Media General to Buy Magazine Publisher, TV Broadcaster Meredith

Media General Inc said it would buy diversified media company Meredith Corp for about $2.34 billion to create the third-largest local TV station owner in the United States.   The deal marks Media General's return to the print business, after ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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