Ashland Daily Tidings

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Ashland Daily Tidings
Ashland Daily Tidings.jpg
Front page of the newspaper on September 2, 1919
Type Daily newspaper
Format Tabloid
Owner(s) Rosebud Media
Publisher Steven Saslow
Editor Bert Etling
Founded 1876
Headquarters 111 N. Fir St.
Medford, OR, 97501, U.S.
Circulation <2,000 (Monday through Saturday)
Website http://www.dailytidings.com/

The Ashland Daily Tidings is a morning newspaper serving the city of Ashland, Oregon, United States. Like its sister publication, the Medford-based Mail Tribune, it is owned by Rosebud Media.

The Daily Tidings is distributed Monday through Saturday mornings (Saturday afternoon publication was changed under Editor Andrew Scot Bolsinger in 2004; Circulation Director Ed Rose changed the Daily Tidings from afternoon production to morning in December, 2010). It is one of Oregon's smallest-circulation dailies, along with the Baker City Herald in the state's northeast region. In 2006 the Daily Tidings was awarded the "General Excellence" prize by the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association.[citation needed]

On September 4, 2013, News Corp announced that it would sell the Tidings' owner, Dow Jones Local Media Group to Newcastle Investment Corp.—an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group, for $87 million. The newspapers will be operated by GateHouse Media, a newspaper group owned by Fortress. News Corp. CEO and former Wall Street Journal editor Robert James Thomson indicated that the newspapers were "not strategically consistent with the emerging portfolio" of the company.[1] GateHouse in turn filed prepackaged Chapter 11 bankruptcy on September 27, 2013, to restructure its debt obligations in order to accommodate the acquisition.[2]

In 2017, the Tidings and the Mail Tribune were sold by GateHouse to Rosebud Media.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "News Corp. sells 33 papers to New York investors". New York Business Journal. Retrieved 4 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "GateHouse Files for Bankruptcy as Part of Fortress Plan". Bloomberg. 
  3. ^ Stiles, Greg. "Updated: Mail Tribune and Daily Tidings sold to Rosebud Media". MailTribune.com. Retrieved 2018-01-29. 

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