Newsroom Seminar

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Political advertising materials

Capitalize on free brochures and more to make the most of political advertising. CLICK HERE to download.

HSPA & Foundation Annual Conference

Newspaper publishers, executives, editors and advertising and circulation staffs gathered for the HSPA & Foundation Annual Conference Sept. 25-26 at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis.

Free e-book covers data designs

A free e-book is de­signed to take the mystery out of collecting and using data to tell stories using visual tools and techniques.

“Data + Design: A Simple Introduction to Preparing and Visualizing Information” was conceived as an in-depth beginner’s guide to data visualization by Infoactive CEO Trina Chiasson and Northwestern University Statistical Programmer Dyanna Gregory.

The e-book is avail­able for reading or down­loading at https://infoactive.co/data-design. Read more »

Printed newspapers remain valuable to marketers

Printed newspapers remain a valuable platform for advertisers to reach consumers.  Consider the following stats from a recently released study from the Newspaper Association of America:

  • 79% of adults have taken action as a result of reading or seeing an ad in a print newspaper in the past 30 days.
  • 57% of adults have used newspaper media for shopping purposes in the past seven days with 52% using the print newspaper and 21% using newspaper websites.
  • 69% of adults use print newspapers to get coupons – the leading medium consumers use.
  • Nearly two-thirds of consumers look at or read advertisements as they go through the newspaper.

Newspaper readership is strong among Indiana consumers, and newspaper websites add to this reach. According to a recent study from the Hoosier State Press Association: Read more »

KPC Media Group acquires company’s news products

KPC Media Group has purchased three community newspapers in Indiana.

Robert L. Allman, president of All Printing & Publications, announced the sale of his company to family-owned KPC, based in Kendallville. Read more »

Lindus oversees Gannett group

Cheryl Lindus has been named vice president of the Gan­nett Co.’s Indiana Media Group.

Lindus most recently was dir­ector of sales for the group, which includes The Star Press (Muncie), The Journal & Courier (Lafayette) and The Palladium-Item (Richmond).

Lindus began her newspaper career in Muncie in 1983. When she left in 2001, she was advertising director. Read more »