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Apollo Global Management

The purchase of Digital First Media has a new contender in Apollo Global Management. Apollo is a private equity fund, and if it acquires Digital First, then they will own a number of publications in the state, including the New Haven Register and The Middletown Press. 18 more words

Mark Masselli

It's tough being the boss

Within months or maybe even weeks, after a long, steady decline, the second and third largest newspaper companies in the country will be re-structured for what may be the last time. 834 more words


Aaron Kushner (newspapers' Harold Hill) is in Trouble with a capital T

You kinda love Harold Hill when you watch “The Music Man,” even though you know he’s a hustler. But the “think system” only works on stage or screen with an audience of adoring and forgiving parents. 1,272 more words

Innovation In The Media

Thanks to GigaOm and Mathew Ingram for great coverage of digital media

I am saddened by the news that GigaOm has shut down its operations, burdened by debt.

I regard Mathew Ingram as one of the most important, insightful commentators on digital media (and not just because we often agree). 1,510 more words


IC alum shares experience with #ICParkSM

On Feb. 6, The Roy H. Park School of Communications mobile and social media journalism class welcomed guest speaker, Aaron Edwards ’12, via Skype to discuss his experience post-grad, social media trends and the ever-evolving field of journalism. 403 more words


Sharks in the water, Vermont papers in the lifeboat

Further developments in the selloff of Digital First Media, the corporation that owns more than a hundred newspapers — sorry, media properties — nationwide, including the Brattleboro Reformer and Bennington Banner. 341 more words

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