Newspaper publishing

January 02, 2020 - 4:31 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A hotel operator has purchased The Times-Dispatch building in Virginia’s capital city, but the Richmond newspaper will remain in the downtown building under a long-term lease, the companies announced Thursday. The Times-Dispatch reports that its newsroom, advertising and...
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In this July 5, 2019, photo, an East Bay Times newspaper sits in the bottom row of empty news racks in the Financial District in San Francisco. Ownership changes and consolidations have left the region known as the East Bay with just a single daily newspaper. The East Bay Times, based in Walnut Creek, attempts to cover a region nearly the size of Delaware with a fraction of the staff of the former dailies. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
December 28, 2019 - 10:48 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The cities and suburbs on the eastern side of San Francisco Bay are home to 2.7 million people, a world-class University of California campus and bedroom communities for Silicon Valley that produce median incomes 50 percent higher than the national average. What they no...
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December 08, 2019 - 11:52 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In November, newspaper publisher GateHouse completed its acquisition of USA Today owner Gannett, creating the largest newspaper publisher in the U.S. Executives behind the merger, which was funded in part by a high-interest, $1.8 billion loan from a private equity firm, have pledged...
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FILE- This April 20, 2016, file photo shows the Salt Lake Tribune sign in Salt Lake City. Tribune publisher Paul Huntsman learned earlier this month that the Internal Revenue Service had approved the paper’s plan to become a public charity, which lets people claim tax deductions for donations to support its journalism. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
November 29, 2019 - 7:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Utah’s Salt Lake Tribune is taking an intriguing approach toward survival by successfully petitioning the IRS to let it become a nonprofit. That allows people to claim a tax deduction if they donate money to the paper. Publisher Paul Huntsman says he’s already heard from several...
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This May 29, 2019 photo shows Larry Persily, the publisher of The Skagway News, in the newspaper office in Skagway, Alaska. If you've ever wanted to own a small bi-weekly newspaper in Alaska but didn't have the money, this could be your chance. The publisher of The Skagway News is willing to give the paper away to the right person, if they are willing to move to the southeast Alaska community and be a part of the community. Persily says he's willing to help out the new owners by giving away the paper because the advertising will afford them a living wage, but not on top of a mortgage. (Molly McCammon via AP)
November 20, 2019 - 5:23 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Free to a good home: One newspaper. Not a single edition of a paper but the entire newspaper. Publisher Larry Persily is willing to give away The Skagway News to the right person or couple who are willing to move to Skagway, Alaska, a cruise ship town that once boasted four...
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In this April 25, 2016 file photo, workers walk past the front entrance of the Hartford Courant building in Hartford, Conn. Hedge fund Alden Global Capital is now the largest shareholder of Tribune Publishing, the company that owns the Hartford Courant, the Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun and New York Daily News. Tribune says Alden, a hedge fund known for layoffs and slashing costs at newspapers it acquires, purchased the 25% stake from former Tribune chairman Michael Ferro. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
November 20, 2019 - 3:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Hedge fund Alden Global Capital is now the largest shareholder of Tribune Publishing, the company that owns the Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun and New York Daily News. Alden, a hedge fund known for layoffs and slashing costs at newspapers it acquires, bought the 25% stake from...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2009 file photo, a pressman pulls a copy of one of the final editions of the Rocky Mountain News off the press in the Washington Street Printing Plant of the Denver Newspaper Agency in Denver. A survey by Gallup and the Knight Foundation released on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, finds Democrats much more willing than Republicans to see government funding help local news sources. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
November 17, 2019 - 1:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The nation’s partisan divide is evident when Americans are asked about what should be done to help the nation’s struggling local news industry. While two-thirds of Democrats say news organizations in need should be able to receive government or private funding in order to survive,...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2019, file photo Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Uber, speaks at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York. Khosrowshahi called the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi a mistake in an interview on Axios on HBO. Khosrowshahi later said he regretted his comments. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
November 11, 2019 - 3:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi is being criticized for calling the murder of a Washington Post columnist "a mistake" and comparing it to the death of a pedestrian struck by one of the company's autonomous vehicles. Khosrowshahi later said he regretted his comments, made during an...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks about "News Tab" at the Paley Center, Friday, Oct. 25, 2019 in New York. The new feature in the Facebook mobile app will display headlines — and nothing else — from the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, BuzzFeed News, Business Insider, NBC, USA Today and the Los Angeles Times, among others.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
October 25, 2019 - 6:21 pm
Over the course of its 15 year history, Facebook has variously ignored news organizations while eating their advertising revenue, courted them for video projects it subsequently abandoned, and then largely cut their stories out of its newsfeeds . Now it plans to pay them for news headlines —...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2017, file photo, New York Times publisher A.G. Sulzberger poses for a photo on the 16th floor of the New York Times building in New York. The New York Times says it turned to the Irish government to rescue a reporter threatened with arrest in Egypt two years ago out of concern that the Trump administration wouldn’t help. Sulzberger revealed the incident during a speech at Brown University and in an op-ed published Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. Sulzberger said the paper was warned by a U.S. government official that Egypt planned to seize reporter Declan Walsh. The official said the Trump administration intended to let the arrest be carried out. (Damon Winter/The New York Times via AP, File)
September 24, 2019 - 1:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times said it turned to the Irish government to rescue a reporter threatened with arrest in Egypt two years ago out of concern that the Trump administration wouldn't help. Times publisher A.G. Sulzberger revealed the incident during a speech at Brown University and in...
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