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John W. Henry Finalizes Boston Globe Sale, Outlines New Vision

After legal delays, John W. Henry has finalized his purchase of The Boston Globe and its related businesses, including BostonGlobe.com, Boston.com and the Worcester Telegram & Gazette newspaper and website. According to Media Daily News, Henry will focus on a number of … Continue reading

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Halifax Media Group Purchases Three More Florida Newspapers

Halifax Media Group closed a deal Monday to purchase three Florida community newspapers from HarborPoint Media including the Daily Commercial of Leesburg, the News-Sun of Sebring and the South Lake Press of Clermont. This brings Halifax Media Group’s roster of Southeastern publications … Continue reading

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Will Recent Acquisitions Lead to a Renaissance for Newspapers?

Anyone who follows media news knows that the newspaper industry is undergoing an upheaval. Revenue streams are changing, print circulations are contracting and mobile use is evolving. This week, a Fortune blog analyzed the latest newspaper trends to demonstrate that recent major aquisitions … Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos Pays $250 Million to Purchase Washington Post Newspaper Business

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos continues the billionaire newspaper buying spree that began with Warren Buffett and gained momentum last week when Red Sox owner John W. Henry acquired The Boston Globe. Bezos purchased the Post through a personally-controlled entity not tied to retail … Continue reading

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Boston Billionaire Buys Globe

Red Sox owner John W. Henry has purchased The Boston Globe from The New York Times for $70 million. According to the Alliance for Audited Media, the paper has an average total circulation (including digital) of 245,572 — making it the 24th-largest newspaper in … Continue reading

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