By: E&P Staff
Minneapolis-based Dolan Media, the publisher of specialized daily and weekly newspapers, has bought the Arizona Capitol Times and a related multimedia information company that covers the working of Arizona state government, it was announced Thursday.
In addition to the Capitol Times, the purchase includes the Arizona Legislative Report, published daily during legislative sessions; Yellow Sheet report, a newsletter published three times a week between legislative sessions; The Green Book, an annual directory of the legislature; and Legislation On Line Arizona, an electronic news service.
Dolan bought the publications from third-generation family publishers Ned and Diana Creighton. No terms of the transaction were announced. The Creightons were advised by Jim Afinowich and Ted Rickenbacher of Dallas-based Rickenbacher Media.