Friday, December 6, 2019

TRIBUNE LIKELY TO DUMP NEWSPAPERS, BECOME A BROADCAST COMPANY

December 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Tribune Co. may wind up as strictly a broadcast company if reports that it plans to sell its newspaper holdings prove to be accurate. Bloomberg said on Tuesday that Tribune, whose newspapers include the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Baltimore Sun, Orlando Sentinel and Hartford Courant, intends to sell the money-losing print assets as […]

TRIBUNE STATIONS MAY GO DARK ON DIRECTV

March 27, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

A battle between Tribune Corp. and DirecTV over retransmission fees is coming down to the wire, with each side maintaining it will not budge another inch. Despite our best efforts, DirecTV is refusing to offer a fair deal and we remain far apart in negotiations,” Tribune Broadcasting President Nils Larsen said. If the two sides […]

TRIBUNE TV STATIONS TO REVAMP NEWSCASTS

May 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The new president of Tribune Broadcasting has vowed to shake things up at its 23 owned-and-operated TV stations. Jerry Kersting, who was appointed to the post on Monday, said in a statement, “We intend to shake up traditional local television news by doing things differently and giving viewers innovative broadcasts and a clear choice in […]