Media Mutt Blog Archive 2009
Goodbye, competition: It looks like the parent company of the Blethen Maine Newspapers (Portland Press Herald, Kennebec Journal, Morning Sentinel) will finally get its wish. No, not the wish it could sell its Maine holdings for as much as it owes on them. No fairy godmother in the
Solar powered: It’s easy to dismiss the soon-to-launch Portland Daily Sun as a loopy miscalculation by idealistic journalism nerds oblivious to fiscal reality.
Portland’s news needs are already
Deadline? What deadline? The sale of the Blethen Maine Newspapers to Maine Media Investments was supposed to be completed by the end of 2008, so Blethen could write off the profits from a real estate deal in Washington state a