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NFDA 2018: Four Takeaways

At this year’s NFDA International Convention and Expo, we enjoyed connecting with our funeral service partners and bringing our newspaper partners to the show for the first time, so they can join us in supporting your vital work. Here’s four highlights and fun...

Obituary Readers by State: Device Type

Legacy partners with over 1,500 newspapers and 4,000 funeral homes in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, U.K., and Europe. Our large network of partners allows us to analyze industry-wide obituary-related trends and share these findings with our...

Why the Sunday Print Edition Still Reigns Supreme For Publishers

It’s Sunday morning, and I’m getting ready to read the news, but I’m not picking up my cell phone or booting up my laptop. I’m picking up my hefty 100-plus page Sunday edition of my local newspaper. As someone you would consider a millennial, you might find it hard to believe that’s how I choose to spend my Sunday mornings.

Business of News: With Newspapers Back in the Game, How Can Publishers Hold On to New Readers?

How can newspapers lose when they have John Oliver, Meryl Streep and Ali Robyn Petersen on their side? The erudite TV host and the talented actress buoyed our spirits by defending the importance of journalists. And Ali, a sublime office manager and treatment coordinator at an oral surgery and dental implant center, subscribed to the New York Times.

Announcing the 2017 mediaXchange Speaker Line-Up

The News Media Alliance today announced the full speaker line-up at mediaXchange 2017, which will take place April 30 – May 3, 2017 in New Orleans. LA. The event draws hundreds of news media professionals each year to hear from top thought leaders from inside and outside the industry; to exchange ideas and hear insights on revenue and audience growth strategies; and to connect with advertisers and other partners. Speakers will offer their insights and experience, as well as trends and actionable solutions on the most important issues facing the news media today, including digitization, new content distribution platforms, audience engagement and more.