Buffett's exit from newspaper business a "negative signal"

Jan 29, 2020
Berkshire Hathaway is selling dozens of daily and weekly newspapers.
Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, speaks to the press as he arrives at the 2019 annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska.
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Hedge funds set their sights on local newspapers

Jan 15, 2019
A fund has offered $1.3 billion for Gannett, publisher of USA Today. Critics say beware.

Growing up in "Cartoon County"

Author Cullen Murphy talks about his new book and what it was like having a dad who was a cartoonist.
John Cullen Murphy's Big Ben Bolt (July 26, 1978)

The self-made millionaire who gave his money to people who just asked for it

Aug 21, 2017
Percy Ross, known as "America's Rich Uncle," had a newspaper column where people could write in with requests.
"America's Rich Uncle" had a newspaper column where people could write in asking for financial help.
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Brave's new browser sets newspaper publishers on edge

Apr 8, 2016
U.S. newspapers are up in arms about Brave Software's ad-blocking browser.
The New York Times is one of the publications that has sent a sent a cease-and-desist letter to Brave. 
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Tribune Publishing enters the viral marketing sphere

Sep 23, 2014
The Tribune company is counting on online advertising to help its bottom line.

Political ads keep community papers afloat

Aug 22, 2014
National and local politicians still use print ads to reach specific voting blocs.

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Cars.com and the great newspaper experiment

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Mar 10, 2014
Classified Ventures is trying to sell Cars.com for $3 billion.

No more Sunday ad supplements -- unless you subscribe

Jan 28, 2014
The Chicago Tribune decides to give unsubscribers' doorsteps a break.

Newsweek is dead. Long live Newsweek.

Dec 4, 2013
Newsweek is to be revived, in print.