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Insight for owners regarding prospective buyers, effective ownership structure, etc.

Sonoma newspapers becoming nonprofit

May 1, 2020

To keep local journalism alive, the owners of this newspaper and three other community newspapers in Sonoma County are transferring their ownership to a new nonprofit created to help the papers compete ...

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Washington-based Free Press Publishing acquires three newspapers

Apr 1, 2020

CHENEY, Washington — Free Press Publishing has acquired three publications in less than a month.

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Greeley (Colorado) Tribune sells to MediaNews Group

Apr 1, 2020

Swift Communications has reached an agreement to sell the Greeley (Colorado) Tribune to MediaNews Group (“MNG”), the owner and operator of one of the largest newspaper businesses in the U.S.

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Les Zaitz rescues a struggling weekly and elevates local news to award-winning journalism

Dec 1, 2019

On a chilly day a week before Thanksgiving, Les Zaitz couldn’t stay on the phone long. He was preparing to welcome a pair of donkeys to his ranch and had work to do. He is most happy when he’s ...

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Sale of News-Gazette Media closed

Dec 1, 2019

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois — The sale of the News-Gazette and its related broadcast operations in central Illinois has closed following approvals from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court and regulatory agencies.

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It's a buyer's market for community weeklies, but buyers are needed; how about it, refugees from metropolitan papers?

Sep 1, 2019

That’s not true of most community newspapers because they are the sole, reliable source of news about their communities, and most of them “are doing fine financially,” says Kevin Slimp, ...

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In the heart of Alabama’s literary capital, Monroeville Journal is a family’s labor of love

Sep 1, 2019

Today, Bo Bolton is the owner and publisher of the storied Monroe Journal in Monroeville, Alabama, a small, rural, picturesque community in the Piney Woods region of southwestern Alabama and home ...

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Need a great job? Buy a weekly newspaper

Sep 1, 2019

We bought the Star-Leader on Aug. 1, 1980, using our savings from seven years of employment as a down payment. We bought our first newspaper before we bought our first house.

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Feisty Idaho Mountain Express thrives in tough environment

Aug 1, 2019

Newspapers are getting a bad rap these days, but in Blaine County, readers appreciate the Mountain Express, according to Morris.

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