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Just another one-newspaper town

History buffs know today marks the fifth anniversary of the last edition of the Birmingham Post-Herald. Has the Birmingham News thrived or become complacent since becoming a solo act in 2005? Continue reading

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Community Newspaper Holdings moving headquarters to Montgomery

Birmingham-based Community Newspaper Holdings is heading south. The newspaper publisher plans to relocate its headquarters from the Colonnade area to Montgomery’s new Retirement Systems of Alabama building in late 2011 or early 2012. Continue reading

Alabama Press Association names winners of 2010 Better Newspaper Contest

Birmingham Business Journal, Birmingham News, Shelby County Reporter win multiple awards. Continue reading

The Archibald column the Birmingham News doesn’t want you to see

Newspaper continues its streak of burying critical stories, columns. Continue reading

Birmingham media in 2009: nasty, brutish and long

The year was especially tough as more than 100 media professionals lost their jobs. Plus, all the headlines from 2009. Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE: Birmingham News offers buyouts to employees across the board

EXCLUSIVE: Daily newspaper looks to reduce staff with third round of buyouts in 16 months. Continue reading

November event: Video Made Easy

November event: Matt Cuthbert and Dennis Pillion of AL.com will show you how they shoot, upload and promote videos, and how you can, too. Ever wonder how you can use video to tell a story or promote a brand on your site? Learn how in our Nov. 17 workshop at Shift Workspace downtown.

Admission is $10. RSVP required. Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE: Birmingham News drops 10.8 percent in weekday print circulation

Exclusive: Today’s Audit Bureau of Circulations report shows the Birmingham News losing circulation at a rate worse than the national average. Continue reading

More changes at the top for the Birmingham News

Birmingham News publisher Victor Hanson III to retire Dec. 1. Former (Mobile) Press-Register publisher Howard Bronson sues Advance Publications. Continue reading

EXCLUSIVE: Birmingham News could face layoffs by February

EXCLUSIVE: Advance Publications’ Newhouse Newspapers will end its policy of no layoffs, announcing the change to staffs today, including the Birmingham News. The pledge ends in six months, meaning the staff at the News (as well as the Press-Register in Mobile and the Huntsville Times) could face layoffs by February. Continue reading