Archive for November, 2013

Millennials Still Want Their Newspapers [Infographic]

Despite the perception that the under-30 crowd is leaving newspapers and their websites behind for other digital news […]

Newspapers’ Digital Audience Hits New High in September 2013

By Jim Conaghan, NNA Vice President of Research & Industry Analysis The number of unique visitors engaged with […]

Minutes of the MNA Board of Directors’ Meeting: October 2013

MNA Board of Directors Meeting Minutes October 10-11, 2013 Park Square Theatre – St. Paul, MN Present: Rollin […]

Minutes of the MNI Board of Directors’ Meeting: 10/10/13

MINUTES OF THE MNI BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETING, OCTOBER 10, 2013 Park Square Theatre, St. Paul. MN Present: […]

Henninger: Transcendental typography

Every once in a while, a design calls for big type. I don’t mean just “big type.” I mean “B-I-G T-Y-P-E”! Huge. Ginormous. Humongous. Yeah…that kind of big.

Advertising still a target in House tax reform bill

The business deduction for advertising expenses is currently at risk in the House of Representatives. Despite our collective efforts to dissuade Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp from modifying the current tax treatment of advertising, we have heard that he will release draft tax reform legislation that will propose a 10-year amortization of advertising costs. Specifically, his proposal is expected to allow businesses to deduct 50 percent of their advertising costs in the year the advertising expense is incurred and require a business to spread the remaining cost over 10 years.

2014 Membership Dues Statements

Look for your MNA membership dues statements in the mail this week!

National Newspaper Association Continues Fight Against Unfair Postal Rate Increases

The National Newspaper Association, America’s alliance of community weekly and daily newspapers, this week continues a multi-front attack against unfair postage rate increases with litigation at the Postal Regulatory Commission and strong grassroots work on Capitol Hill.

Ad-libs: Getting sales traction

Traction is a key element in any business. Even the business of football.