News from Scripps A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.


Oct 07, 2015, 19:47 ET

E.W. Scripps Company expects newspaper spinoff to retain tax-free status in Journal Media Group acquisition

 The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) expects the spinoff and merger of its newspaper operations with those of Journal Communications...

Oct 07, 2015, 15:57 ET

Newsy expands Internet TV distribution through new partnership with Pluto TV

Newsy, the over-the-top video news service that brings context and perspective to a growing millennial audience, has partnered with Pluto TV to...

Oct 07, 2015, 11:38 ET

Scripps to report third-quarter operating results on Nov. 6, 2015

 The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) will report third-quarter operating results before New York Stock Exchange trading begins on Friday, Nov. 6....

Sep 29, 2015, 11:05 ET

Newsy launches on Watchable, Comcast's cross-platform video service

Newsy, the over-the-top video news service that brings context and perspective to its growing video audience, today debuts on Comcast's new...

Sep 18, 2015, 13:24 ET
The Scripps Research Institute will be led by Peter G. Schultz (right) as CEO and Steve A. Kay as president.

Scripps Research Institute Names Peter Schultz as CEO, Steve Kay as President

The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) today announced the appointment of chemist Peter G. Schultz as CEO and biologist Steve A. Kay as...

Sep 17, 2015, 08:57 ET
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Only One Week Remains to Enter to Win HGTV Urban Oasis 2015 Giveaway

 With just one week left to enter for a chance to win, time is running out in the sweepstakes that will make someone a lucky homeowner in the...

Sep 10, 2015, 10:00 ET

Cater Lee returns to Scripps as vice president of programming

Cater Lee, a development executive, business entrepreneur, award-winning journalist and producer of original television shows, returns to The E.W....

Sep 02, 2015, 11:36 ET
Question of the Day

No. 1 in iTunes: "Question of the Day" podcast rises to the top of the charts one day after launch

 The latest show from podcast industry leader Midroll Media hit No. 1 in the iTunes Podcast charts in the U.S. on Tuesday, just one day after...

Aug 26, 2015, 17:00 ET

Scripps investigation finds deaths linked to keyless auto ignitions; federal regulators have been slow to resolve "clear safety problem"

At least 13 people have died from carbon monoxide poisoning related to keyless auto ignitions. Many others have been injured. And yet, despite...

Aug 26, 2015, 09:50 ET

School Enrollment Opens for 2015-2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee

 The back-to-school season is upon us, and for the tens of thousands of schools that enroll with the Scripps National Spelling Bee each year,...

Aug 25, 2015, 14:18 ET

Scripps invests in consumer intelligence startup Cintric

 The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has invested in Cintric, a consumer intelligence company that helps brands, publishers and retailers...

Aug 24, 2015, 14:12 ET

Scripps offers pension benefit payouts

 The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) is offering its eligible former employees with vested, deferred pension plan benefits the option of...

Aug 24, 2015, 12:18 ET

New Study by TSRI and Janssen Makes Major Advance Toward More Effective, Long-Lasting Flu Vaccine

Scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) and the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) have found a way...

Aug 07, 2015, 07:30 ET

Scripps reports second-quarter results; reaffirms full-year guidance

(Note: The merger of the company's broadcast assets with those of Journal Communications and the spinoff of the newspaper business occurred on...

Aug 06, 2015, 09:00 ET
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HGTV Urban Oasis Giveaway 2015 Now Open for Entries

 One lucky homeowner is going to be living the life in the mountain town of Asheville, North Carolina, location of the HGTV Urban Oasis®...

Jul 22, 2015, 12:00 ET
Scripps acquires podcast industry leader Midroll

Scripps acquires podcast industry leader Midroll

The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) has acquired podcast industry leader Midroll Media, a five-year-old Los Angeles-based company that creates...

Jul 20, 2015, 10:00 ET

Besomebody, Inc. Raises Another $1 Million to Fuel Growth of Experience Marketplace

 Besomebody, Inc., a first-of-its-kind mobile platform that enables users to learn through passion-based Experiences, has closed a second $1...

Jul 14, 2015, 08:30 ET

Scripps and CBS renew affiliation agreement for WTVF, Nashville

The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) and CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) have signed a new three-year affiliation agreement for WTVF,...

Jul 10, 2015, 08:00 ET

Scripps to report second-quarter operating results on Aug. 7

The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) will report second-quarter operating results before New York Stock Exchange trading begins on Friday, Aug. 7. A...

Jun 24, 2015, 15:30 ET

Scripps Newsrooms Win Three National Edward R. Murrow Awards

 Three media brands owned by The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) are National Edward R. Murrow Award winners. The Radio Television Digital...