Eastex Advocate

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Eastex Advocate
Type Weekly newspaper
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Hearst Corporation
Publisher Brenda Miller-Fergerson
Editor Vanesa Brashier
Founded 1970s
Headquarters 106 West Hanson
Cleveland, Texas 77005
United States
Circulation 15,492
OCLC number 17374679
Website eastexadvocate.com

The Eastex Advocate is a weekly newspaper circulated in Coldspring, Shepherd, Oakhurst and other portions of San Jacinto County, Texas, United States. Published each Wednesday, the newspaper is a free publication with a total circulation of 15,492.[citation needed]

It was owned by ASP Westward LP until 2012, when it was acquired by 1013 Star Communications as part of its acquisition of Houston Community Newspapers.[1] In 2016 the Hearst Corporation acquired Houston Community Newspapers; it is the parent company of the Houston Chronicle.[2] As part of the deal the Advocate became a part of the Hearst Corporation.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pulsinelli, Olivia (2012-08-28). "Houston Community Newspapers sold to Nevada company". Houston Business Journal. Retrieved 2017-01-22. 
  2. ^ Lewis, Al (2016-07-29). "Hearst purchases community newspapers across Houston's suburbs". Katy Rancher at the Houston Chronicle. Retrieved 2017-01-22. 
  3. ^ "Hearst Purchases Locally-Focused Houston Community Newspapers & Media Group". Hearst Corporation at MarketWired. 2016-07-29. Retrieved 2017-01-22. 

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