All tagged Gannett

Gannett Lays Off Journalists Across the Country

In preparation for a presumed sale, what happened today at Gannett properties across the country was an absolute tragedy — cutting the local newspapers in so many American cities to the quick. It's remarkable what a single corporation can do in a single day to damage Democracy and eliminate oversight at ALL levels of government.

Local news matters. And an awful lot of hard-working reporters who take great pride in their work woke up this morning with jobs, but are out of work tonight.

Gannett CEO Robert J. Dickey to Retire in 2019

Gannett Co., which operates USA TODAY and 109 local media properties, said Wednesday that President and CEO Robert J. Dickey has decided to retire from the company in 2019.

The Gannett board of directors has initiated a succession plan and engaged an outside search firm to assist in evaluating internal and external candidates.