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Newspapers urged to raise their prices to combat declining advertising revenues

Recent data showing print advertising revenue continues to decline in the newspaper industry has emerged just as some observers suggest newspapers should consider price increases for their print product, a strategy that doesn't impress one Wall Street Journal editor. Read more »


Judicial censorship of journalists and bloggers on the rise in Brazil as municipal elections approach

Judicial censorship of newspapers and blogs is on the rise leading up to municipal elections in Brazil. On Monday, Sept. 3, journalist Fernando Conceição claimed that a mayoral candidate tried to censor him in the city of Salvador, according to the website Polícia e Política. Read more »


Brazilian female publisher is beaten by three men who steal 2,000 copies of her newspaper

A Brazilian journalist and director of a newspaper was beaten by three men who also stole two thousand copies of the publication on Saturday, Sept. 1, in the interior of the state of São Paulo, reported the website G1. Read more »


Police invade newspaper offices in Brazil to stop release of voter poll

On Aug. 29, federal police agents invaded the offices of the newspaper Correio do Estado in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul to stop the release of the Aug. 30 edition of the newspaper that included the results of an voter poll, reported the Brazilian Press Association (ABI in Portuguese). The survey was not to be published since it had not been finalized. Read more »


Hurricane Isaac news coverage illuminates potential of hybrid form of journalism

Reporters and news organizations covering Hurricane Isaac, which left a path of destruction and flooding in U.S. Gulf Coast states last week, may have offered a glimpse into the future of journalism, suggests an industry observer for the Nieman Journalism Lab. Read more »


U.S. broadcasting sees uptick in minority employment; newspapers lag behind

Radio and television stations continued to hire more minorities during the last year while minority employment declined at newspapers, according to the new 2012 Radio Television Digital News Association survey. Read more »


Gunmen open fire on Mexican newspaper, bringing the number of attacks on the press since July to six


Gunmen sprayed the facade of the Mexican newspaper El Regional del Sur with bullets during the evening of Wednesday, Aug. 8, reported the newspaper El Universal. El Regional del Sur is published in the city of Cuernacava, near the Mexican capital. Read more »


Construction workers block newspaper offices with trucks in Panama


In an attempt to block the circulation of the Panamanian newspaper La Prensa, construction workers besieged the publication's offices late in the evening Thursday, Aug. 2, until the early morning of Friday, Aug. 3, according to the newspaper. Read more »



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