• Westplex Media Group has bought The Mexico Ledger (Missouri) from Gannett, the twice-weekly paper reported

• Australia’s Border Watch Newsgroup is shutting down. The Border Watch, South Eastern Times, The Pennant and the Millicent Print along with the company's associated websites stopped production August 21. The closing was announced on the Border Watch Facebook page.

Poynter has attempted to keep a running list of the layoffs, furloughs and closures caused by the coronavirus hit to the economy.