Ohio State Student Newspaper ‘The Lantern’ Contracts with Gannett

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By: Allie Grasgreen | Inside Higher Ed

Gannett, the largest newspaper chain in the country and publisher of USA Today, may be cutting hundreds of newsroom jobs on a semi-regular basis. But, in Ohio at least, the company is looking to reclaim some of the devastating loss in advertising revenue it has faced with its latest foray into little-known but not unprecedented territory: the college newspaper business.

The Lantern, the student newspaper at Ohio State University, announced this week that Gannett will take over its business and advertising divisions under a three-year contract.

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