Cleveland Free Times

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Cleveland Free Times
Cleveland Free Times front page.jpg
TypeAlternative weekly
FormatTabloid
Owner(s)Kildysart LLC
PublisherMatt Fabyan
EditorFrank Lewis
Founded1992
LanguageEnglish
Ceased publication2008
Headquarters800 W. St. Clair Avenue
Second Floor
Cleveland, OH 44113-1266
United States
Circulation75,000[1]
Websitefreetimes.com

The Cleveland Free Times was an alternative weekly newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio. Its first issue was published on September 30, 1992.[2]

The Free Times and Cleveland Scene, a competing weekly paper, were purchased by Times-Shamrock Communications, located in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in June 2008.[3] Times-Shamrock is a media company that publishes daily and weekly newspapers throughout Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, Florida, Michigan, and Texas. They also own radio stations in Baltimore.[4] The Free Times published its final issue on July 16, 2008. It merged with Cleveland Scene.

Noteworthy staff members included Roldo Bartimole.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cleveland Free Times". Association of Alternative Newsweeklies. Retrieved 2007-01-15.
  2. ^ http://ech.case.edu/cgi/article.pl?id=CFT1
  3. ^ http://www.ideastream.org/news/scene-and-cleveland-free-times-merge
  4. ^ "Times-Shamrock Buys Cleveland Free Times, Cleveland Scene" (Press release). Association of Alternative Newsweeklies. June 21, 2008. Retrieved October 19, 2012.
  5. ^ http://ech.case.edu/cgi/article.pl?id=CFT1

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