It’s official — MediaNews Group has merged with 21st Century Media, formerly the Journal Register Company. The new concern will operate as Digital First Media. So long, MediaNews Group.
Author: Kevin Hamm
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It seems the economic recession soured people on both corporations and labor unions, but a recent Pew survey shows people’s impression of both are now more favorable.
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Included: Newspapers a distant third as main news source, a case study of Denver’s I-News Network, full-time editorial employees at lowest levels since such numbers have been tracked, a top-notch July 4 front page from The Virginian-Pilot