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From New York to Los Angeles, a lot of American newspapers will change hands in the next few months. Who wants to own a newspaper in 2015 — and why?
Will America’s third-largest newspaper group sell as a single unit or a collection of smaller clusters? And what would lead someone to buy newspapers in 2014, anyway?
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.
Aaron Kushner has been a brash newspaper industry contrarian, investing in content. But over 70 layoffs last week has some wondering whether his frequent waves of change are threatening his credibility.
“No grand strategy, no new business models for news will emerge from Omaha. Ultimately, these papers will be closed or sold.” Martin Langeveld
“Ultimately, consolidation is just a mop-up strategy — one that simply squeezes out the final remaining profits before the lights are turned out.” Martin Langeveld
Instead of a wave of consolidation, the former newspaper publisher argues, JRC’s bankruptcy could be a way for the newspaper industry’s biggest outside investor to continue to exit it. Martin Langeveld
In the Bay Area, in Los Angeles, in San Diego — the traditional boundaries of California journalism are shifting fast. Ken Doctor
“I don’t think there’s any newspaper company in America that won’t have fewer people a year from now than they have today, and fewer still in two to three years.” Martin Langeveld
March 7, 2011