Another Free Daily to Launch in Washington, D.C.

january 4, 2005  04:39 pm
Journal Newspapers, Inc. will begin distributing the Examiner on Feb. 1, reports the Washington Post. (The Washington Post Co. publishes Express, the District's other free daily.) Journal Newspapers currently publishes free suburban tabloids in Northern Virginia and Maryland, and is owned by Phil Anschutz's Clarity Media Group Inc., which also owns the San Francisco Examiner. In October 2004, Clarity trademarked variations of the Examiner brand using the names of cities nationwide.