The Las Vegas Sun reports that Righthaven LLC is now doing business with MediaNews Group, whose properties include the Denver Post, the San Bernardino Sun, the San Jose Mercury News, the Detroit News, the Salt Lake Tribune and more.
Righthaven Now Working with Media News, Sues Over Denver Post Column
An attorney for Righthaven filed the suit Thursday in federal court in Charleston, S.C. This appears to be the first lawsuit Righthaven has filed in a federal court outside of Nevada, where since March it has filed 179 copyright infringement lawsuits.Read: Article in Full
Thursday’s suit would seem to raise the stakes in Righthaven’s litigation campaign as it now involves Media News, which calls itself the nation’s second-largest media company, with major newspaper operations in Colorado, Northern and Southern California, Salt Lake City, El Paso, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Detroit and elsewhere.
It was reported in January 2010 that Affiliated Media Inc., the holding company for MediaNews Group Inc. newspapers, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.