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Nexstar to divest Hartford’s Fox 61

Joe Cooper |

Nexstar Media Group Inc. has agreed to sell 11 of its local television stations, including Hartford-based WTIC-TV (Fox 61), to Virginia broadcaster TEGNA Inc. for $740 million.

Disney says its Fox takeover will take effect on March 20

CNN BUSINESS |

Disney's $71 billion deal to buy most of 21st Century Fox will take effect on Wednesday, March 20, the companies said Tuesday morning.

WarnerMedia announces restructuring in wake of AT&T takeover

CNN BUSINESS |

Former NBC Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt is joining WarnerMedia as the chairman of entertainment and direct-to-consumer, a new role that comes amid a broader restructuring of the AT&T-owned...

Tribune recognizes Hartford Courant's union bid, negotiations to begin

Joe Cooper |

Journalists at the Hartford Courant on Friday won the right to organize a union after its parent company, Tribune Publishing, said it would voluntarily recognize the Hartford Courant Guild.

Reports: Apple seeks 50% of revenue in deal with news publishers

CNN BUSINESS |

Apple's forthcoming subscription news service may not be a cash cow for participating media organizations.

Hartford Courant journalists are attempting to unionize

Joe Cooper |

Suffering from a declining workforce in recent years, Hartford Courant employees say they took steps on Monday to form a union.

Super Bowl ratings still super, but drop for Rams-Patriots snoozer

CNN BUSINESS |

Preliminary ratings for Sunday night's Super Bowl 53 show a 5% decline from last year's game.

Gannett rejects takeover bid by hedge fund-owned Digital First Media

CNN BUSINESS |

Gannett, the nation's largest newspaper chain and the publisher of USA Today, rejected a takeover bid by MNG Enterprises, the hedge fund-owned company also known as Digital First Media, on Monday.

Amid more buyouts and ownership uncertainty, Hartford Courant publisher says newspaper adapting to digital age

Natalie Missakian Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

As newspapers across the country have folded or scaled back their publication of print editions in the wake of changing reader habits and declining revenue in the digital age, the Hartford Courant...

CT Public Broadcasting names Quinnipiac dean CEO

Joe Cooper |

Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network has named Quinnipiac University's dean of communications as its new chief executive.

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