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    Articles tagged Gannett (116)

    For all his talk of media reinvention, CEO Michael Ferro’s company is in the same position as lots of newspaper publishers: cutting costs to deal with accelerating print decline.
    Its chief content officer: “My message has been, any journalist at any of our papers can come up with a great idea, something that we think is scalable, we will help them scale it.”
    The North Carolina startup says it’s profitable and is looking to expand its reach — but it’s not seeking outside funding.
    Buy a company, milk the cash flow, sell off assets, shut it down: It can be a profitable formula. Is this the end game for some metro newspapers?
    How big would Gannett become? Is resistance futile?
    The Scripps–owned local ABC affiliate wants Cincinnatians to think of their city as a two-newspaper town — even if that means ruffling feathers along the way.
    As single-minded, profit-driven management drives down the local news business, where is its moral center — the one that long rested, if sometimes uncomfortably, alongside the demands of running a successful business?
    By creating locally focused series of short online videos and partnering with local outlets in early primary and caucus states, the company aims to capture some of the digital political ad dollars that could otherwise go elsewhere.