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December 11, 2018

Media & Marketing

Scripps to buy ABC affiliates in Tallahassee, Florida and Waco, Texas

The E.W. Scripps Company (NASDAQ: SSP) has agreed to acquire two ABC-affiliated television stations in Florida and Texas owned by Raycom Media for $55 million. Read more »
Published on 8/22/2018

Adams Publishing Group Acquires Sun Coast Media Group

Adams Publishing Group has announced it is purchasing Sun Coast Media Group, based in Venice, Fla., including SCMG's publications located on the west coast of Florida, according to Gary Greene and Randy Cope of Cribb, Greene & Cope. Read more »
Published on 6/19/2018

GateHouse Media announces agreement to acquire The Palm Beach Post, Palm Beach Daily News for $49.25 million

GateHouse Media, one of the largest publishers of locally based print and online media in the United States as measured by number of publications, recently announced that it has agreed to acquire The Palm Beach Post and the Palm Beach Daily News, in addition to several niche publications and companion websites, from Cox Media Group LLC for $49.25 million. Read more »
Published on 3/30/2018

Morris Communications announces sale of newspapers to GateHouse Media

Morris Communications today announced that is selling 11 of its daily and non-daily newspaper holdings, its Lubbock, Texas-based commercial printing operation and other related publications to GateHouse Media, Inc. Read more »
Published on 8/9/2017

Office Depot, Inc. Launches Iconic “Taking Care of Business” Brand Platform

Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), a leading provider of office products, services, and solutions, announced the launch of its iconic “Taking Care of Business” brand platform, which has been modernized for today's busy working professionals and consumers alike. The company's interactions with customers will emphasize the sentiment: “You Take Care of Business, We Take Care of You.” As part of the brand platform rollout, the company is unveiling its national advertising campaign. Read more »
Published on 6/27/2017

Raycom Media Acquires WWSB and WTXL

Raycom Media's anticipated purchase of WWSB/Sarasota (DMA 11) and WTXL/Tallahassee (DMA 107) closed today, an acquisition which strengthens Raycom Media's southeastern footprint and national household reach. Both stations are ABC affiliates and had been owned by Calkins Media. Read more »
Published on 5/2/2017

UM study: Shoppers trust product packaging more than advertising

A marketing claim placed on a product package is more believable to shoppers than one made in an advertisement, says new research by the University of Miami School of Business Administration. Read more »
Published on 7/21/2016

The Tampa Tribune sold to Tampa Bay Times

Independent, locally owned newspaper will continue to serve Tampa Bay region Read more »
Published on 5/3/2016

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises selects Miami-Dade County for new global headquarters

Gov. Rick Scott announced the project will create 150 new jobs. Read more »
Published on 2/9/2016

Tampa Bay Times to print The Tampa Tribune

The Tampa Bay Times will begin printing The Tampa Tribune as part of a five-year contract with the Tribune's owner, Tampa Media Group. Read more »
Published on 2/2/2016

Chatter Buzz named Hispanic Business of the Year at the 18th Annual Don Quijote Awards

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro Orlando and the Hispanic Business Initiative Fund of Orlando, Inc. named Chatter Buzz as the Hispanic Business of the Year, Five Years or Less, at their annual award ceremony Read more »
Published on 12/17/2015

Charter Communications to Merge with Time Warner Cable and Acquire Bright House Networks

Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Charter to merge with Time Warner Cable. In addition, Charter and Advance/Newhouse Partnership (a parent of Bright House Networks, LLC) today announced that the two companies have amended the agreement which the two parties signed and announced on March 31, 2015, whereby Charter will acquire Bright House Networks for $10.4 billion. Read more »
Published on 5/26/2015

Florida's film industry: A regional roundup

Florida has made a concerted effort to attract film producers over the years. Read more »
Published on 3/31/2014

Taking a reel risk with Miami's Panamax Films

Eight years after starting his Miami-based film studio Panamax Films, James McNamara has learned tough lessons. Read more »
Published on 3/31/2014

'Fish Tank Kings' brings new reality to Living Color Aquariums

Fort Lauderdale-based Living Color Aquariums tries to parlay global exposure on reality TV show “Fish Tank Kings” into new business and new markets. Read more »
Published on 3/31/2014

SharpSpring

Rick Carlson created Gainesville-based SharpSpring to help marketing firms measure the success of their efforts across all advertising platforms — from social media websites to print. Read more »
Published on 11/20/2013

Moore Communications Group: Best Small Company - No. 16

Best Small Company employees answer the question, "What do you like best about your company?" Read more »
Published on 7/25/2013

Start the Presses

Despite long odds, Jacksonville resident Ron Rose started a business that depends heavily on the health of the publishing industry. Read more »
Published on 2/21/2013

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