George Soros Funding Behind Purchase Of 22 Newspapers In Maine

  • George Soros’ Open Society Foundation and philanthropist Hansjörg Wyss, known for his contributions in the medical device industry, played pivotal roles in the nonprofit acquisition of nearly twenty reputable local newspapers in Maine, including the Portland Press Herald, Lewiston Sun Journal, and Kennebec Journal, according to
  • The National Trust for Local News acknowledges receiving funding from Soros’ organization but refutes claims that Open Society Foundations specifically funded the purchase of these local newspapers.
  •, however, reported that Soros and Wyss did provide financial contributions to enable the National Trust to acquire the newspapers, with these donations having not been previously disclosed.
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