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Updated: Gannett Puts 'Citizen' Closing on Hold

The Tucson Citizen will not close as planned on Saturday because there are continuing negotiations with two interested buyers, the newspaper's publisher, Gannett Co. Inc., announced Tuesday.Robert J. Dickey, president…

March 16, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT

Seattle Post-Intelligencer to Go Web-Only

Seattle will be a one-newspaper town after Tuesday, when the 146-year-old Seattle Post-Intelligencer prints its last edition.The P-I will continue to live on the Internet with a much smaller staff.Parent…

March 16, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT

Media General Shutters D.C. Bureau

Media General is shuttering its Washington D.C. bureau ending a 30-year run, the Richmond-Va.-based company announced today.The bureau and its Web site will close on March 27.The six journalists based…

March 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT

Scripps Adopts AdPlay

The E.W. Scripps Company has chosen AdPay Inc. to provide Scripps with a new print and online classified-ad platform for users of their newspaper Web sites.According to Rusty Coats, vice…

March 12, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT

Yahoo Adds Papers to Consortium

The Boston Globe and The St. Petersburg Times have joined the Yahoo Newspaper Consortium, Yahoo announced as it convened a summit meeting with newspaper executives in Las Vegas Monday. Also…

March 10, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT

Editor Jim Bellows Dies

In his 2002 memoir, editor Jim Bellows wrote, "I am never happier than when someone hands me a newspaper that is either not very good or in deep financial trouble."…

March 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT

Updated: McClatchy to Cut 15% of Staff

McClatchy says it plans to eliminate 1,600 jobs, or 15 percent of its workforce, as it contends with declining revenue and a deepening recession.Sacramento, Calif.-based McClatchy Co. says the job…

March 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT

Hearst Goes Hyperlocal With Helium

Hearst Newspapers will roll out the "social publishing platform" of Helium, a sort of giant freelance marketplace for hyperlocal content, Andover, Mass.-based Helium said Wednesday.Helium provides a place where local…

February 25, 2009, 12:00 AM EST

Parade CEO Walter Anderson Retires

Walter Anderson, Chairman & CEO of Parade Publications, is retiring after 31 years at the company, it was announced today by S.I. Newhouse, Jr., Chairman of Condé Nast. He will…

February 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EST

NYT to Start Charging for Online?

The editor of The New York Times has hinted that the newspaper might charge again for access to some of its online offerings, less than two years after abandoning fees…

February 4, 2009, 12:00 AM EST