Gannett, parent company of FDL Reporter, receives buyout offer

The newspaper chain MNG wants to buy media giant Gannett for just over one-point-three billion dollars.  Gannett is the biggest newspaper publisher in the country.  Its holdings include USA Today, and local papers in Fond du Lac, Oshkosh, Appleton and Milwaukee to name a few.  MNG, which is better known as Digital First Media, already owns a seven and-a-half percent stake in Gannett.  It publishes dozens of papers, including the Boston Herald, Denver Post, San Jose Mercury News, and the Salt Lake Tribune.