Portland Press Herald article on Media Consolidation
Sun Dec 5 18:45:45 EST 2004
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From: "SteveOrdinetz" <email@example.com>
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Subject: Re: Portland Press Herald article on Media Consolidation
>>Not even a new phenomenon...I worked at the Seattle Times in the mid 70s,
> and even then they were pretty much the only game in town...they had a
> joint operating agreement with their erstwhile competitor, the Post
> Intelligencer and owned most of the weeklies in the area too.
My suspicion is that Mr. Blethen's real concern is competition. There has
been talk that the joint operating agreement in Seattle might fall apart.
Who better to run the other newspaper than a company that owns one of the TV
stations in town?
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