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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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Gazette’s editorial policy to change?

Thursday, April 29, 2010


It’s no secret that many of the progressive voices in our community would like to see the Gazette become another Denver Post. They’re not yearning for the depth and breadth of the Post’s news coverage – the just want the Post’s editorial page. They’d love to have a local rag which reliably supports taxpayer-funded projects […]

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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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