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Gannett Board Sets Date of Annual Shareholder Meeting

McLEAN, VA – The Board of Directors of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) said today the 2008 Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held at the company’s headquarters in McLean, VA, on April 30, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. ET.

Shareholders of record on Mar. 3, 2008 will be notified of the meeting and will be eligible to vote.

Gannett Co., Inc. is a leading international news and information company that publishes 85 daily newspapers in the USA, including USA TODAY, the nation’s largest-selling daily newspaper. The company also owns nearly 1,000 non-daily publications in the USA and USA WEEKEND, a weekly newspaper magazine. Gannett subsidiary Newsquest is the United Kingdom’s second largest regional newspaper company. Newsquest publishes nearly 300 titles, including 18 daily newspapers, and a network of prize-winning Web sites. Gannett also operates 23 television stations in the United States and is an Internet leader with sites sponsored by its TV stations and newspapers including, one of the most popular news sites on the Web.

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