The Pulitzer Publishing Company has sold the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and 13 other daily newspapers to a bigger newspaper cpompany, Lee Enterprises. Pulitzer also publishes 65 weekly papers, shoppers, and other publications. The company is based in St. Louis, where Joseph Pulitzer founded it in 1878. Lee Enterprises is based in Iowa and has 44 dailies and 200 weeklies and special publications. It’s a billion-and-a-half dollar deal that creates the nation’s fourth largest publisher.