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The E.W. Scripps Company (SSP)

  • Mar. 21, 2014, 8:13 AM
    • Broadcast media names get jiggy after Media General agrees to buy Lin Media for nearly double last night's close.
    • Gray Television (GTN+9.2% premarket, Nexstar Broadcasting (NXST+3.2%, E.W. Scripps (SSP+1.1%. Keep an eye on Entravision Communication (EVC) as well, along with the PowerShares Dynamic Media Portfolio (PBS).
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  • Dec. 30, 2011, 12:55 PM
    McGraw-Hill (MHP -0.5%) says it's completed the sale of its former broadcasting group and its nine television stations to Scripps (SSP -0.6%) for $212M. The sale includes ABC-affiliated stations in Denver, Indianapolis, San Diego and Bakersfield, plus five stations affiliated with the Spanish-language Azteca America network in Colorado and southern California.
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Company Description
E. W. Scripps Company is a media enterprise with interests in television stations, newspapers, and local and national digital media sites. It operates in three segments namely television, newspaper and syndication.