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What are the first challenges the new ownership faces? What happens to the Tribune name? And could Chicago see two locally owned daily newspapers?
This is a golden age of American protest. It’s time to stand up and fight the vulture owners hollowing out local news.
Even without the L.A. Times, it still controls a lot of important newspapers. Will it sell them to Gannett, Murdoch, local individuals in each city — or to yet another private equity firm looking to strip papers for parts?
West Coast news chaos, a new leader at WordPress, the decline of digital display — and is The Washington Post really profitable?
Southern California has gone from five significant daily newspaper companies three years ago to two today. And they’re both in trouble.
Because it’s privately held, Hearst isn’t as big a part of industry conversations around the future of newspapers as its publicly traded peers. But it’s charting a path forward and ready to open its checkbook to expand.
Canada’s press woes are bad enough unto themselves, but they also serve as a sign of earlier winter for the U.S. press.
Well-intentioned antitrust actions by the Department of Justice are likely to deliver two newspapers to a company with a record of milking papers for profit through deep cutbacks.
At Digital First Media, America’s second-largest newspaper chain, it’s hard to discern a larger plan — beyond painful cutbacks to boost profits.
The pricetag would be high, but it might be worth it to reassemble one part of the old newspaper bundle — tying together local news and local services.