The Massillon independent, which was formerly known as The Evening Independent, is a daily newspaper publication that releases new issues every weekday, as well as on Saturdays. It is based out of Massillon, Ohio, and owned by the company, GateHouse Media. Covering the entire western Stark County, which is located in Ohio, the areas included in its territories include: Beach City, Massillon, Canal Fulton, Brewster, Jackson, Navarre, Lawrence Township, Tuscarawas Township, and Perry.
GateHouse Media was able to acquire the Massillon Independent newspaper publication from its previous owner, Copley Newspapers, in April of 2007. The Massillon Independent has relationships with three other Ohio-based newspapers, all of them coming out of Northeast Ohio. These related newspaper publications include The Times-Reporter of New Philadelphia (a daily publication), The Suburbanite (a weekly publication) that is in the southern part of Summit County, and The Repository of Canton (a daily publication).
Who Is GateHouse Media?
While GateHouse Media did become the owner of the Massillon Independent in April of 2007, it leaves many of the subscribers to the paper wondering, who is GateHouse Media? Here is everything you need to know about GateHouse Media.
With a mission to try and deliver the absolute highest quality of trusted products, services, and journalism, GateHouse Media has dedicated itself to helping enrich the communities in which they serve. This includes everyone, not limited to their readers, employees, investors, and commercial partners.
Being that they are one of the largest publishers in the entire United States of locally-based news and media, GateHouse Media publishes and astonishing 140 daily publications, over 340 community publications, and more than 570 local websites that have a combined reach of over 23 million people every single week. GateHouse Media has publications in a total of 37 different states, doing its absolute best to make sure that only the highest quality of news, information, and other content is able to reach all of their subscribers.
UpCurve, one of the GateHouse Media subsidiaries, helps provide digital solutions, cloud services, and marketing to many of the small to mid-sized businesses that operate within their publication territories. UpCurve has been able to leverage what GateHouse Media has accomplished through utilization of their core strengths. Some of these businesses include GateHouse Auto, BestRide.com, TrhiveHive, ViWO, and W-Systems.
With the work and dedication that GateHouse Media gives to the communities that they service, they have recently been able to acquire additional daily newspapers in areas that include the Akron, Ohio, Beacon Journal; the Gardner, Massachusetts, News; the Austin, Texas, American-Statesman; the Palm Beach, Florida, post and Daily News; and even the Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoman.
Having been able to experience unprecedented growth over the past several years, GateHouse Media has dedicated themselves to make themselves both bigger and stronger as a company, but also to the communities that they service and help every single day. With many years of experience, GateHouse Media has been able to help out many different smaller publications that include not only the Massillon Independent, but many of the surrounding areas as well.