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By selling Berkshire Hathaway’s newspapers to Lee Enterprises, the world’s most successful investor is acknowledging the industry’s downhill slide is not near an end.
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.
What are the key storylines the American newspaper business will be following — or living through — over the rest of this year?
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?
The newspaper business analyst talks about what revenue strategies are showing signs of life and whether the paywall model works for everyone. Joshua Benton
For interested buyers looking at the numbers of Tribune newspapers, one bright spot will stand out: the price.
2013 could end up making 2012 seem calm by comparison.
Some of the world’s biggest news organizations, once rocks of stability, are showing signs of unstable foundations.
A new wave of financial optimism is hitting some corners of the newspaper industry. But there’s still plenty of reason to hesitate.