Mississippi Business Journal sold to owner of Long Island Business News
Dolan Media, the parent company of the Long Island Business News, has acquired the Mississippi Business Journal, which is based in Jackson, Miss., according to a story on the Long Island paper’s web site.
Ambrose Clancy wrote, “Dolan Media, which has no connection to Cablevisionâ€™s Dolan family, acquired the paper from Venture Publications Inc. The asset sale included more than a dozen ancillary publications focused on law, real estate, small business and health care.
“D. Mark Singletary, group publisher of Dolan Mediaâ€™s business publications, and Ron Jones, general manager of the Mississippi Business Journal, declined to reveal the terms of the sale. Both said no staff changes were on the horizon for the 28-year-old journal.
“Negotiations began last year and were finalized March 30, according to Jones, who maintains his position as general manager at the paper. He said Venture Publications entertained other offers, but didnâ€™t feel they were a ‘good fit.'”
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