Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Rapid City Journal looks Gannett-y

The Journal Media Group was purchased by Gannett taking ownership in the first quarter of 2016.
In late June, Gannett was split from its former parent, now called Tegna (TGNA). Gannett focuses on USA TODAY and local markets, 10 of which are now in Wisconsin. Tegna, whose former name was Gannett, sought the spinoff to focus mainly on television broadcasting and its digital businesses, Cars.com and CareerBuilder.com. When the split was announced in August 2014, then-Gannett executives said the new Gannett would begin operating largely without debt and was poised to be an acquirer in an industry ripe for consolidation.
Read that here.

The Rapid City Journal's website design now looks like the Billings Gazette, Casper Star, The Missoulian and others.

3 comments:

  1. Just got done trying to read the journal this morning and am so dizzy I can barely stand up.

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    1. Seth Tupper tweeted me that Lee still owns the RC Journal despite Journal Media Group on the masthead.

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    2. Update: the Rapid City Journal has corrected its online masthead.

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