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New York Times Co., which is accepting bids for the Boston Globe today, is likely to fetch a price that’s about a 10th of what it paid in 1993, a sign of the industry’s deterioration over the past two decades. more
PBN.com was named the second-best website in the nation among members of the Alliance of Area Business Publications at the organization’s annual editorial excellence contest. The results of the contest, which included 573 entries from 44 publications from across the United States, were announced Saturday at the association’s summer conference. more
Robert W. Decherd, CEO of A.H. Belo Corp., parent of the Providence Journal, announced his intention to retire in September. Decherd has been the head of A.H. Belo since its spin-off from Belo Corp. more
The Hub Network, a multi-platform joint venture between Hasbro Inc. and Discovery Communications, earned recognition at the 2013 Daytime Emmy Awards, Hasbro announced Sunday. more
Gannett Co. Inc. and Belo Corp. have entered into a definitive merger agreement for Gannett to acquire the multimedia company for $1.5 billion in cash and the assumption of $715 million in existing debt, for a total value of roughly $2.2 billion. more
The nonprofit environmental news source ecoRI News, which was founded in Rhode Island in 2009, is launching a sister site – ecoMass.org – in order to cover environmental and social-justice news in Massachusetts. more
(Updated, 4 p.m.) Statistics on local television stations’ news show ratings and demographics in the May sweeps have been announced, based on data from the Nielsen Co. WJAR-TV NBC 10 led the way with eight of the top 10 news shows in the region, but Eyewitness News on WPRI-TV CBS 12 and Fox Providence also showed impressive gains in several time slots. more
Media General Inc. – parent company of WJAR-TV NBC 10 – and privately-held New Young Broadcasting Co. Inc. announced a definitive agreement Thursday to combine the two companies in an all-stock merger transaction. more
(Updated Tuesday, June 25, 3:40 p.m.) Providence Business News has changed the way our PBN.com visitors access news and information on the site. Beginning at noon Monday, we moved to what is known as “metering,” a model of accessing online content that is used by The New York Times, the Financial Times and other popular publications. more
(Updated, 11:48 a.m.) KVH Industries Inc., a provider of guidance and Internet systems for the maritime and defense industries, has acquired Headland Media Ltd., a multinational commercial provider of news, entertainment and training content, KVH announced Monday. more
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