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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 Leaves Bankruptcy After 4 Years

AP | Posted 03.02.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO — More than four years after crushing debt and plunging advertising sales forced it to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, Tribun...

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 ...

Creditors Appeal Tribune Bankruptcy Approval

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 09.23.2012 | Media

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Unhappy creditors are challenging a federal judge's approval of Tribune Co.'s plan to emerge from bankruptcy, asking that it be p...

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...

Tribune Broadcasting: No Deal Reached With DirecTV

AP | Posted 05.31.2012 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — DirecTV Inc. subscribers in 19 U.S. markets have lost access to certain programming, after Tribune Broadcasting said it failed to re...

Tribune Bankruptcy Case Like To Extend

AP | Posted 02.29.2012 | Media

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Media company Tribune Co. likely won't emerge from bankruptcy protection until at least this summer. Tribune,...

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...

Tribune Co. Agrees To Pay Former CEO Up To $725K

AP | Posted 01.23.2012 | Chicago

WILMINGTON, Del. — Tribune Co., which is working to emerge from bankruptcy protection, has agreed to pay former CEO Randy Michaels up to $725,00...

Tribune Bankruptcy Plans Rejected By Judge

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 01.01.2012 | Chicago

WILMINGTON, Del. — A federal judge on Monday rejected Tribune Co.'s plan to emerge from bankruptcy protection, along with a rival plan from diss...

Bankruptcy Judge Approves Tribune's Bonuses To Executives

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 12.05.2011 | Chicago

DOVER, Del. — A bankruptcy judge in Delaware has authorized Tribune Co. to pay millions of dollars in bonuses to managers. Tribune says it need...

Tribune Cuts More Jobs, Reorganizes Newspapers

AP | Posted 09.17.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — The top executive at the Chicago Tribune will oversee six other Tribune Co. daily newspapers as part of a reorganization that will eli...

Judge Hopes Tribune Hearing Will End Soon

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 06.13.2011 | Chicago

WILMINGTON, Del. — A hearing to determine the fate of the Tribune Co.'s proposed reorganization plan resumed Tuesday with attorneys for Tribune ...

Tribune's Troubled Buyout: Emails Show Concerns About Fraud

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WILMINGTON, Del. — JPMorgan Chase executives raised concerns about the credit risk at Tribune Co. one day after it helped finance a leveraged bu...

Tribune Bankruptcy Case: Judge To Weigh In

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A two-week hearing begins Monday to determine the fate of Tribune Co. more than two years after an ill-advised $8.2 billion buyout drove one of the ol...

Tribune Creditors Want To Sue Sam Zell

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

NEW YORK — Tribune Co.'s junior creditors are asking a bankruptcy judge for the right to sue Sam Zell and others involved in his 2007 buyout tha...

Bankruptcy Judge: Tribune Co. Can't File New Reorganization Plan

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WILMINGTON, Del. — A federal judge overseeing Tribune Co.'s bankruptcy case refused Tuesday to let a group of creditors file an alternative to t...

D.O.A.: Lenders Cry Foul Over Tribune Bankruptcy Plan

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The Tribune Co. would give ownership of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and other media properties to its main creditors under a bankruptcy reo...

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 Company's Bankruptcy Bonuses: $15M For Top Executives

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

DOVER, Del. — The Tribune Co. wants to pay top executives and managers more than $15 million in bonuses as part of its bankruptcy reorganization...

Bankruptcy Judge Defers Action On Lawsuit Against Tribune Co.

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WILMINGTON, Del. — A Delaware bankruptcy judge has deferred action on the Tribune Co.'s request to halt a lawsuit alleging that Chairman Sam Zel...

Zell Out As CEO Of Tribune Company

AP | ANDREW VANACORE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

NEW YORK — Sam Zell, the real estate mogul who took Tribune Co. private a year before the media company was forced to enter bankruptcy protectio...

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...