Tribune Publishing

3 Stories

Nation's Richest Doctor Set to Make Big Media Buy

Patrick Soon-Shiong expected to pay $500M for the LA Times

(Newser) - The Los Angeles Times is on the verge of a sale that would take it from its Chicago-based parent company and put it in the hands of a local billionaire doctor, a person with knowledge of the deal tells the AP . Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong is expected to pay Tronc Inc.... More »

Tribune Publishing Is Now Calling Itself 'tronc'

It's becoming 'a content curation and monetization company'

(Newser) - It might sound like a French expletive or a new musical craze sweeping the South, but "tronc" is the brand new name of Tribune Publishing, owner of newspapers including the Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times. The company—which is abandoning both the 169-year-old Tribune moniker and, apparently,... More »

Gannett: Tribune Won't Play Ball, So We're Revealing $815M Bid

'USA Today' owner is looking to acquire the Tribune Publishing Company

(Newser) - On April 12, USA Today owner Gannett made a private offer to Tribune Publishing: We want you, for roughly $815 million, or $12.25 per share. USA Today's own report on the offer notes that at $12.25 a share, Gannett is offering a 63% premium over Friday's... More »

3 Stories

AROUND THE WEB