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Patrick Manteiga was right about demise of Tampa Trib; so was Noah Pransky

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The shock from the news that the Tampa Bay Times has purchased and folded the Tampa Tribune has yet to wear off. In fact, there are probably a few hundred (maybe thousands) subscribers to the Trib who don’t pay attention to social media (think of all those seniors at Sun City Center) and were likely surprised this morning to see their regular newspaper replaced with the Times. While those folks may be caught off guard, two local journalists were definitely…

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On The Tampa Tribune’s new printing partnership with the Tampa Bay Times

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The future of The Tampa Tribune has been in doubt ever since the newspaper sold its downtown Tampa building to a Miami developer. At the time of the sale, Tribune Publisher Brian Burns said the paper would explore other options for printing, including contracting with other press operations or acquiring newer presses for printing at a new location. Of course, there were very few options for Burns and Co. to explore. So on Monday, the Tribune announced that the Barzini family would do business…

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