Tag: Gannett

Peter SchorschOctober 4, 2018
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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
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7min158
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
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3min130
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 […]

Ana CeballosNovember 10, 2017
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2min165
Arek Sarkissian, the chief of the one-man Tallahassee bureau for the Naples Daily News, announced Friday he will be joining POLITICO Florida early next month to cover medical marijuana and gambling. “The Team of POLITICO Florida is fearless in reporting Florida’s government,” Sarkissian told Florida Politics. “They exemplify the dogged reporting this state’s journalism is […]

Jim RosicaJuly 12, 2017
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Update: The cancelled CRA meeting mentioned below, originally set for this Thursday, was rescheduled for next Wednesday (July 19) at 9:30 a.m. in City Hall’s commission chambers. The meeting agenda is here. A spokeswoman Wednesday said the city of Tallahassee and its Community Redevelopment Agency has turned over thousands of pages’ worth of material regarding the FBI’s investigation of the […]

Staff ReportsJuly 3, 2017
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5min150
We’ve beat up on them before, but we have nothing but praise for the tenacious and relentless reporting of the Tallahassee Democrat as it digs into the percolating scandal surrounding the city’s Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA).  To recap, the FBI and U.S. Attorney’s Office in north Florida has issued subpoenas seeking information on redevelopment projects that involve the […]


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