Oregon newspapers in freefall

Fate of legacy newspapers uncertain as dozens cease print operations

Newspaper publishers are calling the events of June 3 "Black Monday" – the day that dozens of local newspapers were sold or ceased print operations in Oregon.

The Pamplin Media Group announced that it was selling to the Carpenter Media Group out of Mississippi.

Robert Pamplin Sr. was once the CEO of Georgia Pacific lumber and left a fortune to his son, Robert Pamplin, Jr. The younger Pamplin creat...


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