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Alaska Dispatch to buy the Anchorage Daily News for $34M

...LLC, the parent company of the online newspaper the Alaska Dispatch, will purchase the Anchorage Daily News from The McClatchy Co. for $34 million. The sale is expected to close in May."This is a chance for us to get even more reporters on...
My Turn: First Amendment champion battles on behalf of Alaskans

...years," said Howard Weaver, former editor in chief of the Anchorage Daily News and now vice president for news at The McClatchy Co. Weaver called on McKay regularly while editing the Daily News and before that in the late 1970s when Weaver ran the...
Online news sites vie for niche in Alaska market

...that newspapers can't do right now because of their debt loads," he said. Both the Anchorage Daily News, owned by McClatchy Co., and the Juneau Empire, owned by Morris Publishing Group, are part of chains that are struggling after borrowing...
ADN should seek something positive

...paper to the Larry Fannings in 1967, the newspaper opposed construction of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline. After the McClatchy Co. purchased the newspaper in 1978, it opposed logging in Southeast Alaska's Tongass National Forest. It reiterated...
Issues for meaningful debate

...several Alaska newspapers gleefully bashing the Berners Bay land trade. The Sacramento Bee, flagship newspaper of the McClatchy Co., owners of the Anchorage Daily News, last week endorsed John Kerry over George W. Bush for president. ADN dislikes...
Alaska Digest

...Sexton will retire as president and publisher of the Anchorage Daily News early next month, he announced Monday. The McClatchy Co. named veteran newspaper executive J. Patrick Doyle, 55, to replace Sexton. Doyle is currently president and publisher...
Newspapers miss debt obligations

...Philadelphia Daily News skipped an unspecified interest payment in an apparent bid to force lenders to renegotiate. The McClatchy Co., one of the largest U.S. newspaper chains and owner of The Sacramento Bee and The Miami Herald among other prominent...
Today's newsroom not for chickens

...Miami Herald, drew flowers, wine, pennies, peppermint, dolls, candles and other oblations. A few days later, the McClatchy Co., which owns The Herald and 30 other newspapers around the country, announced it was cutting 10 percent of its workforce...


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