The Senate Local Government Committee voted 5-4 on Thursday against House Bill 1212, which would have mandated that sheriff’s offices advertise foreclosure sales online rather than in printed newspapers.
IBJ’s podcast and “One City, Worlds Apart” series received international journalism honors from the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing in the organization’s annual Best of Business competition.
“We clearly don’t have all the answers, but sometimes we posture as though we do,” Yoder tells IBJ. “And when we do that, we really can decrease the amount of communication on the team.”
The founder of the local alternative weekly revealed Monday that the publication has radically shifted its business model in the wake of news that it has discontinued its print edition after 29 years
Nuvo has ceased print publication and is eliminating most of its staff, the editor of the 29-year-old local alternative newspaper announced Saturday on social media.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says he was the target of “extortion and blackmail” by the publisher of the National Enquirer, which he said threatened to publish revealing personal photos of him unless he stopped investigating how the tabloid obtained his private exchanges with his mistress.
Marisa Kwiatkowski was one of three Star journalists whose series on the sexual abuse of gymnasts led to a national outcry on the topic and a guilty verdict against Dr. Larry Nassar.
Gannett Co. said Monday that its board determined the unsolicited offer from a hedge-fund backed media group undervalued the company and wasn’t in the best interests of shareholders.
Media company Schurz Communications Inc. announced an agreement Monday to sell all 20 of its newspapers, including eight papers in Indiana, to New York-based GateHouse Media Inc.
The Indianapolis Star eliminated at least three newsroom employees Wednesday and dropped at least two business columnists.
Alden Global, which is taking aim at the Gannett newspaper chain, is run by a hedge fund exec known in some circles as “the Gordon Gekko of newspapers.”
Gannett's board said it will "carefully review the proposal," which values the company at $12 a share, a 23 percent premium to Gannett’s closing price on Friday.
CHNI LLC, which owns more than 100 newspapers in 22 states, has been acquired by the Retirement Systems of Alabama.
A story that provided a behind-the-scenes glimpse at the region’s efforts to lure Amazon’s HQ2 to Indianapolis topped the list.
Bob Kravitz, the longtime local sports columnist who recently lost his job with WTHR-TV Channel 13, will continue covering local sports in his new gig.
Members of the Indiana Civic Workers Club prepared Thanksgiving food and supply baskets at the home of Effie Crowe at 2116 Bellefontaine St., in a photo published in the Indianapolis Recorder on Nov. 26, 1960.
The Indianapolis-based Saturday Evening Post Society, which publishes the magazine, said it required a “10-year labor of love of meticulous in-house scanning and digitizing” to archive almost 200 years of American history contained in the publications.
Indianapolis-based alternative newspaper Nuvo has been cranking out a print edition every week since 1990. That is due to change beginning this month.
Matthew Tully, 49, had worked for the Indianapolis Star since 2002, writing nearly 2,000 columns over that time. The Gary native died Monday night.