CAP (WI) Times: Vampires are circling state’s largest newspaper

In Milwaukee, as in most major American cities these days, the real crisis in journalism has nothing to do with all those dishonest political attacks on the press for printing “fake news.” It’s whether daily newspapers will survive to print any news at all.

Many Milwaukeeans may not realize it, but the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, which was already evaporating before their eyes, is facing the most serious threat yet to its survival. It could become collateral damage in a hostile corporate takeover of Gannett Co., the nation’s largest newspaper publisher with USA Today and 109 other newspapers around the country, which acquired the Journal Sentinel three years ago.

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