Business

Britt Robson | MinnPost | 4/18/2014
Taylor — who also owns the Minnesota Timberwolves and Taylor Corp. — confirms how much he paid for the Star Tribune, his winding path to acquisition, and dickering with bankers over the $75 million in debt the paper will likely carry.
Paul Linford | HoldtheFrontPage | 4/14/2014
Trinity Mirror has announced the closure of a free newspaper series in West London with up to 15 jobs at risk of redundancy.  
Brad Stone | Bloomberg Businessweek | 4/10/2014
In the desert of short news bites and unsatisfying blog posts, the website and weekly e-mail Longreads is a refreshing anomaly.
Merrill Knox | Mediabistro | 4/4/2014
Tribune Digital Ventures has agreed to acquireTV by the Numbers for an undisclosed amount.  
Jesse Holcomb | Pew Research | 4/4/2014
Total revenue supporting American journalism has declined by one-third since 2006, according to a new analysis by Pew Research Center.
Laura Slattery and David Raleigh | Irish Times | 4/2/2014
The Johnston Press media group has sold its 14 newspaper titles in the Republic to Iconic Newspapers Ltd, a company run by British advertising executive Malcolm Denmark.
Andrew Beaujon | Poynter | 4/2/2014
Digital First Media will shut down its news hub in New York and may soon sell its newspapers, according to reports.
Jennifer Bjorhus | Star Tribune | 4/2/2014
The billionaire Minnesota businessman would be the sole owner and operate it as a stand-alone company.
Fort Mill Times | 4/1/2014
Metro Purchases Gilroy Dispatch, Morgan Hill Times, Hollister Free Lance and Santa Cruz Good Times.
David Carr | New York Times | 3/31/2014
Last week, Rupert Murdoch handed the future leadership of two publicly held companies worth a combined $80 billion to his two sons, almost as casually as if they were the keys to the family station wagon.
Van Nuys News Press | 3/31/2014
Publishing Group Expanding Into The Big Apple
Chris Roberts | NBC Bay Area | 3/31/2014
Company PR agency opens "Richmond Standard."
Herald/Review | 3/31/2014
Two Wick Communication newspapers in Louisiana are in the process of being sold to wholly-owned subsidiaries of Carpenter Newsmedia, LLC.
Press Release | Columbia University | 4/14/2014
Press Release | Freedom Communications | 4/14/2014
Business of News: The Spacey Story of Newspaper People
Tim Gallagher | 4/15/2014