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2014-07-31 08:29:31

NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tripp Levy PLLC, a leading national securities and shareholder rights law firm, announces that it is investigating the acquisition of Journal Communications (NYSE: JRN) ("Journal" or the "Company") on behalf of its shareholders. It was announced that the E.W. Scripps Company and Journal have agreed to merge their broadcast operations and spin off and then merge their newspapers, creating two separately traded public companies. Journal...

2014-07-30 20:22:30

Transaction will create two focused public companies, one built upon TV, the other newspapers CINCINNATI and MILWAUKEE, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) and Journal Communications (NYSE: JRN) have agreed to merge their broadcast operations and spin off and then merge their newspapers, creating two focused and separately traded public companies that offer long-term opportunities to create value for shareholders. The merged broadcast and digital media company,...

2014-07-18 08:22:13

CINCINNATI, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) will report second-quarter operating results before New York Stock Exchange trading begins on Friday, Aug. 8. A telephone conference call with members of the company's senior management team will follow at 9 a.m. Eastern time. Scripps will offer a live webcast of the conference call. To access the webcast, visit http://www.scripps.com/ and click on "investor information." The webcast link can be found at the...

2014-07-10 23:05:42

Record breaking donations bring in 170 tons of non-perishable food for Coloradans who are food insecure. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Arc Thrift Stores, Denver 7, and Volunteers of America have a good deal to celebrate with the closing of their 14th annual “Feed Colorado” event. The food drive raised over 170 tons of edibles, topping their previous record set last year of 150 tons. “This unbelievable amount of food will last the Volunteers of America an entire year,” said Jim...

2014-07-09 23:05:10

Scripps will implement the software at all 21 of its locations and join the Matrix Solution’s Digital Media Development Partner program. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 The E.W. Scripps Company and Matrix Solutions, the leading provider of media customer relationship management (CRM) and sales intelligence software have created an expanded partnership throughout Scripps television stations. Scripps, which has used Matrix in some of its stations, will implement the software at all...

2014-07-01 08:26:15

Twitter post: .@EWScrippsCo promotes Shanna Cannon to regional publisher @vcstar - great leader, motivator and believer in the importance of digital CINCINNATI, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company has promoted Shanna Cannon, a newspaper executive with more than 20 years of experience, to regional publisher of the Ventura County (California) Star, effective immediately. She steps up to a larger-circulation newspaper from her role as publisher of the Scripps-owned...

2014-06-24 08:25:58

Respected digital media executive hails from Twitter with experience in startups and strategic leadership CINCINNATI, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Entrepreneurial leader and social media marketing expert J.B. Kropp has joined The E.W. Scripps Co. (NYSE: SSP) as VP, digital strategy and business development, effective June 23. In this new role, he will oversee the company's digital entrepreneurs-in-residence team and will work with the digital leadership team to build and execute...

2014-06-16 12:27:41

For Twitter: @EWScrippsCo adds WMYD and @WKBW to its portfolio now totaling 21 stations. The $110MM deal with Granite closed today. CINCINNATI, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) today closed its deal to acquire two television stations owned by Granite Broadcasting Corp. - Detroit MyNetworkTV affiliate WMYD and Buffalo, N.Y., ABC affiliate WKBW. The addition of WMYD to the Scripps portfolio creates a duopoly with the largest Scripps station, Detroit...

2014-06-12 12:30:56

Scripps investment enables former P&G, GoPro exec to create community-based "passion economy" platform AUSTIN, Texas, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Besomebody, Inc., a diverse, global, social community and passion platform, has closed a $1 million seed funding round from The E.W. Scripps Company, a 135-year-old entrepreneurial media company based in Cincinnati. The distribution of the funding is linked to the company meeting key milestones. Besomebody plans to use the money to build...

2014-05-30 00:21:30

Co-Champions Declared for First Time Since 1962 NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sriram Hathwar, a 14-year-old speller from Painted Post, New York, and Ansun Sujoe, a 13-year-old speller from Fort Worth, Texas, were declared co-champions of the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee tonight. The declaration of co-champions came after round 22, when Hathwar spelled "stichomythia," which is defined as "dialogue especially of altercation or dispute delivered in...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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