What happened to the Tribune Company?
The split was finalized on the target date, with the publishing arm being spun out as Tribune Publishing Company, and its former parent company being renamed Tribune Media. Tribune Publishing acquired six suburban daily and 32 weekly newspapers in the Chicago Metropolitan Area in October 2014.
Who is the new owner of the Chicago Tribune?
They’re now owned by Phillips Media Inc. Three people were laid off at NBC Sports Chicago. The Chicago Tribune will move out of downtown Chicago building and into the newspaper’s printing plant. It is owned by Tribune Publishing. The Daily Herald cut pay.
How many newspapers does Tribune Publishing own?
Prior to this acquisition, Tribune Publishing was the nation's third-largest newspaper publisher (behind Gannett and The McClatchy Company ), with eleven daily newspapers and commuter tabloids throughout the United States. With the acquisition, it became the second-largest newspaper publisher in the United States.
Who owns the New York Daily News?
Having been established in 1919 by the Chicago Tribune-New York News Syndicate, the Daily News had been owned by the Tribune Company before its sale to Robert Maxwell in 1991 and then to Mortimer Zuckerman in 1993. Tronc purchased the New York Daily News for $1 plus the assumption of its liabilities.