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Profile of Evan Brandt, a reporter at The Mercury in Pottstown, PA, who once dropped by the home of Alden Global Capital's head to ask about value of local news   —  His newspaper has withered under a hedge fund.  His industry was in turmoil even before a pandemic.  But Evan Brandt won't stop chronicling his town.
Jul 10, 2020, 3:35 PM - In context

Ken Doctor / Nieman Lab:
Sources: the Knight Foundation considered making a bid for McClatchy but dropped out as it decided that the risk it would take on was too great   —  But Alden Global Capital would be happy to lend a hand.  Plus: When a standstill isn't really a standstill.  —  The bids are in, and the bankruptcy auction is now on.
Jul 6, 2020, 1:00 PM - In context

Robert Channick / Chicago Tribune:
Tribune Publishing adds Alden Global Capital's co-founder, Randall Smith, to board, giving Alden 3 of 7 seats, and caps Alden's stake at 33% for another year   —  Tribune Publishing has struck a deal with its largest shareholder, Alden Global Capital, that adds the hedge fund's co-founder …
Jul 1, 2020, 10:20 PM - In context

Sources: Tribune is in talks to add co-founder of Alden to its board, as part of an agreement that prevents Alden from making a hostile bid for rest of Tribune   —  Pact would extend Alden's standstill agreement with Tribune  —  Tribune Publishing Co. TPCO .20% is in talks to add the co-founder …
Jul 1, 2020, 7:40 AM - In context

Ken Doctor / Nieman Lab:
Sources: some nonprofit journalism leaders are considering a bid for all of McClatchy, which would create the first major nonprofit newspaper chain in the US   —  The next 48 hours may decide the fate of two of America's largest newspaper chains that collectively serve almost a fifth of all American local newspaper readers.
Jun 29, 2020, 4:55 PM - In context

David Folkenflik / NPR:
The LA Times says it has reached a settlement of a lawsuit filed by a group of newsroom employees claiming the paper has discriminatory pay practices   —  The Los Angeles Times is moving to settle a proposed class-action lawsuit filed by six Black, Hispanic and female journalists …
Jun 25, 2020, 6:10 PM - In context

Rick Edmonds / Poynter:
After June 30, when Alden can increase its Tribune stake, Alden could take full control or force a sale or Tribune could sell off its papers separately   —  Alden Global Capital could take full control or force a sale.  The LA Times' owner could play spoiler.  Or Tribune's papers could be sold piecemeal.
Jun 17, 2020, 5:20 PM - In context

Sarah Ellison / Washington Post:
In an interview, Heath Freeman of Alden Global Capital says he wants to safeguard the news business, while other industry leaders warn against believing him   —  Ask Heath Freeman why he got into the newspaper business and the explanation is specific and bloodless.
Jun 11, 2020, 1:55 PM - In context

Some newspaper chains are adjusting their furloughs to cover protests: Gannett pulls some reporters out of furlough and McClatchy excludes most from theirs   —  We asked.  Some answered.  Here's what we found out.  —  Around 4 in the morning on May 31, after another night of walking miles …
Jun 6, 2020, 7:35 AM - In context

Tribune Q1: $216.5 in revenue, down 11.5% YoY; ad revenue down 20.6% YoY, or $20M; circulation rev fell 3.1% YoY, or $2.9M; digital subs rose 30.7% YoY to 370K   —  Digital content revenues and subscribers increase more than 30% year-over-year  —  Tribune Publishing Company (NASDAQ: TPCO) …
Jun 5, 2020, 10:40 AM - In context




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