Gannett has acquired Journal Media Group, Inc., including its 15 daily newspapers and affiliated digital assets. Following the acquisition, Gannett will operate USA TODAY and 107 dailies in 34 states and Guam, in addition to Newsquest in the U.K., with its 150 local digital and print news brands.

“(The $280-million-dollar acquisition) marks an important milestone as we combine two award-winning media companies with a passion for delivering outstanding news and information, each focused on digital growth across all platforms and devices and being the market leaders in our communities,” said Robert Dickey, president and CEO of Gannett.

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