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(Updated, 5:30 p.m.) The Providence Phoenix will cease publication next week, according to a news release from the company. more
Providence Business News was named New England Newspaper of the Year for specialty publications by the New England Newspaper & Press Association at the organization’s 2014 Fall Conference Thursday. more
Ten Network Holdings Ltd., Australia’s No. 3 free-to-air commercial broadcaster, said it’s studying takeover or refinancing proposals received from a number of parties. more
(Updated, 2:54 p.m.) Media General Inc. agreed to acquire Providence-based LIN Media LLC in a transaction valued at about $1.6 billion, adding local TV stations across the U.S. to get better negotiating leverage with advertisers and cable providers. more
When your life flashes before your eyes moments before you die, you likely won’t be thinking about your tweet count, your Farmville assets, your Bitcoins, your iTunes play-lists, or how many “likes” your last status update received. However, a new law is aimed at helping your family access and manage those accounts after you die. Called the “Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act,” it is a model law, which means that it serves as a blueprint to help states address this growing issue. more
Sally Helme, group publisher for the Bonnier Corp., was recently named a 2014 recipient of the Rhode Island Marine Trades Association Anchor Awards. Helme has been a boater all her life and she has worked in several facets of the marine industry before moving on to publishing 20 years ago. In her current position, Helme is responsible for the magazines, Cruising World and Sailing World, as well as the National Offshore One Design Regatta Series and the “State of the Sailing Industry” market report. She holds a B.A. in history and biology/history of science from Princeton University and a master’s in management from Salve Regina University. more
Ultimately, the numbers didn’t add up to local ownership of Rhode Island’s most prominent newspaper. more
Six Rhode Island municipalities and 10 state and quasi-public agencies are in violation of the state’s Access to Public Records Act, according to an audit performed by the Access/RI nonprofit coalition and MuckRock collaborative news site and public records request platform. more
Ten Network Holdings Ltd., Australia’s No. 3 free-to-air commercial broadcaster, has drawn interest from potential buyers including Time Warner Inc. and Discovery Communications Inc., people with knowledge of the matter said. more
The pending sale of The Providence Journal to a sprawling national newspaper chain whose past acquisition frenzy drove it into bankruptcy caused many local observers to scratch their heads. more
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