NPR logo

Justice Department Probes Alternative Newspaper Deal

Only Available in Archive Formats.
Justice Department Probes Alternative Newspaper Deal

Business

Justice Department Probes Alternative Newspaper Deal

Justice Department Probes Alternative Newspaper Deal

Only Available in Archive Formats.

The Justice Department investigates a deal between the country's two largest alternative newspaper chains, Village Voice Media and New Times Media. Some experts say the chains may have violated federal antitrust laws by dividing up the Los Angeles and Cleveland markets. NPR's Laura Sydell reports.

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.