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Robert Decherd

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Keeping 'the Hope' alive on Fountain Street

The decline of the American newspaper is a story often told in bold print.
As the ProJo turns
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  May 08, 2009

The beginning of the end?

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AS THE PROJO TURNS
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  February 25, 2009

Smooth sailing

With the current Guild contract due to expire at the end of this month, union officials believe that a new three-year pact will be settled imminently.
Unlike ’99, Guild and management are poised for new contract
By IAN DONNIS  |  December 05, 2007
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Georgia man, angered about spelling bee, calls for boycott

A Georgia man has created a Web site calling for a boycott of Rhode Island’s statewide daily.
As the ProJo turns
By IAN DONNIS  |  April 18, 2007
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Thus spoke Imus

What P&J find very offensive reaches beyond the Imus program, into the world of music and multimedia, including TV and other radio shows.
Pop culture echoes the talker’s boneheaded “ho’s” slur
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  April 11, 2007
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The ProJo’s power behind the throne

Mark T. Ryan is a man of many descriptions.
Mark Ryan exemplifies the changes during 10 years of Belo’s ownership
By IAN DONNIS  |  March 28, 2007


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Would the ProJo be better with local ownership?

In 2003, former Governor Bruce Sundlun wrote a letter to Robert Decherd, the CEO of the Dallas-based Belo Corporation, expressing his interest in restoring local ownership of the Providence Journal.
Belo — unwilling to sell to Sundlun — seems a bit more benign than in the past
By IAN DONNIS  |  December 07, 2006