Everyday Tragedies

It’s easy to become numbed to the headlines of the day. The 24-hour nature of the news feeds us with endless horrors of war, terrorism, coups, and the very worse of man’s inhumanity to man writ large whether it’s on the front page in 74 point type on our phone’s news feed or somewhere in … More Everyday Tragedies

Groups File Bids For Tabloid Top Publishing Firms Vying For `Enquirer`

Groups File Bids For Tabloid Top Publishing Firms Vying For `Enquirer` By DAVID ALTANER, Business Writer February 17, 1989 Some of the top publishing companies in the world reportedly have submitted bids for the National Enquirer, along with two groups of employees of the weekly tabloid newspaper. The Lantana-based publication and its sister newspaper, the … More Groups File Bids For Tabloid Top Publishing Firms Vying For `Enquirer`

National Enquirer Sought by Several Publishing Firms

By Joe Sharkey Staff Reporter of The Wall Street Journal February 16, 1989 Several of the world’s top publishing companies have made offers to buy the National Enquirer, beginning a bidding contest that could top $400 million and who’s outcome could define a new battleground in the global magazine business. Executives familiar with the bidding … More National Enquirer Sought by Several Publishing Firms

‘Enquirer’ owner issues rules for buying company

Palm Beach Post Staff and Wire Services January 11, 1989 LANTANA – GP Group Inc., owner of the National Enquirer and World Weekly News, has begun telling potential buyers the proper way to bid. The company is being sold as part of instructions left by founder Generoso Pope, who died Oct. 2. Its value has … More ‘Enquirer’ owner issues rules for buying company

Son, 21, Wants `Enquirer` Paul Pope Hopes To Buy Late Father`s Empire

Son, 21, Wants `Enquirer` Paul Pope Hopes To Buy Late Father`s Empire By MICHAEL SAUNDERS, Staff Writer December 18, 1988 The loyalty of many National Enquirer employees to late owner Generoso Pope may have shifted to his 21-year-old son, who said on Saturday that he will do all he can to buy the widely read … More Son, 21, Wants `Enquirer` Paul Pope Hopes To Buy Late Father`s Empire

‘Enquirer’ for sale; price not disclosed

By Mark Josaitis Palm Beach Post Staff Writer  December 14, 1988 LANTANA – The granddaddy of gossip newspapers, the Lantana-based National Enquirer, will be sold “as promptly as is practical,” trustees for the estate of its late owner, Generoso Pope Jr., announced Tuesday. The sale of the GP Group Inc., which includes the National Enquirer, … More ‘Enquirer’ for sale; price not disclosed

THE MEDIA BUSINESS: Sale Is Expected Soon For National Enquirer

THE MEDIA BUSINESS: Sale Is Expected Soon For National Enquirer By GERALDINE FABRIKANT Published: December 14, 1988 The trustees for the estate of Generoso P. Pope Jr., who died on Oct. 2, said yesterday that The National Enquirer and Weekly World News would be sold as quickly as possible. The National Enquirer, which for decades has … More THE MEDIA BUSINESS: Sale Is Expected Soon For National Enquirer