Kodiak Daily Mirror is a subsidiary of the MediaNews Group, one of the largest newspaper companies in the United States with publications throughout California, the Rocky Mountain region and the Northeast. The company is privately owned and operates 40 daily newspapers in nine states with combined daily and Sunday circulation of approximately 1.7 million and 2.3 million, respectively. Each of MediaNews publications maintains a Web site focused on local news, sports and weather content. These websites are hosted by MediaNews Group Interactive, the company s media division, and are aggregated along with the content under the umbrella site www.newschoice.com. In anticipation of changes in the regulations governing the ownership of newspapers, radio and television, MediaNews has acquired a television station, a CBS affiliate in Anchorage, Alaska, and also operates radio stations in Texas. Kodiak Daily Mirror is located in Kodiak, Alaska.