Our local paper, the Knoxville News Sentinel, used to publish a popular alternative weekly paper, Metro Pulse. The parent company, E.W. Scripps, apparently decided in late 2014 that Metro Pulse was cannibalizing sales of the News Sentinel’s Friday edition, so they said goodbye to the entire Metro Pulse staff, effectively killing the paper. 1,123 more words
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The uncoupling of newspaper and television chains into separate operations continued Wednesday, as shareholders for E.W. Scripps Co. and Journal Communications approved a merger that creates separate TV and print companies. 311 more words
It’ll be Tax Day, but Katz Broadcasting is hoping Americans in 21 markets will find something to laugh about with the launch April 15 of LAFF, what Katz calls the nation’s first comedy-driven broadcast network, 267 more words
DENVER (AP/CBS4) - Billionaire investor Philip Anschutz is exploring the possibility of resurrecting the Rocky Mountain News, a daily newspaper in Denver that was shuttered in 2009 after nearly 150 years in operation, according to a newspaper report. 249 more words
Even newspaper companies don’t want to depend on newspapers any longer.
Gannett Co. once had a reputation for being the nation’s most disciplined manager of print publications that could be as large as USA Today and as small as the Palladium-Item of Richmond, Indiana. 444 more words