Morning Brief 07.19.07

Efforts by a Prince George's businessman to buy Greater Southeast Community Hospital have collapsed, and the struggling District facility's parent company is reassessing how it will search for a new owner. See story.

Gannett's first quarter profit jumped 18 percent, but most of those gains were fueled by the McLean company's sale of some newspaper properties. Excluding those one-time revenue boosts, the company's earnings from continuing operations fell. See story.

American Movie Classics' new drama series on the 1960s advertising business is a tough sell. See Tom Shales review.

By Mike Shepard  |  July 19, 2007; 10:11 AM ET  | Category:  Morning Brief
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