The new organization will have a board chaired by Mark Newhouse, executive vice president/newspapers of Advance Publications Inc., that combines representation from the API Board of Directors and the NAAF Board of Trustees.Correspondingly, the association will be providing new resources to its members that reflect their digital focus.Interviewed by the New York Times, the association’s CEO David Chavern said that the word “newspaper” had lost meaning with regard the their membership, or today’s media organisations in general: “‘Newspaper’ is not a big enough word to describe the industry anymore,” – – “The future of this industry is much broader.” The news publishing industry is experiencing transformation at an ever-growing pace, with new policy issues arising as the landscape changes. S., it’s also very much a business – one whose ability to serve the public is dependent on its ability to attract eyeballs and dollars.Over the years, the Center’s approach to these indicators has evolved along with the industry, carefully considering the metrics, sectors and format in which the data appear.NAA members include daily newspapers as well as nondailies, other print publications and online products. C., in Arlington, Va., the association focuses on the major issues that affect today’s newspaper industry: public policy/legal matters, advertising revenue growth and audience development across the medium’s broad portfolio of products and digital platforms.Information about NAA and the industry may be found at org.The State of the News Media fact sheets use a range of different methodologies to study the health of the U. news industry, including custom analysis of news audience behavior, secondary analysis of industry data and direct reporting to solicit information unavailable elsewhere. And while Americans prize community connection from their local news providers, they are largely unaware of the financial challenges they face. newspapers and at least 23% of the highest-traffic digital-native news outlets experienced layoffs between January 2017 and April 2018. Newspaper layoffs have far from abated in the past year, and digital-native news outlets are also suffering losses. Information about the Foundation and its programs may be found at About API API is the trusted source for career and leadership development for the newsmedia industry in North America and around the world, helping companies innovate and leaders realize their full potential.