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Tribune Media Services and NTVB Media Join Forces to Bring Turn-Key TV Magazine Solutions to Newspapers

Editor & Publisher – 2012-02-01

CHICAGO, Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Media Services (TMS), a leading provider of entertainment information, has entered into an exclusive agreement to provide television listings and...

Tribune Offers Newsroom Voluntary Buyouts

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-17

Looking to reduce costs as it continues to grapple with a changing media landscape and challenging economy, the Chicago Tribune told employees Monday it will offer an undisclosed number of voluntary...

Tribune Co.: Bankruptcy Exit 'Possible' by October

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-13

(Crain's) — Tribune Co. is aiming to exit bankruptcy protection by the third quarter, following a court hearing Wednesday that reaffirmed a May hearing date on the company's revamped...

Oakland Tribune tells spinoff to stop using its name and logo

San Jose Mercury News – 2012-01-07

The publisher of Occupied Oakland Tribune, Scott Johnson, faces legal action if his newsletter and blog do not stop using the name and logo, which emulate the newspaper down to the historic Tribune...

Sam Zell sues former shareholders of Tribune

L.A. Times – 2011-12-21

Billionaire Sam Zell, while saying the buyout of media giant Tribune that he engineered was legitimate, says he should get paid along with other creditors if a court rules it was a fraud.Billionaire...

Who will read Richard Scott's International Herald Tribune now?

Guardian – 2011-11-20

The former chairman of the Scott Trust's unopened IHT was a poignant sight on the day of his funeralIt's a grey day in deepest France. The revered former chairman of the Scott Trust, Richard Scott,...

Tribune stays in bankruptcy

Guardian – 2011-11-01

Two plans to lift the Tribune Company, owner of the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune, out of its three-year stay in bankruptcy have been rejected.Delaware's chief bankruptcy judge, Kevin Carey,...

Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times to keep names

San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-10-27

Both the Oakland Tribune and the Contra Costa Times will retain their names, the company that publishes both announced Thursday. But Tribune subscribers will no longer receive a home-delivered copy...

Chicago Tribune mulls new weekly books section

Poynter. – 2011-10-26

Crain’s Chicago Business Lynne Marek reports the Chicago Tribune is planning to launch the section in January, and is expected to charge about $2 for it. The 32-page prototype for Printers Row —...

MinnPost publisher: We won’t try to capitalize on Star Tribune’s paywall

Poynter. – 2011-10-25

MinnPost Starting Nov. 1, the Star Tribune will begin charging its heaviest users for Web access if they don’t subscribe beyond the Sunday paper. The change prompted David Brauer, MinnPost’s media...

Tribune Co's warring parties brace for key ruling

Reuters – 2011-10-21

(Reuters) - Tribune Co, the publisher of the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune newspapers, may be nearing the end of its bitter bankruptcy that quickly followed a disastrous leveraged buyout...

UPDATE 1-Tribune settles lawsuit by employees for $32 mln

Reuters – 2011-08-20

Aug 19 (Reuters) - The bankrupt publisher of The Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times said it agreed to pay $32 million to settle a lawsuit filed by former employees.

Tribune Co. restructures

Editors Weblog – 2011-07-20

U.S. media group Tribune Co. has completed a significant restructuring of its managerial staff, media services and publishing facilities. Tribune Co. owns 23 television stations across America, an...

Tribune Media Group's publisher adds title of CEO of parent Tribune Co.'s publishing division.

L.A. Times – 2011-07-18

Tony Hunter, the Chicago Tribune Media Group's publisher and chief executive, has added the title of CEO of parent Tribune Co.'s publishing division.

Tribune promotes Hunter to publishing division CEO, cuts 4 top execs

Poynter. – 2011-07-18

Chicago Tribune Tony Hunter, who has been Chicago Tribune Media Group publisher, will now oversee day-to-day operations of six Tribune Co. daily papers (South Florida Sun Sentinel, Orlando Sentinel,...

O’Shea blasts ex-Tribune execs, current editor in new book

Poynter. – 2011-06-16

Crain’s Chicago Business Former Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times newsman James O’Shea’s recently published “The Deal from Hell: How Moguls and Wall Street Plundered Great American...

Retirees Sue Tribune Shareholders

Editor & Publisher – 2011-06-03

Retirees from Times Mirror and Tribune Co. seek $109 million in retirement benefits, and also complain of allegedly fraudulent transfers, and the $200 million cost of Tribune's bankruptcy...

L.A. Times publisher is named chief executive of Tribune Co.

L.A. Times – 2011-05-07

Eddy W. Hartenstein will remain publisher of Los Angeles Times Media Group, but names former Times executive Kathy Thomson as its president and chief operating officer.Tribune Corp., owner of the Los...

Tribune Co. picks LA Times publisher as new CEO

San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-05-07

(05-06) 12:46 PDT Chicago, IL (AP) -- Tribune Co. has selected the publisher of its largest newspaper, the Los Angeles Times, to be its CEO as it tries to end nearly 2 1/2 years in bankruptcy...

Hartenstein named Tribune Co. chief executive

Poynter. – 2011-05-06

Los Angeles Times Eddy Hartenstein, who has been Los Angeles Times publisher since 2008, is now in charge of keeping Tribune running as it struggles to exit bankruptcy protection after several years...

At Tribune, Battle Expands

Editor & Publisher – 2011-04-19

Ex-shareholders squirrel away cash as creditors aim to claw back money.

Tribune bankruptcy hearing continues in Del.

San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-03-15

(03-14) 12:54 PDT Wilmington, Del. (AP) -- The publisher and CEO of the Los Angeles Times says it's important that its parent company, Tribune Co., emerge from bankruptcy protection as soon as...

LA Times publisher, Tribune Co. exec calls for quick approval of bankruptcy exit plan

The Washington Post – 2011-03-15

WILMINGTON, Del. - A top executive with Tribune Co. wants a judge to approve the company's plan to emerge from bankruptcy protection as soon as possible.

Tribune Co. revenue climbs 1% in 2010

L.A. Times – 2011-01-27

The privately held media company's operating cash flow increases $140 million to $635 million largely because of its TV stations. Operating cash flow at the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune was...

Tribune report unsealed, bankruptcy exit delayed

Reuters – 2010-08-03

WILMINGTON, Del., Aug 3 (Reuters) - A 1,000-page examiner report into the bankruptcy of Tribune Co was unsealed on Tuesday and made public, likely bolstering the legal case of junior creditors who...

Tribune Co. Reaches Agreement With Its Creditors on Plan to Exit Bankruptcy

Editor And Publisher – 2010-04-08

Ending 16 tumultuous months of Chapter 11 negotiations with its creditors -- often punctuated by threats of litigation and even a "nuclear option" warning -- Tribune said late Thursday that it had...

'Chicago Tribune': Our Parent Co.'s Bankruptcy Typifies Huge Fees These Days

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-28

To report on the huge fees that lawyers and other professionals are making from bankruptcies these days, Chicago Tribune reporter Michael Oneal found the perfect example in his own building: Tribune...

Make Tribune Co. Stop Paying Banks, Bondholders Ask Bankruptcy Judge

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-26

A group of bondholders on Friday asked the judge presiding over the Tribune Co.'s Chapter 11 case to reject payments made to lenders who financed the company's 2007 leveraged buyout to cover their...

'Star Tribune' Appoints Chief Revenue Officer

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-09

The Star Tribune in Minneapolis has named Jeff Griffing as chief revenue officer with oversight for advertising and digital revenue, effective March 29. Griffing, 45, is currently the Sports...

'Hastings Tribune' Appoints New Publisher

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-09

The Hastings Tribune has a new publisher to replace the newspaper's longtime leader, Don Seaton.

Kansas City's 'Sun Tribune' Shuttered

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-25

NPG Newspapers is closing the , a weekly newspaper that covers the counties of Clay and Platte near Kansas City. An executive with NPG said the move will allow the company to focus on its other...

Tribune Co. Gets More Time to File Bankruptcy Re-org Plan

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-18

Judge Kevin Carey of U.S. Bankruptcy Court agreed Thursday to give Tribune until March 31 to submit its plan. Carey delayed hearing a request from Tribune's committee of unsecured creditors for...

Freedom Asks Court to Approve 'East Valley Tribune' Sale

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-16

Freedom Communications asked a bankruptcy court Tuesday to approve the sale of the East Valley Tribune to 1013 Communications. Freedom expects a hearing to be held in March.

Minneapolis 'Star Tribune' Achieves Record Web Month

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-08, Web site of the Star Tribune of Minneapolis, surpassed 100 million page views in January, an all-time high in monthly traffic and a 9% increase year-over-year.

Narrower, Shallower 'Chicago Tribune' Debuts

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-08

The Chicago Tribune debuted its narrower broadsheet and shallower tabloid pages Monday.

Tribune Co. D.C. Deputy Named 'Wall St. Journal' National Politics Editor

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-07

Aaron Zitner, who is now deputy bureau chief of the Washington bureau for Tribune Co.'s newspapers and broadcast outlets, is joining The Wall Street Journal as national politics editor effective...

Bankruptcy Judge Approves Bonus Payments for Tribune Executives

New York Times – 2010-01-28

A union and the bankruptcy trustee questioned a $45.6 million incentive program for top executives and managers after thousands of layoffs.

Could Tribune ESOP Suit Ruling Foreshadow Outcome in 'Fraudulent Conveyance' Bankruptcy Dispute?

Editor And Publisher – 2009-12-22

Few paid much attention to a U.S. district judge's rulings last weekend on motions to dismiss charges and defendants in the lawsuit brought by six current and former Los Angeles Times reporters...

Former 'Tampa Tribune' Chairman, Publisher Dies at 80

Editor And Publisher – 2009-12-22

H. Doyle Harvill, former chairman and publisher of the Tampa Tribune, has died. He was 80.

'Star Tribune' Staffers Launch 'Save The Strib' Campaign

Editor And Publisher – 2009-04-06

Leaders of the Minnesota Newspaper Guild launched the push for community awareness of the newspaper's troubled times -- which include a recent bankruptcy filing -- as well as an effort to find new...

More Layoffs, Extended Furloughs At 'Tampa Tribune,' Siblings

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-30

Media General Inc.'s Florida Communications Group (FCG) on Monday laid off 53 employees at The Tampa Tribune and its media siblings in the market.

'Star Tribune' Withholds Select Print Content From Web

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-30

In an effort to protect its print franchise, the Star Tribune in Minneapolis has started withholding certain content from its Web site.

San Diego Union-Tribune being sold to equity firm

International Herald Tribune – 2009-03-19

The parent company of The San Diego Union-Tribune said Wednesday that it agreed to sell its flagship newspaper to a private equity firm for an undisclosed price, a rare vote of confidence in an...

McClatchy-Tribune News Service to Include All Tribune D.C. Content

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-19

"MCT is now moving all stories and coverage about the nation¿s capital from Tribune Company¿s Washington bureau," an advisory sent Thursday states.

'Star Tribune' Pressmen Accept Layoffs, Wage Cuts

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-18

Unionized pressmen at The Star Tribune in Minneapolis have agreed to some 24 layoffs and unspecified salary cuts, according to online news outlet reported the deal was approved by a...

'Star Tribune,' Printer's Union Strike a Deal

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-13

A top labor union official says The Star Tribune of Minneapolis and its printer's union have reached a deal to avoid the termination of a labor contract covering 116 pressmen.

Tribune Consultant on Cubs Deal Mentions 'Opportunities' in E-mails to Blagojevich Aide

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-10

A sports consultant helping Tribune Co. with a potential Wrigley Field sale said in an e-mail to former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's top aide that the results of the presidential election had put "the...

Post-Tribune changes publisher

The Times of Northwest Indiana – 2009-03-04

The Post-Tribune will get a new publisher as part of a management shake-up announced today by the newspaper's parent, Sun-Times Media Group, Inc.

New publisher named at Post-Tribune newspaper

FOX 19 Cincinnati – 2009-03-04

MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Lisa Tatina has been promoted from vice president of advertising to publisher of the Post-Tribune newspaper in Merrillville.

Tatina named new Post-Tribune publisher

Post-Tribune – 2009-03-04

Lisa Tatina is the new publisher of the Post-Tribune, having been promoted from vice president of advertising. Her promotion was announced Tuesday by officials of the Post-Tribune's parent company,...

Merrillville 'Post-Tribune' Appoints New Publisher

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-04

Lisa Tatina has been promoted from vice president of advertising to publisher of the Post-Tribune newspaper in Merrillville.

Tribune Co. Won't Sell Tribune Tower -- for Now

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-25

Tribune Co. is giving up on plans to sell its iconic headquarters on Chicago's Magnificent Mile.

'Star Tribune' Asks Judge to Cancel Contract With Printer's Union

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-20

The Star Tribune is asking a bankruptcy judge to cancel its contract with its 116-member printer's union and impose new terms that would save the struggling newspaper $3.5 million a year.

Will Tribune Co. be Able to Hire its Desired Financial Advisors?

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-20

A bankruptcy judge will consider whether Tribune Co. can hire a financial advisory firm that worked for one of the company's chief newspaper rivals.

'Chicago Tribune' Calls for Illinois Senator to Resign

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-18

"The benefit of the doubt had already been stretched thin and taut by the time Roland Burris offered his third version of the events leading to his appointment to the U.S. Senate," the editorial...

Financing Breakthrough in Tribune Cubs Sale, as Family Sells Big Ameritrade Stake

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-18

Debt-encumbered Tribune Co.'s oft-delayed sale of the Chicago Cubs baseball team and its landmark Wrigley Field venue took a giant step towards completion Wednesday as the financing plans of the...

'Tampa Tribune,' 'Richmond Times-Dispatch' Parent Orders 10-Day Furloughs

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-18

Richmond, Va.-based Media General Inc. -- which publishes metros in the some of the markets that were hit the earliest and the hardest by the contracting economy -- on Wednesday ordered employees to...

Memo Reports Tribune Co. Salary Freeze

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-17

"As a company, we're fighting back like never before -- developing new products, operating extremely efficiently, and re-examining everything we do with an eye toward maximizing our cash flow," a...

'Chic Tribune' Announces Anti-Corruption Campaign

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-16

With good cause.

'Tampa Tribune' to Insert Lakeland, Sarasota Dailies' Sunday Packages

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-12

The Tampa Tribune announced that it will manage inserting of the Sunday package for The Lakeland Ledger, beginning Feb. 22, and Sarasota Herald-Tribune, beginning March 1. The New York Times...

More Cuts Coming, 'Chicago Tribune' CEO Says

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-06

In a memo to employees Friday, Chicago Tribune Media Group CEO Tony Hunter said there will be more job reductions at the flagship Trib and siblings such as RedEye as the company takes ¿decisive...

'Sarasota Herald-Tribune' Announces Layoffs, Circ Cut

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-04

The Sarasota (Fla.) Herald-Tribune Media Group laid off 48 people and cut home delivery to two area communities in a cost-cutting move, the paper revealed Wednesday.

Bankruptcy Court OKs New Tribune Co. Severance Policy

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-03

Tribune Co., which had said it intended to stop paying deferred compensation and other payments to former employees, said it won verbal approval Tuesday from U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware for a...

'Tampa Tribune' Parent Swings to Q4 Loss as Newspaper Ad Revenue Falls 20%

Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-29

Media General Inc. reported a fourth-quarter loss of $85.5 million, or $3.86 a share, mostly on a big write-down on its broadcast division -- but also on a 20% drop in newspaper ad revenue.

Tribune Co. Names Head of National Media Sales for Interactive, Publishing

Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-28

Don Meek has been named president/national media sales for interactive and publishing, for Tribune Company.

Tribune Appoints Don Meek President/National Media Sales for Interactive and Publishing

Broadcast Newsroom – 2009-01-26

CHICAGO , Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tribune Company today announced the appointment of Don Meek as president/national media sales for interactive and publishing.

Tribune Co. Selects $900 Million Bidder to Buy Chicago Cubs

Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-23

After a nearly two-year process that spanned the privatization of Tribune Co., the Illinois governor's corruption scandal and the virtual collapse of the credit market, Tribune has picked a winning...

'St. Paul Pioneer Press' to Distribute 'Star Tribune' Copies

Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-20

The Twin Cities' two daily newspapers have long been competitors. But they'll become a little more cooperative next month.

Minneapolis Star Tribune in bankruptcy filing

Reuters – 2009-01-16

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Minneapolis Star Tribune filed for bankruptcy, becoming one of the biggest U.S. newspapers yet to financially flame out under a heavy debt load and a punishing decline in...

'Chicago Tribune': We Goofed On Redesign

Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-08

"You spoke, we listened," reads the headline for a note to readers from Editor Gerould W. Kern, in an extraordinary mea culpa wrapped around its A-section Thursday. The Tribune acknowledges that its...

'East Valley Tribune' Relaunches as four Free Tabs in Phoenix Market

Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-07

The East Valley Tribune Wednesday became four tabloid editions with selective free distributions in its greater Phoenix, Ariz., market that will no longer publish every day of the week.

Cheyenne 'Tribune Eagle' Lays Off Reporter, Copy Editor

Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-07

The Wyoming Tribune Eagle has laid off two newsroom employees as part of cost-saving measures prompted by the economic recession.

NYSE Officially De-lists Certain Tribune Co. Debt

Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-06

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) followed up on its stop-trading order last month, officially notifying the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Tuesday that it has de-listed some of Tribune...

Former Tribune publisher named vice president of newspapers for Forum Communication Co.

West Central Tribune – 2008-12-24

Steve McLister, former West Central Tribune publisher, has been named vice president of newspapers for Forum Communications Co. in Fargo, N.D. Advertisement: Custom Interiors by Donna B. DECORATE...

Governor sought firing of Chicago Tribune editorial writer

Chicago Tribune – 2008-12-10

Editorial board's criticism of governor spurred bid to tie aid for Wrigley rehab to firing, complaint says Angry over critical editorials, Gov. Rod Blagojevich threatened to withhold state money for...

Another Surprise From Blago Wiretap: Tribune Still Looking At Separate Wrigley Field Sale

Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-10

Among the milder surprises to emerge from the stunning criminal complaint released after the arrest of Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was the disclosure that Tribune was quietly negotiating to sell...

Tribune Bankruptcy May Signal Distress for Media-Company LBOs

Bloomberg – 2008-12-10

Dec. 10 (Bloomberg) -- Tribune Co .’s bankruptcy is a bad omen for the almost $90 billion in buyouts of U.S. media companies from 2005 to 2007 that relied heavily on borrowed money and economic...

Beyond Tribune: More Bankruptcies Possible?

Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-09

Although Tribune Co. has the distinction of being the first major newspaper publisher to seek bankruptcy protection in this sour economy, it is hardly alone in facing the deadly combination of high...

Debt-Saddled Tribune Co. Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Washington Post – 2008-12-09

Media giant Tribune Co. yesterday became the first major newspaper or chain in several decades to enter Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, as the debt-saddled company fights sharply dropping...

Sam Zell's 'transaction from hell' ends in bankruptcy for Tribune

International Herald Tribune – 2008-12-09

With one of the grand old names of American journalism confronting an uncertain future, it is worth remembering all the people who helped orchestrate this ill-fated deal - and made a lot of money in...

Tribune bankruptcy buys time to fix finances

International Herald Tribune – 2008-12-09

Tribune Co.'s bankruptcy filing gives the struggling newspaper and television station owner time to put its finances in order, and complete the difficult task of finding buyers for some of its...

Tribune Co., publisher of top daily newspapers, files for bankruptcy

Seattle Post-Intelligencer – 2008-12-09

NEW YORK -- Tribune Co., owner of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun and other dailies, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Monday, the first major newspaper publisher to take such a...

UPDATED: 'Chicago Tribune' Delayed Governor Wiretap Stories At Fed's Request

Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-09

U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald, who ordered the arrest of Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich Tuesday morning, said that at his office's request the Chicago Tribune agreed to delay publication of a...

US media giant Tribune Co. files for bankruptcy

AFP via Yahoo! News – 2008-12-09

The Tribune Co., owner of the Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune and other dailies, filed for bankruptcy, in the latest blow to a newspaper industry reeling from a drop in advertising and the...

Debt-Ridden Tribune Co. Considers Bankruptcy

Washington Post – 2008-12-08

Media giant Tribune Co., saddled with billions in debt since it became a privately held company last year, has hired bankruptcy advisers, according to its flagship newspaper, the Chicago Tribune.

Black Monday: Tribune Co. Files for Bankruptcy

Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-08

Following reports of trying to avoid this step, The Tribune Company filed for bankruptcy protection in a federal court in Delaware on Monday.

Tribune: 'Where Are We Going Here?'

Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-08

While the company Sam Zell took private not even one year ago has the financing lined up to handle the relatively small $70 million debt payment -- it appears this small amount has given the top...

Bonanza publisher takes on Tahoe Daily Tribune

North Lake Tahoe Bonanza – 2008-12-05

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE - Mary Jurkonis has been named Tahoe Daily Tribune publisher, adding to her current duties as publisher of the North Lake Tahoe Bonanza.

New publisher named at Tribune

Tahoe Daily Tribune – 2008-12-04

Mary Jurkonis has been named Tahoe Daily Tribune publisher.

At Least 3 Bidders Step Up To Plate For Tribune's Cubs Sale

Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-02

Tribune Co. Chairman and CEO Sam Zell, anxious to sell the Chicago Cubs before the end of the year, apparently has three bidders for the baseball team and its landmark Wrigley Field. But it emerged...

'Chicago Tribune' Dining Editor Narrowly Escapes Mumbai Violence

Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-01

Chicago Tribune Dining Editor Judy Hevrdejs narrowly escaped last week's violence in Mumbai. In Sunday's editions, she described running through the Taj Mahal Palace hotel, just a few steps ahead of...

O'Shea, Former Tribune Editor, Probes Zell Changes

Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-01

For better and worse.

Pulitzer Prize Winner Crewdson Among Tribune D.C. Bureau Layoffs

Editor And Publisher – 2008-11-13

Among the journalists let go in Tribune Co.'s consolidation of its Washington, D.C., bureau was John Crewdson, who won the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting when he was with The New York...

Tribune site joins ‘magazine rack’

Portland Tribune – 2008-11-13

The Portland Tribune’s Web site is now on a national “magazine rack.” The site has been added to Guy Kawasaki’s, which features news from across the country and information on all...

New Tribune D.C. Bureau Chief Expects More Shared Coverage

Editor And Publisher – 2008-11-12

"The concept is to have reporters in the Washington bureau cover the top news stories of the day and those stories will be available for all of the newspapers to run," says Cissy Baker, the new vice...

S&P lowers ratings on Tribune Co.

AP via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-11-12

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services on Tuesday lowered its corporate credit and issue-level ratings on Tribune Co., citing the difficulty the struggling publisher is having in selling assets in the...

Tribune Company Loses $121 Million

New York Times – 2008-11-11

The owner of newspapers including The Los Angeles Times and The Chicago Tribune said it lost $121.6 million in the third quarter as newspaper advertising revenue fell.

Tribune's VP Of Advertising To Leave For Magazine Job

The Tampa Tribune – 2008-11-11

The Tampa Tribune's vice president of advertising and sales will be leaving to become the publisher of Florida Trend, a magazine owned by Tribune competitor St. Petersburg Times.

Tribune Ad Revenue Down $111 Million

Editor And Publisher – 2008-11-10

The Tribune Co. reported a Q3 loss of $124 million from continuing operations compared with income of $84 million for the same period last year. "We are operating in an exceptionally difficult...

Tribune posts loss, Moody's downgrades Gannett

Reuters via Yahoo! News – 2008-11-10

Tribune Co, the U.S. newspaper publisher and broadcaster trying to pay off billions of dollars in debt, reported a loss from continuing operations and a 10 percent revenue drop on Monday as...

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