What: Hoy Fin de Semana, the weekend home-delivered newspaper published by Tribune’s Hoy in Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia, will now also be distributed within La Bolsa Azul, a polybag that is door-delivered in Tijuana and Mexicali on the Mexican-U.S. (California) border. Why it matters: National Advertising Sales for La Bolsa Azul will now be handled by […]
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While most English-language newspapers are retrenching, it is striking how time and time again we get news from Hispanic targeted newspaper publishers who are expanding circulation or even launching new publications. Earlier this week we reported that Freedom is launching “Unidos en el Sur de California” with a 300,000 plus circulation. Here three more examples: Hoy’s Los Angeles new weekly Hoy Deportes, CentroTampa and AIM Media Texas’ El Extra in the Rio Grande Valley.
Tribune’s move confirms a trend as other large media companies are spinning off their high growing broadcast assets and keeping their publishing properties in a different unit. News Corp spun off its publishing arm in June. Belo spun off its broadcast and publishing units a few years ago and recently its Broadcast unit was sold […]
Tribune Co. has agreed to acquire Cincinnati-based Local TV LLC for $2.725 billion in cash, the companies announced today. The deal will add 19 television stations in 16 markets to Tribune Co.’s television portfolio. The deal makes Tribune the largest commercial television station owner in the U.S., with 42 properties across the country. “This is […]