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Watchup Streaming-News Startup Expands Local TV Reach in Deals with Meredith, E.W. Scripps and Others

Watchup, a Tribune Media-backed startup with a service that personalized newscasts to Internet-video devices, has expanded its reach to about 80% of the local markets in the U.S. 261 more words

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"Between a Rock and a Hard Rock: Food Journalism in 2015" by Todd Vandenberg

Our local paper, the Knoxville News Sentinel, used to publish a popular alternative weekly paper, Metro Pulse. The parent company, E.W. Scripps, apparently decided in late 2014 that Metro Pulse was cannibalizing sales of the News Sentinel’s Friday edition, so they said goodbye to the entire Metro Pulse staff, effectively killing the paper. 1,123 more words

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Scripps, Journal Communications Shareholders Approve TV Merger, Print Spinoff

The uncoupling of newspaper and television chains into separate operations continued Wednesday, as shareholders for E.W. Scripps Co. and Journal Communications approved a merger that creates separate TV and print companies. 311 more words

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LAFF Comedy Broadcast Network To Launch April 15 in 21 Markets

It’ll be Tax Day, but Katz Broadcasting is hoping Americans in 21 markets will find something to laugh about with the launch April 15 of LAFF, what Katz calls the nation’s first comedy-driven broadcast network, 267 more words

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Report: Anschutz Explores Resurrecting Rocky Mountain News

DENVER (AP/CBS4) – Billionaire investor Philip Anschutz is exploring the possibility of resurrecting the Rocky Mountain News, a daily newspaper in Denver that was shuttered in 2009 after nearly 150 years in operation, according to a newspaper report. 249 more words

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Scripps Readies 2nd Release Of Political App

via NetNewsCheck…”The E.W. Scripps Company is readying a second iteration of its Podium app for December, aiming to connect users more closely to the legislation that emerges around their political passion topics. 55 more words

Media

Scripps 'Learning Quickly' On Digital Sales

“There are no half measures in digital sales for The E.W. Scripps Company, where the game plan calls for aggressive offense and deep, long-range investment. 116 more words

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