A.H. Belo http://ripr.org en Providence Journal Sold For $46 Million To NY Based Company http://ripr.org/post/providence-journal-sold-46-million-ny-based-company <p>Rhode Island’s largest newspaper, <em>The Providence Journal</em>, has been sold.&nbsp; The daily paper will soon be owned by the parent company of GateHouse Media.</p><p></p><p></p><p>New Media Investment Group agreed to buy <em>The Providence Journal</em> for $46 million in a deal expected to close later this year. The company already owns dozens of newspapers, including <em>The</em> <em>Cape Cod Times</em>, and <em>The Taunton Gazette</em>. The sale does not include the newspaper’s downtown Providence headquarters.</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:52:46 +0000 RIPR Newsroom 37159 at http://ripr.org Providence Journal Sold For $46 Million To NY Based Company Gannett Buying Belo's TV Side; ProJo Not Part of the Deal http://ripr.org/post/gannett-buying-belos-tv-side-projo-not-part-deal <p>The Gannett Company is buying the <a href="http://www.belo.com/">Belo Corporation</a>, the Dallas-based entity that owns 20 television stations, for $1.5 billion. Belo Corporation became a separate company in 2008 from <a href="http://www.ahbelo.com/about/">A.H. Belo</a>, the owner of the Providence Journal.</p><p><a href="http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_268743/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=W9VVdasF">The AP</a> reports:</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 15:07:59 +0000 Ian Donnis 16842 at http://ripr.org Execs with ProJo parent prospering despite shaky media landscape http://ripr.org/post/execs-projo-parent-prospering-despite-shaky-media-landscape <p>Ernest Hemingway's <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/1988/11/13/books/l-the-rich-are-different-907188.html">storied retort</a> to F. Scott Fitzgerald about why the rich are different -- because they have more money -- comes to mind in surveying some news involving the Providence Journal.</p><p>As Ted Nesi notes, executives with ProJo parent A.H. Belo<a href="http://blogs.wpri.com/2013/04/02/projo-parent-companys-top-four-execs-share-1-7m-in-bonuses/#more-78678"> are hardly suffering </a>amid the ongoing certainty facing the newspaper industry:</p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 16:51:52 +0000 Ian Donnis 12934 at http://ripr.org