Gannett Reports Digital Growth in 3Q

GannettLogo.jpgGannett held its third-quarter earnings call Friday, and paidContent reported on the publisher’s digital-related announcements.

According to paidContent, digital revenues were up 10.2 percent compared with the year-earlier period for its community publishing unit, which includes its 80 local newspapers, while USA Today saw digital ad revenues rise 35.1 percent.

Chairman and CEO Craig Dubow also mentioned that the USA Today iPad app has passed the 1 million-download mark, according to paidContent. During Gannett’s second-quarter conference call, he said the app would remain free-of-charge at least through the third quarter.

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