The vote, completed at Gannett's annual meeting, amounted to a rejection—possibly the final one—of Alden's attempt to acquire Gannett through a hostile takeover launched in January by its Media News Group unit.
In a story at the top of the final issue, the paper said it closed “the shopper due to challenging market conditions.” The paper was delivered free by carriers to 15,000 readers on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
The bank will use the three-story building that fronts Monument Circle for lending offices and a branch location. The magazine's staff plans to move into the adjacent headquarters for Emmis Communications.
Reporter John Russell won four awards, while the newspaper’s art team swept the Page 1 design category, at the Best in Indiana competition hosted by the Indiana Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
Varvel will contribute a cartoon twice a month to IBJ's op-ed pages. He joins Shane Johnson, who has been an IBJ editorial cartoonist for seven years and will continue as a regular cartoonist for the publication.
The Senate Local Government Committee voted 5-4 on Thursday against House Bill 1212, which would have mandated that sheriff’s offices advertise foreclosure sales online rather than in printed newspapers.
IBJ's podcast and “One City, Worlds Apart” series received international journalism honors from the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing in the organization’s annual Best of Business competition.