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|APME Update: Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013|
Sept. 5, 2013
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APME Conference keynoter: Buffett newspaper CEO
The Buffett Bump? CEO of BH Media Group talks about strategy
Perhaps no company has generated more chatter in the news industry this year than Berkshire Hathaway, whose legendary chairman, Warren Buffett, has declared that he will keep buying newspapers as long as their economics make sense. In the past two years, Buffett’s company has purchased more than two dozen papers, making Berkshire Hathaway the nation’s ninth-largest newspaper group. In a keynote address to APME, Buffett’s "newspaper guy,” Terry Kroeger, CEO of BH Media Group and publisher of the Omaha World-Herald, will explain the company’s strategy.
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Sign up for one-on-one coaching with Poynter's Butch Ward in Indianapolis
Ward's name was incorrect in the headline. We apologize for the error.
Butch Ward, a veteran news executive and a managing director of The Poynter Institute, is offering one-on-one coaching sessions at the APME conference in Indianapolis on Tuesday, Oct. 29, on a first-come, first-serve basis.
The coaching sessions are free to APME members. Please email Sally Jacobsen at email@example.com to sign up for the 30-minute sessions.
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