MediaNews replaces John Armstrong

John Armstrong, publisher of the MediaNews Group papers in the East Bay including the Contra Costa Times and Oakland Tribune, has been replaced by a Mercury News circulation executive, David Rounds. Armstrong (pictured), 65, said that his bosses “concluded that I didn’t have the skill set that really was a good fit for the company as it moves forward,” according to a report in the Contra Costa Times. Armstrong is a 45-year veteran of the news business who came to

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