This afternoon, American Public Media, the parent company of MPR, announced it has sold Greenspring Media Group, publisher of Minnesota Monthly magazine, to the Detroit-based publishing company Hour Media LLC.SEE ALSO: Twin Cities Metro Magazine shutting down; editor says news "wasn't a surprise" [U ... More >>
You may have heard that newspaper are dying, but the latest Audit Bureau of Circulations report shows that for the time being at least, the Twin Cities' major dailies are still alive and kickin'. The report shows that total circulation for both the Star Tribune and Pioneer Press, including digital v ... More >>
City Pages took home 11 first place trophies at the annual Society of Professional Journalists Page One banquet last night, beating both the Star Tribune and the Pioneer Press for the third year running.The Pioneer Press had an outstanding showing this year with 9 first place awards, while the St ... More >>
Trials and StribulationsPar Ridder moves on.Par Ridder has a new gig: Billboards. Clear Channel Outdoor has announced that the disgraced former Star Tribune publisher, Pioneer Press traitor and "proven manager and strategic thinker" has joined the company's Chicago office as a branch preside ... More >>
When will Wall Street decide to bail on the Strib?The Star Tribune is among the papers featured in an intriguing look at the potential for hedge funds to further disrupt the already fragile business model of local daily newspapers.The article spotlights Angelo, Gordon, & Co., a hedge fund tha ... More >>
We'll see if any of this impacts the Pioneer Press newsroom in the long run.
He brings with him two decades of media business experience at Time, Inc., as well as a more recent specialty: media mergers and acquisitions.
Can Target save the Tribune Company? Not really, but they'll likely be giving the struggling media giant a little boost when they open their two-day Target "pop-up" store in the ground level of their building this week.
Will the federal government bailout media the way it's considering bailing out the auto industry?
The front pages for both Twin Cities dailies today are... eerily similar.
Staffs gutted. Secrets stolen. A traitorous publisher forced to defend his actions in court. The future has never looked bleaker for the Star Tribune and the Pioneer Press.
The Pioneer Press accuses turncoat publisher Par Ridder of stealing company property and poaching top employees.
Three Dollar Bill promised ads in GLBT publications. Then the publisher apparently vanished.
Strib management takes its union to court
What do you do with a book that absolutely nobody in his right mind wants to put out?
The grim reaper visits the St. Paul Pioneer Press
The National Writers Union won a landmark decision on behalf of freelancers. Or did it?
Surviving the book wars and outfoxing the wolves with the Hungry Mind's David Unowsky
The Strib's corporate parent says nothing but good things will happen when they sell the paper. Where have we heard this before?
Joan Drury has led Duluth's Spinsters Ink from the end of one feminist heyday to the dawn of another. How? Dogged vision and deep pockets.