT employee) died about two weeks ago. Now that we got this straight

Thank you Gatha Hayes

Paul Turnbow at the center of photo

Good morning all from the the Green state of Washington.
I received a call from my son this morning informing me that Matt Turnbow (Paul Turnbows nephew) told Emmett that Paul Turnbow passed away 2 weeks ago. Matt had been on vacation at the time.
Paul was living in an assistant living home at the time and was about 88 years old. When Paul retired he and his wife moved to Hemet until his wife passed away, when Paul got up in years he moved to an assistant living place closer to where Matt lives. I'm sure quite a bit of you remember Paul and our condolences got out to Pauls family, may he rest in peace.
Emmett Jaime 

Monday, November 13, 2017

NYT launches kids section

NYT launches kids section: The next Kids section will come with the Nov. 19 edition of the newspaper. The section will run monthly starting Jan. 28, 2018.

Today in Labor History

November 13  --  Union Communications Services, Inc.

A total of 259 miners died in the underground Cherry Mine fire. As a result of the disaster, Illinois established stricter safety regulations and in 1911, the basis for the state’s Workers Compensation Act was passed - 1909
A Western Federation of Miners strike is crushed by the militia in Butte, Mont. - 1914
The Holland Tunnel opens, running under the Hudson River for 1.6 miles and connecting the island of Manhattan in New York City with Jersey City, N.J. Thirteen workers died over its 7-year-long construction - 1927
GM workers’ post-war strike for higher wages closes 96 plants - 1945
Striking typesetters at the Green Bay, Wisc., Press Gazette start a competing newspaper, The Green Bay Daily News. With financial support from a local businessman who hated the Press Gazette, the union ran the paper for four years before their angel died and it was sold to another publisher. The Gannett chain ultimately bought the paper, only to fold it in 2005 - 1972
Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers Union activist Karen Silkwood is killed in a suspicious car crash on her way to deliver documents to a newspaper reporter during a safety investigation of her Kerr-McGee plutonium processing plant in Oklahoma - 1974

Monday Morning in the Blogosphere

Los Angeles Times Day at the drag races in Pomona, California

Joe Ricketts penned a love letter to Trump while shutting down Chicagoist - Chicago Reader

Saving the Gothamist archives from journalism's 'billionaire problem' - Freedom of the Press

A Chicago DNAinfo reporter laments lost opportunities to tell neighborhood stories - Poynter

In Search of a Healthy Future, Alt Weeklies Experiment with Stories and Revenue Strategies - EP

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Today in Labor History

November 11  --  Union Communications Services, Inc.

Haymarket martyrs hanged, convicted in the bombing deaths of eight police during a Chicago labor rally - 1887
A confrontation between American Legionnaires and Wobblies during an Armistice Day Parade in Centralia, Wash., results in six deaths. One Wobbly reportedly was beaten, his teeth bashed in with a rifle butt, castrated and hanged: local officials listed his death as a suicide - 1919
A total of 57 crewmen on three freighters die over a 3-day period when their ships sink during a huge storm over Lake Michigan - 1940

Saturday Morning in the Blogosphere

Print your own Support Signs! - Los Angeles Times Guild

Five lessons learned from an innovative firm - Editors Weblog

Sinclair-Tribune: The other major media merger in limbo - Local 10

We're launching a video series to highlight best practices for fact-checkers - Poynter

LA Weekly's New Head Honcho Is One of Orange County's Scariest People - OC Weekly

Russian foreign ministry says retaliation against U.S. media could begin next week - CNN

PA is Using AI to Help News Organizations Produce Data-Driven Stories - Journalism UK

New York Times kids’ section and a kids’ version of The Daily are on the way - Nieman Lab

Newspapers keep communities together, dwindling populations may mean closing shop - MP

Brian Calle wants to turn LA Weekly into 'the cultural center' of the city - Los Angeles Times

Friday, November 10, 2017

Today in Labor History

November 10  --  Union Communications Services, Inc.

Sit-down strike begins at Austin, Minn., Hormel plant with the help of a Wobbly organizer, leading to the creation of the Independent Union of All Workers. Labor historians believe this may have been the first sit-down strike of the 1930s. Workers held the plant for three days, demanding a wage increase. Some 400 men crashed through the plant entrance and chased out nonunion workers. One group rushed through the doors of a conference room where Jay Hormel and five company executives were meeting and declared: “We’re taking possession. So move out.” Within four days the company agreed to binding arbitration - 1933
The ship Edmund Fitzgerald—the biggest carrier on the Great Lakes—and crew of 29 are lost in a storm on Lake Superior while carrying ore from Superior, Wisc., to Detroit. The cause of the sinking was never established - 1975
Tile, Marble, Terrazzo Finishers, Shop Workers & Granite Cutters Int’l Union merges into United Brotherhood of Carpenters & Joiners - 1988

Thursday, November 09, 2017

From the family of Steve Kawatski


Our hearts broke on Thursday, November 2, 2017, when we received the news that Steve had passed away from a heart attack.  Steve was born on July 23, 1956 in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

In the 61 years that followed, Steve went to St Mary's Grade School, graduated from Waukesha South High School in 1974, and the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 1979 with a BS Electrical & Computer Engineering degree.

Steve traveled around the world with his career.  His last position in Wisconsin was at Rockwell Automation which led him to the Los Angeles Times where he worked for the last 15 years as Manager of Technical Services.  He was well liked and respected by his co-workers. Although he worked long hours, he made time to call his mother every Sunday night.  He enjoyed his career and using his talents helping friends and family with many projects.

Steve liked to ride his bike, motorcycle & walk along the beach enjoying the sunsets.

Steve is survived by his mother, Frances Kawatski, Waukesha WI, and his four sisters, Kathryn Behrens (Brent) Columbus OH, Lois, Waukesha WI, Jane Egan (John) Waukesha WI, and Carol Schmidt (John) Mukwonago WI and 7 nieces & nephews, aunts, uncles & cousins.

Steve was preceded in death by his father John H. Kawatski in 1982.  We would like to thank all of Steve's friends, co-workers and neighbors for all their help during this difficult time, especially Kyle.

If you would like to meet his Wisconsin family and share stories, a visitation will be held at The Shannon Family Mortuary in Orange, CA on Friday, November 17th from 5:00 – 8:00 pm and there will be a mass in Wisconsin at a later date.

Steve, there won't be a day that goes by that we won't think of you because something always breaks and you were the one to fix it!

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the the American Heart Association or Make-A-Wish Foundation would be appreciated.

Farmer Boys Free Offer for Veterans


Today in Labor History

November 09  --  Union Communications Services, Inc.

Twenty people, including at least nine firefighters, are killed in Boston’s worst fire. It consumed 65 downtown acres and 776 buildings over 12 hours – 1872

Creation of Committee for Industrial Organization announced by eight unions affiliated with the American Federation of Labor (in 1938 they formally break with the AFL and become the Congress of Industrial Organizations). The eight want more focus on organizing mass production industry workers - 1935

Philip Murray, first president of the United Steelworkers Organizing Committee, first president of the United Steelworkers of America, and president of the Congress of Industrial Organizations for 12 years following the retirement of John L. Lewis, dies at age 66 - 1952

Digital up, print down at NYT

Digital up, print down at NYT: Print advertising revenue fell 20 percent in the quarter, fueling a 9 percent decrease in total advertising revenue.

Thursday Morning in the Blogosphere

The unionized journalists of the New York Times are 
showing their support for the Los Angeles Times Guild

Newspaper ending carrier system - Albia Newspapers

Editorial: Leading with Success - Editor and Publisher

How Fake News Sites Can Hurt Your Brand - Media Shift

Inside the Guardian’s consumer-revenue operation - DigiDay

This tool makes custom surveys that are actually accurate - Poynter

N.Y.U. Journalism Faculty Boycotts Abu Dhabi Campus - New York Times

Newspapers disappear throughout the UMW campus - The Blue and Gray Press

Nigerian Government Reportedly Wants To Ban Online Newspapers - Konbini US

Over 15.5 million Australians read newspapers in some form - Roy Morgan Research

St. Louis American newspaper will help teach civil rights history - St. Louis Public Radio

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Denverite lays off three

Denverite lays off three: Denverite was launched last year. Jim Friedlich of Empirical Media, an ex-WSJ executive; L. Gordon Crovitz, an ex-WSJ publisher and Kevin Ryan, founder of the Business Insider news website and online retailer Gilt Groupe were among its investors, the Denver Business Journal reported.

Today in Labor History

November 08  --  Union Communications Services, Inc.

20,000 workers, Black and White, stage general strike in New Orleans, demanding union recognition and hour and wage gains - 1892
President Franklin D. Roosevelt announces plans for the Civil Works Administration to create four million additional jobs for the Depression-era unemployed. The workers ultimately laid 12 million feet of sewer pipe and built or made substantial improvements to 255,000 miles of roads, 40,000 schools, 3,700 playgrounds, and nearly 1,000 airports (not to mention 250,000 outhouses still badly needed in rural America) - 1933
In one of the U.S. auto industry’s more embarrassing missteps over the last half-century, the Ford Motor Co. decides to name its new model the Edsel, after Henry Ford’s only son. Ford executives rejected 18,000 other potential names - 1956

Fujifilm raises plate prices

Fujifilm raises plate prices: The company attributes the price increase to raw material cost boosts, 'most significantly driven by substantial increases in the cost of raw aluminium, shifting costs of labor, and other related costs in plate manufacturing.' The company also cites manufacturing efficiency loss due to shrinking volumes in traditional plates with changes in market demands.

Wednesday Morning in the Blogosphere

See you at the drag strip this Friday at noon

Another way to support the #LATGuild! - LAT Guild

Saying goodbye to Eagle Newspapers - Eagle News Online

Disney cancels ban on working with LA Times - LAObserved

Newsday eyes major downsizing - Long Island Business News

Why did Disney call off its fight with the LA Times? - Chicago Tribune

Worrisome message for the San Diego Union-Tribune - San Diego Reader

Disney Ends Ban on Los Angeles Times Amid Fierce Backlash - NY Times

How Jeff Bezos built a tech business within the Washington Post - The Drum

Covering immigration can be tough, but there are strong stories out there - Poynter

PressReader brings unlimited newspapers and magazines to millions - PressReader

Tuesday, November 07, 2017

DNAinfo and Gothamist closing after union vote

DNAinfo and Gothamist closing after union vote: Joe Ricketts, the billionaire founder of TD Ameritrade and CEO of DNAinfo and Gothamist, announced the decision Nov. 2 in a letter to readers.

Los Angeles Times seeking seven part-time press-persons

The Los Angeles Times is seeking seven part-time experienced pressmen and press-women at it's Olympic Production Facility located at 8th Street and Olympic Blvd. If your interested contact Cesar Calderon.

If you do not have contact info for Cesar drop me a message and I'll send you his phone and email information.

South Dakota weeklies closing

South Dakota weeklies closing: On Nov. 9, the Rapid City Journal will start publishing a daily Northern Hills page to cover the regions the weeklies handled. Lee Enterprises owns the three papers.

Today in Labor History

November 07  --  Union Communications Services, Inc.

Some 1,300 building trades workers in eastern Massachusetts participated in a general strike on all military work in the area to protest the use of open-shop (a worksite in which union membership is not required as a condition of employment) builders. The strike held on for a week in the face of threats from the U.S. War Department - 1917

(In this expanded edition of Strike! you can read about labor-management conflicts that have occurred over the past 140 years. Here you’ll learn much about workers’ struggle to win a degree of justice, from the workers’ point of view. Brecher also examines the ever-shifting roles and configurations of unions, from the Knights of Labor of the 1800s to the AFL-CIO of the 1990s.)
President Eisenhower’s use of the Taft-Hartley Act is upheld by the Supreme Court, breaking a 116-day steel strike - 1959
Lemuel Ricketts Boulware dies in Delray Beach, Fla., at age 95. As a GE vice president in the 1950s he created the policy known as Boulwarism, in which management decides what is "fair" and refuses to budge on anything during contract negotiations. IUE President Paul Jennings described the policy as "telling the workers what they are entitled to and then trying to shove it down their throats." - 1990

Digital First Media turns to SoftWatch

Digital First Media turns to SoftWatch: Digital First implemented Google G Suite in 2014, but management realized that the company wasn't using the suite to its full potential, the release said. The company decided to implement SoftWatch usage analysis solutions to get an in-depth view into usage patterns of MS office, file sharing and other non-Google tools. The company also wanted to improve its security.

Tuesday Morning in the Blogosphere

Palmdale, California

The Year in Push Alerts - Slate

Eight Strategies for Saving Local Newsrooms - CJR

Elgin Courier-News cut to three days a week - Robert Feder

The decline of traditional newsrooms continues - Daily Maverick

It's a journalist's duty to keep collected information safe - Poynter

A Billionaire Destroyed His Newsrooms Out of Spite - NY Times

The Presses Have Stopped, But the Press Lives On - Houston Press

Fake or real? News orgs help teach kids the difference - Editors Weblog

Sun alumni launching Baltimore Beat newspaper - Baltimore Business Journal

This chilling, mind-blowing story about an effort to silence the press - New Yorker

Monday, November 06, 2017


FIRED GOTHAMIST AND DNAINFO JOURNALISTS RALLY AT CITY HALL, CALL FOR CREATION OF LOCAL NEWS: This afternoon, former Gothamist and DNAinfo workers who were fired last Thursday after voting to unionize by billionaire boss Joe Ricketts staged a rally in City Hall park. “This was an attack on …

Saudi firm using QIPC systems

Saudi firm using QIPC systems: Al Madina's printing plant, located in Jeddah, placed an order for a Performance Package with the Dutch specialist in measurement and control systems for the printing industry. Al Madina is thus able to take full advantage of QIPC’s takeover of EAE, according to a news release from QIPC - EAE.

Former Employees of the Los Angeles Times Day at The Drag Races this Friday


The annual Los Angeles Times gathering at The Drags in Pomona, California will be this Friday. Drop by and have a beer and greet your former colleagues for a day of fun and excitement.

Auto Club Raceway at Pomona
2780 Fairplex Dr Pomona, CA 91768

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Today in Labor History

November 06  --  Union Communications Services, Inc.

French transport worker and socialist Eugene Pottier dies in Paris at age 71. In 1871 he authored “L’Internationale,” the anthem to international labor solidarity, the first verse of which begins: "Stand up, damned of the Earth; Stand up, prisoners of starvation" - 1887

A coal mine explosion in Spangler, Pa., kills 79. The mine had been rated gaseous in 1918, but at the insistence of new operators it was rated as non-gaseous even though miners had been burned by gas on at least four occasions - 1922

Monday Morning in the Blogosphere

Palm Springs, California

U.S. sites spread Russian propaganda from Twitter - Recode

NY Post's Goodwin sparks big apple newspaper war - Arutz Sheva

The Death of the Alt-Weekly As Told By An Industry Lifer - Reason

Tronc Inc (TRNC) Drops Lower Over Past 5 Sessions - Rives Journal

Gannett remains profitable but publishing fundamentals are deteriorating - Poynter

2 Western South Dakota Weekly Newspapers Closing - U.S. News and World Report

Local News Site DCist Shut Down After Parent Company Labor Dispute - The Hoya

Bob Iger’s blacklisting of the Los Angeles Times is a bad look and a bad omen - WaPo

Disney Slams “Biased” L.A. Times; No Word That Boycott Is Over - Deadline Hollywood

Video publishers on what happens after Facebook stops subsidizing video content - DigiDay