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The Newspaper Association of America is shutting down its national ad sales affiliate

The Newspaper Association of America is closing its national ad sales firm — Newspaper National Network — at the end of the month. According to an email memo Monday from chief financial officer Robert Walden to participating newspaper groups, NNN is on course to lose more than $1 million in the first half of 2016. It will yield to Nucleus … Read More
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Caroline Little is stepping down as CEO and President of Newspaper Association of America

Caroline LIttle will be leaving her job as president and CEO of the Newspaper Association of America at the end of August, NAA announced this afternoon. She will have been head of the industry trade association for just over four years when she departs. Little is a lawyer and served as publisher/CEO of Washington Post/Newsweek Interactive and then … Read More
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At NAA's Nashville extravaganza, tough issues surface through the glitz

As hard times for revenue continue, I went to the Newspaper Association of America's annual mediaXchange conference looking for a read on where the industry's head is at. I thought I found the sense of this meeting, the seventh I've attended, at a session last Monday on social media.  It was held in a stuffy room, … Read More
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Newspaper industry narrowed revenue loss in 2013 as paywall plans increased

The newspaper industry narrowed its total revenue loss in 2013 to 2.6 percent, the best performance since 2006, according to figures released today by the Newspaper Association of America. As suggested by earlier year-end reports from public companies, daily and Sunday print advertising revenues were down 8.6 percent and total advertising revenues down 6.5 percent. However, circulation revenues … Read More
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NAA turns feisty, boasting of ad effectiveness and digital subscription success

The Newspaper Association of America's annual mediaXchange conference is always part industry promotion, an occasion for expressions of confidence. But at this year's edition in Orlando last week, those sentiments had a fighting edge. Outgoing chairman Jim Moroney, publisher and CEO of the Dallas Morning News, chose a medley of down-home, don't-mess-with-Texas aphorisms to open the conference. He … Read More
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Little named Newspaper Association of America president

Romenesko Misc. Caroline Little, 51, draws upon more than 25 years of executive and legal experience, serving most recently as CEO/North America of Guardian News and Media Ltd. Before taking that job in 2008, Little was with Washington Post Newsweek Interactive (WPNI). During her last four years there she served as publisher and CEO. Little succeeds John Sturm, who is retiring from NAA after 16 years as president. Read More