Stephens may bid for California papers | Arkansas Blog

Friday, April 21, 2006

Stephens may bid for California papers

Posted By on Fri, Apr 21, 2006 at 12:10 PM

The Stephens Media Group may partner with Gannett and MediaNews Group to purchase three newspapers in Northern California, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Stephens, headquartered in Las Vegas, operates the Arkansas News Bureau in Little Rock and owns several newspapers around the state, as well in Nevada.

Of course, Gannett bought the Arkansas Gazette in the 1980s and after only a few years sold it to WEHCO media, which already owned the Arkansas Democrat (thus creating the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette). Now Stephens' newspapers are engaged in fierce competition with WEHCO papers in Northwest Arkansas.

The LATimes article says Stephens is alligned with Gannett and MediaNews through the California Newspapers Partnership, which owns 23 papers there, including the Oakland Tribune, Pasadena Star-News and San Bernardino Sun.

Sign up for the Daily Update email

Comments (2)

Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-2 of 2

Add a comment

More by Warwick Sabin

  • Helena's disappearing buildings

    Preservationists hope to slow demolitions.
    • Mar 22, 2007
  • Trailers headed to Dumas

    Gov. Mike Beebe issued the following statement earlier today: Although this decision by FEMA to deny emergency funds to Desha County defies common sense, Arkansas will take care of its own people.
    • Mar 9, 2007
  • Youth Ranch robbed, vandalized

    According to a press release we just received: The Donald W. Reynolds Campus of the Arkansas Sheriff’s Youth Ranches (The Ranch) located near Fort Smith was vandalized overnight Thursday.  Items stolen during the break-in included all of the children’s saddles, food, tools and supplies from The Ranch’s carpentry shop and all equipment from its auto shop.  An investigation is underway with the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office.
    • Mar 9, 2007
  • More »

Readers also liked…

Most Viewed

Most Recent Comments

  • Re: Re Trump: The Arkies say......

    • Justsomewhore is mewling about "playground name-calling"! HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Look, justsomewhore, I gave up taking the high…

    • on July 17, 2018
  • Re: Meet the Russian Rifle Association

    • And Tom Cotton and French Hill are two of the NRA's biggest pals. Keep your…

    • on July 17, 2018
  • Re: Trump-Putin: As bad as expected. At least.

    • what agencies determine the level of security clearance is granted to an individual? donny45's security…

    • on July 17, 2018



© 2018 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation