Newspaper Media Corp p.36

By: Editorial Staff . has entered into a preliminary agreement to buy Enterprise Publishing Co. Inc., which publishes the Brockton, Mass., Enterprise. Terms of the sale were not disclosed.
The Enterprise has a circulation of 50,100 on Monday through Friday afternoons, 49,900 on Saturday mornings, and 62,600 on Sundays.
Santa Fe-based Dirks, Van Essen & Associates represented Enterprise Publishing in the transaction.
The stock of Enterprise Publishing is held primarily by the Fuller family. Myron F. Fuller is expected to remain president of the company and to retain a minority interest. Charles N. "Chuck" Fuller, his cousin and the newspaper's current publisher, will retire.
Newspaper Media Corp. is headed by James F. Plugh, a former Ingersoll Publications executive.
The Jacksonville (Fla.) Shopping Guide has been sold by CanMedia Jacksonville Inc., to Add Inc., a division of Milwaukee-based Journal Communications.
The Shopping Guide is a 150,000-circulation weekly free newspaper. The tabloid format newspaper is carrier-distributed each Wednesday to nine zones.
Bolitho-Cribb & Associates, based in Bozeman, Mont., represented CanMedia in the transaction.


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