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Sunday, July 30, 2017

Gatehouse Media Buys Out Family Owned Caulkins Newspapers In Bucks County & NJ

New Owners Implement Job Cuts At Bucks County Courier Times

Tom Sofield, Levittown Now

Less than a month after a national newspaper chain purchased the Bucks County Courier Times, Doylestown Intelligencer and Burlington (New Jersey) County Times, local jobs are being eliminated from the former Calkins family-owned newspapers.

Multiple employees confirmed to that cuts have been announced in the design and copy departments at the newspaper. Many of the jobs that will be lost are based at the Bucks County Courier Times building along Route 13 in Tullytown. In addition, buyouts for a select number of employees are being offered by new parent company Gatehouse Media, which has its headquarters in New York and is owned by a holding company that is managed by Japan’s Softbank.  Read more...

Gatehouse media publishes local newspapers in Central NY including The Online Corning Leader, The Hornell Evening Tribune, Wellsville Daily Reporter, Canandaigua Messenger, Steuben Courier and Chronicle-Express.


Anonymous said...

Liberal McClachy Newspapers bought both of our newspapers and
shut down the conservative one. Not only did it put many people out of work, but now we only get the far left side of the news.........

Anonymous said...

What was really sad was when the Pittsburgh Tribune Review with its biased coverage rose in Pittsburgh and basically galvanized a demographic that was already lacking in education and objectivity.