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May 3, 2000 | Bloomberg News
Gannett Co. said John Curley will quit as chief executive next month and will remain chairman of the publishing company until he retires next year. Douglas McCorkindale, president since 1997, will become chief executive June 1, and chairman when Curley retires next year at age 62. McCorkindale, 60, joined Gannett in 1971. Curley made the surprise announcement at the company's annual meeting at its Arlington, Va., headquarters.
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BUSINESS
May 3, 2000 | Bloomberg News
Gannett Co. said John Curley will quit as chief executive next month and will remain chairman of the publishing company until he retires next year. Douglas McCorkindale, president since 1997, will become chief executive June 1, and chairman when Curley retires next year at age 62. McCorkindale, 60, joined Gannett in 1971. Curley made the surprise announcement at the company's annual meeting at its Arlington, Va., headquarters.
BUSINESS
August 17, 1991 | THOMAS B. ROSENSTIEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When a charitable foundation called the Freedom Forum swept in dramatically this week to save the Oakland Tribune from extinction, some people saw signs of a fascinating subplot amid the cheering. Was the Forum's chairman, retired newspaper publisher Allen H. Neuharth, motivated entirely by virtue? Or was this also partly revenge, another grand move in a strange public feud between Neuharth and the Tribune's chief creditor, media giant Gannett Co.?
BUSINESS
August 17, 1991 | THOMAS B. ROSENSTIEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When a charitable foundation called the Freedom Forum swept in dramatically this week to save the Oakland Tribune from extinction, some people saw signs of a fascinating subplot amid the cheering. Was the Forum's chairman, retired newspaper publisher Allen H. Neuharth, motivated entirely by virtue? Or was this also partly revenge, another grand move in a strange public feud between Neuharth and the Tribune's chief creditor, media giant Gannett Co.?
BUSINESS
July 10, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Gannett to Sell Billboard Unit for $690 Million: Gannett Co. said it agreed to sell the unit to Outdoor Systems Inc. Included in the $690-million transaction is an option for Phoenix-based Outdoor Systems to buy Gannett's outdoor operations in Houston in a subsequent deal, Gannett said. Arlington, Va.-based Gannett is the largest billboard company in North America. Outdoor Systems, an outdoor advertising company, has about 12,700 displays in the South and Southwest.
SPORTS
July 25, 1987
I have been perplexed as to why Tim Raines has not appeared in your Top 10 Hitters list, even though he now has enough plate appearances to qualify for the batting crown at this point of the season. Is this some sort of "cover-up" for the Dodgers' failure to sign him? JOHN CURLEY Glendale Editor's note: The Top 10 Hitters list is based on official at-bats, not plate appearances. Letters should be addressed to Sports Viewpoint, Sports Department, Los Angeles Times, Times Mirror Square, Los Angeles, 90053.
BUSINESS
December 7, 1988
John J. Curley, 49, president and chief executive of Gannett Co., will assume the additional post of chairman when Allen H. Neuharth retires on Mar. 31. Neuharth will continue as a director and chairman of the Gannett Foundation. He will also be ambassador-at-large and reporter-at-large and will continue his weekly "Plain Talk" column in USA Today and other Gannett newspapers.
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