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

CherryRoad Media buys 20 papers from Gannett Co.

Oct 1, 2021

CherryRoad Media Inc. announced Sept. 24 it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 20 newspapers from Gannett Co. Inc. The newspapers, which include five dailies, are published in Kansas, Nebraska, ...

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Upholding a legacy: Wisconsin publishers prepare for their seventh generation to take over

Oct 1, 2021

A printer by trade, Evans and his wife, Sue, joined the ranks of newspaper ownership six years ago when they bought The Sparta Herald and the Monroe County Democrat, located in nearby Tomah. In 2018, he ...

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J. Louis Mullen acquires the Red Oak (Iowa) Express and Glenwood (Iowa) Opinion Tribune from Paxton Media Group

Sep 22, 2021

Paxton Media Group (PMG) announced Sept. 1 that it has sold Southwest Iowa Publishing Company LLC to Red Oak Publications LLC owned by J. Louis Mullen.  

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Local group to acquire Pittsburg (Kansas) Morning Sun

Sep 7, 2021

Larry Hiatt, the owner of the Columbus (Kansas) News-Report announced that he and a group of local Southeast Kansas families have agreed to acquire the Pittsburg (Kansas) Morning News from Gannett Co. ...

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Phillips Media Group acquires five publications

Sep 7, 2021

Phillips Media Group announced August 19, 2021, that they have entered into an agreement to acquire five publications from Gannett Co. Inc. The transaction is scheduled to close on September 1.

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Sexton Media Group to acquire Neosho (Missouri) Daily News

Sep 7, 2021

Sexton Media Group announced July 28, 2021, that it has agreed to acquire the Neosho (Missouri) Daily News and the Aurora Advertiser from Gannett Co. Inc.

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Vernon Publishing acquiring Lake of the Ozarks newspapers

Sep 7, 2021

Vernon Publishing Inc. has agreed to acquire a group of publications in the Lake of the Ozarks region of Missouri from Gannett Co. Inc.

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Keepers of the Light — West Marin publishers shepherd the Point Reyes Light and assume their place in its storied history

Sep 1, 2021

As traditional newspaper publishing becomes more challenging, the current owners, Tess Elliott and David Briggs, are building upon the newspaper’s colorful legacy as they continuously seek better ...

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N.C. family with seven decades of courage, integrity and tenacity honored with Tom and Pat Gish Award

Aug 1, 2021

A family that has demonstrated courage, integrity and tenacity at its twice-weekly newspaper in North Carolina over three generations is the winner of the 2021 Tom and Pat Gish Award from the Institute ...

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