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NEWSTART

NewStart is a local news ownership initiative, created by West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media in collaboration with the West Virginia Press Association, that has a mission to recruit, train and support the next generation of rural community newspaper...

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AloNovus Corp buys Free Press Standard of Carrollton, Ohio

PRESS RELEASEThe Free Press Standard of Carrollton, Ohio, sold to AloNovus CorporationOne of Ohio and the Midwest’s oldest hometown newspapers has been sold. Publisher David Schloss sold the Free Press Standard, the newspaper serving Carroll County, Ohio since 1831...

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The Future of Events & Conferences

Dear Friends and Clients of Grimes, McGovern & Associates First of all, some Good News regarding the crisis: Most of the energy around bringing events back have centered around separating trade shows, events & conferences from the term "mass gatherings". ...

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Coastal Bend Publishing buys five newspapers in Texas

BEEVILLE – Coastal Bend Publishing, an affiliate of McElvy Media Group, is taking ownership of the Beeville Bee-Picayune effective February 1, 2020.  In addition to the Bee-Picayune, Coastal Bend Publishing is purchasing the other four papers owned by Beeville...

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The Savannah (MO) Reporter sold to local family

SAVANNAH, MO – The Savannah Reporter, a county-seat weekly in Savannah MO, has been sold by long-time owners Guy and Leslie Speckman to a local family. Ken Rosenauer and his son, Brent, purchased the 2,500- circulation newspaper, effective Jan. 30th. Dennis DeRossett...

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Twice Weekly The Greenville (IL) Advocate sold

The Greenville (IL) Advocate has been sold by owners Jay Endress and Paula Endress. Effective March 1st, ownership of the 4,000-circulation, twice-weekly newspaper, transferred to Centralia Publishing Ltd., which owns several newspapers in adjacent counties in central...

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Ripon (WI) Commonwealth Press sold to Delta Media Group

After 57 years the Ripon Commonwealth Press and Express in Ripon, Wisconsin, has new owners at the helm. Effective Jan. 1 the Lyke family sold the award-winning newspaper and shopper to Delta Media Group based in Kiel. The company owns a digital marketing agency and...

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The Baby Show acquired by BLUE ANT Media

(Toronto, ON – January 10, 2019) – Blue Ant Media announced today that it will be expanding its Canadian consumer show business with the acquisition of The Baby Shows, which take place in Toronto in Spring and Fall at the Enercare Centre. The deal will see the shows...

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Annandale (MN) Advocate changes hands

Annandale (MN) Advocate changes hands On Oct. 1, Michele and Ed Pawlenty, owners of the neighboring Maple Lake (MN) Messenger, officially purchased the Annandale (MN) Advocate from Steve Prinsen and his wife Sharon Schumacher. Prinsen plans to remain active at the...

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