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Gannett, GateHouse Media will merge : Combined company aims to be digital powerhouse

Aug 06, 2019 - USA Today
Board and Executive Moves-Mergers and Acquisitions-Negative Financial Results

GateHouse Media's owner and Gannett have agreed to merge in a deal aimed at cutting overlapping costs and enabling the combined company to pursue a digital transformation as the media industry grapples with the disruptive forces of online news, social media and smartphones.

New Media Investment Group said Monday that it reached a deal to acquire Gannett, which owns USA TODAY and more than 100 other daily publications and digital marketing services such as ReachLocal.

Pittsford, New Y...