STAND UP TO THE WALL STREET HEDGE FUND STRIP MINING 200+ NEWSPAPERS NATIONWIDE

Join more than 11,000 others demanding transparency from Alden Global Capital, the secretive owner decimating Digital First Media newspapers: “The public has a right to know about …
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Who Profits From Alden Global Capital? You’d be surprised.

By Julie Reynolds

As a reporter who’s covered Alden Global Capital for more than two years, people often ask me who are the investors behind the hedge fund that owns one of America’s largest newspaper chains?

They want to know …
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Is Alden Global Capital on shaky financial ground?

Losses at Fred’s pharmacy chain could mean trouble

By Julie Reynolds

 

Class action litigators are sniffing around Alden Global Capital’s investment practices, signaling potential new trouble for the secretive New York hedge fund as it pillages newspapers to prop …
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SAVING LOCAL NEWS: a reporter takes his message straight to hedge fund president Heath Freeman

Brandt in front of Freeman’s Montauk home. | Photo by Lorraine Dusky


By Evan Brandt

There is a scene I love at the end of the 1972 Robert Redford film “The Candidate.”

Redford’s character, the naive political novice Bill McKay, …
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Highly profitable DFM again refuses to offer pay increase

May 24, 2018

DFM BARGAINING BULLETIN

PHILADELPHIA — DFM management came to a bargaining session empty-handed today, telling a national coalition of NewsGuild representatives that the company’s hedge fund ownership intends to keep employee pay frozen companywide to help maintain …
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VIDEO: We’re Fighting Alden Global Capital and We’re Not Backing Down

The fight to save hometown news is just beginning: “We will see you, and you’re definitely going to see us.”

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Speaking truth to Alden: photos

Marching to Alden headquarters | Photo by Tania Barricklo

 

On May 8, Digital First Media journalists rallied in New York City and Denver to tell Alden Global Capital executives to get their vulture hedge fund out of the news …
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Journalists take the fight to Alden

By Julie Reynolds

Digital First Media journalists converged May 8 in Manhattan, arriving from newspapers around the country to deliver more than 11,000 signed letters demanding change from the chain’s hedge fund owner Alden Global Capital.

The group gathered in …
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Leaked financial report shows jaw-dropping profits for ‘outlaw’ newspaper owner

Hedge fund turns a blind eye to rats and mildew to rake in industry-topping earnings

 

By Julie Reynolds

The hedge fund behind draconian staff cuts at Digital First Media newspapers — including The Denver Post, San Jose Mercury News …
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Alden Global’s Desperate Crackdown

Hedge fund attempts to censor its newspapers’ own criticism as outrage, rebellion grow

By Julie Reynolds

New York-based hedge fund Alden Global Capital is bearing down on editors as it attempts to censor criticism of its management of the Digital …
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A CALL TO ACTION for Digital First Media editors and publishers

By Julie Reynolds

The rebellion two weeks ago by The Denver Post’s editorial board against the newspaper’s hedge-fund owners spurred a national outcry, including a front-page article in The New York Times and coverage in The Washington Post, Time magazine, …
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