Newspaper publisher Gannett said Monday that it wants to buy rival Tribune Publishing for more than $388 million, here’s a closer look at each company and what it owns.
Location: McLean, Va.
2015 revenue: $2.89 billion
Flagship publication: USA Today
Other papers: More than 120 publications in the U.S. and U.K. including the Detroit Free Press, The Tennessean and The Des Moines Register.
Recent moves: Gannett moved all of its television companies into a separate company, Tegna, last summer. It completed the acquisition of Journal Media Group for $280 million in April, giving it newspapers including the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and The Commercial Appeal in Memphis, Tennessee.
2015 revenue: $1.65 billion
Flagship publication: Chicago Tribune
Other papers: 11 daily newspapers including Los Angeles Times, Baltimore Sun, Orlando Sentinel, Hartford Courant; smaller papers including Red Eye in Chicago and Spanish language newspapers Hoy and El Sentinel
Recent moves: Last month, Tribune announced a reorganization that named each of its newspapers’ editors as dual editors-in-chief and publishers. In February, Tribune named Justin Dearborn as its new CEO, replacing Jack Griffin less than two years after he joined the business.
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