The purchase of Simon & Schuster would reduce the so-called Big Five of American publishing—which also includes HarperCollins, Hachette Book Group and Macmillan—to four.
Six veteran journalists at Indianapolis Star taking buyouts
Among those leaving is the investigations editor who oversaw the newspaper’s expose of USA Gymnastics that led the arrest of the team doctor who molested more than 100 girls.Read More
TV spending adds up to nearly $12M in tight 5th District race
According to a report of media buys obtained by the IBJ, nearly $7 million has been spent collectively by Democrat Christina Hale’s campaign and organizations trying to get her elected over Republican candidate Victoria Spartz since August. About $4.9 million has collectively been spent by Spartz’s campaign and organizations hoping to elect her to the seat.Read More
Indianapolis Star parent Gannett offering another round of buyouts
Unlike previous Gannett buyouts, which required workers to meet certain criteria for age and years of service, the latest buyout is available to nearly all full-time Gannett workers.Read More
NCAA proposal opens door for athletes to make outside money
The decision marks a historic organizational shift that might ultimately prove meaningless in some corners of the country, as state and federal lawmakers scramble to rewrite the rules on amateurism.Read More
Hoosiers have been hearing Paul Mendenhall’s your-buddy-next-door voice for more than 40 years over a long string of radio frequencies. Now he’s retiring after nearly 20 years at WTTS-FM 92.3.
Multicultural News Network will launch in the second half of 2021, and founder DuJuan McCoy said 150 people will be hired to work out of WISH-TV’s Indianapolis headquarters to make it happen.
Kelly King, a brand strategist who founded a Bloomington ad firm, is so fascinated by Generation Z and its values that she published a dictionary to decode its dialect.
John Mutz made the donation to establish a newly endowed chair at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism that will study and support innovation in local news at the school.
Carmel resident Scott Abbott runs two businesses and is the author of three books, including the award-winning “Level-Up to Professional: Elevate Your Success at Business, Work & Life.”
The vast underestimation of President Trump’s turnout and support in many places, after similar issues in 2016, has raised again questions about the reliance of campaigns, the press and the public on surveys to shape the race.
A digital-media company that includes billionaire Mark Cuban as one of its early investors is planning to relocate its 53 Indiana-based employees to Fishers’ Meyer-Najem building.
A lower court ruled that the NFL’s contract with DirecTV may limit competition in violation of federal law. The arrangement has been in place for more than 25 years.
Google controls about 90% of global internet searches, but what’s unfair, many small business owners say, is the way it gives the greatest prominence in search results to the companies that spend the most on advertising.
Democratic candidate Woody Myers will debut his campaign’s first TV ad on Friday after struggling to raise funds throughout the election season.
The most recent round of funding for the Fishers-based audio-marketing firm will be used to support the launch of additional national networks in convenience stores and grocery retailers.
Quibi, short for “quick bites,” raised $1.75 billion from investors including Disney, NBCUniversal and Viacom and its leadership included entertainment industry heavyweight Jeffrey Katzenberg and former Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman.
Twitter was wrong to block web links to a political story, CEO Jack Dorsey said on Friday, as the company responded to criticism over its handling of an article that led to cries of censorship.
The announcement Wednesday sets up dueling town halls with Democratic opponent Joe Biden on a night the two candidates were supposed to meet for their second debate.
Chief of Staff Thomas Cook told IBJ in an email that the “weekend post was intended to be a joke about my relationship with my coworkers, not anyone else. I took it down when I saw people were misinterpreting things.”
The weekend anchor and weekday reporter at Channel 13 since 2017 is leaving to take a position in her hometown.
WISH-TV Channel 8 has added a new anchor to replace Mike Barz, who recently departed after two years of co-anchoring in several of the station’s news slots.
The Justice Department is reportedly readying a major case accusing Google of abusing its dominance in online search and advertising to stifle competition and boost its profits.
The local ABC affiliate’s longtime sports director takes over Thursday as vice president of communications for the open-wheel racing series.