Justice Department concludes investigation into newspaper merger
Monday, October 26, 2009
Clockwise from top-left: Jeff Jeffus, a vice president with the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Inc., will continue to run the Democrat-Gazette operations in addition to being president of the new company; Rusty Turner, editor of The Morning News, will continue in that role, but his duties will expand to include the papers other than the Northwest edition of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette; Susan Scantlin will remain editor of the Northwest edition of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette; Tom Stallbaumer, publisher of The Morning News, will remain publisher for all the daily and weekly newspapers except for the Northwest edition of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
Photo by NWANews Press Services
Credit: Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
The merger of the two largest newspaper operations in Northwest Arkansas will be completed Sunday.