The New Haven Register’s corporate CEO was reportedly headed to town Wednesday to reassure the newsroom about the latest news about the company: It just filed bankruptcy again.
The CEO, John Paton, announced the Journal Register Co. bankruptcy filing Wednesday on his blog and on the website of his company, Digital First Media. Read the official release here. Digital First Media is an umbrella corporation that manages the Journal Register Co., the New Haven Register’s owner, operating in 10 states; and the Media News chain, which operates in 10 states.
This is the second time in under four years that a corporate owner of New Haven’s print daily has filed for bankruptcy. (Read about the previous case here.)
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