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Colorado newspaper accused of self- censorship

As a Colorado newspaper settled a libel lawsuit. Now, it’s facing accusations of self-censorship. Nestled at the bottom of Aspen Mountain in Colorado is a nearly one-acre parcel of land. It sold for $10 million last July. Just seven months…

Adepa to celebrate 60th Anniversary

In December, the Asociación de Entidades Periodísticas Argentinas (Adepa) will celebrate its 60th Anniversary. Founded in 1962, Adepa is the most representative institution of Argentinean journalism, playing a fundamental role in the…

Hoffman Group acquires nine local Florida newspapers

In an effort to bolster local journalism The Hoffmann Family of Companies, a Florida-based group of businesses, announced it is acquiring Florida Media Group, LLC, publisher of nine Florida newspapers. The newspapers, which have a…

Two Kenyan journalists elected to international board

Two Kenyan journalists, Caroline Jerotich Kimutai and Agnes Kalekye Nguna, have been elected to the World Association of News Publishers' Board of Directors. Kimutai, the Managing Editor in charge of the digital division at the Standard…

Le Monde plans to reach one million subscribers by 2025

With more than 540,000 subscribers to their digital and print products, Le Monde has among the highest number of subscribers of any daily news publication in France. Its name states, it’s really the world they’re interested in, and their…

The Washington Post debuts weekly data column

With demand for data of all types growing, The Washington Post has started a column called The Department of Data that will explore hidden data sets. Each Friday, the newspaper will dig into overlooked and underappreciated data sets in…

Time Out London’s ‘happy and natural end’ in print

Time Out London distributed its last London print copies on June 23. The final edition leads on a ‘London Rising’ theme and featured a send-off column from London mayor Sadiq Khan. The magazine will continue to publish online – including…

Bonnier News and Amedia launch digital newspaper

Repost is a new independent digital newspaper in Russian, launched recently and supported via a non-profit foundation by Amedia in Norway and Bonnier News in Sweden. Repost aims to reach a young audience inside Russia, and international…

The Economist propels record 1.2m subscribers

The Economist had its most successful year financially since 2016. Last year with profit up and record revenue, the magazine and digital publisher said subscriber numbers were ‘robust’, totaling 1,185,000 despite a ‘sluggish’ start to the…