Tronc's shares have slumped, its chairman has tried and failed to twice to acquire new properties for the newspaper publisher. Might this be time to restart 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.