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Ken Doctor    Aug. 4, 2014
For years, the corporate talk was all about synergy — local newspapers and local TV stations as part of the same media companies. Now the battles will be fought as standalone entities.
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Ken Doctor    April 10, 2014
For decades, newspapers moved from local ownership to nationwide chains. Now, the shift is in the other direction — with the help of your friendly neighborhood billionaire.
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Ken Doctor    March 20, 2014
Newspaper companies made a smart move in the 1990s investing in online auto classifieds. Is selling it off a short-term gain for long-term pain?
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Ken Doctor    Feb. 27, 2014
Media companies are racing to spin off their declining print businesses. Unfortunately, the way they’re doing so could drag them down further.
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Ken Doctor    Nov. 14, 2013
The dead-tree business has seen better days, sure. But for some publishers, print is an increasingly powerful part of their revenue strategies.
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Ken Doctor    July 11, 2013
Was yesterday’s announced Tribune split into broadcast and newspaper companies a way to avoid the Koch brothers, a way to harvest tax savings, or something else?
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Ken Doctor    Feb. 14, 2013
At America’s top newspaper, the revenue decline has — for now, at least — stopped. But what do the trend lines tell us about how the Times will look in 2016?
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Ken Doctor    June 27, 2012
If Murdoch’s empire cleaves in two, his newspapers will no longer be able to count on the latest blockbuster to disguise their financial woes.