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WXXI to acquire CITY Newspaper

As you may have heard, we are kicking off 2019 with a good news story about independent media in our community. WXXI has signed a letter of intent to acquire CITY Newspaper and its digital platforms. Mary Anna and Bill Towler, founders and co-publishers of CITY Newspaper, approached WXXI with the desire to extend the service of the newspaper beyond their eventual retirement. They said that WXXI, with its like-minded mission of service to the community, was the perfect partner. The goal is to allow WXXI to better serve our community through enhanced coverage of arts and culture, education, neighborhoods, and events. It’s an example of what a modern media organization should be!

To learn more, check out this piece from WXXI News.

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