Star-Tribune avoids major loss from lawsuit

December 21, 2005 at 8:23 pm Leave a comment

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune notched a “victory” in a lawsuit alleging that the newspaper inflated its circulation numbers to increase advertising revenue. While other publications like Newsday and Hoy were forced to make multi-million dollar payouts, the Star-Tribune was able to escape its circulation battle for $55,000.00 in what it views as a nuisance settlement.

See Ira Teinowitz, ‘Minneapolis Star-tribune’ Settles Advertiser Lawsuit Agrees to Pay $55,000 to Plaintiffs That Accused Paper of Inflating Circulation, AdAge.com (Dec. 21, 2005).

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