• McClatchy’s Chris Hendricks Signs Off After a Long Digital-First Career

      McClatchy’s Chris Hendricks has often been my GPS on where daily newspapers, including his company, were in finding their legs on the constantly shifting ground of digital publishing. But starting tomorrow morning, I won’t be able to get any more positional readouts from Hendricks. After a 25-year career at McClatchy where he led the company on its make-or-break journey from ...

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  • Investment Firms Come to the Forefront Among Owners of Local Newspapers

    … Investment companies – which have no deep roots in community publishing – have become the dominant owners of local daily newspapers in the U.S. Today seven investment entities control 349 dailies, well ahead of either the 196 belonging to long-established private publishers that include companies like Hearst and Advance Publications or the 161…

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  • Street Fight Daily: Gannett Makes Offer for Tribune Publishing, UPS Focuses on SMBs

    … its relationship to the three-year-old Local Media Consortium. Leaked Postmates Financials Suggest Company Might Be Doing Better Than Everyone Thought (TechCrunch) Postmates has become a poster child for struggling on-demand businesses. According to countless venture capitalists, the company, despite its popularity with consumers, is doomed…

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