Previously: What if new Sun-Sentinel owners decide to sell?If you hadn't noticed, it's a hell of a time to be in the newspaper business. Last month, we wondered aloud about the imminent sale of the Tribune newspaper company -- which includes our local beacon of truth and coupons, the Sun-Sentinel -- ... More >>
City Link, the weekly newspaper published by the Sun-Sentinel and its parent, Tribune Company, is expected to cease publication within the coming weeks, current and former employees tell New Times. The paper has been in steady decline for years. Hard news largely disappeared from its pages as the ... More >>
Tribune CEO Randy Michaels.Sun-Sentinel staffers are buzzing this morning about a New York Times article that makes their corporate bosses look like overgrown extras from Anchorman.The Tribune Co., which is headquartered in Chicago and owns the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune as well as ... More >>
Not sure if that headline refers to Sun-Sentinel courtrs reporter Tonya Alanez getting lined up to view the potential state's offing of John Marek (see this excellent JAABlog post for details) or the slow-motion assassination of the newspaper industry's future.
On the latter point, I give ... More >>
FitzSimonsNow former Sun-Sentinel reporter and writing coach John de Groot lays out the audacity -- and outrageousness -- of the severance packages paid to former Tribune executives at the time they unloaded the company to Sam Zell in a doomed, d ... More >>
Count acting FCC Chairman Michael Copps among those who believe the current strategy of decimating staffs at newspapers is the wrong way to deal with the economic downturn, especially since most are still making money.
"I am seriously worried about the decline of broa ... More >>
The Minneapolis Star Tribune followed the Tribune Co. and went into Chapter 11 bankruptcy today. Remember, Miami Herald parent McClatchy, in the only good move it has made in several years, sold the Strib, as it is called, for $530 million back in 2006. The newspaper's story includes some inter ... More >>
We've all heard about the arrest of Illinois Rod "I'm Not A Crook II" Blagojevich, but did you hear the one about his wife?
Patricia Blagojevich is the one who seems to have instigated the (allegedly criminal) attempt by the guv to try to bribe Sam Zell into firing the Chicago Tribun ... More >>
What a weekend for South Florida newspapers -- a very bad one. The Miami Herald is up for sale and Tribune Co., the parent of the Sun-Sentinel, is preparing for what may be inevitable bankruptcy.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the media company -- which counts among its properties the Los ... More >>
In his latest "think piece," Tribune Co. Chief Innovation Officer Lee Abrams draws a line in the sand for EVERYone in the company's newsrooms (including the Sun-Sentinel):
Revolutions are about "we". The leaders need to engage EVERYone. And EVERYone needs to engage the cause. You ar ... More >>