Dothan Eagle

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Dothan Eagle
TypeDaily newspaper
Owner(s)Berkshire Hathaway
PublisherSteve Smith
EditorLance Griffin
Headquarters227 N. Oates St
Dothan, Alabama 36301
OCLC number264791292

The Dothan Eagle is a daily newspaper serving Dothan, Alabama and the surrounding communities. It was owned by the Thomson Corporation until 2000, when it was sold to Media General.[1][2] In 2012, Media General sold most of its newspapers, including the Eagle, to current owner Berkshire Hathaway.[3]

It was founded in 1908.[4]


2018 Better Newspaper Contest - Alabama Press Association[5][edit]

Year Award Place Recipient
2018 Best Humorous Column 1st Jim Cook
2018 Best News Photo 1st Jay Hare


  1. ^ Roberts, Gene; Kunkel, Thomas; Layton, Charles, eds. (2001). Leaving Readers Behind: The Age of Corporate Newspapering. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press. ISBN 1610752325.
  2. ^ Leaving Readers Behind. University of Arkansas Press. 2001. ISBN 9781610752329.
  3. ^ New owner, era for The Times-Dispatch
  4. ^ History, Alabama Department of Archives and (1915). Alabama Official and Statistical Register. Brown Printing Company.
  5. ^ Langan, Jaclyn. "APA Better Newspaper Contest Award Winners Announced" (PDF). Alabama Press Association. Retrieved 13 July 2018.

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