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News on Journal Communications (Ticker: JRN) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Tuesday Aug 19 | WUWM

Tuesday on Lake Effect: Marijuana Laws Unevenly Enforced, Journal Communications & Scripps Merger

Following on the heels of national research, new work shows that marijuana laws are often unevenly enforced in Wisconsin, resulting in a disproportionate number of felony charges to African-Americans.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, African-American

Sun Aug 17, 2014

West Australian

After breakups, newspapers seek path forward

Following an unprecedented series of spinoffs by major US media companies, the print news industry now faces a rocky future without financial support from deep-pocketed parent firms.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Gannett Co, Tribune Company, Tribune, EW Scripps, Northeastern University

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Who at Journal Communications should take the ice bucket challenge?

The Chili's crew at Mitchell International Airport posted a YouTube video, showing employees dumping ice on themselves as part of a viral effort to raise awareness of ALS.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Nation

Who's Really to Blame for the Newspaper Industry's Decline?

The best analysis on the titanic but little-noticed shift in media last week comes from Times media columnist David Carr.

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Related Topix: Careerbuilder, Publishing, Media, Gannett Co, Tribune Company, Tribune, EW Scripps

MediaPost

TV Groups Endure Stock Declines

A number of TV station groups witnessed sharp declines in their stock prices in midday Tuesday trading -- partly due to projected softness in future advertising.

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Related Topix: Media, Publishing, EW Scripps

Mon Aug 11, 2014

OnMilwaukee

Radio race filled will familiar winners

Taking a look at the recent July ratings numbers from Nielsen by the way of the Tom Taylor Now newsletter, you see the same market leaders as in the previous months of the year.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Milwaukee, WI, Milwaukee County, WI, Family, Kids, Movies, Entertainment

AmericanBankingNews.com

Zacks Downgrades Journal Communications to Neutral

They currently have a $11.90 target price on the stock. Zacks 's price target indicates a potential upside of 19.00% from the stock's previous close.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media

Benzinga

5 Recent Big Media Spinoffs

Gannett's plan to separate out its publishing business "virtually debt-free" contrasts with other recent spinoffs, including Time Warner 's release of Time with $1.3 billion in debt and Tribune Media 's decision to spin off Tribune Publishing with the latter carrying $350 million in debt.

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Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Computers, Publishing, EW Scripps

Seeking Alpha

June Quarter Media Earnings Recap

Every quarter, most of the major companies and most of Northlake's individual stock positions all report during the same week.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Telecom, Time Warner Telecom, Publishing, Media, EW Scripps, Gannett Co, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

Thu Aug 07, 2014

AltWeeklies

The Death of a Local Newspaper

The 1995 merger of the liberal afternoon Milwaukee Journal with the morning Milwaukee Sentinel was painful for journalism, but the latest drastic turn by Journal Communications could be worse.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Journal Communications profit rises sharply in second quarter

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Milwaukee, WI

Wed Aug 06, 2014

USA Today

Rieder: Can papers make it on their own?

Kicked to the curb. One by one, big media companies are splitting themselves in two, holding on to their more lucrative properties -- broadcast, film, digital -- and casting off their print operations to sink Rieder: Can papers make it on their own? Kicked to the curb.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Gannett Co, USA Today

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Accustomed to change, Journal Sentinel will adjust to merger

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Publishing, Media

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Business Journal

Tribune Co. completes split of print, broadcasting businesses, following trend

The Chicago Tribune newspaper is now a flagship property of Tribune Publishing, as the old Tribune Co.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Tribune Company, Media, EW Scripps

Business Journal

Journal Communications HQ likely in arena development zone, CEO says

The Journal Communications Inc. property in downtown Milwaukee is not likely to become the location for a new arena, but could be included in a wider redevelopment area that may include a new hotel at the Journal site, the company's chairman and CEO Steve Smith said in an interview.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Scripps, Journal had two long-ago chances to merge

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Publishing, Media, EW Scripps, Journalism, Marquette University

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Benzinga

's Volume Movers

Journal Communications shares moved up 24.43% to $10.90. The volume of Journal Communications shares traded was 1456% higher than normal.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, EW Scripps, Open Text, Software, LivePerson

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WEHT

In-Depth: Tim Ethridge Talks with Brad Byrd about E.W. Scripps Merger

Brad Byrd talks with Evansville Courier & Press Editor Tim Ethridge about the merger and the ongoing changes in the media today.

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Related Topix: EW Scripps, Publishing, Media

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