The Newsonomics of Near-term Numerology
Posted: 10/11/2012  |  By: Ken Doctor | Nieman Journalism Lab
Think about this. The Tampa Tribune, a paper that would have been worth hundreds of millions of dollars a decade ago, sold this week for $9 million.

Its seller, Media General completed the disposal of its newspaper properties, a movement that’s been celebrated by investors, with MEG moving up about 18 percent in the past month, quadrupling the S&P 500 performance for that period.