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Tribune Bankruptcy

Tribune Co. Emerges From Bankruptcy

Reuters | Posted 03.02.2013 | Media

* Former Discovery Comms COO Liguori expected to be CEO * New board includes former execs of Yahoo, Disney * LA Times co...

Tribune Co. Newspapers Dropping AP

timeoutchicago.com | Posted 02.23.2013 | Media

The Chicago Tribune and six other newspapers owned by Tribune Co. are dropping the services of Associated Press, effective in early January. ...

Tribune Eyes New CEO

www.reuters.com | Ronald Grover and Peter Lauria | Posted 11.21.2012 | Media

(Reuters) - Peter Liguori, a former top executive at News Corp's Fox and Discovery Communications Inc, has emerged as the leading candidate for Chief ...

Tribune Co. To Emerge From Bankruptcy

Reuters | Posted 09.14.2012 | Media

* Judge to confirm 4th amended plan once revisions made * Judge overrules Aurelius, other creditors' objections * Chicag...

Sam Zell, Tribune Co. Chief, Sues Shareholders

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 02.20.2012 | Media

His suit argues that the chairman of the media company should be paid along with other creditors should a court rule that his buyout of the firm was a...

Los Angeles Times Editor Steps Down

Posted 12.15.2011 | Media

The Los Angeles Times announced on Tuesday that executive vice president and editor Russ Stanton will step down just before the new year. Managing edi...

PHOTOS: Trib Execs Have Lavish Poker Party As Newspaper Sinks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Images posted by Robert Feder, a long-time Chicago Sun-Times columnist who now writes for WBEZ's Vocalo.org blog, show executives from the Chicago Tri...

Tribune Won't Leave Bankruptcy This Year: Zell

Chicago Tribune | Phil Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Saying his investment in Chicago Tribune parent Tribune Co. represents "certainly the most amount of money I've ever lost in a single deal" billionair...

Tribune Creditors Working To Force Sam Zell Out: Report

Chicago Sun-Times | DAVID ROEDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Eight months after the filing, two sources familiar with the process said creditors are working on a reorganization plan that elbows Zell aside. The c...

Tribune Chairman: Paper May Exit Bankruptcy This Year

Editor and Publisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CHICAGO A day after Tribune Co. asked a bankruptcy court for more time to complete its reorganization plan, Chairman and CEO Sam Zell said Tuesday the...

Tribune Tower Taken Off The Market

Crain's Chicago Business | Eddie Baeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Tribune Co. has scrapped plans to put the Tribune Tower up for sale because of cratering real estate prices and the company's late-year bankruptcy pro...

Tribune Co. Wants To Keep LA Times, WGN

Chicago Tribune | Michael Oneal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A month into its Chapter 11 bankruptcy case, Chicago-based Tribune Co. is beginning to form a strategy for holding the company's major assets together...

Sidley Austin Charging $1100/Hour For Tribune Bankruptcy Work

Bloomberg | Linda Sandler and Lindsay Fortado | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Dec. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Sidley Austin lawyers are asking as much as $1,100 an hour for bankruptcy work on Tribune Co., surpassing the rates charged by ...

Tribune Co. Spent $3 Million In Legal Fees Before Bankruptcy Filing

Chicago Tribune | Ameet Sachdev | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Before Tribune Co. sought bankruptcy protection on Dec. 8, the Chicago-based media company and Chicago Tribune owner had spent nearly $3 million for l...

All's Well That Ends Zell

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marty Kaplan

Sam Zell didn't cause the crisis in modern journalism, but he did turn a superb and profitable institution into a basket case. The people who work there, and the people who read it, deserve way better.

Illinois Governor's Advice To Zell: Change Tribune Editorial Board

Chicago Tribune | Rick Pearson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Gov. Rod Blagojevich said today he didn't view it as surprising that Tribune Co. filed for protection under the federal bankruptcy code and said he be...

Cubs Say Tribune Bankruptcy Filing Won't Affect Team

Crain's Chicago Business | Mike Colias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Tribune Co.'s bankruptcy filing won't scrap or delay plans to sell the Chicago Cubs, the team said Monday. The team was not included in Tribune's Cha...