The Newspaper Association of America announced today that it has changed its name to News Media Alliance, demonstrating “news media industry’s evolution to multi-platform, digitally-savvy businesses and premium content providers”.
S., it’s also very much a business – one whose ability to serve the public is dependent on its ability to attract eyeballs and dollars.
Over the years, the Center’s approach to these indicators has evolved along with the industry, carefully considering the metrics, sectors and format in which the data appear.
Since 2004, Pew Research Center has issued an annual report on key audience and economic indicators for a variety of sectors within the U. The press is sometimes called the fourth branch of government, but in the U.
These data speak to the shifting ways in which Americans seek out news and information, how news organizations get their revenue, and the resources available to American journalists as they seek to inform the public about important events of the day.
Organizational and related details will also be addressed through a comprehensive review process, under the direction of board governance that will be drawn from both the NAA Foundation Board of Trustees and the API Board of Directors.
“By combining, NAAF and API create a unique industry opportunity to intensify a critical focus on extending the strengths of our print, digital and niche assets in a changing media landscape,” said Tom Silvestri, chair of the API Board of Directors.Instead of a single summary report, our approach is to roll out a series of fact sheets showcasing the most important current and historical data points for each sector – in an easy-to-digest format – a few at a time.(State of the News Media reports from 2004-2018 are archived as PDFs and available here.) A vast majority of adults in the United States get at least some news online (either via a mobile device or desktop/laptop), and the online space has become a host for the digital homes of both legacy news outlets and new, “born on the web” news outlets. adults prefer to get local news online as through a TV set. Latinos get their news from internet sources, nearly equal to the share who do so from television, according to a 2016 survey of Latino adults by Pew Research Center.Correspondingly, the association will be providing new resources to its members that reflect their digital focus.Interviewed by the New York Times, the association’s CEO David Chavern said that the word “newspaper” had lost meaning with regard the their membership, or today’s media organisations in general: “‘Newspaper’ is not a big enough word to describe the industry anymore,” – – “The future of this industry is much broader.” The news publishing industry is experiencing transformation at an ever-growing pace, with new policy issues arising as the landscape changes. Under the terms of the merger agreement, the NAA Foundation, a separate IRS Section 501(c)3 exempt organization, will merge with the American Press Institute, also a 501(c)3 organization.The new organization will have a board chaired by Mark Newhouse, executive vice president/newspapers of Advance Publications Inc., that combines representation from the API Board of Directors and the NAAF Board of Trustees.Information about the Foundation and its programs may be found at About API API is the trusted source for career and leadership development for the newsmedia industry in North America and around the world, helping companies innovate and leaders realize their full potential.We will be examining policy discussions that will define the news publishing environment of the future, the key topics being internet governance, privacy and copyright. – The American Press Institute (API) and the Newspaper Association of America Foundation (NAAF) announced today that they will merge to create a dynamic new organization focused on meeting newspapers’ crucial multimedia training and development needs.