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3:44 am on Sunday December 16, 2012

Paywalls: Island Packet, Gazette to resume paid-access restriction to website

TheDigitel After first implementing and turning off paid access restriction to the joint Island Packet and Beaufort Gazette website earlier this year for non-regional visitors, the paper is revisiting a paid-access strategy. Writing in an editorial...
4:45 am on Tuesday September 11, 2012

Crime traffic: It's a mugshot publishing turf war

You don't have to be in the publishing business to know an old adage: Crime sells. For years now BeaufortTribune.com has seen great benefit from its MugFaces feature, pulling in the local arrest reports digitally onto its website. Now it seems there...
4:19 am on Tuesday November 2, 2010

Why and how The Island Packet came up with their endorsements

Flickr user aloshbennett You may recall that I've not been very impressed with the meat of The Island Packet's endorsements. Well, paper editor Jeff Kidd has penned a column about how the paper went about deciding on who to endorse this election...
3:54 am on Friday July 30, 2010

Gazette and Packet parent company posts lower ad sales, but decreasing rate of loss

Flickr user BRB62 If you didn't know, the McClatchy Co. owns both The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette. And, again if you didn't know, that company has  been struggling and investors are anxiously waiting to see if McClatchy can turn around...
10:13 am on Friday July 2, 2010

Beaufort Gazette/Island Packet want to give you a free Ipad

The Beaufort Gazette and Island Packet want to give you a free Ipad. "There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but there is indeed a free iPad," there online department posts in its blog. All they want you to do is fill out a form: find it here...
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