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Posted February 19, 2020

Cox buying back Dayton paper, others Atlanta-based Cox Enterprises is buying back the Dayton Daily News, Springfield News-Sun and Journal-News from Apollo Global Management, the Dayton paper reported. That buyback means the papers can go on publishing seven days a week. That had been in doubt after the Federal Communications Commission said that Apollo could […]

Posted February 5, 2020

Alden takes stake in Lee after BH Media news “Hedge fund Alden Global Capital’s MNG Enterprises has taken a 5.9% stake in Lee Enterprises. The move came on the heels of the Jan. 29 announcement that Lee is buying Warren Buffett’s BH Media Group publications and The Buffalo News for $140 million in cash. Various media watchers […]

Posted January 29, 2020

Alabama papers changing print schedule “Starting March 4, the Daily Home (Talladega, Alabama) and Anniston Star (Alabama) will produce print editions of the papers three days a week, Wednesdays, Fridays and a Saturday/Sunday weekend edition delivered on Saturdays. The papers had been printing five days weekly. The papers announced the new schedule. The papers are […]

Posted January 22, 2020

Great West Newspapers producing Edmonton Sun “Great West Newspapers (GWN) of St Albert, Alberta, Canada, began new daily production of Postmedia’s tabloid Edmonton Sun along with a second regional daily and 14 other weekly and twice-weekly newspapers Jan. 12. GWN has been printing Postmedia’s metro broadsheet, the Edmonton Journal, since the summer of 2013. Although […]

Posted January 15, 2020

Herald-Times to print in Indianapolis “The Herald-Times (Bloomington, Indiana) is relocating its newspaper printing and production from Bloomington to a plant in Indianapolis that prints the Indianapolis Star, the paper announced. The paper’s news and advertising teams will stay in Bloomington. The move will likely mean some layoffs, but the number has not been set, […]

Posted January 8, 2020

Portland Tribune cuts back print, launches paywall “The Portland Tribune (Oregon) is making changes, including putting its website behind a paywall and producing one print edition a week, cutting back from two. The changes were set to go into effect the week of Jan. 1. Pamplin Media Group, owned by Robert Pamplin Jr., owns the […]

Posted December 18, 2019

Sun-Times, Tribune re-up agreement “Sun-Times Media and Tribune Publishing have a deal on the printing and distribution of the Chicago Sun-Times, the paper reported. The Sun-Times’ contract with Tribune Publishing had been set to expire at the end of 2019. The Sun-Times and the Chicago Tribune are printed at the Freedom Center plant at 777 W. […]

Posted December 11, 2019

Scherer Publishing buys Hot Springs Star “Scherer Publishing, owned by Bob and Mandy Scherer of Martin, South Dakota, is buying the Hot Springs Star (South Dakota) from Lee Enterprises. It will be merged with the Fall River County Herald, starting with the Dec. 12 edition of the Fall River County Herald Star, the Herald reported. The […]

Posted December 4, 2019

Dayton Daily News to cut print days “The Dayton Daily News and two other Ohio papers are going to three days a week from daily print to please regulators who have approved a $3.1 billion buy of Cox TV stations and papers by Apollo Global Management, the New York Post reported. FCC rules don’t allow […]

Posted November 27, 2019

GateHouse parent buys Gannett “GateHouse parent New Media Investment Group has completed its $1.2 billion cash-and-stock buy of Gannett, the companies announced Nov. 19. The combined company has adopted the name Gannett Co. and trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker GCI. The combined company is the largest local news organization in […]

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