For this discussion we will ignore all but the subscriber multiple because frequently that is the only one that can be figured out.
The Worrell papers that Media General bought last year, for example, had a subscriber multiple of $2,839.
A subscriber multiple is not meaningful for Gannett's Multimedia deal because so many non-newspaper properties were included.
2X Per Subscriber Multiple
$2,400 Scale Economics Homes Passed Subscribers Access Communications 111,000 82,000 Fundy Communications 225,000 192,000 Atlantic Canada Totals 336,000 274,000 Chilliwack 24,000 20,000 Shaw Communications (existing) 1,963,000 1,516,000 New Totals 2,323,000 1,810,000