Background on MediaNews Group – Controlled by Alden Global Capital
MediaNews Group is the renamed private company Digital First Media, which is controlled by Alden Global Capital with a 70% stake.
Since 2016, The NewsGuild-CWA website dfmworkers.org has chronicled labor practices at Digital First/MediaNews Group. It has carried stories on Alden Global Capital, its investments, its practices, and the opposition it generates.
It’s essential reading for anyone interested in learning about MNG and Alden. The vast majority of the articles are written by investigative reporter Julie Reynolds.