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More than 200 newspapers are up for sale — as one group, in clusters, or one by one. Where they go could have a big impact on how the industry will look in the coming years.
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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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A new generation of owners promises their newspapers the financial room to build a long-term strategy. Given how bad the numbers look so far in 2013, they’ll need it.
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What are the key storylines the American newspaper business will be following — or living through — over the rest of this year?
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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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If the Koch brothers do take over the Los Angeles Times, the impacts will reverberate across southern California. Here’s how it might work out.
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As the controversial conservatives confirm their interest in some of America’s biggest newspapers, is their interest financial or political?
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Will The New York Times Co., in a final act of stewardship, take less money for the Globe if it means selling to a buyer who’ll keep its journalism strong?
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