Times-Shamrock will put several daily papers and all of its alt-weeklies up for sale. The Times-Shamrock-owned (Scranton, Pa.) Times-Tribune reports:
The dailies being marketed for sale including The Towanda Daily Review and Sunday Review, The Shamokin News-Item, The Petersburg (Va.) Progress-Index and The Virgin Islands Daily News. The alternative weeklies for sale include the Baltimore City Paper, Orlando (Fla.) Weekly, San Antonio (Texas) Current, Cleveland (Ohio) Scene and Detroit (Mich.) Metro Times.
In a statement, Michael Wagner, the regional publisher for the Baltimore, Orlando and San Antonio alt-weeklies said “It will be business as usual for all of our alt weeklies during the sales process.”