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Great Falls Tribune corporate owner in merger talks with GateHouse Media

Posted: 4:27 AM, May 31, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-31 06:27:45-04

GREAT FALLS – Gannett, the corporate owner of the Great Falls Tribune, recently held merger talks with GateHouse Media.

The story was first reported by the  Wall Street Journal  on Thursday morning.

If the merger takes place, it would bring the two largest newspaper groups in the country together.

The  Wall Street Journal reported  GateHouse is currently the largest newspaper publisher in the U.S. by number of titles owned.

Gannett has also talked to Tribune Publishing Co. and McClatchy Co. about potential deals.

MTN News reached out to the Great Falls Tribune for comment but was referred to a corporate spokesperson.

By Margaret DeMarco – MTN News