SF Examiner Co-Owners Buy A Portion of Leading LGBT Publication

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Todd Vogt

Todd Vogt and Pat Brown, who operate the San Francisco Examiner, the San Francisco Bay Guardian, and the SF Weekly, are purchasing a 49 percent stake in the Bay Area Reporter, the region’s leading LGBT publication, according to a report in the Bay Area Reporter. Under the deal, the current owner of the Bay Area Reporter, the Bob Ross Foundation, along with the paper’s general manager, Michael Yamashita, will own a 51 percent stake in the paper and will control its editorial direction.