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Bangor Metro Regional Magazine to be Sold to Private Investors

Folio Magazine – 2012-01-05

Bangor Metro, a six-year old business, lifestyle and opinion magazine serving the Bangor, Maine region, will be sold next month to a group of investors within the city—principally Jack Cashman of...

NYT Co sells regional papers for $143m

Guardian – 2011-12-28

Paper's owner to focus on core assets after offloading 16 titles to Halifax MediaThe New York Times Company has confirmed the sale of 16 regional newspapers to Halifax Media Holdings for $143m...

New York Times to sell its regional newspapers for $145m

Guardian – 2011-12-20

The New York Times Company is in "advanced talks" to sell off 16 regional newspapers. It is a further indication that the company is divesting itself of assets to concentrate on its core newspaper...

Regional Mag Publisher Looks to Resuscitate Local Newspaper Business with Weekly Offering

Folio Magazine – 2011-12-02

Dan Shannon, publisher of North Carolina city titles Chapel Hill and Durham Magazines, has spotted a hole in the current news publishing model.

Keeping Regional Shows Relevant

Publishers Weekly – 2011-11-18

For the past five years publishers have talked about the need to consolidate trade shows—and lower their costs. A struggling economy, the increased power of Amazon, and the erosion of print book...

Regional publishers failed to invest in the future when flush with cash

Guardian – 2011-11-16

Journalists across Britain toiling away on loacl and regional newspapers should read Neil Fowler's comprehensive report, Have they got news for you?It is a comprehensive study of the industry's rise...

Regional Arlington Magazine Debuts

Folio Magazine – 2011-10-17

The regional magazine sector continues to expand as new publication Arlington Magazine debuts this month.

Regional newspaper sites enjoy traffic boost

Guardian – 2011-08-31

Northcliffe Media, Trinity Mirror and Newsquest sites all record growth of at least 30% year on year in first six monthsThree of the biggest regional newspaper publishers got some good news for a...

Moffly Media To Launch New Regional Title

Folio Magazine – 2011-06-30

Moffly Media, a regional publisher serving Fairfield County, CT, is launching a new publication called Fairfield Living in November 2011. Set to be a paid publication, the circulation at time of...

For a Regional Magazine, Print is Still the Main Source of Income

Folio Magazine – 2011-06-16

When you read the literature of journalism these days you might think that you must hurry to carve out your place in the digital world. That may be so for newspapers, but it is not so for magazines,...

Explore The Southwest For This Regional Mag

Media Bistro – 2011-05-02

Travel stories that chronicle excursions across New Mexico are wanted at this pub. How To Pitch: New Mexico Magazine See all How To Pitch articles New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in...

Regional Mag 5280 Acquires Denver Magazine

Folio Magazine – 2011-04-20

Denver, Colorado-based regional magazine 5280 has acquired the intellectual property of its main competitor, Denver Magazine, including Federal trademark of the brand name, Internet domains including...

Regional publisher to axe 10% of staff

Guardian – 2011-04-08

The publisher of Britain's biggest-selling regional daily, the Wolverhampton-based Express & Star, is seeking to axe 10% of its workforce.The Midland News Association (MNA) has begun talks with staff...

Greenspun Media Group Launches Weekly Regional Business Magazine

Folio Magazine – 2011-03-11

Regional publisher Greenspun Media announced it will launch Vegas Inc., a weekly business magazine for the Las Vegas market, on April 4. Vegas Inc. staff includes Greenspun business editor Richard...

Regional ABCs: July-December 2010: Liverpool Daily Post slows circulation fall

Guardian – 2011-02-23

Trinity Mirror's Merseyside title grows headline sales by 5.7% compared to the previous six months in tough periodThe Liverpool Daily Post slowed its dramatic drop in circulation in the second half...

No real news! Why local and regional papers are on their knees

Guardian – 2011-02-15

Just in case you didn't read it, or didn't read all of it, here's the conclusion to yesterday's commentary by Sean Dooley on the state of the local and regional press:"Few readers are seeing any...

Wanted: local heroes to save the regional press

Guardian – 2011-02-14

DGMT's decision over Northcliffe Media highlights issue of local newspaper ownershipAfter enduring a seven-year decline that has resulted in well over £1bn in ad revenue bleeding out of regional...

Truth about the 'brave new world' facing local and regional newspapers

Guardian – 2011-02-10

There is a single message from publishers in the beleaguered local and regional newspaper industry. Take off the competition shackles and let us consolidate. The latest to advance the cause is Peter...

Regional publishers to add digital editions to ABC

Media Week – 2011-02-02

The Audit Bureau of Circulation has extended its cross-platform certificate for regional publishers, allowing regional newspapers to include figures for their digital editions alongside print...

CN Group's cuts confirm the terminal decline of regional newspapers

Guardian – 2011-01-20

Over the past five years or so the big four regional chains - Newsquest, Trinity Mirror, Johnston Press and Northcliffe - have regularly announced job cuts.This is widely viewed, not least by the...

AP Creates Regional Investigative Teams

Editor And Publisher – 2010-04-05

The Associated Press is creating four regional investigative teams that will provide reporting and presentation resources for the cooperative's reporters around the nation, AP Senior Managing Editor...

French Regional Group Selects Atex Content

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-17

French Regional Group Les Journaux du Midi chose atex content for production of print and online content by its 500 journalists from a single site, transforming the editorial workflow from its focus...

UK's Trinity Mirror Acquiring Guardian Regional Media

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-10

The Guardian reported Tuesday that London-based Guardian Media Group is selling its regional media business to Trinity Mirror for 7.4 million pounds (US$11.5 million) in cash and GMG's release from...

Regional Publisher Sells One Title, Shutters Two Others

Folio Mag – 2010-02-08

Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Key Professional Media has sold its group of Super Lawyers magazines to Thomson Reuters. Super Lawyers—a listing of attorneys from more than 70 practice areas—is...

Archant reduces dimensions of regional newspapers to save £500k

Media Week – 2009-03-16

LONDON - Archant has reduced the size of the 63 regional newspapers printed at its Thorpe Print Centre in an attempt to save £500,000 a year.

ITV and BBC to share resources to cut cost of regional news

Media Week – 2009-03-12

LONDON - ITV expects to save up to £7m a year through plans to co-locate many of its regional news services with those of the BBC.

UK regional publisher Johnston Press reports 365.5 million pounds full-year loss

Canadian Business – 2009-03-11

Johnston Press PLC, publisher of The Scotsman and other regional newspapers in Britain and the Republic of Ireland, on Wednesday reported a

Emmis, Metrocorp Top City & Regional Finalists

Folio Mag – 2009-03-09

The National City and Regional Magazine Awards, now in its 24th year, released its list of finalists representing 31 publications chosen from 800 entries.

Regional titles suffer circulation declines in second half of 2008

Media Week – 2009-02-26

LONDON - All daily regional newspapers posted circulation declines year on year over the final six months of 2008, apart from a handful of part-free, part-paid titles owned by Trinity Mirror and...

Johnston Press adds video platform to its 323 regional websites

Media Week – 2009-02-26

LONDON - Johnston Press is incorporating ad-supported video content across its 323 regional websites, as part of its wider strategy to expand its online video presence.

Publisher of 3 regional papers files bankruptcy

Detroit News – 2009-02-24

The publisher of the Oakland Press, Macomb Daily and Royal Oak's Daily Tribune newspapers filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Saturday, but the company intends to operate as usual during...

Atex Schedules Regional Events

Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-26

Instead of participating in industry trade shows and conferences this year, media software solutions and services provider Atex, Reading, England, announced it will hold regional "New Life for...

Hawaii Regional Magazine Ceases Operations

Folio Mag – 2009-01-05

Citing the global financial crisis, Honolulu, Hawaii-based Pacific magazine has ceased operations. The decision was effective January 1.

Regional Publishing Not Recession-Proof

Folio Mag – 2008-12-18

Throughout the turmoil in the national publishing landscape, the regional magazine market has been one of the few bright spots in the industry.

Connecticut Regional Publisher Cuts Frequencies, Reduces Workforce by 35 Percent

Folio Mag – 2008-11-25

Westport, Connecticut-based regional publisher Moffly Publications today said it will reduce the frequency for a number of its magazines. The company has laid off 18 staffers—or about 35 percent of...

AP Names Eastern Regional Editors for News, Sports

Editor And Publisher – 2008-11-21

The Associated Press has named two veteran editors to leadership positions in a new regional editing operation for the Eastern United States.

Layoffs at Texas Regional D Magazine

Folio Mag – 2008-11-18

The wave of layoffs that has hit consumer and b-to-b publishers hard in recent weeks is hitting regional publishers, too. The company that owns Dallas, Texas-based D magazine laid off 29 staffers,...

AP Restructures Washington-Based Regional Reporting

Editor And Publisher – 2008-11-17

The Associated Press plans to restructure its regional reporting team in Washington to "provide every state with regional representation in the nation¿s capital by the start of the new...

Variety to launch regional title

AME Info – 2008-10-27

Variety magazine, a trade magazine for the entertainment sector, is due to publish a Middle East version of its title from January 2009. In the US the brand includes a website and daily print...

Abu Dhabi launches regional multi-media center

Reuters via Yahoo! News – 2008-10-13

The United Arab Emirates has launched a regional multimedia center to train, develop and promote Arab talent in journalism, broadcasting, film-making and publishing.

US Ink Promotes Wehner to East Regional Manager

Editor And Publisher – 2008-10-08

US Ink announced today that Mike Wehner has been promoted to the position of regional manager, Eastern region, reporting to President Michael J. Dodd. Wehner will direct the region's activities for...

Northcliffe Media claims dramatic growth for regional news websites

Guardian – 2008-09-10

Northcliffe Media has released audited traffic data for 10 of its network of regional news websites for the first time. By Stephen Brook

German Regional Publisher Moves onto CCI NewsGate

Editor And Publisher – 2008-08-26

Schwabischer Verlag in Leutkirch im Allgau, Germany, will implement a 300-seat CCI NewsGate system in order to improve workflow and enable cross-media communication for its Schwabische Zeitung...

PE Firm Acquires Minnesota Regional Publisher

Folio Mag – 2008-07-18

Bloomington, Minnesota-based Metropolitan Media Group—publisher of MinnesotaBusiness and 18 other regional lifestyle and custom magazines—has been acquired by private equity firm the Petters...

C&R and Walker to host joint regional "roadshows"

The Bookseller – 2012-02-15

Constable & Robinson and Walker Books are planning to host a number of joint "roadshows...

Irish publisher pulls regional titles from ABC

Guardian – 2012-02-15

Ireland's leading newspaper publisher, Independent News & Media, has suddenly de-registered 12 of its regional titles from the industry's official circulation auditor, ABC.Its decision emerged in...

'Proactive’ indies become regional winners

The Bookseller – 2012-02-24

A two-year-old start-up, a 30-year-old business recently given a full refurbishment and three...

Circulation slide continues for regional evening papers

Guardian – 2012-02-29

Nottingham Post sees biggest circulation decline in second half of 2011Johnston Press's Yorkshire Evening Post and Northcliffe Media's Nottingham Post and Leicester Mercury suffered double digit...

Regional Distribution Strategies

Folio Magazine – 2012-03-15

For city and regional publishers, perhaps more so than their national counterparts, magazine distribution requires an active rather than a passive approach, one that includes constant tending,...

Ex-regional newspaper boss to talk of industry's self-inflicted problems

Guardian – 2012-04-26

Former regional newspaper boss Chris Oakley is to speak at a Society of Editors' conference, which asks: Is there a future for the regional press? In his address, called Five minutes to midnight, he...

Spring Clean for Trinity Mirror's Regional Websites

Editor & Publisher – 2012-04-30

Regional publisher Trinity Mirror has been carrying out an overhaul of its network of newspaper websites designed to give them a ‘cleaner’ look. Digital publishing director David...

N.B. writer wins regional Commonwealth Book Prize

CBC – 2012-05-22

Riel Nason, a New Brunswick-based writer, is a regional winner of the Commonwealth Book Prize, recognized in the Canada and Europe category for her debut novel, The Town That Drowned.

ABC figures show regional newspapers performing well online

Guardian – 2012-08-29

Print sales continue to disappoint, but websites for some titles have reported double-digit growth compared to a year agoRegional newspapers might have reported another disappointing set of print...

The Growth of a Regional Magazine Company: Open Sky Media

Folio Magazine – 2012-09-04

After the acquisition of San Antonio, Austin Monthly and Austin Monthly Home, Hadley Capital, a private equity firm specializing in acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts,...

Trinity Mirror to cut more than 90 regional roles in digital content move

Guardian – 2013-01-29

Publisher also to recruit for new regional and national posts as it shares more content between titlesTrinity Mirror is to cut a net total of 40 editorial jobs as part of a restructure that will see...

Online traffic for regional papers leaps by more than 20%

Guardian – 2013-02-27

Print sales may be down – but the online traffic for regional newspapers is on the up and up. According to the ABC's audit of website activity, there were double-digit increases for every publisher...

Sales of regional dailies slump - but two titles record increases

Guardian – 2013-02-27

Many regional daily papers suffered double-digit circulation falls in the second half of last year, according to the ABC audit figures released on Wednesday.In the six months from July to December...

Indies picked for BIA regional awards

The Bookseller – 2013-03-14

Eight independent bookshops have been shortlisted for The Bookseller Industry Awards Independent...

At the Intersection of Hyper-Local Digital and Regional Magazine Publishers

Folio Magazine – 2013-04-01

Imagine having more than 20 competitors spring up into your market over the course of the last two years. Now picture these competitors being backed by one of the largest digital media institutions...

Is Mobile The Next Big Bump For City and Regional Mags?

Folio Magazine – 2013-04-04

Local, mobile ad revenue to reach $9.1B 2017, providing new ops for publishers.

Regional Publishing Boss Signals Online Paywall Plan

Editor & Publisher – 2013-04-17

A regional publishing boss has declared his intention to introduce online paywalls on his newspapers’ websites insisting: “The reader must pay.”   Robin Burgess,...

Multiplatform Breakthroughs in Regional Publishing

Folio Magazine – 2013-05-02

City and regional magazines have, in general, historically been slower to adopt the more cutting-edge digital strategies that their consumer and b-to-b media cousins have pursued. There are...

Self-published book among Commonwealth regional winners

The Bookseller – 2013-05-15

A self-published author has featured among the regional winners of the Commonwealth Book Prize....

Regional Mag Maryland Life Closes Down

Folio Magazine – 2013-07-15

Regionals were among the most-launched magazines in the first half of 2013, but there's still churn in the segment.

Springer Sells Off Regional Newspaper Titles

The Wall Street Journal – 2013-07-25

Germany's biggest newspaper publisher will retain its national dailies, but is skeptical about the viability of smaller papers in the internet age.


Folio Magazine – 2013-07-26

Compensation bounced back for advertising sales or regional managers in this year’s survey after falling dramatically in 2012.

The 2013 City and Regional Magazine Survey

Folio Magazine – 2013-07-25


When the power of the regional press - and its editors - meant something

Guardian – 2013-08-15

Today's extract from the second, updated edition of the book about local journalism What do we mean by local?* is by former BBC radio and TV journalist Nicholas Jones. He tells of his father's...

Rick Green Promoted to President and Publisher of The Des Moines Register and U.S. Community Publishing Regional President

Editor & Publisher – 2013-08-20

McLEAN, VA – Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) announced today Rick Green has been promoted to president and publisher of The Des Moines Register and regional president of U.S. Community...

Why Local World is a beacon of hope for regional newspapers

Guardian – 2013-08-22

Today's extract from the second, updated edition of the book about local journalism What do we mean by local?* is by Neil Fowler, former editor of three regional dailies and one of the book's...

Regional newspaper website traffic brings relief to decline in print sales

Guardian – 2013-08-28

Johnston Press recorded a total of 11,144,376 visitors, while Newsquest monthly unique browsers leap 24.6%Print sales of regional newspapers might only be going in one direction, but their websites...

Birmingham Mail bucks decline in sales for regional morning titles

Guardian – 2013-08-28

Trinity Mirror newspaper reported a slight circulation increase to 40,280, while Yorkshire Post fell by almost 10%The Birmingham Mail held sales above 40,000 in the first half of this year as it...

Regional Slang Words, Explained By John Green (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post – 2013-09-05

Regional slang words serve as a reminder of just how vast America is, geographically and culturally. Plus, they're usually pretty hilarious. To wit: Philadelphians call sprinkles "jimmies," and...

Press regulation: most national and regional newspapers sign up to Ipso

The Guardian – 2013-12-05

New industry-backed watchdog, successor to the Press Complaints Commission, could be up and running by 1 MayMore than 90% of national newspapers and most regional publishers have signed up to the...

Press Regulation: Most UK National and Regional Newspapers Sign Up to Ipso

Editor & Publisher – 2013-12-05

More than 90 percent of national newspapers and most regional publishers have signed up to the industry's successor to the Press Complaints Commission, according to the new regulator's...

Regional daily ditches picture desk

The Guardian – 2013-12-10

This may not be a first - but HoldTheFrontPage is reporting that the Manchester Evening News has ditched its picture desk.It says that both the picture editor and his deputy have not been replaced...

Liverpool's Sunday Echo could make waves among regional newspapers

The Guardian – 2014-01-09

If Trinity Mirror's Merseyside experiment works, other publishers could follow its lead by launching seventh-day editionsWhat a bold and robust decision it was by Trinity Mirror to launch a Sunday...

UK's creative industries 'must back regional and ethnic diversity'

The Guardian – 2014-02-24

IPPR report calls for advertising, film and TV to support businesses outside London and to help develop non-white talentThe UK's creative industries need to embrace regional and ethnic diversity if...

Local World's flagship evening regional newspapers suffer big circulation falls

The Guardian – 2014-02-27

Leicester Mercury down 14.4% on the year while rival titles belonging to Johnston Press and Trinity Mirror also sufferSeveral Local World flagship evening regional newspapers suffered double digit...

Independents vie for regional crowns at Bookseller Industry Awards

The Bookseller – 2014-02-27

Thirty-eight stores earned a spot on the regional shortlists and are in the running to be The...

Regional airlines face shortage of pilots: U.S. GAO

Reuters – 2014-03-01

(Reuters) - U.S. regional airlines have a hard time finding pilots because of low wages and new rules mandating more experience for entry-level aviators, according to a government study published on...

Regional Publisher Shannon Media Launches Knoxville Title

Folio Magazine – 2014-04-11


Aaron Brown keeps Pepperdine alive in super regional

Los Angeles Times – 2014-06-09

Pepperdine's Aaron Brown beat Texas Christian with his arm — from the mound and the outfield.

Regional Publisher Niche Media Holdings Sold in Management Buyout

Folio Magazine – 2014-07-11


Regional publishers will claim e-editions in next ABC figures

The Guardian – 2014-07-21

Regional publishers will be able to include e-editions in their audited circulation figures from this month.The board of the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) has decided to issue figures for...

The Persistence of Print in Regional Publishing

Folio Magazine – 2014-08-08


Sprint adds 15 new regional carriers to its LTE rural roaming program

GigaOM – 2014-09-05

Sprint's rural carrier partnership program has now grown to include 27 different operators, covering a population of 38 million. Sprint adds 15 new regional carriers to its LTE rural roaming program...

Western Great Lakes: Regional Publishing Takes Its Place

Publishers Weekly – 2014-09-26

Billing itself as the oldest publisher in the state and the largest historical society press in the country, Minnesota Historical Society Press has been publishing regional titles since 1859, while...

The 2014 City & Regional Magazine Survey

Folio Magazine – 2014-09-29


New trade body for publishers of national, regional and local newspapers

The Guardian – 2014-11-11

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Lessons to learn from Trinity Mirror's latest regional sales figures

The Guardian – 2014-12-08

Perhaps regional publishers should think again about pushing ‘brands’ that now appear old hat to potential audiences Continue reading...

Regional newspaper titles suffer yet more substantial sales declines

The Guardian – 2015-02-25

But all publishers can point to the fact that their audiences are moving onlineSales of regional newspapers, meaning their newsprint versions, declined further in the final six months of 2014,...

BBC future report: collaborate with regional newspaper publishers

The Guardian – 2015-02-26

MPs urge public service broadcaster to back commercial press with licence fee moneyAre we about to see the BBC and the regional press, to use my colleague John Plunkett’s endearing phrase,...

Which regional daily will be the first to go digital-only?

The Guardian – 2015-03-05

Despite falling sales, printing still makes commercial sense for publishers I am sure that during 2015 we will witness more regional newspaper publishers giving up on print issues in favour of going...

Regional Maine Titles Down East and Dispatch Merge Sales Teams

Folio Magazine – 2015-03-27

In what's being described as a "cooperative publishing arrangement," Down East and Dispatch, two regional titles serving the the state of Maine, have agreed to merge their sales teams to cross-sell...

Sharjah Book Authority to Offer Regional Printing, Distribution

Publishing Perspectives – 2015-05-04

In the UAE, the new Sharjah Book Authority will offer printing services to regional publishers, as well as offer distribution, research and events. The post Sharjah Book Authority to Offer Regional...

Regional Cookbooks 2015: The South

Publishers Weekly – 2015-08-14

From fiery Texas chili to Nashville hot chicken, the season's southern cookbooks are turning up the heat.

Regional Cookbooks 2015: Pacific Coast

Publishers Weekly – 2015-08-14

New cookbooks highlight the breadth of West Coast cuisine, from favorite local eateries to the coastline-spanning oyster crop.

Regional Cookbooks 2015: India

Publishers Weekly – 2015-08-14

This season brings several new cookbooks of subcontinental cuisine, including two from renowned Indian chefs.

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