Rupert Murdoch and Sam Zell, two media figures who led major newspaper acquisitions in recent months, are among four new members joining the board of directors of The Associated Press, it was announced Monday at the news cooperative’s annual meeting.
The Publishers Information Bureau released its quarterly report this morning, and, unsurprisingly, consumer magazine publishers are having a tougher time selling ads in 2008 than they did in 2007.
Leaders of the Society of Professional Journalists Monday welcomed Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain’s support of the Free Flow of Information Act.
The Society of Professional Journalists has announced the recipients of the 2007 Sigma Delta Chi Awards for excellence in journalism.
U.S. daily newspapers shrank their newsrooms by 2,400 journalists in the past year, a 4.4% workforce decrease that’s the biggest year-over-year cut in ranks since the American Society of Newspaper Editors (ASNE) began conducting its annual census 30 years ago. Shrinking Newsrooms