Product news and Innovation

NPG Expands into Data Center Hosting

News-Press & Gazette Co.(NPG)announced Monday it has invested in two start-up data centers in St. Joseph, Mo. and in Online Tech, an established data center hosting company with operations in Ann Arbor and Flint, Michigan. The St. Joseph centers, located…

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KJCT News 8 becomes first StormReady Supporter in Colorado

KJCT News 8 is the first organization in Colorado to become an official StormReady Supporter as certified by the National Weather Service. In addition, KJCT News 8 is one of only five television stations in this country to be awarded…

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Broadcast page views near the 10 million mark

The NPG Broadcast websites experienced record growth during the month of August… hitting nearly ten million page views. This is phenomenal growth for the sites and represents an increase of more than 80% over page views in August, 2009. The…

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New equipment spares chemicals and saves money

The Warrensburg Daily Star-Journal purchased an innovative, environmentally friendly piece of equipment, Publisher Bill James said. The Kodak Trendsetter News Platesetter replaces an older system that used a liquid chemical process to create negatives and plates. The new system bypasses…

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Newspapers going to eTearsheets, eInvoices for advertisers

NPG Newspapers has seen success in converting to e-tearsheets (PDF copies of newspaper pages with ads on them) within the organization.  They have gone from distributing over 2,000 physical tearsheets (newsprint copies of the actual ad that ran that is…

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KVIA builds own weather set

The only thing that hasn’t changed about ABC7 weather recently is the quality weather coverage that is delivered to viewers everyday.  After a complete re-build, the new ABC7 weather set is larger, more colorful, has more depth and is more…

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KRDO Newsradio available as an app

KRDO Newsradio 105.5 FM and 1240 AM launched a new state-of-the-art iPhone application in April.  “As we’ve promoted it, on both radio and KRDO NewsChannel 13 the usage has skyrocketed,” said program director Mike Lewis.  In June, there were 249…

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‘Manhunt Monday’ turns up as a KVIA success

In April 2010, kvia.com launched a series of slide shows that featured mug shots released by the El Paso Police Department and the El Paso County Sheriff’s Department.  Kvia.com’s traffic increased 100 percent…which translates to two million page views per…

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