The Reporter statement said most of the newspaper's staff will not be retained, which Burstiner said is sad both for the paper's current employees and for crops of [Humboldt State University] journalism graduates looking for entry-level jobs in the profession.Dean Singleton's MediaNews Group sued the upstart paper for millions of dollars under an allegation of unfair business practices. I wonder if that helped push the Reporter over the edge?:
Singleton said the suit, which sought millions in damages, may have played a role in Arkley's decision to close The Eureka Reporter, but is now moot.
"We will not pursue the lawsuit,” Singleton said. “It's not an issue anymore."