- "Watched a certain TV show or movie to discuss at work the next day" – 21 percent
- "Made fun of someone else or pretended not to like them" – 19 percent
- "Pretended to like certain food" – 17 percent
- "Took smoke breaks" – 9 percent
Chairman Michael Ferro's decision to buy out Oaktree Capital sent the publisher's stock higher on Friday even as it begged the question whether other shareholders might want a similar deal.
Michael Ferro, chairman of the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune publisher, moves to thwart a Soon-Shiong buyout of Tronc, as each amasses a quarter of all company shares.
The publisher of the Chicago Tribune drops out at the last moment, leaving room for National Enquirer owner AMI to snatch the middle-market celebrity magazine for up to $100 million.
For a projected $85 million acquisition price, the newspaper company would get digital revenue -- and credibility, the chairman believes.