Tagged: Gatehouse Media

Helena Newspaper Buyers Rescue The World

Helena Newspaper Buyers Rescue The World

Retired Helena businessman Chuck Davis and Phillips County Community College instructor Andrew Bagley are buying the Helena-West Helena World from GateHouse Media Inc., which had planned to shutter the paper. read more >

GateHouse Deal Leaves Wreckage in Its Wake

GateHouse Deal Leaves Wreckage in Its Wake

Outtakes

After nearly four years fighting a battle of attrition as managing editor of the Pine Bluff Commercial, John Worthen is done with what he called “the madness” of leading a skeleton crew delivering news to Jefferson County. read more >

Will Fortune Favor the Future of News?

Will Fortune Favor the Future of News?

OuttakesTechnology & Telecom

Democrat-Gazette Publisher Walter Hussman has staked his paper’s future on readers taking the iPad path to daily news. That change in our reading habits have coincided with another sign of the apocalypse for daily papers, the $1.4 billion merger of America’s two largest newspaper chains, Gannett and GateHouse. read more >

Kelly Sublett Signs On with Vowell

Kelly Sublett Signs On with Vowell

Outtakes

Kelly Sublett, the former Log Cabin Democrat publisher who lost her post when the Conway paper and several sister publications were sold two weeks ago, quickly took a new post as COO of Vowell Inc. read more >

An Old Friend, the LCD, Joins Paxton News Chain

An Old Friend, the LCD, Joins Paxton News Chain

Outtakes

The Log Cabin Democrat’s circulation has dwindled to 3,925 on weekdays and about 5,300 on Sundays, about half what it was in the mid-1980s, even as the town has grown to 65,000 people. The decline shocks nobody following the daily newspaper industry, which is dying in the internet age. read more >

No Arkadelphia Paper? Say It Ain’t So, GateHouse

No Arkadelphia Paper? Say It Ain’t So, GateHouse

Outtakes

After back-to-back weeks of notable newspaper shutdowns by GateHouse Media Group Inc., including The Times of North Little Rock and the Arkadelphia Siftings-Herald, we seem to be at a tipping point for local journalism in Arkansas. read more >

GateHouse Shutting Down Pulaski, Lonoke County Papers

GateHouse Shutting Down Pulaski, Lonoke County Papers

GateHouse Media Inc., the national chain that owns more U.S. newspapers than any other, is shutting down its weekly print papers in Pulaski and Lonoke counties, the company’s senior group publisher based in Pine Bluff confirmed Tuesday morning. read more >

The Soaring Cost of Dead Trees

The Soaring Cost of Dead Trees

Outtakes

The term "dead tree media" casts print publications as fading relics, as doomed in the digital age as the pulverized trees they’re printed on. And those dead trees are now costing publishers more. read more >