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Gannett takes the idea behind Arizona Storytellers Project nationwide

The audience watches the 125th anniversary of the Arizona Republic "Stories About Stories" Storytellers event at Phoenix Theatre on Monday, May 18, 2015. (Photo by Michael Schennum/Arizona Republic) Next week at the Online News Association's annual conference, a group of journalists from nine Gannett newspapers will spend a few hours learning how to workshop a story before trying … Read More
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New day for Gannett newspapers — they're on their own

The 19,600 employees of Gannett newspapers coming to work Monday will be working for a new company -- untethered from growing and prosperous television stations and digital ventures. Retaining the Gannett name, the spin off company has well defined plans for digital transformation and for expansion by acquisition.  Its reception by Wall Street is less certain, but it is sweetening … Read More
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Gannett acquires 11 Digital First Media properties

StreetInsider | York Daily Record Newspaper giant Gannett today announced it was acquiring 11 properties from Digital First Media, including the El Paso Times, The Alamogordo (New Mexico) Daily News and the York (Pennsylvania) Daily Record. The acquisitions come shortly before before Gannett splits into two companies — TEGNA, which will retain the company's broadcast properties, and Gannett, … Read More
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Publishing revenue declines continue at Gannett on the eve of spinoff

Gannett opened 2015 with a first quarter earnings report similar to those of 2014 -- strong growth and profits in its broadcast and digital ventures divisions, but continued substantial declines in publishing revenues. With publishing set to spin off into a separate company mid-year, the era of the one covering for the other is coming to a close. Advertising … Read More
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Weak Tribune Publishing and Scripps earnings make the case for spinning off newspapers

Tribune Publishing and E.W. Scripps this morning reported disappointing fourth quarter revenues from newspaper operations, matching the pattern established by other public companies. At the same time, the results suggested some of the logic behind divorcing newspapers from broadcast, as Tribune Publishing did seven months ago and Scripps plans for this April. Continuing the tone he … Read More
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Gannett earnings strong, but publishing revenues continue a steep slide

FILE - This July 14, 2010 file photo shows the Gannett headquarters in McLean, Va. Gannett Co. reported Overall company revenue growth of 15 percent. The media company said, Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File) Embedded in otherwise excellent third quarter financial results reported today by Gannett are some sobering numbers on the continuing decline of … Read More