‘Watch for MediaNews CEO search to end with Journal Register’s Paton’

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Rick Edmonds explains his “wild guess”: “John Paton has transformed Journal Register to digital first, and that aligns with MediaNews’ likely direction.” Journal Register and Media News can also be merged — perhaps with Freedom too, he says. PLUS: Who is Randall Smith and what does he want with the newspapers he’s investing in?

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