All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Gannett’

USA Today Founder Al Neuharth Dies

Al Neuharth, founder of USA Today and former chairman of Gannett died on Friday, reportedly after falling. He died in his home in Cocoa Beach, Florida at the age of 89. USA Today has compiled a round-up of reactions to his death. Among these are comments from Gannett CEO Gracia Martore, Tom Brokaw and Larry King. Martore said, “This is …

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Dish Network Avoids Losing Gannett Channels

While terms were not disclosed, Dish Network and Gannett were able to reach an agreement to keep Dish from losing Gannett channels, including ABC, CBS and NBC-affiliated stations in 19 cities. The two companies had a deal in place that expired at midnight on Sunday, but the two were able to reach an agreement on Monday. Dish Network issued the …

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Gannett Print Revenue Down, Digital Up

Gannett, publisher of USA Today and a number of other newspapers, reported its Q4 earnings today, missing analysts’ estimates. The company’s publishing segment operating revenue was down 5.3% year-over-year to $1.01 billion for the quarter. Ad revenues were $670.7 million in the quarter compared to $722.3 million in the fourth quarter last year. Digital revenues in the Publishing segment, however, …

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