National Enquirer, Scandal-Plagued Tabloid, to Be Sold

From a New York Times story by Katie Robertson headlined “National Enquirer, Scandal-Plagued Tabloid, to Be Sold”:

The National Enquirer, the celebrity tabloid behind the “catch and kill” suppression of damaging stories about Donald J. Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign, has finally been sold by its parent company.

A360 Media has agreed to sell the publication in a cash deal to VVIP Ventures, a joint venture of the digital media company Vinco Ventures and a new company set up for the purchase, Icon Publishing, the companies announced on Monday.