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Newspaper PressAAIND is a non-profit organization comprised of companies and individuals involved in the sales and distribution of printed matter. Our membership is comprised of owners and employees of hand delivery agencies, wholesale distribution companies, and representatives of the publishing industry.

Our mission is to disseminate industry information to our members while building a sense of community among the various participants involved in the distribution of newspapers and magazines.

News

A West Virginia Newspaper Won Journalism’s Top Award. Now It’s Filed for Bankruptcy.

For decades, The Charleston Gazette-Mail in West Virginia has exposed corruption, greed and incompetence with a tenacity that was rewarded last year with journalism’s highest honor, a Pulitzer Prize. But the newspaper now faces a painful reality: No matter how strong its journalism, no publication is immune to the economic pressure on the industry. On …

More newspapers are departing their landmark homes, and why that matters

Printer’s ink still coursed through the veins of the structure where I landed my first real job in journalism — The Des Moines Register & Tribune Building, a beaux-arts high-rise that was later sheathed in modernist glass and metal. The place was an architectural mishmash when I worked there in the mid-1980s, but it burst …

Piano says more news orgs are embracing paywalls, reader revenue, and consumer marketing

If there was ever a company ideally poised to take advantage of the digital publishing industry’s recent widespread embrace of reader revenue, it’s Piano. Piano supplies backend paywall, audience segmentation, and customer relationship management tech to over 1,300 media companies, including NBC, Bloomberg, and a large number of newspapers. Increasingly, though, it’s turned its attention to …

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