The Press



Cancer-Stricken Fan Thanks the Denver Broncos in Amazing Newspaper Ad

Kara Christian's salute

All the pre-game hype and multimillion-dollar TV buys can't put the Super Bowl and sports fandom in perspective as sharply as this newspaper ad from Kara Christian, a 58-year-old Denver…

The Washington Post's Ezra Klein Joins Vox Media

Looks to marry editorial talent with cutting-edge newsroom technology

The Washington Post wunkerkind Ezra Klein ended days of speculation Sunday, announcing that he is joining Vox Media. The founder of the Post's policy site Wonkblog detailed his plans to start…

NYT Magazine's Planet Hillary Cover Fails to Deliver Traffic Bonanza

Online attention gets a boost, but only just

It’s become a common ploy by magazines to release cover images and articles online before they appear in print in hopes of getting them to go viral and generate needed…

Mailing Industry Appeals to Court to Overturn Postal Rate Hike

Increase goes into effect Jan. 26

Three days before the U.S. Postal Service's rate hike goes into effect, the mailing industry filed an appeal with the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. The exigent rate increase—a…

USA Today Expands Super Bowl Ad Meter

To show how ads resonate by audience type

USA Today is expanding its Super Bowl Ad Meter program this year, adding a layer of analysis to show how well the high-stakes ads performed by audience segment. Last year, the…

Mom Begs Son to Come Home for Chinese New Year in Front-Page Newspaper Ad

That's one way to reach him

A mother bought a full-page ad on the front cover of the Chinese Melbourne Daily—a newspaper for the Australian city's Chinese community—begging her son to come home for Chinese New…

Lex Fenwick Out as CEO of Dow Jones

News Corp CCO to replace him in the interim

Less than two years after joining Dow Jones as CEO and publisher of The Wall Street Journal, Lex Fenwick is leaving the company. According to a statement from News Corp CEO…

Capital N.Y. Is Rolling Out a Nearly $6,000 Annual Paywall

‘Must-reads’ come at a price

Four months ago, Allbritton Communications bought the three-year-old media and politics site Capital New York with the aim of transforming media in the Empire State the way the company’s Politico,…

Tech Columnist Farhad Manjoo Jumps From WSJ to NYT

Will take over David Pogue's old column

The New York Times has found a replacement for one of the high-profile names it lost over the past year: The Wall Street Journal tech columnist Farhad Manjoo is taking…

Skimping on Fees and Avoiding Journalists: Are Publishers Doing Native on the Cheap?

Could be moving toward an advertorial model

From publishers to creative agencies to writer networks, many seem to be making money from native advertising. But one group that doesn’t always share equally in the booty is journalists. While…