• New Deal: Colorado-national consortium buys community papers

    9 days ago - By Chron

    DENVER - The Colorado Sun, a Denver-based online news operation created three years ago by journalists who left The Denver Post, has partnered with a national nonprofit to buy 24 community newspapers in a unique venture that seeks to preserve local journalism.
    The arrangement adds to a growing number of newspapers receiving boosts from nonprofits that are devoted to protecting journalism in the United States where private equity or hedge funds buy up and consolidate financially struggling legacy newspapers.
    The Sun and the National Trust for Local News announced the private purchase Monday...
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  • In Denver, Civic-Minded 'Colorado Sun' Acquires Suburban Newspaper Chain

    In Denver, Civic-Minded 'Colorado Sun' Acquires Suburban Newspaper Chain

    9 days ago - By NPR

    The news site Colorado Sun was created by Denver journalists dismayed by slashing cuts forced by the Post's hedge fund owners. Now the Sun is taking over a chain of two dozen suburban papers.
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