March 16, 1988 |
E. W. Scripps Co., the privately held parent corporation of the Scripps Howard Media Group, announced Tuesday that it plans to sell some of its limited-voting common stock to the public. The newspaper publishing company said that the number of shares to be sold had not been determined but that control of the company would remain with the founding Scripps family. It said the required paper work was expected to be filed with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission next month. Lawrence A.
May 20, 1997 |
E.W. Scripps Co. has agreed to pay up to $775 million for the newspapers and broadcast stations of Harte-Hanks Communications Inc. The acquisition would include Harte-Hanks' six daily newspapers, 25 non-daily publications and KENS-TV and the radio station KENS-AM, both in San Antonio. E.W. Scripps operates TV stations and newspapers in 16 markets and syndicates the Scripps-Howard news service.
June 7, 2005 |
Media company E.W. Scripps Co. on Monday said that it was spending $525 million in cash to acquire Los Angeles-based Shopzilla.com, the latest deal on Wall Street to capitalize on the growing specialized Internet search business. The deal calls for shareholders of closely held Shopzilla to get the amount of its net working capital at the time of the closing -- estimated at $35 million.
April 12, 2001 |
E.W. Scripps Co., the newspaper publisher and owner of Home and Garden TV cable network, said first-quarter profit fell 22% on lower advertising sales and higher newsprint costs. Profit from operations fell to $27.9 million, or 35 cents a share, from $35.7 million, or 45 cents, a year earlier, Scripps said in a statement. Revenue fell 11% to $367.4 million. The Cincinnati-based publisher of the Rocky Mountain News in Denver joins rival media companies Knight Ridder Inc., New York Times Co.