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Warren buys another paper

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by SportsGuyBCK, Jan 31, 2013.

  1. SportsGuyBCK

    SportsGuyBCK Member

    Just heard this from a friend ... management at the Greensboro News and Record just informed their employees that the paper had been sold to BH Media, Warren Buffett's newspaper company ...
  2. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    If true, may be a good thing.
  3. Mystery Meat II

    Mystery Meat II Well-Known Member

    So the same company that owns Winston-Salem now owns Greensboro, hmm?

    Good for Greensboro or potential trouble ahead for employees at both?
  4. LanceyHoward

    LanceyHoward Active Member

    Hard to believe the papers will not at least combine management and websites. Do they operate seperate printing plants? If so I bet those get combined.

    And I guess Landmark did not sell their other media properties. Surprised, given that Landmark and Media General dominate the newspaper market in Virginia. I would have thought a comnination would have made lots of sense.
  5. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    And the paper misspells its new owner's name on Page 1.

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  6. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    What is the shape of that paper?

    It doesn't look like a tabloid or a broadsheet.
    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  7. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    Pretty standard broadsheet.

    Left side of the image is simply the part of the page highlighting the mistake.
  8. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

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