Oct. 4 — An analyst writing about publishing companies ranked Gannett high based on recent performance.
Chip Brian included more than just newspaper companies in his rankings, with The New York Times second, followed by Thomson Reuters, McGraw-Hill and Meredith. READ THE ITEM HERE.
Sept. 29 — Thomas Bookstaver announced Tuesday he will retire as publisher of Gannett's Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader effective Oct. 8.
Bookstaver's 37-year career has included stops as publisher of the Valley News Dispatch in Tarentum, Pa., the Herald-Dispatch in Huntington, W.Va., the Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser and the Post Crescent in Appleton, Wis., before the News-Leader.
Bookstaver will be replaced by Linda Ramey-Greiwe, who will also serve as West Group vice president for Gannett, with oversight responsibility for the U.S. Community Publishing markets in Mountain Home, Ark.; St. Cloud, Minn.; and Sioux Falls, S.D., according to the News-Leader.