Daily Archives: July 20, 2014

On Saturday it was…

On Sunday it became…

McClatchy sold the Anchorage Daily News to the founders of three months ago for $34 million. “Since then, you may have noticed we have more Alaska news every day,” publisher Alice Rogoff writes in today’s name-change announcement. “That is no accident, as our mission is focused on expanding news coverage, both in Anchorage and across the state.”

* Alaska newspaper gets new name, new journalistic mission (
* Earlier: “As a result of Alice buying the paper, the decision about when to retire became easy,” says ex-editor (FishHawk907)