Gannett Cornering D.C. Market For USA Today: Suit

Law360, New York (January 28, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A newspaper distributor has accused Gannett Co. Inc., the largest newspaper publisher in the U.S., of violating antitrust laws by attempting to make the Washington Post Co. the sole distributor of Gannett's USA Today daily in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.

Colmar Manor, Md.-based NewsOne Newspaper Distribution Services LLC filed a complaint against Gannett and a subsidiary Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, alleging violations of the Sherman Act and a Maryland competition law, charging tortious interference and seeking permanent injunctive...
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