Freedom Communications has purchased the Press-Enterprise (Riverside, Cal.) from A.H. Belo for $27.3M; The Wall Street Journal has hired technology reporters Doug MacMillan and Jeff Elder, according to a staff memo from global tech editor Jonathan Krim.
Calling the indescribable circus underway in the nation’s Capitol a “shutdown” violates the purposes of the English language to adequately describe actions attributable to adults supposed to be leaders, all paid and more than adequately supported by taxpayers.
Five media figures on Oct. 8 discussed the economic plight of news media, saying the wrenching changes also present new opportunities. But they were hard-pressed to explain just how grads or anyone can earn a living under the new conditions.
Kekst and Company is handling today's Jos. A. Bank's $2.3B takeover offer for the larger Men’s Wearhouse, discount suit chain, a move quickly rejected by "inadequate" and "not in the best interests" of the target company.
Fort Worth-based Holland Services, which helps oil and gas companies secure land and mineral rights, has brought in Chesapeake Energy's Leah King to head marketing, communications and PR as a senior VP.
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