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PNJ ready to implement Project Butterfly

February 27, 2014

Pensacola News Journal readers will soon find USA Today inserts in their daily newspaper, according to sources inside the Romana Street offices. Gannett, who owns the PNJ, hopes its national newspaper USA Today will help boost…


PNJ cans Gulf Breeze Pelican

November 20, 2013

The Gulf Breeze Pelican is no longer in print. The paper, owned by the Gannett/PNJ, was published as competitor for the south Santa Rosa County market. In the 1990s at the height of the UFO craze,…


Buzz: The Ax Man Cometh, Layoffs at PNJ

August 23, 2013

Gannett has mandated layoffs across its newspaper empire. Pensacola News Journal employees aren’t escaping the ax. Managing Editor Ginny Graybiel and Columnist Shannon Nickinson were notified yesterday their services will no longer be needed. Over the…


Daily drops comments on some articles

August 24, 2010

Not the Pensacola News Journal, but the Marion Star, another Gannett-owned paper. The Managing Editor Tom Graser writes that the paper will not allow reader comments on its crime reports. We disable comments on the police…


Gannett outsources comment moderation

June 23, 2010

The Gannett blog reports that Gannett has started outsourcing the moderation of the comments readers post on its websites. Gannett may have finally conceded that its newspapers and TV stations are too thinly staffed to do…


Buzz: Insider look at stats

May 23, 2010

Gannett Blog got the secret web stats for and other Gannett websites (see spreadsheet): Pensacola FL Unique Visitors April 2009: 469,880 Nov 2009: 444,952 Dec 2009: 449,245 Jan 2010: 453,487 Feb 2010: 431,506 Mar 2010:…


BP ad runs in Sunday Pensacola News Journal

May 9, 2010

Pensacola’s daily newspaper fulfilled the Gannett mission of being a marketing solution…this time for British Petroleum. The ad, titled “The Gulf Oil Spill Response,” tells readers that -“BP has done and continues to do everything possible…