New ownership and staff layoffs at the publication has many uncertain about the future of sports reporting.
The merger of two large media conglomerates, Gannett and Gatehouse Media, is stoking fears about media consolidation and the decline of local newspapers. As of August 6, according to USA Today, Gannet was bought out by New Media Investment Group, the holding company that owns
“We’re told we missed the budget by 11 percent. They won’t tell us what that budget was, but the end result is the loss of 30 jobs.”