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Chicago Tribune Cuts Hit Journalists Of Color

Journal-Isms | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Tribune laid off 40 newsroom employees Friday, a disproportionate number of whom were journalists of color, according to Trib employees in...

Chicago Tribune Lays Off 40

Chicago Tribune | Phil Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Tribune shed more than 40 newsroom employees today, which, coupled with last week's voluntary exit of more than 30 journalists, means the ...

Trib May Dump Old English Nameplate

Common Sense Journalism | Doug Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's no secret Chicago Tribune designers have been under the gun to get a redesign of the paper done by the end of this month. But apparently more ma...

Deja Vu: Now Chicago Tribune Axeing Newsroom Jobs

Chicago Tribune | Phil Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Chicago Tribune began informing staff Tuesday it will eliminate around 80 of its current 578 newsroom positions by the end of August and reduce th...

Los Angeles Times To Cut 150 Staffers

Radar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Los Angeles Times announced 150 editorial layoffs--on both print and Web, according to a memo just sent by Russ Stanton. The layoffs will be compl...

Tribune Tower For Sale: Zell Shops Historic Building

Chicago Tribune | Robert Manor and Phil Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Tribune Tower, the neo-Gothic landmark that adorns Michigan Avenue near the Chicago River, is on the market. Tribune Co. Chairman and Chief Executive...

Tribune Planning Big Cuts: Fewer Papers, Firing Reporters

New York Times | Richard Perez Pena | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Tribune Company newspapers like The Los Angeles Times and The Chicago Tribune will quickly cut costs -- by printing fewer papers and employing fewer j...

Tribune's Sam Zell Moving Forward With Chicago Cubs Sale

TheDeal.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Tribune Co. chairman and CEO Samuel Zell said Thursday that the offering memorandum for the Chicago Cubs should go out to potential buyers next week a...

Daily News' Zuckerman Aggressively Pursuing Newsday

Newsday | Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rupert Murdoch isn't the only newspaper mogul who is aggressively pursuing a purchase of Newsday, sources said Friday. Daily News owner Mort Zuckerman...

Media Mogul Battle! Murdoch, Zuckerman Both Eyeing Another New York Paper

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As first reported yesterday by Crains New York, News Corp. chairman Rupert Murdoch — who recently acquired Dow Jones (and the Wall Street Journal fl...

Bullish Zell Seals Deal For Tribune Company

Los Angeles Times | Thomas S. Mulligan, James Rainey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

For the second time in eight years, control of the Los Angeles Times changed hands Thursday, passing from a staid Chicago conglomerate to a private co...

New Tribune Boss Sam Zell: "The Transaction From Hell Is Done"

Portfolio.com | Jeff Bercovici | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The $8.2 billion deal to take Tribune Co. private through an employee stock ownership plan finally went through today. Sam Zell, the Chicago real esta...

FCC Waivers Help Tribune Sale Near Finish Line

Los Angeles Times | Jim Puzzanghera and Thomas S. Mulligan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Tribune Co. prepared Thursday to close its $8.2-billion deal to go private, triggering regulatory waivers and pulling $500 million in cash out of its ...