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Prial Family sells Chief-Leader to August Cooperative, LLC

Manhattan, NY – The Prial family has sold the weekly Chief-Leader, Manhattan, NY, newspaper to August Cooperative, LLC according to John Cribb, Cribb, Cope & Potts who represented the Prial family in the transaction. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed....

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Cribb, Greene & Cope name changed to Cribb, Cope & Potts

Cribb, Greene & Cope, the nation’s oldest, continuously running newspaper and publication brokerage, has been renamed to Cribb, Cope & Potts to reflect the firm’s most recent ownership/partner changes. The firm’s name change coincides with the addition over...

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Whiteville News Reporter Sold

Whiteville, NC - Les High and Stuart High Rogers have sold The News Reporter newspaper in Whiteville, North Carolina, to Justin Smith, current editor of the paper according to Dolph Tillotson of Cribb, Cope & Potts who assisted the High family in the transaction....

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Hammes Family sells St. Maries Gazette Record to Mullen Family

St. Maries, ID – Dan and Cindy Hammes, second generation family owners of the St. Maries Gazette Record, St. Maries, Idaho, have sold the newspaper to Jesse and Sasha Mullen of Deer Lodge, Mt, according to John Thomas Cribb of Cribb, Greene & Cope who represented...

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Harlan Newspapers Sold

HARLAN, IA – The Mores family, after 81 years of ownership, has sold Harlan Newspapers to Louie Mullen, owner of Blackbird LLC, according to Randy Cope, Cribb, Greene & Cope who represented the Mores family. Alan Mores and Steve Mores are confident that Mullen’s...

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The Wilkes Journal-Patriot Acquired by Paxton Media Group

Paxton Media Group has purchased the Wilkes Journal-Patriot newspaper in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina from Carter-Hubbard Publishing Co., according to Randy Cope, Cribb, Greene & Cope, who represented the Hubbard family in their sale. Dale Morefield, publisher...

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The Daily Clintonian Sold

Clinton, IND – The Daily Clintonian, which ceased publication on April 10, 2020, has been purchased with the intent to restart the newspaper according to John Thomas Cribb, Cribb, Greene & Cope who represented the Carey family in their sale to Don L. Hurd,...

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Coronavirus Survey Results

April 8, 2020 -- The coronavirus crisis has forced publishers to move rapidly to reduce print-related costs and transition their business models to more digitally-dependent news and information platforms. That’s one of the clearest conclusions from the results of a...

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Newspapers in the Era of COVID-19

By: Dolph Tillotson The economic realities for newspaper companies before the coronavirus pandemic were, at the least, difficult. Now, America’s newspapers face steep advertising revenue declines, vanishing cashflow, missing employees and wary home-delivery customers....

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