04-17-14
10/13 Communications to acquire Tucson Weekly and Inside Tucson Business
TUCSON, AZ - April 17, 2014 - Wick Communications has entered into a preliminary agreement to sell its Tucson Weekly and Inside Tucson Business publications to 10/13 Communications.  Terms of the tran... More
03-26-14
Hartford (CT) Courant to acquire ReminderNews publications
Hartford, CT - March 26, 2014 - The Hartford Courant has reached an agreement to acquire Reminder Media Inc., publisher of 15 free weekly ReminderNews publications in eastern and northern Connecticut.... More
03-14-14
APG acquires three newspaper divisions from ACM
Minneapolis, MN - March 14, 2014 - Adams Publishing Group LLC (APG) announced today that it has purchased three newspaper divisions from American Consolidated Media (ACM).  The newspaper divisions i... More
03-03-14
New Media acquires Victorville (CA) Daily Press
New York, NY - March 3, 2014 - New Media Investment Group Inc. ("New Media" or the "Company"; NYSE:NEWM) announced today that it acquired the Victorville (CA) Daily Press along with other publications... More
02-20-14
Baltimore Sun Media Group Acquires City Paper
BALTIMORE, MD - February 20, 2013 - The Baltimore Sun Media Group (BSMG) today announced it has reached an agreement to purchase the Baltimore City Paper from Times-Shamrock Communications.  The Balti... More
12-27-13
Forum Communications to Buy Brainerd (MN) Dispatch
FARGO, ND - December 27, 2013 - Forum Communications announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Brainerd (MN) Dispatch from Morris Communications Corp.  The purchase includes... More
12-23-13
Times-Shamrock Announces the Sale of Four Alternative Newspapers to Euclid Media
SCRANTON, PA - December 23, 2013 - Times-Shamrock announced today that it has sold the Cleveland Scene, the Orlando Weekly, the San Antonio Current, and Detroit Metro Times to Euclid Media of Twinsbur... More
11-04-13
CNHI sells newspapers in Picayune and Poplarville, Mississippi
MONTGOMERY, AL - November 4, 2013 - Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc. has announced the sale of The Picayune Daily Item and Poplarville Democrat to Picayune Newsmedia LLC. Dirks, Van Essen & Murray,... More
09-19-13
Harte-Hanks Agrees to Sell Shoppers
BREA, CA - September 19, 2013 - Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE:HHS), an international direct and targeted marketing company, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell the assets of i... More
08-28-13
Halifax Media Group to Acquire HarborPoint Media
LEESBURG, FL - August 28, 2013 - Halifax Media Group, based in Daytona Beach, Florida, has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of HarborPoint Media, principally the 21,700-circulation Dail... More
08-03-13
The New York Times Company Agrees to Sell Its New England Media Group to John W. Henry
NEW YORK, NY - August 3, 2013 - The New York Times Company has entered into an agreement to sell its New England Media Group to an acquisition company owned by John W. Henry, the principal owner of Fe... More
07-18-13
BH Media Group to acquire The Press of Atlantic City (NJ)
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - July 18, 2013 - BH Media Group today announced that it will acquire The Press of Atlantic City (NJ) from ABARTA, a private holding company based in Pittsburgh, PA. The Press of Atl... More
05-30-13
BH Media Group acquires The Roanoke (VA) Times from Landmark Media Enterprises
ROANOKE, VA - May 30, 2013 - BH Media Group, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, will purchase The Roanoke Times from Landmark Media Enterprises on Friday.  Dirks, Van Essen & Murray, a newspaper... More
05-30-13
Vista California News Media, Inc. buys Marysville (CA) Appeal-Democrat
MARYSVILLE, CA - May 31, 2013 - Roland McBride, Executive Vice President of Vista California News Media, Inc. announced today the purchase of the 16,000-circulation Marysville (CA) Appeal-Democrat fro... More
05-30-13
Emmerich Newspapers acquires Kosciusko (MS) Star-Herald
KOSCIUSKO, MS - May 31, 2013 - Emmerich Newspapers has acquired the The Star-Herald in Kosciusko, Mississippi from Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc. Dirks, Van Essen & Murray, a newspaper merger and... More
05-01-13
Rhode Island Suburban Newspapers, Inc. Buys Yuma (AZ) Sun and Porterville (CA) Recorder
Yuma, AZ - May 1, 2013 - Roland McBride, Executive Vice President of Rhode Island Suburban Newspapers, Inc., announced today the purchase of the Yuma (AZ) Sun and Porterville (CA) Recorder from Freedo... More
01-31-13
BH Media Group acquires Greensboro (NC) News & Record from Landmark Media Enterprises
GREENSBORO, NC - January 31, 2013 - BH Media Group, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, today acquired the Greensboro (NC) News & Record from Landmark Media Enterprises. Dirks, Van Essen & Murray, a... More
12-31-12
InsideNoVa.com purchased from World Media Enterprises
Leesburg, VA - December 31, 2012 - The highly-respected InsideNoVa.com website and its Facebook page have been purchased by Northern Virginia Media Services from World Media Enterprises, a subsidiary... More
12-28-12
San Marcos (TX) Daily Record Acquired by Local Newspaper Group
Montgomery, Alabama - December 28, 2012 - Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. today announced the sale of the San Marcos (TX) Daily Record to San Marcos Publishing LP, managed by veteran newspaper execu... More
11-30-12
Anschutz Corp. buys Colorado Springs Gazette
Colorado Springs, CO - November 30, 2012 - The Anschutz Corp.'s Clarity Media Group on Friday announced the purchase of The Gazette from Freedom Communications Inc. Dirks, Van Essen & Murray, a newsp... More
11-01-12
California Newspapers Acquired by Area Group
SANTA ROSA, CA - November 1, 2012 - The 65,000-circulation Santa Rosa (CA) Press Democrat and two affiliated publications in Sonoma County are being sold by Florida-based Halifax Media Group to a part... More
08-28-12
1013 Star Communications acquires 28 Houston-Area Newspapers from ASP Westward
HOUSTON, TX - August 23, 2012 - 1013 Star Communications, an operator of suburban newspapers, has acquired Houston Community Newspapers, publisher of 28 newspapers serving communities in the greater H... More
07-26-12
2100 Trust, LLC acquires Freedom Communications
IRVINE, CA - July 26, 2012 - 2100 Trust, LLC has acquired Freedom Communications Holdings, Inc.  The company, under its new ownership, will continue to operate as Freedom Communications. Terms of the... More
06-22-12
Omaha World-Herald Company to buy Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald
WACO, TX - June 22, 2012 - The Omaha World-Herald Company has agreed to acquire the Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald from the Robinson Family of Waco, Texas. No terms of the transaction were announced. The tr... More
06-12-12
Omaha World-Herald Company to acquire Bryan-College Station Eagle
BRYAN, TX - June 12, 2012 - The Omaha World-Herald Company, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, has agreed to acquire the Bryan-College Station (TX) Eagle from The Evening Post Publishing Company of C... More
06-11-12
Freedom Communications to be acquired by 2100 Trust LLC
IRVINE, CA - June 11, 2012 - Freedom Communications Holdings, Inc. announced today that it has agreed to be acquired by 2100 Trust, LLC in a merger with a subsidiary of 2100 Trust. Dirks, Van Essen &... More
05-31-12
Texas Community Media to acquire 14 East Texas Newspapers from ASP Westward
HOUSTON, TX - May 31, 2012 - A new company, Texas Community Media LLC, announced Wednesday it has reached an agreement to purchase the Longview News-Journal, Marshall News Messenger and a related grou... More
03-28-12
American Community Newspapers sells its Northern Virginia Newspapers to HPR Hemlock LLC
PLANO, TX - March 28, 2011 - American Community Newspapers has sold the company?s Northern Virginia division to HPR Hemlock LLC.   The division?s weekly newspapers include Leesburg Today, Ashburn Tod... More
03-06-12
Dirks, Van Essen & Murray Engaged to Sell Bryan-College Station (TX) Eagle
SANTA FE, NM, March 6, 2012 -  The Evening Post Publishing Co. has engaged Dirks, Van Essen & Murray to sell the Bryan-College Station (TX) Eagle.  The 20,000-circulation Eagle serves a six-county mar... More
02-22-12
American Community Newspapers sells Star Community Newspapers to 1013 Communications
PLANO, TX - February 22, 2012 - American Community Newspapers announced today that it sold its operations in Texas, Star Community Newspapers, to 1013 Communications.  Star Community Newspapers (SCN)... More
02-06-12
ASP Westward sells Community Media of Colorado to Macari-Healey Publishing Company, LLC
HOUSTON, TX - February 6, 2012 ? Macari-Healey Publishing Company, LLC, of Golden, Colorado has purchased Community Media of Colorado from ASP Westward.  The Houston-based newspaper publisher had owne... More
01-12-12
Freedom Communications Announces Sale of Seymour (IN) Tribune to Home News Enterprises
IRVINE, CA - January 12, 2012 - Freedom Communications today announced the sale of The Tribune, a 6,800-circulation community newspaper in Seymour, IN, to Home News Enterprises LLC, a family-owned pub... More
01-03-12
ECM Publishers has acquired the Sun Newspaper Group
COON RAPIDS, MN - January 3, 2012 - ECM Publishers Inc. has acquired the Sun Newspaper Group from American Community Newspapers, combining two large Minnesota newspaper groups. Signing the agreement... More
12-27-11
New York Times Co. Agrees to Sell Regional Media Group to Halifax Media Holdings
NEW YORK, NY - December 27, 2011 - The New York Times Company has entered into an agreement to sell its Regional Media Group, consisting of 16 regional newspapers, other print publications and related... More
12-19-11
American Community Newspapers agrees to sell Minnesota Sun Newspapers to ECM Publishers
PLANO, TX - December 20, 2011 - ECM Publishers, a media company based in Coon Rapids, Minnesota, has signed a letter of intent to acquire the Minnesota Sun Newspapers from American Community Newspaper... More
09-28-11
American Community Newspapers sells Columbus Media Enterprises to The Dispatch Printing Company
PLANO, TX - September 28, 2011 - American Community Newspapers (ACN) announced today that it sold its operations in Ohio, Columbus Media Enterprises, to Dispatch Printing Company. Terms of the transac... More
09-01-11
Journal Communications Subsidiary Sells Northern Florida Publications to Family-owned OPC News, LLC
MILWAUKEE, WI - September 1, 2011 - Journal Community Publishing Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Journal Communications, Inc. (NYSE:JRN), today announced the sale of its publications and websites in Flor... More
06-09-11
Journal Communications Subsidiary Sells Pelican Press
MILWAUKEE, WI, June 9, 2011 - Journal Community Publishing Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Journal Communications, Inc., has sold the weekly Pelican Press and Pelican Press Marketplace to The Observer Gr... More
05-23-11
Charleston Newspapers Refinances Debt
CHARLESTON, WV, May 23, 2011 - Charleston Newspapers, publisher of the Charleston (WV) Gazette and the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail, has refinanced its existing debt with a new credit facility.DV&M Cons... More
05-20-11
Private Equity Firm Buys Ohio Newspaper Group
TIPP CITY, OH, May 20, 2011 - Ohio Community Media, LLC has sold a large group of daily and weekly newspapers in western and northern Ohio to an affiliate of Philadelphia-based Versa Capital Managemen... More
02-15-11
Sale of Lehman Communications to MediaNews Group Subsidiary is Finalized
LONGMONT, CO, February 15, 2011 - The sale of Lehman Communications Corp., which publishes the Longmont Times-Call, the Loveland Reporter-Herald, the Cañon City Daily Record, Colorado Hometown Weekly... More
02-11-11
New Company Buys Colorado Business Publications
BOULDER, CO, February 11, 2011 - A newly formed company has acquired business publications serving markets in northern Colorado and southern Wyoming from Ohio Community Media, LLC.Dirks, Van Essen & M... More
01-21-11
Agreement Reached for Sale of Lehman Communications
LONGMONT, CO, January 21, 2011 - Lehman Communications Corporation, publisher of three daily newspapers, four weekly publications and the operator of a printing facility in Colorado, has agreed to be... More
11-29-10
Equity Firm Buys South Carolina Business Publications
CHARLESTON, SC, November 29, 2010 - A newly formed company led by a regional private equity firm has acquired a group of South Carolina business publications based in Charleston.Dirks, Van Essen & Mur... More
11-29-10
Stephens Media Acquires Ames (IA) Tribune
AMES, Iowa, November 29, 2010 - Stephens Media Iowa, LLC today acquired the Ames Tribune, Boone News-Republican, Dallas County News, Nevada Journal, Ames About People & Advertiser, Tri-County Times, a... More
11-19-10
Utah Media Partners Acquires Utah Business Magazine
SALT LAKE CITY, UT, November 19, 2010 - Utah Media Partners, publishers of Hometown Values magazine, has acquired Utah Business magazine, the longest running business magazine in Utah. The purchase in... More
11-12-10
Paddock Publications Acquires Suburban Chicago-based Business Ledger
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL, November 12, 2010 - Paddock Publications, Inc. has acquired the Business Ledger and its complementary online product, The Business Edge, from Ohio Community Media. The bi-weekly... More
11-08-10
Connie Wimer Buys Des Moines Business Record
DES MOINES, IA, November 8, 2010 - The founder of the Des Moines Business Record and dsm magazine has acquired her old publications back.Connie Wimer, who started the weekly Business Record in 1983, b... More
11-01-10
Former Owner Repurchases Fort Worth Business Press
FORT WORTH, TX, November 1, 2010 - Richard L. Connor and his wife, Deborah, have repurchased the Fort Worth Business Press, Tarrant County's premier business publication. DRC Media LLC, wholly-owned b... More
10-28-10
Former Owner Acquires Austin-Based Relocation Guides
AUSTIN, TX, October 28, 2010 - ARG Publishing Company, Inc. has acquired relocation guide assets from Ohio Community Media, LLC, including those in Austin and Dallas, Texas and Tucson and Phoenix, Ari... More
09-13-10
Dirks, Van Essen & Murray Engaged to Explore Options for Former Brown Publishing
SANTA FE, NM, September 13, 2010 - Ohio Community Media, LLC has engaged Dirks, Van Essen & Murray to explore strategic options for its publishing assets, which consist of a substantial community news... More
09-01-10
Washington (NC) Daily News Sold to Washington Newsmedia, LLC
WASHINGTON, NC, September 1, 2010 - The Washington Daily News has been sold to Washington Newsmedia, LLC, by the Futrell family, which had published the newspaper since 1949.Dirks, Van Essen & Murray,... More
06-22-10
Foster Family Sells Laconia (NH) Citizen to Eagle Printing & Publishing, LLC
LACONIA, NH, June 22, 2010 - Patrice D. Foster, president and publisher of George J. Foster Co., Inc., announced today the sale of Citizen Publishing to Eagle Printing & Publishing, which has offices... More
06-16-10
Agreement Reached for Sale of Washington (NC) Daily News
WASHINGTON, NC, June 16, 2010 - An agreement has been reached in principle for the sale of the Washington Daily News by the Futrell family to Washington Newsmedia LLC, a newly formed media company con... More
03-08-10
Huerfano Journal Announces Purchase of Huerfano County World
WALSENBURG, CO, March 8, 2010 - Brian and Gretchen Orr, owners of the weekly Huerfano Journal, have purchased the Huerfano County World from Dale Bean. The Orrs have combined the two weekly newspapers... More
02-16-10
Deal Signed for Sale of Freedom’s Phoenix-Area Newspapers
PHOENIX, February 16, 2010 - Freedom Communications has signed a definitive agreement to sell its publishing operations in Phoenix to 1013 Communications, LLC, a new company formed to buy the publicat... More
01-06-10
Investor Groups Sign Agreement to Buy Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal
DAYTONA BEACH, January 6, 2010 - News-Journal Corp., owner of the daily Daytona Beach (FL) News-Journal and related publications, has signed a definitive agreement to sell its publishing operations to... More
11-30-09
Freedom Finalizes Letter of Intent to Sell Mesa (AZ) East Valley Tribune
MESA, AZ, November 30, 2009 - Freedom Communications has announced that it has entered into a letter of intent to sell the Mesa (AZ) East Valley Tribune to Thirteenth Street Media based in Boulder, Co... More
09-30-09
Cox Enterprises to Sell Longview News-Journal and The Marshall News Messenger to ASP Westward, L.P.
ATLANTA, September 30, 2009 - Cox Enterprises, Inc. announced today it has reached a definitive agreement to sell two of its Texas newspapers, the Longview News-Journal (Longview) and The Marshall New... More
07-20-09
Cox Enterprises to Sell Three North Carolina Dailies to Cooke Communications
ATLANTA, July 20, 2009 - Cox Enterprises, Inc. announced today it has reached a definitive agreement to sell The Greenville (NC) Daily Reflector, The Rocky Mount (NC) Telegram, The Elizabeth City (NC)... More
07-16-09
Cox Enterprises to Sell The Daily Sentinel and The Nickel (Grand Junction, Colo.) to Grand Junction Media, Inc.
ATLANTA, July 16, 2009 - Cox Enterprises, Inc. announced today it has reached a definitive agreement to sell The Daily Sentinel and The Nickel (Grand Junction, Colo.) to Grand Junction Media, Inc., wh... More
07-16-09
Cox Enterprises to Sell Waco Tribune-Herald to Robinson Media Company, LLC
ATLANTA, July 16, 2009 - Cox Enterprises, Inc. announced today it has reached a definitive agreement to sell the Waco (TX) Tribune-Herald to Robinson Media Company, LLC. The transaction is expected to... More
07-02-09
VIEW Newspapers purchases The County Press
LAPEER, MI, July 2, 2009 - Lapeer-based JAMS Media, owners of VIEW Newspapers, has acquired The County Press and a dozen other publications in the Lapeer Group from Journal Register Company.Dirks, Van... More
06-15-09
Seattle Times Co. Completes Sale of Maine Newspapers
SEATTLE, June 15, 2009 - The Seattle Times Company announced the sale of its Maine newspapers Monday to MaineToday Media, a consortium led by Rich Connor, a native of Bangor, Maine. Terms of the deal... More
06-04-09
View Newspapers will purchase The County Press
June 4, 2009, LAPEER, MI - Lapeer-based JAMS Media, owners of VIEW Newspapers, has entered into an asset purchase agreement to acquire The County Press and a dozen other publications in the Lapeer Gro... More
05-28-09
Cox Enterprises to Sell The Lufkin Daily News and The Daily Sentinel to Southern Newspapers
ATLANTA, May 28, 2009 - Cox Enterprises, Inc. announced today it has reached a definitive agreement to sell The Lufkin Daily News and The Daily Sentinel (Nacogdoches, Texas) to Houston-based Southern... More
04-15-09
Metro Jewish News Acquires the Atlanta Jewish Times
ATLANTA, GA, April 15, 2009 - Andrew B. Adler, owner of the Metro (GA) Jewish News, has purchased the Atlanta (GA) Jewish Times from Southfield, Michigan-based Jewish Renaissance Media. Terms of the a... More
03-26-09
Cox Enterprises Sells Saving Source Direct to MailSouth
ATLANTA, March 26, 2009 - Cox Enterprises, Inc. has sold Tarboro, NC-based Saving Source Direct to MailSouth, headquartered in Helena, AL.Dirks, Van Essen & Murray, a newspaper merger-and-acquisition... More
03-24-09
The New York Times Company to Sell TimesDaily to Shelton Family, Publishers of Decatur Daily
NEW YORK, March 24, 2009 - The New York Times Company has entered into an agreement to sell the TimesDaily and TimesDaily.com, located in Florence, Ala., to the Tennessee Valley Printing Company, Inc.... More
01-28-09
The Sun Signs Deal for Hershey Chronicle Subscribers
YARDLEY, PA, January 28, 2009 - The Journal Register Company has sold the assets of The Hershey Chronicle to The Sun of Hummelstown, PA. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.Dirks, Van Essen & Mu... More
01-26-09
Central Connecticut Communications Acquires The Bristol Press, The Herald of New Britain and The Sunday Herald Press
Yardley, PA, January 26, 2009 - The Journal Register Company has sold the assets of The Bristol Press, The Herald of New Britain and The Sunday Herald Press to Central Connecticut Communications. Term... More
11-13-08
Journal Register Company Newspapers for Sale
Yardley, PA, November 13, 2008 - journal Register Company (the "Company") (PINKSHEETS: JRCO) today announced that it has retained Dirks, Van Essen & Murray to help manage the process of seeking buyers... More
11-13-08
Blethen Maine Newspapers Announces Agreement to Sell to Maine Media Investments, LLC
PORTLAND, ME, November 13, 2008 - Frank Blethen, Chairman of Blethen Maine Newspapers (BMN), today announced that the company has signed a purchase agreement with Maine Media Investments, LLC, a Maine... More
09-02-08
Moser Community Media Buys Mexia (TX) Daily News
MEXIA, TX, September 2, 2008 - A company formed by Moser Community Media of Edna, Texas has acquired the Mexia (TX) Daily News and a companion weekly newspaper from a subsidiary of Community Newspaper... More
08-28-08
GateHouse Media Sells Grand Island (NE) Independent and York (NE) News-Times to Omaha World-Herald Company
GRAND ISLAND, NE, August 28, 2008  GateHouse Media Inc., announced today that it has sold the assets of The Grand Island (NE) Independent and York (NE) News-Times daily newspapers to the Omaha World-H... More
07-31-08
Blethen Maine Newspapers Announces Letter of Intent to Negotiate Sale to a Maine Investor Group
PORTLAND, ME, July 31, 2008 - Frank Blethen, Chairman of Blethen Maine Newspapers (BMN), today announced that the company has signed a letter of intent with Maine Media Investments, LLC, a Maine-based... More
06-08-08
Boone Newspapers Inc. Affiliate Purchases the Bainbridge (GA) Post-Searchlight
BAINBRIDGE, GA, June 2, 2008 - Bainbridge Media LLC, an affiliate of Boone Newspapers Inc. of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Natchez, Miss., has purchased The Bainbridge (GA) Post-Searchlight. Terms of the tra... More
05-05-08
GateHouse Media Sells Arizona Silver Belt in Globe, Arizona to News Media Corporation
GLOBE, AZ, May 5, 2008 - GateHouse Media Inc. announced Wednesday that it has sold the assets of the Arizona Silver Belt in Globe, Arizona along with its companion publications to News Media Corporati... More
04-11-08
Community Media Group, Inc. Purchases Monticello (IN) Newspapers
MONTICELLO, IN, APRIL 11, 2008 - Home News Enterprises, LLC announced today that it has sold the Monticello (IN) Herald Journal and related publications to Illinois-based Community Media Group, Inc. T... More
03-27-08
Weldon Family to Sell Jefferson City (MO) News Tribune
JEFFERSON CITY, MO, March 27, 2008 - WEHCO Media Inc. of Little Rock, Arkansas, has agreed to acquire the Jefferson City (MO) News Tribune and related publications from the Weldon family. Terms of the... More
03-21-08
Osteen Family Sells Hartsville (SC) Messenger
HARTSVILLE, SC, March 21, 2008 - Media General has agreed to purchase The Messenger newspaper in Hartsville from OPC News LLC. OPC News is associated with Osteen Publishing Co. of Sumter, publisher of... More
03-17-08
Seattle Times Company to Explore Sale of Blethen Maine Newspapers
SEATTLE, WA, March 17, 2008 - Citing ongoing challenges in the industry and the need to focus on the future of its flagship newspaper and affiliate newspapers in the State of Washington, the Seattle T... More
03-14-08
Community Media Group, Inc. Purchases Audubon County (IA) Newspapers
AUDUBON, IA, March 14, 2008 - Audubon Media announced today that it has sold Audubon County Newspapers to Illinois-based Community Media Group, Inc. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.Dirks,... More
03-04-08
Harris Enterprises, Inc. Sells Two Kansas Dailies to Family Media, Inc.
HUTCHINSON, KAN. March 4, 2008 - Harris Enterprises, Inc. announced today that it has sold the Parsons (Kan.) Sun and Chanute (Kan.) Tribune to Family Media, Inc. Terms of the transaction were not dis... More
03-04-08
GateHouse Media Sells Winter Haven (FL) News Chief
WINTER HAVEN, FL, March 4, 2008 - The Lakeland (FL) Ledger announced today that it has purchased The Winter Haven (FL) News Chief, along with the Polk County Shopper and polkonline.com, from GateHouse... More
02-29-08
GateHouse Media Sells Yankton (SD) Daily Press & Dakotan and Companion Papers to Local Owners
YANKTON, SD, February 29, 2008 - GateHouse Media Inc., announced today that it has sold the assets of the Daily Press & Dakotan in Yankton, SD along with Vermillion Plain Talk and three other weekly c... More
12-19-07
Sample News Group Announces Agreement to Acquire Brunswick (ME) Times Record
BRUNSWICK, ME, DECEMBER 19, 2007 - The Times Record, a newspaper with a daily circulation of 11,500, is being sold to Sample News Group, publisher of the Journal Tribune in Biddeford, six weeklies in... More
11-30-07
Thirteenth Street Media Inc. Agrees to Acquire Publishing Assets of Explorer Newspapers Inc.
TUCSON, AZ, NOVEMBER 30, 2007 - EXPLORER Newspapers Inc. of Tucson, Arizona announced today that Thirteenth Street Media Inc., a Colorado corporation, has agreed to acquire EXPLORER Newspapers? publis... More
11-27-07
American Consolidated Media Announces Agreement to Acquire Publishing Assets of Chesapeake Publishing Corporation
DALLAS, TX, NOVEMBER 27, 2007- American Consolidated Media LLC ("ACM") of Dallas, Texas announced today that it has agreed to acquire the publishing assets of Chesapeake Publishing Corporation ("Chesa... More
11-15-07
Harris Enterprises to Sell Two Kansas Newspapers
HUTCHINSON, KS, NOVEMBER 15, 2007 - Bruce Buchanan, president of Harris Enterprises, Inc., has announced that two daily newspapers are being offered for sale. The two newspapers are the Parsons (KS) S... More
10-11-07
Journal Communications' Community Publishing Group Purchases Clintonville (WI) Tribune-Gazette from GateHouse Media Inc.
MILWAUKEE, WI, October 11, 2007 - Journal Communications, Inc. announced today that its Journal Community Publishing Group has purchased the Clintonville Tribune-Gazette in Clintonville, Wisconsin, fr... More
10-03-07
Sun News Sells Its Idaho and Utah Newspapers to Pioneer Newspapers
MARYSVILLE, WA, OCTOBER 3, 2007 - Sun News, owned by Bob and Debra Marshall and Kris and Catherine Passey, announced today that the company has agreed to sell all of its newspaper holdings in Idaho an... More
09-28-07
Gazette Publishing Agrees to Sell to Brown Publishing
BELLEVUE, OH September 28, 2007 - The Gazette Publishing Company, based in Bellevue, Ohio, announced today that it has sold its publishing and printing assets to Brown Publishing Company. Terms of the... More
08-10-07
Sun News Sells Washington Newspapers to Sound Publishing
MARYSVILLE, WA, AUGUST 10, 2007 - Sun News, Inc., owned by Bob and Debra Marshall and Kris and Catherine Passey, announced today that the company has agreed to sell two established weekly community ne... More
07-02-07
Gannett Foundation Sells Chronicle-Tribune in Marion, Indiana
MARION, IN, JULY 2, 2007 - Paxton Media Group announced today that it had acquired the Marion, Indiana Chronicle-Tribune. In May, Gannett Co. Inc. announced it was donating the newspaper to the Gannet... More
06-28-07
GateHouse Media Sells Huntington (WV) Herald-Dispatch
HUNTINGTON, WV, JUNE 28, 2007 - GateHouse Media Inc., announced today that it has signed a definitive asset purchase agreement to sell The Herald-Dispatch and related publications, which are located i... More
06-19-07
Journal Community Publishing Group Agrees to Sell Its Central Ohio Advertiser Network and Advantage Press to Gannett Co.
MILWAUKEE, WI, JUNE 19, 2007 - Journal Community Publishing Group Inc. (JCPG), a Journal Communications Inc. company, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its publishing a... More
06-19-07
Journal Community Publishing Group Agrees to Sell Its Connecticut and Vermont Clusters to Hersam Acorn Community Publishing
MILWAUKEE, WI, JUNE 19, 2007 - Journal Community Publishing Group Inc. (JCPG), a Journal Communications Inc. company, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its publishing a... More
06-13-07
Journal Community Publishing Group Agrees to Sell Its Louisiana Publishing Group to Target Media Partners
MILWAUKEE, WI, JUNE 13, 2007 - Journal Community Publishing Group, a Journal Communications Inc. company, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement under which a Target Media Partners... More
06-10-07
American Consolidated Media Announces Purchase of Superior Publishing Corporation
DALLAS, TX, JUNE 10, 2007 - American Consolidated Media LLC ("ACM") of Dallas, Texas has announced that it has purchased Superior Publishing Corporation ("SPC"), publisher of 19 publications in northe... More
06-04-07
Mid-South Management Co. Inc. Sold to Heartland Publications LLC
SPARTANBURG, SC, JUNE 4, 2007 - Mid-South Management Co., Inc., owner and operator of 16 newspapers across the Southeast, announced today it has agreed to sell its properties to Heartland Publications... More
05-31-07
Anteebo Publishers Sells Grosse Pointe (MI) News to Point News Group LLC
GROSSE POINTE, MI, MAY 31, 2007 - Anteebo Publishers Inc. announced today it has sold the paid weekly Grosse Pointe (MI) News to Point News Group LLC. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.Dirks... More
04-16-07
Huntington (IN) Herald-Press Sold to Paxton Media Group
HUNTINGTON, IN, APRIL 16, 2007 - The Quayle family announced today the sale of the Huntington (IN) Herald-Press to Paxton Media Group, based in Paducah, Kentucky. Terms of the transaction were not dis... More
04-12-07
Gannett Sells Four Daily Newspapers to GateHouse Media
McLEAN, VA, APRIL 12, 2007 - Gannett Co. Inc. today announced an agreement to sell four daily newspapers to GateHouse Media Inc. for $410 million. The sale is subject to regulatory review and is expec... More
04-10-07
BlueLine Media Holdings Acquires Shawano (WI) Shopper
NEENAH, WI, APRIL 10, 2007 - BlueLine Media Holdings, LLC, based in Neenah, Wisconsin, today announced the acquisition of the Shawano (WI) Shopper, from the estate of the late David Early, Jr. Terms o... More
01-26-07
Journal Register Company Agrees to Sell Rhode Island Newspapers
YARDLEY, PA, JANUARY 26, 2007 - Journal Register Company today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its three daily community newspapers and its weekly newspaper group in Rhode... More
01-24-07
Macquarie Media Group -- Acquisition of American Consolidated Media
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, JANUARY 24, 2007 - Macquarie Media Group (MMG) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of American Consolidated Media, Inc. and 100% of Valley Newspape... More
01-02-07
2006 Ranks Second in Newspaper Deal Activity
SANTA FE, NM, January 2, 2007 - With nearly $10 billion in announced sales, 2006 ranked as the second-most active deal year in the newspaper industry's history, according to Dirks, Van Essen & Murray.... More
12-01-06
Journal Register Company Agrees to Sell Massachusetts Newspapers
YARDLEY, PA, December 1, 2006 - Journal Register Company today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell two of its New England Cluster community newspapers to GateHouse Media for ap... More
11-30-06
Sara April Joins Dirks, Van Essen & Murray
SANTA FE, NM, November 30, 2006 - Sara April, a journalist and magazine manager, has joined Dirks, Van Essen & Murray as an analyst.April will be responsible for analyzing markets and publishing opera... More
11-27-06
Black Press to Purchase King County Journal Newspapers
SEATTLE, WA, NOVEMBER 27, 2006 - Black Press has agreed to purchase King County Journal Newspapers from Horvitz Newspapers, Peter Horvitz, president of Horvitz Newspapers Inc., and David Black, presid... More
11-20-06
American Hometown Publishing Acquires Tennessee Weekly Community Newspapers
HUMBOLDT, TN, NOVEMBER 20, 2006 - Frank Warmath, president of InfoStructure News Media, Inc., announced today the sale of Tennessee weekly newspaper assets and a printing company to American Hometown... More
10-27-06
Dow Jones Agrees to Sell Six Community Newspapers
NEW YORK (Oct. 27, 2006) - Dow Jones & Company announced a definitive agreement to sell six of its community newspapers to Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc. for $282.5 million in cash, subject to a w... More
08-31-06
Heartland Publications LLC Acquires Richmond County (NC) Daily Journal and Two Weeklies
OLD SAYBROOK, CT, August 31, 2006 - Heartland Publications LLC today announced the purchase of the Richmond County Daily Journal in Rockingham, North Carolina and two weekly newspapers from Community... More
08-28-06
Journal Register Company Exploring Sale of Massachusetts and Rhode Island Newspapers
YARDLEY, PA, August 28, 2006 - Journal Register Company today announced that it is exploring the possible sale of its properties in its New England cluster. The company has engaged Dirks, Van Essen &... More
08-18-06
Morris to Buy Four Weeklies in Georgia, South Carolina from Community Newspapers Inc.
AUGUSTA, GA, JULY 18, 2006 - William S. Morris IV, president and CEO of Morris Publishing Group, announced today that Morris Publishing Group has reached an agreement to acquire four weekly newspapers... More
07-03-06
Jackalope Publishing Acquires Mile High Newspapers
GOLDEN, CO, JULY 3, 2006 - William R. Welsh, Chief Operating Officer of New West Newspapers and Scott Perriman, President of Jackalope Publishing announced Friday that they have entered into an agreem... More
06-27-06
Media General Acquires Eufaula (AL) Tribune
RICHMOND, VA, June 27, 2006 - H. Graham Woodlief, president of Media General's publishing division, announced Monday that the company has acquired the assets of the Eufaula (AL) Tribune Publishing Co.... More
06-26-06
McClatchy to Sell the Wilkes-Barre (PA) Times Leader to Investor Group Led by Richard Connor and HM Capital Partners
SACRAMENTO, CA and WILKES-BARRE, PA, JUNE 26, 2006 - The McClatchy Company today announced a definitive agreement to sell the Times Leader of Wilkes-Barre, PA to the Wilkes-Barre Publishing Company In... More
06-07-06
McClatchy to Sell Fort Wayne (IN) News-Sentinel to Ogden Newspapers
SACRAMENTO, CA, FORT WAYNE, IN and WHEELING, WV, JUNE 7, 2006 - The McClatchy Company today announced a definitive agreement to sell the Fort Wayne (IN) News-Sentinel to Ogden Newspapers. Financial te... More
06-07-06
McClatchy to Sell Duluth (MN) News Tribune and Grand Forks (ND) Herald to Forum Communications
SACRAMENTO, CA and GRAND FORKS, ND, JUNE 7, 2006 - The McClatchy Company today announced a definitive agreement to sell the Duluth (MN) News Tribune and the Grand Forks (ND) Herald to Forum Communicat... More
06-07-06
McClatchy to Sell Akron (OH) Beacon Journal to Black Press Ltd.
SACRAMENTO, CA and VICTORIA, BC, June 7, 2006 - The McClatchy Company today announced a definitive agreement to sell the Akron (OH) Beacon Journal to Sound Publishing Holdings Inc. Sound Publishing Ho... More
06-07-06
McClatchy to Sell Aberdeen (SD) American News to Schurz Communications
SACRAMENTO, CA and SOUTH BEND, IN, JUNE 7, 2006 - The McClatchy Company today announced a definitive agreement to sell the Aberdeen (SD) American News to Schurz Communications, Inc. Financial terms of... More
06-07-06
McClatchy Announces Agreements to Sell Five Knight Ridder Papers
SACRAMENTO, CA JUNE 7, 2006 - The McClatchy Company has entered into definitive agreements to sell five more Knight Ridder newspapers. As a result, McClatchy has now entered into definitive sales agre... More
06-06-06
GateHouse Media Inc. Acquires Enterprise NewsMedia
NORTHBROOK, IL, JUNE 6, 2006 - Mike Reed, Chief Executive Officer of GateHouse Media Inc., formerly operating as Liberty Group Publishing of Northbrook, IL, announced today it has closed on its transa... More
06-06-06
GateHouse Media Inc. Acquires Community Newspaper Company
NORTHBRROK, IL, JUNE 6, 2006 - Mike Reed, Chief Executive Officer of GateHouse Media, Inc, formerly operating as Liberty Group Publishing Inc. of Northbrook, Illinois, announced today that GateHouse h... More
05-08-06
GateHouse Media Inc. to Acquire Enterprise NewsMedia
NORTHBROOK, IL, MAY 8, 2006 - Mike Reed, Chief Executive Officer of GateHouse Media Inc., formerly operating as Liberty Group Publishing of Northbrook, IL, announced on Saturday an agreement for GateH... More
05-08-06
GateHouse Media Inc. to Acquire Community Newspapers Co.
NORTHBRROK, IL, MAY 8, 2006 - Mike Reed, Chief Executive Officer of GateHouse Media, Inc, formerly operating as Liberty Group Publishing Inc. of Northbrook, Illinois, has agreed to purchase the Commun... More
05-01-06
CNHI Acquires Muskogee (OK) Daily Phoenix
BIRMINGHAM, AL, MAY 1, 2006 - Community Newspaper Holdings Inc. announced today that it has acquired the Muskogee (OK) Daily Phoenix from the Gannett Foundation. Terms of the transaction were not disc... More
05-01-06
Liberty Group Acquires New West Properties
NORTHBROOK, IL, MAY 1, 2006 - William R. Welsh, Chief Operating Officer of New West Newspapers and Mike Reed, Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Group Publishing of Northbrook, IL, announced today tha... More
01-18-06
Schurz Communications Inc. to Acquire Petoskey (MI) News-Review and Companion Publications
PETOSKEY, MI, JANUARY 18, 2006 - Schurz Communications Inc., of South Bend, Indiana, has agreed to purchase Northern Michigan Review Inc., publisher of the daily Petoskey (MI) News-Review and other pu... More
01-04-06
Wayne Printing Company of Goldsboro Purchases Roanoke Beacon
PLYMOUTH, NC, January 4, 2006 - Wayne Printing Co. Inc. of Goldsboro, North Carolina announced today that it has purchased the Roanoke Beacon, a weekly newspaper in Plymouth, North Carolina. Wayne Pri... More
01-04-06
More Than 100 Daily Newspapers Sold in 2005
SANTA FE, NM, January 4, 2006 - The newspaper industry experienced one of its most active years during 2005, as several large transactions drove deal volume above $3 billion for only the fifth time in... More
12-16-05
News-Press & Gazette Co. Acquires American Community Newspapers' Sun Publications
OVERLAND PARK, KS, December 16, 2005 - NPG Newspapers, a division of News-Press & Gazette Co., of St. Joseph, Missouri announced today its purchase of Sun Publications, a division of American Communit... More
12-16-05
Liberty Group Publishing Buys Four Arkansas Publications from HarborPoint Media
NORTHBROOK, IL, December 16, 2005 - Liberty Group Publishing announced today that it has purchased two daily and two weekly publications in Arkansas from HarborPoint Media, of Daytona Beach, Florida.T... More
11-23-05
Shaw to Acquire Lakeland Media
DIXON, IL, November 23, 2005 - Shaw Newspapers announced today that it has reached an agreement to purchase Lakeland Media, publisher of 12 weekly newspapers in Lake County, IL. The Lakeland publicati... More
11-14-05
Womack Publishing Company Sells Colorado Newspapers to Liberty Publishing Group
CHATHAM, VA November 14, 2005 - Womack Publishing Company announced today it has agreed to sell its five newspapers in Colorado to Liberty Group Publishing Inc. of Northbrook, Illinois.The sale, which... More
11-01-05
Next West Newspapers Purchases Four Highland Lakes Newspapers from American Consolidated Media
MARBLE FALLS, TX, November 1, 2005 - Jeremy Halbreich, chairman, president and CEO of American Consolidated Media (ACM) announced today the sale of Highland Lakes Newspapers, a wholly-owned subsidiary... More
10-04-05
Rust Communications Acquires Twice-Weekly in Lewisburg, TN
LEWISBURG, TN October 4, 2005 - The Hawkins family announced today the sale of the twice-weekly Lewisburg Tribune and Marshall Gazette to Rust Publishing Central TN LLC, publishers of the nearby daily... More
09-28-05
Colorado Daily Sold to E.W. Scripps Company
BOULDER, CO, September 28, 2005 - Colorado Daily owner Randy Miller announced Monday that he is selling the Colorado Daily and its affiliated publications to the E.W. Scripps Company of Cincinnati, Oh... More
09-06-05
American Community Newspapers Announces the Acquisition of Suburban Washington Newspapers
ALEXANDRIA, VA, September 6, 2005 - American Community Newspapers, LLC, ("ACN") today announced that it has purchased the newspaper assets of Suburban Washington Newspapers, Inc., a wholly-owned subsi... More
07-27-05
Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc. to Acquire Eagle-Tribune Publishing Co.
NORTH ANDOVER, MA July 27, 2005 - Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc. (CNHI) of Birmingham, Ala., has agreed to purchase Eagle-Tribune Publishing Company, ETPC chairman and publisher Irving E. "Chip" R... More
05-11-05
Liberty Group Publishing to be Acquired by Fortress Investment Group LLC
NORTHBROOK, IL, May 11, 2005 - Liberty Group Publishing Inc. today announced that its board of directors and its shareholders, including affiliates of Leonard Green & Partners L.P., unanimously approv... More
04-15-05
Dirks, Van Essen & Murray Licensed in California
SANTA FE, NM, April 15, 2005 - Dirks, Van Essen & Murray has formed a new California corporation that has been licensed by the state?s Department of Real Estate to handle the sale of newspaper propert... More
04-04-05
Gannett Acquires HomeTown Communications Network
LIVONIA, MI, April 4, 2005 - Gannett Co., Inc. has completed a transaction to acquire the assets of HomeTown Communications Network, Inc., a community publishing company with newspapers, telephone dir... More
04-01-05
Heartland Acquires West Virginia Newspapers
WILLIAMSON, WV, April 1, 2005 - Mid-South Management Co., Inc., of Spartanburg, S.C., has sold the Williamson (WV) Daily News and two affiliated weeklies to Heartland Publications, LLC, of Jacksonvill... More
03-23-05
Media General Plans to Acquire Three Central Virginia Newspapers
RICHMOND, VA, March 23, 2005 - Media General Inc. has agreed to acquire the assets of three weekly newspapers in central Virginia from Richmond Suburban Newspapers Inc. Terms of the transaction were n... More
03-10-05
Stephens Media Group Acquires Three Publications from Wick Communications
LAS VEGAS, NV, March 10, 2005 - Stephens Media Group today announced the acquisition of three Nevada newspapers from Wick Communications Co. Details of the transaction were not disclosed.Dirks, Van Es... More
12-20-04
Davon Press Sold to Forum Communications
FARGO, NORTH DAKOTA, December 20, 2004 - Davon Press, Inc. of West Fargo announced that it has been purchased by Forum Communications Co., owner of The Forum. Terms of the transaction were not disclos... More
12-07-04
Country Media Sells Eight Weeklies to Lee Enterprises
SCOTTSBLUFF, NE December 7, 2004 - Steve Hungerford, president of Country Media, Inc., announced today the completion of the sale of eight weekly newspapers, two shoppers and a monthly gaming publicat... More
12-02-04
Paxton Media Group to Acquire the Durham Herald Company
DURHAM, NC, December 2, 2004 - Paxton Media Group announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase 100% of the outstanding stock of The Durham Herald Company from members of the f... More
11-19-04
Gannett to Acquire Hometown Communications Network
LIVONIA, MI, November 19, 2004 - Gannett Co., Inc. has agreed to acquire the assets of HomeTown Communications Network, Inc., a community publishing company with newspapers, telephone directories and... More
10-04-04
Thomaston (GA) Times Acquired by Crescent Media Group
THOMASTON, GA, October 4, 2004 - The Thomaston (GA) Times has been acquired by Spartanburg, South Carolina-based Crescent Media Group. The 6,000-circulation newspaper, published three times per week,... More
10-01-04
Clarity Media Acquires the Journal Newspapers in Suburban Washington, DC
ALEXANDRIA, VA, October 1, 2004 - Clarity Media Group, owners of the San Francisco Examiner, has acquired The Journal Newspapers, a group of primarily free-distribution dailies serving suburban Washin... More
07-22-04
Townsend Communications Agrees to Sell Newspaper Division to News-Press & Gazette Company
KANSAS CITY, MO, July 22, 2004 - Townsend Communications, Inc. of Kansas City, Missouri has reached an agreement to sell its newspaper division to News-Press & Gazette Co. of St. Joseph, MO., accordin... More
07-20-04
HarborPoint Media Announces Acquisition of Better Built Group Newspaper Assets
DAYTONA BEACH, FL, July 20, 2004 - HarborPoint Media, LLC, a newly formed newspaper company, reported that it has entered into an agreement to purchase certain newspaper asserts from the Better Built... More
07-06-04
Journal Register Company to Acquire 21st Century Newspapers
TRENTON, NJ, July 6, 2004 - Journal Register Company announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire 21st Century Newspapers, Inc., a privately held operator of one of the larges... More
06-30-04
Boerne (TX) Hill Country Recorder and Bandera (TX) Review Sold to Hill Country
BOERNE TX, June 30, 2004 - Dennis Thomas, president of Texas Heritage Newspapers, LLC announced today that he has sold The Boerne (TX) Hill Country Recorder and the Bandera (TX) Review to Hill Country... More
04-30-04
Shelbyville (TN) Times-Gazette Sold to Rust Communications
SHELBYVILLE TN, April 30, 2004 - David and Nina Gay Segroves announced today the sale of the Shelbyville (TN) Times-Gazette to Rust Communications of Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Terms of the transaction... More
03-06-04
Turlock (CA) Journal Sold to Morris Newspaper Corporation of California
TURLOCK, CA, March 6, 2004 - Morris Newspaper Corporation of California has purchased the Turlock Journal from Pacific-Sierra Publishing Co., Inc. The sale was announced by Charles Morris, president o... More
01-30-04
Gilroy (CA) Dispatch Sold to Mainstreet Media Grou
GILROY, CA, January 30, 2004 - Gilroy¹s oldest, continuous business, The Gilroy Dispatch, has new owners, and so do nine other California publications, including The Dispatch¹s sister newspapers, the... More
01-22-04
Skye Media to Buy Equity Position in Suburban DC and Richmond Papers
NEW YORK, NY, JANUARY 22, 2004 - Skye Media Inc., has announced it will take an equity position in the free dailies, Northern Virginia Journal, Montgomery (MD) Journal, and Prince George?s (MD) Journa... More
01-16-04
Lee Enterprises and Liberty Group Publishing to Exchange Newspapers
DAVENPORT, IA, and NORTHBROOK, IL, January 16, 2004 - Lee Enterprises, Incorporated, and Liberty Group Publishing have agreed to an exchange of daily newspapers and other properties as they strengthen... More
01-14-04
News-Gazette Purchases Four Illinois Weekly Newspapers
CHAMPAIGN, IL, January 14, 2004 - The Champaign-Urbana (IL) News-Gazette acquired four weekly newspapers and a commercial printing operation in Illinois from Trinity Holdings, Inc. Terms of the transa... More
01-09-04
Murphy McGinnis Media, Inc., Sold to Superior Publishing, Inc.
DULUTH, MN, January 9, 2004 - The owners of Murphy McGinnis Media, Inc., announced today they have sold the company consisting of 17 newspapers with total circulation of nearly 300,000, in northern Mi... More
01-06-04
Long Beach (CA) Grunion Gazette and Downtown Gazette Sold to MediaNews Group, Inc.
LONG BEACH, CA, January 6, 2004 - John and Fran Blowitz announced today that they have sold the Grunion Gazette and Downtown Gazette, published in Long Beach, California to West Coast MediaNews, LLC,... More
12-15-03
Scaife Group to Buy Gateway Press and Pennysaver Publications of Pennsylvania
PITTSBURGH, PA, December 15, 2003 - Richard M. Scaife, chairman of the newly formed Westminster Holdings, Inc. (WHI), announced Sunday that WHI has agreed to acquire the stock of Trinity Holdings, Inc... More
12-04-03
McClatchy Announces Acquisition of Merced (CA) Sun-Star
SACRAMENTO,CA, DECEMBER 4, 2003 - The McClatchy Company today reported that it has entered into an agreement to purchase the assets of the Merced Sun-Star, a daily newspaper in Merced, California, and... More
12-02-03
Ogden Newspapers to Acquire Lisbon (OH) Morning Journal
LISBON, OH, December 2, 2003 - Trinity Holdings, Inc., owner of the Lisbon, Ohio Morning Journal, announced Monday an agreement to sell the newspaper to Ogden Newspapers, Inc. The sale of the 13,600-c... More
11-05-03
Bryan Publishing Company of Bryan, Ohio, Agrees to Acquire The Napoleon (OH) Northwest Signal
BRYAN, OH, November 5, 2003 - Bryan Publishing Company of Bryan, Ohio, which publishes the Bryan Times, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with the Kuser family to acquire The Northw... More
09-08-03
Copley Press Acquires The Beach Reporter and Palos Verdes Peninsula News
TORRANCE, CA, September 8, 2003 - The Copley Press, Inc. announced today that it had acquired National Media, Inc., publishers of The Beach Reporter and Palos Verdes Peninsula News. Combined, the two... More
05-19-03
Horizon Publications Acquires Publishing Operations in 12 Cities from Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.
BIRMINGHAM, AL May 19, 2003 - Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc. (CNHI), a privately owned operator of daily and non-daily newspapers and specialty publications throughout the United States, has sold... More
04-16-03
Dow Jones' Ottaway Newspapers Agrees to Acquire Stockton (CA) Record
NEW YORK, N.Y., April 16, 2003 - Dow Jones announced today that its Ottaway Newspapers subsidiary has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire The Record of Stockton, CA, from Omaha World-Herald... More
02-03-03
Stumpf Publishing Acquires Rochester (MN) Shopper
ROCHESTER, MN, February 3, 2003 - Stumpf Publishing announced today that it has acquired the 47,000-circulation Rochester Shopper in Rochester, Minnesota from Darwin Oordt of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.... More
01-31-03
Paradise (CA) Post Sells to California Newspapers Partnership Controlled by MediaNews Group
PARADISE, CA, January 31, 2003 - Paradise Post, Inc., which consists of an award-winning three-times-a-week community newspaper and a Northern California web-printing operation, has been sold to Calif... More
01-17-03
Morris Newspaper Corporation Acquires Murfreesboro (TN) Sun
MURFREESBORO, TN, January 17, 2002 - Morris Newspaper Corporation of Savannah, Georgia, today announced the purchase of the 30,000-circulation weekly Murfreesboro Sun. Details of the transaction were... More