At Poynter Online, Jim Romenesko reports:
The publisher, editor, and managing editor of Gatehouse's State Journal-Register in Springfield Ill. will depart Dec. 14.Anyone with more insight is welcome to chime in with comments, but this sounds like a fairly big deal to me.
Each cite personal and professional reasons for their resignations, and say they were reached independently. Publisher Sue Schmitt says: "We did not make this call because of an insider's view of something catastrophic just over the horizon."
The paper was acquired early this year by GateHouse Media from longtime owner Copley Press.