Gannett, Now Largest U.S. Newspaper Chain, Targets ‘Inefficiencies’

The merger of GateHouse Media and Gannett is now final, creating the largest newspaper publisher in the nation and raising concerns about the industry’s future. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-11-19 23:46:16 UTC ]
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After Its Merger, Gannett Will Be the Largest Newspaper Publisher in the U.S.

Shareholders approved a deal to combine GateHouse Media, which has received SoftBank funding, with the publisher of USA Today. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Gannett newspaper chain to lay off 700 workers

Company says national print advertising revenue down 11 percentGannett Co. is cutting 2 percent of its workforce, or 700 employees, at its U.S. Community Publishing division as the company struggles to turn the corner on a deep downturn in advertising revenue. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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Unsolicited buyout bid puts 23% premium on shares of newspaper publisher Gannett

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With no election results, Gannett newspapers edge into the future for their print product

Newspaper publishers know they have to experiment to keep their print products viable. But innovating an expensive product is risky. The post With no election results, Gannett newspapers edge into the future for their print product appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Gannett Abandons Effort to Buy Newspaper Publisher Tronc

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Gannett increases its bid to $865m to acquire US newspaper rival

‘Aggressive’ USA Today publisher eager to swallow the Tribune companyUS newspaper giant Gannett has increased its takeover bid for another big publisher, Tribune, after its first attempt was rebuffed. Gannett, which owns the UK chain, Newsquest, raised its offer on Monday to about $475m (£327m),... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Canada's largest newspaper publisher cuts jobs and merges newsrooms

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Canada's largest newspaper publisher reveals revenue falls

Advertising decreases cause a £2m quarterly loss for Postmedia NetworkCanada’s largest newspaper publisher, Postmedia Network, is instituting a programme of cost-cutting. Why? The sobering figures tell the story.Revenue for the quarter that ended on 30 November 2015 showed a 13.1% decrease on... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Gannett gets even bigger by acquiring 34 more US newspapers

Publisher pulls off its first major deal since it was spun off from its TV divisionThere are signs of a new round of consolidation in the US newspaper market with Gannett’s acquisition of the Journal Media Group for $280m (£183m).It adds the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel plus 16 other daily papers... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Gannett is hungry for one thing – and it’s not great newspapers

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Local doesn't matter much to Gannett, but then neither do newspapers

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How Trome’s Ladder Brand Strategy Made it the World’s Largest Spanish-Language Newspaper

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'Gutting': News Corp Australia's newspaper print closures will leave 'thousands of stories' untold

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