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MediaNews: Banking on a turnaround

Original post made on Jan 31, 2010

As Bank of America assumes ownership of the second largest newspaper company in the nation in an impending bankruptcy, what does the future hold for MediaNews' Bay Area newspapers, including the San Jose Mercury and Palo Alto Daily News? ==B Related material:==
■ [Web Link Prophetic words echo from last fall]
■ [Web Link Read the MediaNews letter to employees] (PDF)
■ [Web Link Read Alan Mutter's blog on the MediaNews bankruptcy]
■ [Web Link Read Alan Mutter's blog on newspaper debt and bankruptcies]

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, January 22, 2010, 12:48 PM

Comments (1)

Posted by crickett, a resident of another community
on Jan 31, 2010 at 1:40 am

Your map is filled with misinformation.

You list the Daily Journal in San Mateo but what about the Daily Post in Palo Alto? Are you saying they don't exist?

Also, the Burlingame Daily News, San Mateo Daily News and Redwood City Daily News closed last year. Why are they shown?

And are you aware that the Berkeley Daily Planet only publishes one day a week?

Otherwise good job on the map!

As per Weekly policy, you'll never correct it.


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