Lee Enterprises shuts down weekly newspaper in Missoula

Lee Enterprises shuts down weekly newspaper in Missoula


this morning the press was called to a halt at Mozilla’s weekly newspaper Derrick Brower a staff reporter at the Missoula independent confirmed two MTN news that he received a letter from the Mizzou lien at 7:30 a.m. this morning followed by a phone call 20 minutes later telling him to not report to work the letter to Brower stated that the Missoula independent was closed as of September 11th 2018 and that staffers should not report to work Brower told MTN news that there are still employees of the paper until October 10th Lee Enterprises which owns the Mizzou lien and the Billings Gazette daily newspapers bought the Missoula independent 17 months ago independent staffers yoona unionized five months ago an online effort say the indie was launched a few weeks to garner public support for keeping the weekly operations and MTN news reached out to Missoula and general manager Matt Gibson for comment about the shutdown but he has not yet responded

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