Tribune Co. expects $325-million dividend from publishing spinoff

The dividend figure, which is not final, appears in a document related to Tribune's purchase in December of a group of TV stations. In spinning off its publishing business, Tribune Co. will pick up a dividend that could be about $325 million from the new public company, which would consist of the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune and six other daily newspapers.     Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2014-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gannett Says It Is Determined to Woo Tribune Publishing

The courtyard of the Tribune Tower, home of The Chicago Tribune. Gannett has made an offer worth $864 million to acquire the paper’s owner, the Tribune Publishing Company, which has rejected the bid. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Tribune Publishing's No.2 shareholder pushes for sale

The second-largest shareholder of Los Angeles Times owner Tribune Publishing said Wednesday that passing up a buyout offer from rival publishing company Gannett could "destroy enormous shareholder value."  In a letter sent to Tribune's board and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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After Copyright Win, GSU Seeks $3.3 Million from Publishers

The request comes after GSU defeated a publisher lawsuit over the university’s use of digitized e-reserves for a second time last month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Tribune Publishing says temporary restraining order would kill O.C. Register bid

Tribune Publishing's purchase of the Orange County Register and Riverside Press-Enterprise is doomed if the U.S. Department of Justice obtains a temporary restraining order on antitrust grounds, the owner of the Los Angeles Times argued Friday.The publishing company's $56-million cash offer for... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2016-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge grants restraining order blocking Tribune Publishing purchase of O.C. Register

A U.S. District Court judge has approved a temporary restraining order to block Tribune Publishing’s purchase of the Orange County Register and Riverside Press-Enterprise, a decision that the owner of the Los Angeles Times has described as a “death-knell” to its bid. The publishing company's... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Tribune Offers $3 Million to Fund Freedom Bankruptcy Case

Tribune Publishing Co., the owners of the Los Angeles Times, offered $3 million to fund Freedom Communication Inc.’s bankruptcy case during the newspaper publisher’s first bankruptcy hearing Wednesday.   A lawyer for the ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Newsonomics: Could a Small Google Tech Change Mean Tens of Millions to News Publishers?

The late April news was impressive and divisive: Google would spend €150 million on a new Digital News Initiative (DNI) partnership with European news publishers (“Google to launch $150 million partnership with publishers&rdquo ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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USA Today Publisher Larry Kramer Steps Down As Gannett Spinoff Looms

Larry Kramer, publisher and president of USA Today since 2012, is leaving the newspaper and joining the board of directors of the new Gannett, the company announced today.Mr. Kramer's departure comes as Gannett, owner of 82 daily newspapers including USA Today as well as 46 local TV stations,... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mode Media raises $30 million for lifestyle media publishing platform

Lifestyle media company Mode Media raised $30 million in Series G funding on Thursday to invest in its technology platform. Hubert Burda Media led the round, according to TechCrunch. The company has raised $186 million in equity funding to date. CEO Samir Arora co-founded the Brisbane-based... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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With 100,000 Pieces of Content at Launch, Mode.com Expects 25 Million Monthly Users

Just one year after rebranding from Glam Media, Mode Media is bringing all of its brands together on one site where it hopes to build the "largest native feed distribution platform outside of Facebook." At its second Digital Content NewFronts presentation today, Mode unveiled its new... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Newsonomics: Tribune Publishing is Busy Playing Catch-Up

Throughout this morning’s earnings call, the thought reoccurred: Jack Griffin’s new Tribune Publishing Company is playing catch-up. Then, toward the end of the call, one a little more informative than average, the CEO said it plai ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Livingly Media Sells to European Publishing Group for $25 Million

Price could escalate to $50 million over the next four years. The post Livingly Media Sells to European Publishing Group for $25 Million appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Self-published Rodgers hits a million in sales

Self-published author Sheila Rodgers has sold a million copies of her ebook Only the Innocent and two sequels, agent Lizzy Kremer has confirmed. Rodgers, who writes under the pen name Rachel Abbott, sold her books through Amazon Kindle after being rejected by literary agents. The first, Only... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Tribune Publishing Hires Michael Rooney as Chief Revenue Officer

Tribune Publishing, which owns 10 daily newspapers including the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune, has hired Michael Rooney as executive VP-chief revenue officer, the company plans to announce Monday. Mr. Rooney, who was chief revenue officer at The Wall Street Journal until last year,... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2014-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With Five Days Until Independence, Six Measures of Tribune Publishing's Future

It's do or die time for Chicago Tribune and its sibling newspapers.On Aug. 4, Tribune Publishing Co. will be on its own, after parent Tribune Media Co. hives off its print properties. While Tribune Media will remain privately held, the new publishing company will start trading the next day on... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2014-07-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital media a priority for Tribune Publishing CEO Jack Griffin

Veteran publishing executive Jack Griffin will be CEO of Tribune Publishing, which is being spun off from Tribune Co. Times Publisher Eddy Hartenstein will chair the board in a non-executive role.Veteran publishing executive Jack Griffin has been named chief executive of the new Tribune... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2014-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Tribune Publishing CEO Jack Griffin Wants to Develop Company's Marketing Arm

Tribune Company has named Jack Griffin CEO of its publishing unit, the company said Thursday. His first day is April 14.The publishing unit, which consists of eight newspapers including the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune, was formed last July when Tribune announced its intention to spin... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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BuzzFeed Said to Expect 2014 Sales of Up to $120 Million

BuzzFeed, the online publisher of news, lists and quizzes that are designed to be shared on social media, is forecasting revenue of as much as $120 million in 2014, said two people with knowledge of its financials.The sales level will depend on how many advertising deals are booked next year,... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Tribune Publishing Cuts 700 Jobs as it Restructures

Tribune Co. chief executive officer Peter Liguori tells employees that “we have decided to unify the non-editorial functions of our publishing businesses,” but “creating these critical efficiencies and ensuring the ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Star Tribune Publishes Serialized Novel in Paper, Turns it Into an e-Book

Lynn Liedman wakes up every morning looking for the Minneapolis Star Tribune. She’s been a loyal subscriber for years, but it wasn’t until this summer that she really got hooked. She’s not reading for news. Inst ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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