Tag: Gannett

Peter SchorschOctober 4, 2018

When McClatchy bought Knight-Ridder, the now-defunct newspaper company, it was valued in the billions. Now, the Sacramento, California-based chain, which owns The Miami Herald among other papers, is worth less than $65 million. To compare, USA TODAY and newspaper publisher Gannett’s market capitalization, the total dollar market value of a company’s outstanding shares, is nearly […]

Peter SchorschJune 5, 2018

As I finish reading Monday’s story in Tallahassee Reports on the ‘pay for play’ problem at the capital’s daily newspaper, Shakespeare comes to mind: “Et tu, Tallahassee Democrat?” Tallahassee Reports (TR) is best thought of as a conservative counterpoint to the Democrat’s coverage, particularly of City Hall. It’s no secret that its editor, Steve Stewart, […]

Peter SchorschNovember 27, 2017

Foxes and hen houses and public notices, oh my. The Gannett newspaper chain’s Florida properties, or “USA Today Network-Florida” as they like to be called, are raising the alarm once again over public notices, this time with a full-color, half-page ad. Florida law ensures Old Media a monopoly by requiring meeting notices and other legal […]


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