Thursday, August 17, 2006

New owner hopeful of newspaper turnaround

You may remember posts here earlier this year about the forced sale of Knight Ridder Newspapers because Wall Street in general and one institutional investor in particular weren't satisfied with the company's substantial profits. One of the proudest parts of the Knight Ridder group was the pair of daily papers in Philadelphia, the Inquirer and the Daily News. They wound up in private ownership, and here Brian Tierney, the head of the new group, tells why he's optimistic about the venture.

Want more? Here's a takeout on Tierney from the American Journalism Review.

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