Digital First Media
|Headquarters||Denver, CO, USA|
|New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota, Colorado, Texas, New Mexico & California|
CEO & President Steve Rossi CFO Michael KorenEVP Mac Tully
|Owner||Alden Global Capital|
Number of employees
|Divisions||MediaNews Group & Journal Register Company|
As of 2012, the combined newspapers and online media outlets managed by the company had 66.6 million readers.
On March 21, 2016 a bankruptcy judge approved the sale of Freedom Communications and its two major newspapers, the Orange County Register and the Riverside Press-Enterprise to Digital First Media (DFM). DFM is the parent of the Los Angeles Newspaper Group (LANG), which was renamed the Southern California News Group on the same day, which has eleven daily newspapers in Southern California.
- "Leadership". Digital First Media. 2012-01-20. Retrieved 2016-04-29.
- Harden, Mark (December 13, 2011). "MediaNews Group manager, Digital First, to invest in tech startups". Denver Business Journal.
- Rainey, James (January 15, 2012). "News exec John Paton is out to stop the presses". Los Angeles Times.
- "Company Overview of Digital First Media Inc.". Bloomberg Businessweek.
- "Journal Register Company Announces The Creation of Digital First Media Inc." (Press release). Journal Register Company. September 7, 2011.
- Carey, Pete (May 4, 2012). "Digital First Media's chief says newspapers have key advantages in the struggle for readers and advertising". San Jose Mercury News.
- Talking New Media blog: "Bankruptcy judge approves Digital First Media purchase of Freedom Communications assets", by D.B. Hebbard21 March 2016.
- LA Observed blog: "Memo: LA News Group now So Cal News Group", by Kevin Roderick, 21 March 2016.