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'Chicago Newsroom' Talks Tyree's Death, Rahm's Police Plans And More

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

One of the great stand-bys of local news analysis is the weekly show "Chicago Newsroom" on Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV). Host Ken Davis ...

Jeremy Halbreich Named New Chairman Of Sun-Times Media

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — CEO Jeremy L. Halbreich has been named to the added role of chairman of Sun-Times Media Holdings, which owns the Chicago Sun-Times and...

President Obama Expresses Sadness For Loss Of Jim Tyree

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, are extending condolences to the family of James Tyree, a Chicago businessman with d...

Sun-Times Chairman Diagnosed With Stomach Cancer As More Layoffs Hit Newsroom

The Huffington Post | Jen Sabella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Today was a rough one for employees of the Chicago Sun-Times. First, the newsroom lost at least five veteran employees to surprise layoffs. Then, colu...

Sun-Times Sale: 6-Person Union Throws Wrench Into Deal

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When a bankruptcy judge in Delaware approved Chicago financier Jim Tyree's $26.5 million bid to save Sun-Times Media Group Inc. from extinction last w...

Chicago Sun-Times Eyes Online Pay Walls

Crain's Chicago Business | Ann Saphir | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

While there's no panacea for the ills of the newspaper publishing business, small changes will help turn the tide at the money-losing publisher of Chi...

Potential Sun-Times Bidder Says He Was Blocked From Meeting With Union

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A major roadblock to sealing a deal on the sale of the Chicago Sun-Times appears to have been swept away. Leaders of five unions that...

Sun-Times Sale To Tyree Approved By Bankruptcy Judge

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The way The Rev. Issac Whittmon sees it, a vital piece of his city was saved Thursday when a bankruptcy judge approved the sale of the...

Names Of New Sun-Times Owners Released

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Businessman Jim Tyree released the names of his ten co-investors in the Sun-Times Media Group Friday. Besides Tyree, the CEO of Mesirow Financial Grou...

Sun-Times Sale Deadline Passes Without Savior

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — No one else stepped forward with a bid for the bankrupt Chicago Sun-Times before a Monday evening deadline, leaving just one offer for...

Sun-Times, Newsroom Union Reach Tentative Deal

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A major roadblock to sealing a deal on the sale of the Chicago Sun-Times appears to have been swept away. Leaders of five unions that...

Sun-Times Union Rejects Sale Demands

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Unionized workers in the Chicago Sun-Times' newsroom have rejected demands for deep pay cuts and work-rule changes, putting at risk a ...