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Sapient Corp. will be sold to French advertising conglomerate Publicis Groupe in a $3.7 billion deal, the Boston Business Journal reported on Monday. more
Joe O’Connor, general manager of Rhode Island Public Radio, will leave his position at the end of the month to become general manager of WFAE-FM 90.7 and president of the University Radio Foundation in Charlotte, N.C. more
Charlie Hebdo, the French magazine where shootings today killed at least 12 people, has a long history of bold satire skewering politicians, pop stars and religious fundamentalists of all stripes. more
Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is inviting residents to ask him questions via Twitter through a “Twitter Town Hall” scheduled for today from 1 to 2 p.m. more
A record 410 people attended the 2015 Providence Business News Book of Lists party, held Jan. 15 at the Providence Public Library. The event included both of Rhode Island’s U.S. representatives, James R. Langevin and David N. Cicilline, among the attendees. more
One week after announcing an agreement to sell the Providence Journal to New Media Investment Group Inc., A.H. Belo Corp. reported second-quarter net income of $22 million, more than 18 times the profit of the same year-earlier period, thanks in large part to an $18.5 million investment gain. more
The dean of the University of Rhode Island College of Arts and Sciences has appointed Adam David Roth as interim director of the Harrington School of Communication and Media as the school prepares to embark on a national search for a permanent director. more
(Updated, Aug. 4, 3:45 p.m.) GateHouse Media will not honor the collective bargaining agreements negotiated between the Providence Journal and A.H. Belo Corp. and may lay off as many as 40 Journal employees upon its purchase of the paper who will be covered by Belo’s severance policy, according to an asset purchase agreement filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. more
The union representing Providence Journal newsroom employees says it will fight plans by new owners Gatehouse Media to outsource editing jobs. more
Media general Inc. will sell a group of television stations to settle U.S. claims that its $1.5 billion purchase of LIN Media LLC is anticompetitive, the government said. more
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