Monthly Archives: December 2013

NORTHEAST OHIO MEDIA GROUP AND PLAIN DEALER PUBLISHING CO. 2013 YEAR END LETTER

Dear Readers, As the year draws to a close, we wanted to take a moment to thank you for allowing us to be an important part of your daily life. It’s our privilege to serve you and a responsibility we take very seriously. A little less than five months ago, our organizations embarked on a bold, new direction with a goal to better meet the needs of our readers and advertisers. Since that time, a lot has changed in the way we bring you the local news and information you count on, but the one thing that hasn’t changed is our commitment to delivering quality journalism to the communities we serve. And quality journalism is still the No. 1 priority for the Plain Dealer Publishing Co. and the Northeast Ohio Media Group. Watchdog journalism remains our most essential work. This [...]

By | December 30th, 2013|

NOLA MEDIA GROUP 2013 YEAR-END LETTER TO READERS

To Our Readers: In this season of reflection, we at The Times-Picayune and NOLA. com have much to thank you for. A little more than a year ago, we stepped boldly into the rapidly changing digital world. Our future as a viable news entity was at stake. We launched a new approach to delivering news and connecting our readers with our advertisers. As we approach the end of the first year of operation in our new world, we are well on our way toward assuring our long-term ability to provide vital news and world-class advertising solutions to the communities we proudly serve. We make this promise to you 24 hours a day: We vow to remain true to our 176- year tradition of being your primary source of the news and information that matter to you; to remain your govern­ment [...]

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ADVANCE LOCAL 2013 YEAR END LETTER

December 18, 2013 Dear Advance Local Colleagues: As 2013 winds down, I want to thank you for your extraordinary efforts this year as we continue our transformation into digitally focused news and information companies dedicated to producing great journalism for our digital and print audiences.  This massive undertaking has been challenging on many levels, but thanks to your hard work and dedication, we are building a sustainable future for each of our organizations and making significant progress on multiple fronts. Although we are still in the early stages of this journey, signs of success are everywhere. Most of our new organizations are rapidly increasing their digital revenue and approaching the point where digital ad revenue growth will be larger than print ad revenue declines.  This positions us well for the future given the inexorable shift of print advertising dollars to [...]

By | December 30th, 2013|