Gannett Co., Inc.
- Homepage: http://www.gannett.com/
December 2002: "Gannett is an international company with headquarters in McLean, Va., and operations in 43 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Germany, Italy and Hong Kong....Founded...in 1906...The company has approximately 51,500 employees."
February 2008: 'The Collegian, now worried about its future as an independent student newspaper, is planning to fight any possible takeover by a media company. And Gannett and The Coloradoan have become targets for harsh criticism from college newsrooms and journalism departments across the country, who portray Gannett as a “dark lord” that wants to rein in student press freedom.'http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/18/business/media/18gannett.html
November 2007: "The head of the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday announced the details of his plan to relax the longstanding rule that had prevented a company from owning both a newspaper and a radio or television station in the same city.....Other companies, including Gannett and Media General, would have to seek exemptions if they want to continue to hold newspapers and broadcast stations in smaller markets."http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/14/business/media/14media.html
Role Name Type Last Updated Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Arizona Republic Source Nov 7, 2003 Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Careerbuilder Organization Nov 29, 2007 Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Cincinnati Enquirer Source Sep 7, 2005 Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Clarion-Ledger Organization Jul 16, 2006 Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Courier News (New Jersey) Source Apr 29, 2007 Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Des Moines Register Organization May 25, 2005 Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Detroit News Source Sep 14, 2006 Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Gannett News Service Organization May 10, 2007 Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Honolulu Advertiser Source Aug 27, 2007 Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Journal News Source Jan 28, 2008 Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Military Times Media Group Organization Feb 23, 2007 Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Montgomery Advertiser Source Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Port Clinton News Herald (Ohio) Source Sep 18, 2006 Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Rochester Democrat and Chronicle Source Aug 7, 2006 Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Tennessean, The (Nashville) Source Aug 22, 2007 Owner of (partial or full, past or present) Topix Organization Jul 12, 2012 Owner of (partial or full, past or present) USA TODAY Source Owner of (partial or full, past or present) USA Weekend Source Oct 11, 2006 Director/Trustee/Overseer (past or present) James A. Johnson Person Feb 24, 2006 Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Gene Policinski Person May 10, 2007 Director/Trustee/Overseer (past or present) Prof. Donna E. Shalala Ph.D. Person Sep 19, 2006
Articles and Resources
Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Nov 26, 2011 $5.3B goes to students who government says don't need it
QUOTE: Elite universities such as Harvard, Yale and Stanford give aid to families earning as much as $200,000, which less-selective schools say puts pressure on them to also offer grants to higher-income families. Education experts say such subsidies mean less help for lower- and middle-income students, who fall deeper into debt to pay tuition.
USA TODAY Oct 26, 2009 Sidewalks become battlegrounds
QUOTE: The nation's crumbling sidewalks have disabled residents taking their wheelchairs to the streets, a potentially dangerous practice that has cash-strapped cities and disability-rights advocates at odds over how to fix the problem.
USA TODAY Sep 17, 2009 To friend or not to friend? College admissions in the age of Facebook
QUOTE: How colleges can employ social networking sites and the possible conflicts that can arise from their use are hot topics among admissions officials...
USA TODAY Sep 16, 2009 Panhandling bans hurt some fundraisers
QUOTE: Communities seeking to prevent panhandlers from venturing into streets are stirring controversy with bans that also prevent people from approaching vehicles to ask for charitable donations.
USA TODAY Sep 08, 2009 ER nurse sees patients normally treated by primary care
QUOTE: Deborah Franklin runs Express Care, a division of the emergency department. The unit runs from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., seven days a week, with space for up to six patients at a time. They treat patients who would normally be seen in a primary-care office, with conditions such as sprains, dental pains, rashes or back pain.
USA TODAY Aug 26, 2009 Meeting regulations costly for gas stations
QUOTE: A combination of environmental rules, mandatory equipment replacement, the down economy, increased competition from big-box stores and rising credit-card fees is putting the squeeze on independent gas station owners...
USA TODAY Aug 26, 2009 Debate on lithium batteries reignites
QUOTE: Pilots are calling for a ban on all lithium-based battery shipments on passenger and cargo jets.
USA TODAY Aug 25, 2009 Probe: New Orleans flood control pumps not reliable
QUOTE: Huge flood-control pumps installed in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina don't protect the city adequately and the Army Corps of Engineers could have saved $430 million in replacement costs by buying proven equipment, a federal investigation finds.
USA TODAY Aug 24, 2009 Dialysis treatment in USA: High costs, high death rates
QUOTE: Although the USA spends more per dialysis patient than other countries, that does not result in higher survival rates or even, many argue, a better quality of life.
USA TODAY Aug 20, 2009 Debate still rages over new N.J. national park
QUOTE: The battle over the park [Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park in New Jersey], authorized by legislation signed by President Obama this spring, reflects two competing views of how to run national parks...
USA TODAY Aug 19, 2009 Report: HPV vaccine may be going to the wrong women
QUOTE: some doctors now question whether the [HPV] vaccine has been overpromoted to affluent women who need it least instead of patients most at risk of dying from the disease.
USA TODAY Aug 19, 2009 Leagues See Bloggers in the Bleachers as a Threat
QUOTE: The Southeastern Conference, home to some of the nation’s most prominent and lucrative university athletic programs, has issued rules in the past week prohibiting fans from distributing photographs or video of its games in real time for commercial use.
New York Times Aug 18, 2009 Cellphones problematic for 911
QUOTE: r the millions of Americans giving up their land lines in favor of cellphones, dialing 911 may no longer mean a quick response. It can lead to misrouted calls, delayed information about the location of the caller and, most important, a slower emergency response.
USA TODAY Aug 16, 2009 Bad economy sparks more complaints of wage theft
QUOTE: Complaints of wage theft have risen as the economy tumbled. Allegations range from underpayment to not getting paid at all.
USA TODAY Aug 04, 2009 More than half of ER nurses have been assaulted on job
QUOTE: More than half of nurses who work in emergency departments report they've been physically assaulted on the job...
USA TODAY Jul 29, 2009 Smoking bans, taxes burn cigar makers
QUOTE: The rise in smoking bans across the country and a unprecedented hike in taxes on tobacco are proving to be crippling [for cigar makers].
USA TODAY Jul 28, 2009 State officials seek sports betting to boost revenue
QUOTE: Now officials in Delaware and New Jersey, facing their own budget problems, say it's time for a bolder move: full-scale, legalized sports betting... The plans are being resisted by the nation's four major pro sports leagues — the NFL, the NBA, the NHL and Major League Baseball — as well as the NCAA.
USA TODAY Jul 26, 2009 Reviews prompt suspension of Iraqi jobs program
QUOTE: The top U.S. aid agency has suspended a $644 million Iraq jobs program after two outside reviews raised concerns about misspending, including an inspector general's audit that found evidence of phantom jobs and money siphoned to insurgents.
USA TODAY Jul 20, 2009 S.C. case looks on child obesity as child abuse. But is it?
QUOTE: With childhood obesity on the rise across the USA, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, [Jerri] Gray's attorney says it could open the door to more criminal action against parents whose children have become dangerously overweight.
USA TODAY Jul 15, 2009 Amtrak accused of hindering stimulus oversight
QUOTE: Amtrak managers have improperly interfered with oversight of the railroad's $1.3 billion in economic stimulus funding, according to an independent report by a former federal prosecutor.
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