Justice Department concludes investigation into newspaper merger

Monday, October 26, 2009

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Clockwise from top-left: Jeff Jeffus, a vice president with the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Inc., will continue to run the Democrat-Gazette operations in addition to being president of the new company; Rusty Turner, editor of The Morning News, will continue in that role, but his duties will expand to include the papers other than the Northwest edition of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette; Susan Scantlin will remain editor of the Northwest edition of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette; Tom Stallbaumer, publisher of The Morning News, will remain publisher for all the daily and weekly newspapers except for the Northwest edition of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
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Clockwise from top-left: Jeff Jeffus, a vice president with the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Inc., will continue to run the Democrat-Gazette operations in addition to being president of the new company; Rusty Turner, editor of The Morning News, will continue in that role, but his duties will expand to include the papers other than the Northwest edition of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette; Susan Scantlin will remain editor of the Northwest edition of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette; Tom Stallbaumer, publisher of The Morning News, will remain publisher for all the daily and weekly newspapers except for the Northwest edition of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.

The merger of the two largest newspaper operations in Northwest Arkansas will be completed Sunday.


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I know I hate that the two papers merged. I absolutely don't like the website for this paper. I really liked the layout and accessibility of the Morning News online site.. Boy they really screwed us here! lol

Posted by: spinsister

November 9, 2009 at 11:49 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

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