Follow the Money

how the luckiest guy on the planet got away with the loot just a second before his newspaper company collapsed

Peter Winter
Feb 19, 2020 · 13 min read

Nobody at Tribune Company in 2000 had the faintest idea they were standing on this precipice.

No-one at the McClatchy Company realized it either. They too could not resist the lure of expansion.

McClatchy got its start in 1857, as a four-page newspaper for residents of Sacramento in the wake of the gold rush. The company focused for more than a century on the newspaper business in California’s Sacramento and San Joaquin Valleys. The Sacramento Bee. The Modesto Bee. The Fresno Bee. What is it about McClatchy and anthophila?

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