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Marc Tracy / New York Times:
The Daily News says its EIC Robert York is being replaced on an interim and “as-needed” basis by Andrew Julien, editor and publisher of The Hartford Courant   —  Robert York, the editor in chief of The Daily News of New York, is being replaced on an interim and “as-needed” …
Sep 20, 2021, 1:00 PM - In context

Joe Pompeo / Vanity Fair:
Former New York Post gossip columnist Richard Johnson says he is coming out of retirement to write a gossip column for the Daily News   —  In a throwback to the tabloid wars of yore, the famed (and feared) former New York Post scribe is ditching retirement to dish for the Daily News.
Sep 13, 2021, 10:40 AM - In context

Max Willens / Digiday:
Parsely study of 1,400 publishers: in H1, traffic to sites that have 30K to 1M page views per month was down 40% compared to 2019 and down 27% at smaller sites   —  Going into 2020, publishers wondered whether their site traffic, after being lifted all year by a nearly relentless news cycle, might come down to earth.
Aug 7, 2021, 2:45 PM - In context

Knight Foundation announces Jim Brady as VP/Journalism; Brady has worked at WaPo, Digital First Media, and founded Spirited Media   —  Jim Brady will be VP/Journalism  —  Heidi Barker will be VP/Communications and Chief DEI Officer  —  Digital news leader Jim Brady will join the John S …
Aug 3, 2021, 11:30 AM - In context

Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
A look at, a Hearst freemium initiative that pools the resources of its Connecticut newspapers, targeting 50K digital subscriptions by early 2022   —  Most news outlets cut back to service only metro areas during the Great Recession.  That's changing in South Carolina, Arkansas and, now, Connecticut.
Aug 3, 2021, 5:40 AM - In context

Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
Alden Global Capital has given buyouts to at least 10% of its newsroom workforce since it acquired Tribune Publishing six weeks ago, based on NewsGuild data   —  Some former Tribune Publishing papers — like the Chicago Tribune and The Morning Call — lost even more: upwards of 20% of union staff.
Jul 1, 2021, 4:55 PM - In context

Profile of Alden's Heath Freeman, as he bets on cost cutting, subscription revenue, and potential fees from licensing stories to giants like Facebook and Google   —  Heath Freeman, president of Alden Global Capital, is known for pushing big cost reductions, which he says help to save newspapers
May 25, 2021, 9:00 PM - In context

Robert Channick / Chicago Tribune:
SEC filing: Alden took out two loans, totaling $278M, in the Tribune Publishing deal and removed CEO Terry Jimenez; Tribune was debt-free   —  It didn't take long for Alden Global Capital to put its imprint — and significant debt — on Tribune Publishing, after closing its $633 million acquisition …
May 25, 2021, 5:35 PM - In context

Katie Robertson / New York Times:
Tribune shareholders vote to approve Alden's $633M purchase of the chain; Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, who owns a 24% stake in Tribune, abstained from voting   —  The bid by Alden, which already owns about 200 local newspapers, had faced resistance from Tribune staff and a last-ditch rival offer.
May 21, 2021, 11:45 AM - In context

While Alden pledged $375M in cash for Tribune, one clause would let Alden finance the cash with debt or equity financing, possibly raising Tribune's debt burden   —  Experts say Alden Global Capital's offer to invest in the Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun and other newspapers isn't what it seems
May 6, 2021, 9:35 PM - In context

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