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Gazette for sale?

Thursday, November 18, 2010

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In an interesting blog this morning on Poynter, respected media analyst (i.e,, knowledgeable industry gossip) Rick Edmonds reported that “Barely eight months after emerging from bankruptcy, Freedom Communications, parent of the Orange County Register has put all its newspapers and television stations on the block.” Freedom owns the Gazette – so does that mean our […]

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Who will buy the Gazette?

Thursday, March 4, 2010


The Gazette’s parent, Freedom Communications, is expected to exit from bankruptcy within six weeks. Under the company’s plan for reorganization, secured creditors led by JPMorgan Chase & Co. will own all of the company’s equity. That won’t last. The banks must, by law, divest themselves of their interests in the company within five years. In […]

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