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WAMC New York News
Sat February 5, 2005
MediaNews Gobbles Another Local Paper
By John Krol
North Adams, MA – The parent company of the Berkshire Eagle Newspaper has purchased what had been one of the few remaining locally-owned papers in the region. New England Newspapers bought The Advocate newspaper for an undisclosed sum. It marks a continuation of media consolidation in the region, and across the country. WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief John Krol reports.