Who owns the Las Vegas Review-Journal?

Las Vegas Review-Journal staffers have a simple question for their new owner: Who are you?Several staffers at the Review-Journal, the largest media outlet in Nevada, have questioned their new owner’s decision to remain secret, an unusual arrangement that’s stunned not only the newsroom, but journalists nationwide. Sean Whaley, a capital bureau reporter based in Carson City, tweeted Saturday night that he was “offended & embarrassed” that the paper’s new owner — News + Media Capital Group LLC — has not disclosed its financial backers since announcing Thursday night that it had acquired the paper.

Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal Staffers Want To Know Who Owns Their Newspaper

I feel sorry for journalists in Las Vegas, who will find it extremely difficult to remain transparent and fair in their reporting since they don’t know who they work for.

Monique Judge
Monique Judge is a writer living in Los Angeles, California. She drinks way too much coffee, has way too much yarn, knows her way around a good bottle of tequila, and loves gifts and surprises.

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