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    Keith Moyer named editor of the Las Vegas Review-Journal

    The Las Vegas Review-Journal, which late last year was purchased by billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, has a new editor atop its masthead.

    Keith Moyer, the former publisher, president and CEO of The (Minneapolis-St. Paul) Star Tribune, will be the editor of the Las Vegas Review-Journal, publisher Craig Moon announced at a staff meeting Friday.

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    Sheldon Adelson tightens his grasp on Las Vegas Review-Journal

    Any doubt about who is running the Las Vegas Review-Journal was resolved abruptly Thursday. Owners Sheldon Adelson and his family summarily dismissed publisher Jason Taylor, a rising young star in the GateHouse group, and installed their own pick, former USA TODAY publisher Craig Moon.

    Moon, in turn, will choose the paper's next editor — a search that Taylor and others in GateHouse had been leading.

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    What's next for the Las Vegas Review-Journal?

    To say that things are returning to normal at casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson's Las Vegas Review-Journal would be a huge stretch. I would contend, though, that this week's well-chronicled events at the paper represent first steps down that road — and not necessarily tiny ones.

    Wednesday afternoon, Glenn Cook, the newspaper's senior editorial writer, was named interim editor.

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    The Nevada newspaper mystery — a business perspective

    I would love to break the story of who bought the Las Vegas Review-Journal for a pricey $140 million last week. Can't do that today, but here are a few business thoughts on the transaction:

    About that price: New Media Investment Group closed on the Review-Journal and other Stephens Media properties in mid-March for $102.5 million.  The sale represents a nifty 36.6 percent gain in nine months.

    And it's even better than that.

 
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