GateHouse Media announced it is buying USA Today owner Gannett Co. for about $1.4 billion, which would make it the largest U.S. newspaper company by far.
The mayor of a nearby town fears the paper's name will bring “public ridicule” to the area.
Newspapers no longer need publishers, copy editors, designers, production managers or advertising salespeople to be stationed at the newspaper. They can do their job from anywhere. You can even set up automated answering services so you don't have to deal with an actual customer.
Only a few short weeks after announcing a centralization of layout and copy editing that will cost jobs at its more than 300 newspapers across the nation, GateHouse Media revealed it has awarded hefty bonuses to its top four executives.