MediaNews Plans To Cut 81 Jobs At Reading Eagle

READING, Pa. (AP) — The new owners of the Reading (Pa.) Eagle plan to lay off more than a third of the staff after they assume control of the 150-year-old newspaper and the company’s other assets later this month. MediaNews Group stepped forward to buy the Reading Eagle Co. for $5 million after the family-owned […]

JRC, MediaNews Unite As Digital First Media

Journal Register Co. and MediaNews Group have joined forces as Digital First Media, the companies announced today. JRC CEO John Paton lead the new entity, as well as serve on MediaNews Group’s CEO and on its board of directors.