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Gannett Co., Inc.

Self Description

December 2002: "Gannett is an international company with headquarters in McLean, Va., and operations in 43 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Germany, Italy and Hong 1906...The company has approximately 51,500 employees."

Third-Party Descriptions

February 2008: 'The Collegian, now worried about its future as an independent student newspaper, is planning to fight any possible takeover by a media company. And Gannett and The Coloradoan have become targets for harsh criticism from college newsrooms and journalism departments across the country, who portray Gannett as a “dark lord” that wants to rein in student press freedom.'

November 2007: "The head of the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday announced the details of his plan to relax the longstanding rule that had prevented a company from owning both a newspaper and a radio or television station in the same city.....Other companies, including Gannett and Media General, would have to seek exemptions if they want to continue to hold newspapers and broadcast stations in smaller markets."


RoleNameTypeLast Updated
Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Arizona Republic Source Nov 7, 2003
Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Careerbuilder Organization Nov 29, 2007
Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Cincinnati Enquirer Source Sep 7, 2005
Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Clarion-Ledger Organization Jul 16, 2006
Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Courier News (New Jersey) Source Apr 29, 2007
Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Des Moines Register Organization May 25, 2005
Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Detroit News Source Sep 14, 2006
Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Gannett News Service Organization May 10, 2007
Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Honolulu Advertiser Source Aug 27, 2007
Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Journal News Source Jan 28, 2008
Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Military Times Media Group Organization Feb 23, 2007
Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Montgomery Advertiser Source
Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Port Clinton News Herald (Ohio) Source Sep 18, 2006
Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Source Aug 7, 2006
Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Tennessean, The (Nashville) Source Aug 22, 2007
Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Topix Organization Jul 12, 2012
Owner of (partial or full, past or present) USA TODAY Source
Owner of (partial or full, past or present) USA Weekend Source Oct 11, 2006
Director/Trustee/Overseer (past or present) James A. Johnson Person Feb 24, 2006
Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Gene Policinski Person May 10, 2007
Director/Trustee/Overseer (past or present) Prof. Donna E. Shalala Ph.D. Person Sep 19, 2006

Articles and Resources

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Jun 09, 2016 Hundreds allege Donald Trump doesn’t pay his bills (USA TODAY exclusive)

QUOTE: Donald Trump often portrays himself as a savior of the working class who will "protect your job." But a USA TODAY NETWORK analysis found he has been involved in more than 3,500 lawsuits over the past three decades — and a large number of those involve ordinary Americans, like the Friels, who say Trump or his companies have refused to pay them. At least 60 lawsuits, along with hundreds of liens, judgments, and other government filings reviewed by the USA TODAY NETWORK, document people who have accused Trump and his businesses of failing to pay them for their work.

Nov 26, 2011 $5.3B goes to students who government says don't need it

QUOTE: Elite universities such as Harvard, Yale and Stanford give aid to families earning as much as $200,000, which less-selective schools say puts pressure on them to also offer grants to higher-income families. Education experts say such subsidies mean less help for lower- and middle-income students, who fall deeper into debt to pay tuition.

Oct 26, 2009 Sidewalks become battlegrounds

QUOTE: The nation's crumbling sidewalks have disabled residents taking their wheelchairs to the streets, a potentially dangerous practice that has cash-strapped cities and disability-rights advocates at odds over how to fix the problem.

Sep 17, 2009 To friend or not to friend? College admissions in the age of Facebook

QUOTE: How colleges can employ social networking sites and the possible conflicts that can arise from their use are hot topics among admissions officials...

Sep 16, 2009 Panhandling bans hurt some fundraisers

QUOTE: Communities seeking to prevent panhandlers from venturing into streets are stirring controversy with bans that also prevent people from approaching vehicles to ask for charitable donations.

Sep 08, 2009 ER nurse sees patients normally treated by primary care

QUOTE: Deborah Franklin runs Express Care, a division of the emergency department. The unit runs from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week, with space for up to six patients at a time. They treat patients who would normally be seen in a primary-care office, with conditions such as sprains, dental pains, rashes or back pain.

Aug 26, 2009 Meeting regulations costly for gas stations

QUOTE: A combination of environmental rules, mandatory equipment replacement, the down economy, increased competition from big-box stores and rising credit-card fees is putting the squeeze on independent gas station owners...

Aug 26, 2009 Debate on lithium batteries reignites

QUOTE: Pilots are calling for a ban on all lithium-based battery shipments on passenger and cargo jets.

Aug 25, 2009 Probe: New Orleans flood control pumps not reliable

QUOTE: Huge flood-control pumps installed in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina don't protect the city adequately and the Army Corps of Engineers could have saved $430 million in replacement costs by buying proven equipment, a federal investigation finds.

Aug 24, 2009 Dialysis treatment in USA: High costs, high death rates

QUOTE: Although the USA spends more per dialysis patient than other countries, that does not result in higher survival rates or even, many argue, a better quality of life.

Aug 20, 2009 Debate still rages over new N.J. national park

QUOTE: The battle over the park [Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park in New Jersey], authorized by legislation signed by President Obama this spring, reflects two competing views of how to run national parks...

Aug 19, 2009 Report: HPV vaccine may be going to the wrong women

QUOTE: some doctors now question whether the [HPV] vaccine has been overpromoted to affluent women who need it least instead of patients most at risk of dying from the disease.

Aug 19, 2009 Leagues See Bloggers in the Bleachers as a Threat

QUOTE: The Southeastern Conference, home to some of the nation’s most prominent and lucrative university athletic programs, has issued rules in the past week prohibiting fans from distributing photographs or video of its games in real time for commercial use.

New York Times
Aug 18, 2009 Cellphones problematic for 911

QUOTE: r the millions of Americans giving up their land lines in favor of cellphones, dialing 911 may no longer mean a quick response. It can lead to misrouted calls, delayed information about the location of the caller and, most important, a slower emergency response.

Aug 16, 2009 Bad economy sparks more complaints of wage theft

QUOTE: Complaints of wage theft have risen as the economy tumbled. Allegations range from underpayment to not getting paid at all.

Aug 04, 2009 More than half of ER nurses have been assaulted on job

QUOTE: More than half of nurses who work in emergency departments report they've been physically assaulted on the job...

Jul 29, 2009 Smoking bans, taxes burn cigar makers

QUOTE: The rise in smoking bans across the country and a unprecedented hike in taxes on tobacco are proving to be crippling [for cigar makers].

Jul 28, 2009 State officials seek sports betting to boost revenue

QUOTE: Now officials in Delaware and New Jersey, facing their own budget problems, say it's time for a bolder move: full-scale, legalized sports betting... The plans are being resisted by the nation's four major pro sports leagues — the NFL, the NBA, the NHL and Major League Baseball — as well as the NCAA.

Jul 26, 2009 Reviews prompt suspension of Iraqi jobs program

QUOTE: The top U.S. aid agency has suspended a $644 million Iraq jobs program after two outside reviews raised concerns about misspending, including an inspector general's audit that found evidence of phantom jobs and money siphoned to insurgents.

Jul 20, 2009 S.C. case looks on child obesity as child abuse. But is it?

QUOTE: With childhood obesity on the rise across the USA, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, [Jerri] Gray's attorney says it could open the door to more criminal action against parents whose children have become dangerously overweight.


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