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    • Investment Firms Come to the Forefront Among Owners of Local Newspapers

      Investment companies – which have no deep roots in community publishing – have become the dominant owners of local daily newspapers in the U.S. Today seven investment entities control 349 dailies, well ahead of either the 196 belonging to long-established private publishers that include companies like Hearst and Advance Publications or the 161 public publishers that include l ...

      Tom Grubisich/ Street Fight- 12 readers -
  • At Hearst Newspapers, a New Digital Strategy to End ‘Flying Blind’

    … Just how far local newspapers have to go to plant their flag commandingly in the fiercely competitive world of digital is summed up in a revealing story told by Robertson (Rob) Barrett, the new digital chief at Hearst Newspapers. “Every single editor I’ve spoken to feels they’re flying blind,” he said. “They don’t have information about…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fight- 22 readers -
  • Facebook Audience Network Adds Support for Mobile Web

    … ad experiences for the people who visit their mobile websites. Over the past several months, we’ve worked with global mobile web publishers Hearst, Elite Daily, USA Today Sports Media Group, Time Inc. and more, to test the Audience Network for mobile Web in a closed beta. Murphey added that no software-development-kit integration is necessary…

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  • How Hearst Newspapers Became the Leader in Its Peer Group

    … The Hearst Newspapers of 2015 bears little resemblance to the nationwide chain that press baron William Randolph Hearst assembled starting in 1895. Long gone is the New York Journal with its exclamatory headlines, and gone, too, are nameplates in other major cities, like Boston, Chicago, Atlanta, and Los Angeles. There are fewer Hearst dailies…

    Tom Grubisich/ Street Fightin How To's- 12 readers -
  • Openings and New Hires at Niche Media, Balihoo, and YP

    Every two weeks, Kelly Benish — who knows practically everyone in hyperlocal — covers some of the latest job changes taking place in this dynamic industry. (Plus, scroll down for jobs on offer now.) Tim Miller – Yext Formerly Placeable‘s enterprise sales director for the Western U.S., Tim A. Miller decamped for Yext last month to become the company’s new VP of enterprise sales.

    Kelly Benish/ Street Fight- 19 readers -
  • Openings and New Hires at Belly, UBL, WorldNow, and FreshLime

    …… Theresa Meyer just celebrated 7 years at Tripadvisor, it seems she headed down the aisle with the travel review giant and is playing for keeps. Rich Hargrave just celebrated an anniversary with over 6 years at hibu, the digital team for Yellowbook. His experience and sales talent is unparallelled. Scott Finholm just blew out three strong candles…

    Kelly Benish/ Street Fightin SEO Twitter- 18 readers -
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