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Shares in the former Tribune Publishing have slumped, and its chairman has tried and failed to twice to acquire new properties. Might this be time to restart talks with Gannett?
Tronc shares were slipping on Thursday after the publisher of the Chicago Tribune came up short in its quest to acquire the rival Chicago Sun-Times.
The magazine publisher may change its name to rebrand the company for the digital age. If it does, it may want to avoid something resembling Tronc or Tegna.
A group led by former alderman Edwin Eisendrath is expected to announce the deal on Thursday, according to a Sun-Times report.
First of its kind partnership will empower news consumers to have instant, positive impact on the San Diego community and beyond
Last-minute agreement keeps storied newspaper independent.
What's the most likely path to assure a near-term future for Chicago's struggling Sun-Times? That's the question that will drive who ends up owning the paper.
Hearst, one of the biggest private media companies in the country, expands its newspaper footprint -- and says it is hungry for more.
Chicago's Sun-Times, which has struggled to reverse declining circulation and advertising sales, nevertheless could be the object of a bidding war, as a Edwin Eisendrath-headed group has offered $15 million.
It looked like Michael Ferro was on the verge of owning both of Chicago's dailies. Now, with an earnest DOJ in the way, he may have hit a roadblock.
Tronc, owner of the Chicago Tribune, is eager to acquire the Sun-Times.
Competitors looking to top Tronc's offer for the Chicago Sun-Times will have until the close of business on Monday to make a formal offer.
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TheStreet's Ken Doctor thinks regulators will "probably" approve Tronc's TRNC purchase of the Chicago Sun-Times.
Buyout by Chicago rival could be permitted if Tronc can show there are no other buyers for the struggling target.
The move would combine the city's two largest newspapers should the deal secure Justice Department approval.
Combination would preserve Sun-Times independent voice, increase tronc's digital audience
Sinclair Broadcasting, known for its conservative politics, plans to acquire the WGN owner in a cash-and-stock transaction worth $43.50 per share, or $6.6 billion including debt.
The CEO of the cable network owner made either $37.2 million or $44.7 million in 2016, depending on what's counted, which is still down sharply from $156.1 million in 2014.
A deal between Sinclair and Tribune and a shift in FCC rules could spur action by CBS, Nexstar and others.
It's Season Two of the Tronc drama, but the real question is now acknowledged: who will own the Los Angeles Times?
While two Tronc directors engage in a power struggle for control of the newspaper publisher, jobs at legacy print publications plummet.