The Star’s investment on a single story was especially astonishing at a time when local and regional newspapers around the country have faced shrinking ad revenue or hedge-fund takeovers, some of them closing altogether.
IBJ Media acquires Inside INdiana Business television, website
IBJ Media CEO and co-owner Nate Feltman said the acquisition fulfills two goals he’s had since becoming an owner of IBJ Media in 2017: expanding coverage statewide and moving into video and TV.Read More
Gannett names USA Today regional editor to lead Indianapolis Star newsroom
Katrice Hardy will become the first African-American and first woman to hold the title of executive editor at The Indianapolis Star.Read More
Newspaper giants Gatehouse, Gannett likely to seek cost savings after merger
Efficiencies wrought by the merger might result in publications that rely less on local reporters and more on USA Today-type stories produced or edited remotely and published in dozens of the company’s publications.Read More
Report: Newspaper chains Gannett, GateHouse in ‘advanced’ merger talks
The Wall Street Journal reports that a deal could be announced in the coming weeks. Gannett owns The Indianapolis Star and a number of smaller Indiana newspapers.Read More
Duane Nickell, a retired science teacher in Indianapolis, decided it was time to collect the stories of 17 prominent Hoosier scientists. What resulted is a book called “Scientific Indiana” that’s hitting stores now.
Scott Jarred didn’t have big expectations for his first book, “FutureHack! How To Reach Your Full Financial Potential,” which he self-published this year. But it ended up on the top of The Wall Street Journal’s e-book non-fiction best-seller list.
Mike Pence’s book deal continues the former vice president’s re-emergence since January. On Wednesday, he launched Advancing American Freedom, which will work as a counterpoint to the Biden agenda.
Merisotis, who leads the Lumina Foundation, said jobs humans can uniquely do are those in which they “think critically, reason ethically, interact interpersonally and serve others with empathy.”
The change comes as IBJ has experienced a surge in readership—despite challenges in the newspaper industry overall—breaking a record this month for subscriptions that had been set in 2001.
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.
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.
Pipo is a young girl in a new book for kids who insists that pizza is the best food on Earth. Prompted by her mom to prove it, Pipo goes across her neighborhood testing alternatives: tagine, red beans and rice, bibimbap and dumplings.
Miller’s gift as a writer has always been finely drawn portraits of families and that talent is on full display here.
The authors show gardening to be an age-old struggle to appreciate and amplify nature’s beauty while also imposing order on it. It’s about finding a balance, too, between what looks good and what is practical.
The Associated Press, whose Stylebook is widely influential in the industry, said Monday it will reject the recommendation of the National Association of Black Journalists and continue to lowercase white in its usage rules.
The judges commended IBJ’s “expansive content that reaches into the corners of transportation, technology, sports, health, higher education, civic affairs, state government and more.”
The national uprising for racial justice and social change sparked by the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis has prompted new calls for changes in school curriculum that reflect the broad reality of Black America—but there’s no reason that students should be the only ones learning.
The change conveys “an essential and shared sense of history, identity and community among people who identify as Black, including those in the African diaspora and within Africa,” an AP official said Friday.
After months of lockdown, political unrest and the inescapable threat of environmental collapse, some of us long for a glimpse of a world other than our own.
If, during this period of relative isolation, your to-be-read pile needs refreshing, June offers plenty of possibilities: superb debut fiction, hilarious essays and even a compendium to help you figure out what to do with all the produce from the garden you began in quarantine.
Founded in 1996 and based in San Francisco, the Archive has defended its recent actions by saying that it operates like a traditional lending library, a not-for-profit entity providing free books.