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.

Related Stories
Mediabistro Course

Pinterest Marketing

Pinterest MarketingPin your way to a wider audience! Starting December 1, work with the VP of Marketing at SheKnows to learn how to leverage Pinterest for your brand. In this course, you'll learn how to create a Pinterest Playbook to develop and measure your marketing strategy, grow a follower base, run an effective contest, and stay updated on the best practices for this platform. Register now!