Posts tagged "Los Angeles Times"

How about a moment of silence for our Chicago Tribune colleagues

Now comes the news that Gannet, the owner of USA TODAY and 100 others properties is readying a hostile $815 million bid for Tribune Publishing. Gannet is known for staff reductions–to put it mildly. The Tribune already has had several waves of early buyouts and other staff pruning, but if Gannet succeeds (in its very generous offer... Read more »

Why the Tribune won't sell the Los Angeles Times

Rick Edmonds from the Poynter Institute explains that the Tribune can’t afford to sell one of its biggest assets and give up on the nation’s third largest market: Since becoming [Tribune Publishing] CEO a year ago Jack Griffin has been talking about his five-point plan to turn around the company.  One of those points has been to install... Read more »

How to scare the bejabbers out of liberals and make money doing it

Who will end up owning the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and other newspapers in the Tribune Company’s chain is making for a lot of speculative news stories. The idea that the despised conservative billionaires Koch brothers and the almost as despised Rupert Murdoch might buy the newspapers has the left all a twit. For... Read more »
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Rupert Murdoch to buy Chicago Tribune?

Tribune Co., the bankrupt owner of the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and six other daily newspapers, is interviewing bankers about selling its papers, according to two people with knowledge of the matter, reports Bloomberg. Said the news service: The company’s owners are seeking an adviser for a possible sale after Tribune Co. exits bankruptcy, which is slated to happen... Read more »

Media react to health bill passage

Some editorial writers and commentators stayed up late Sunday night to write their reflections  about the House passage of the health care legislation. Here is a sampling:  Chicago Tribune: Victory, but at what cost? Fix it.  Wall Street Journal: The Doctors of the House: A landmark of liberal governance whose price will be very steep.... Read more »
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