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When the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s parent group was acquired by the E.W. Scripps company this spring, it amounted to a trade of sorts.  Journal Communications was split in half, with Scripps taking on the combined company’s broadcast outlets. 

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Stories about LGBT issues – from marriage equality to business impact – are commonplace in the media today. That was not the case in the late 1960s.

Late last month, leaders of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s parent company announced a merger with the E. W. Scripps corporation of Cincinnati.  The deal combines print operations into a 14-newspaper business called Journal Media Group.  It will also bring together broadcast media businesses into a separate company.

Since then, national and local analysts have been discussing what the merger will mean to the financial health of the companies, and what it will mean for local control of Milwaukee’s last daily print newspaper.

Area Man Mourns End of Favorite Satirical Newspaper

Nov 8, 2013
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It's a sad day for the sarcastic among us. The parody paper The Onion will publish its final print edition for Milwaukee newsstands on December 12th, according to an article published today on its local entertainment site The A.V. Club Milwaukee.