Pulitzer Prize Winning Journalism
The Blade’s 2004 investigation, “Buried Secrets, Brutal Truths,” earned a Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting. The series focused on an elite U.S. Army unit, Tiger Force, that left a trail of atrocities during the Vietnam War, and concealed from the public for three decades.
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Block Communications, Inc., (BCI) is a 115-year-old privately held diversified media holding company headquartered in Toledo, Ohio.

Founded in 1900

Our Reach Is Wide

Block Communications, Inc., (BCI) is a 112-year-old privately held diversified media holding company headquartered in Toledo, OH. It has primary operations in CableTelevision, Newspaper publishing, High-speed Internet and Residential Telephone services.. read more »

Generations Of Media Experience

Paul Block emigrated from Germany to upstate New York in 1885, and began in the newspaper business as a young man in Elmira, NY, and later in New York City. In 1900, he left a secure job to form his own ad rep firm which sold national advertising for client newspapers… read more »

Building Our Communities

The Block family has a long and abiding tradition of supporting the communities in which they operate and the causes in which they strongly believe. This tradition can be traced in part to the senior Mr. Block’s pledge of a hefty amount of money to build a chapel at .. read more »

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