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Stay tuned to Inland and the industry by checking in here at and reading The Inlander, the association's monthly newspaper mailed to members in print and available in an e-edition. Keep current on upcoming events, news from fellow members, job promotions, ideas to grow revenue and audience, and offerings from our industry R&D partners.

Recent news

Southern Newspapers sells Alabama paper to its former managing editor

Patrick Graham, who previously served as the managing editor of the Times-Journal from 1996 to 2000, has bought the Fort Payne, Alabama newspaper.

Paxton Media Group expands in Indiana with purchase of Wilson family’s Rochester Sentinel

The Rochester (Indiana) Sentinel has been purchased by Paxton Media Group from owner and Publisher Sarah O. Wilson.

Quincy Herald-Whig parent buys Hannibal Courier-Post from GateHouse Media

Family-owned Quincy Media Inc. has agreed to acquire the Hannibal (MO) Courier-Post.

Recent Transactions

Off to the races!

The Post and Courier is the new owner of the Steeplechase of Charleston, a race with roots going back to 1803 in South Carolina’s Lowcountry. The newspaper acquired the race—in which horses …

For fourth straight year, daily newspaper deals increased in 2018

The market for daily newspapers continues to burn red hot, a study by the brokerage Dirks, Van Essen, Murray & April finds. The 36 daily newspaper transactions were the largest number of such …

Staples World sold to group including its editor, Anderson

Devlin Newspapers Inc. has sold the Staples (Minnesota) World to RMM Publications LLC, a new company formed by longtime Minnesota newspaper owners Rick Gail and Mike Kremer, as well as the weekly’s …

With sale to GateHouse Media, Schurz exits the newspaper business after 147 years

Schurz Communications sold its publishing division - comprising 20 newspapers including the South Bend (Indiana) Tribune whose founding began the company 147 years ago - to GateHouse Media.

May 2019 Inlander

Long ago documents prove to be Inland’s compass to this day

Your Inland staff has been doing some thorough spring cleaning at our headquarters in Des Plaines, Illinois, and have unearthed some fascinating documents. There are photos of gatherings decades …

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Getting in front of real newspaper decision-makers is more cost-effective than ever!

Inland Press Association members are owners, publishers, general managers, production and circulation executives and top editorial leaders. They are empowered to make buying decisions on your …

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April 2019

From SMS to the business of ‘sin,’ finding new revenue is this conference’s mission

Mission One: Revenue is a conference on a, well, mission. It’s designed to help newspapers find more revenue from sources unexplored and streams hiding in plain sight. Consider the mostly …

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