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Heath Freeman

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… Continue Reading →

NewsGuild urges Duke University to sever ties with hedge fund president over newspaper pillaging

• SIGN THE PETITION: Tell Duke to cut ties to Alden/Heath Freeman   By Julie Reynolds   The NewsGuild-CWA, which represents workers at 12 Digital First Media newspapers, is urging Duke University to sever its ties to hedge fund president… Continue Reading →

The Case for New Owners is Clearer Than Ever

This is not the usual “hard times for newspapers” lament. Alden is cutting news staff at more than twice the national rate. By DFMworkers staff The argument for responsible, local ownership of Digital First Media newspapers grows stronger every day,… Continue Reading →

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