Reflections of a Newsosaur
Alan Mutter says 2010 was "a decidedly mixed year" for publicly traded newspaper companies. Share prices last year soared as high as 51% for A.H. Belo -- it has zero long-term debt on its books -- while they plunged by an almost identical amount at GateHouse Media, which Mutter notes is staggering under $1.2 billion in debt.