Dallas Morning News Buys DG Publishing

Yesterday the paper announced that it had acquired DG Publishing, the folks behind Design Guide Texas and The Texas Wedding Guide. The move was significant enough that Ken Doctor over at the Nieman Journalism Lab took it into account when he put DMN publisher Jim Moroney on his list of 13 media leaders — which also includes Rupert Murdoch, Warren Buffett, and Carlos Slim.

Three of these kids belong together. Three of these kids are kind of the same. But one of these kids is doing his own thing. Now it’s time to play our game.

What? Oh, sorry. I got distracted for a moment there. Anyway, yeah. The Morning News bought two magazines that totally don’t compete with anything we do. At all.