Whether reporting on powerful oil companies or on residents who live far from the urban centers where decisions are made, Alaska Dispatch's goal is to take an unflinching look at the state, from its massive riches to its abject poverty, and tell these stories to Alaskans and to the world. In May 2014, Alaska Dispatch purchased the Anchorage Daily News from The McClatchy Company. The two news organizations have merged operations. Learn more at http://www.alaskadispatch.com/adn-purchase Alaska Dispatch was founded by Tony Hopfinger, Amanda Coyne and Todd Hopfinger in 2008. In 2009, Alice Rogoff, a longtime supporter of journalism and a former chief financial officer of U.S. News and World Report, became the majority owner of Alaska Dispatch LLC, and the operation expanded to employ writers, editors, and a full-time sales staff. Rogoff is publisher and chief executive while Hopfinger is the executive editor and president. An award-winning site at the forefront of online news, Alaska Dispatch has established itself as a leader in investigative reporting, public service journalism, and in offering a variety of opinions and perspectives from around the state. The Anchorage Daily News, the largest newspaper in Alaska, has a history of distinguished journalism, winning two Pulitzer Prizes for public service in 1976 and 1989.