Sands of time

The winds of change are everywhere
And all the world must be aware
There’s nowhere left for man to go
The sands of time are running low.

— Judas Priest lyrics


It’s not unusual that a widely anticipated business deal collapses shortly before consummation. Such an event occurred last week when the sale for a rumored $400 million of the second largest newspaper company in terms of circulation in the country was called off. The holdings of Digital First Media, owner of 76 daily newspapers and 160 weeklies, include the Daily and Sunday Freeman of Kingston. DFM estimates its total audience at 67 million people.

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