New owner of North Scott Press ‘bullish’ on community newspapers

J. Louis Mullen
J. Louis Mullen, 37, of Buffalo, Wyoming, recently bought three newspapers in Eastern Iowa including the North Scott Press in Eldridge. He now owns 32 papers across the country. CREDIT J. LOUIS MULLEN

“The smalltown community newspaper industry is dead.” Businessman J. Louis “Louie” Mullen has heard that phrase almost his entire life — and he’s never believed it. In fact, in the past few years, he has been buying small newspapers across the nation because he’s optimistic about the future of small community newspapers. “I am very […]

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