Las Vegas newspapers battling over joint operation

LAS VEGAS • The publisher and editor of the Las Vegas Sun has accused the company that owns the Las Vegas Review-Journal of trying to kill their cross-town rivalry with a bid to buy out his newspaper and Internet interests. Sun Publisher Brian Greenspun alleges in a lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas that an offer from Stephens Media LLC violates federal antitrust law and a 1989 joint operating agreement overseen by the U.S. Justice Department. “The Review-Journal was a mo...

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