In Historic Move At Labor-Skeptic 'Chicago Tribune', Newsroom Pushes To Form Union

By David Folkenflik . April 11, 2018

One of the nation's oldest and most prestigious regional newspapers, The Chicago Tribune, could soon have a unionized staff. Wednesday morning, journalists from its newsroom informed management they are preparing to organize and they have collected signatures from dozens of colleagues.

Chicago Tribune news staffers seek to unionize

 By Robert Channick . April 11, 2018

A group of employees is seeking to form a union in the Chicago Tribune’s newsroom, in what would be a historic move at the 171-year-old newspaper.

Chicago Tribune newsroom staffers announce intent to unionize

By Sam Charles and Luke Wilusz . April 11, 2018

Dozens of employees at the Chicago Tribune have announced their intent to unionize the newsroom, which would be a first in the paper’s 170-year history.

Is Tronc about to go on the market?

By Ken Doctor . March 22, 2018

Even without the L.A. Times, it still controls a lot of important newspapers. Will it sell them to Gannett, Murdoch, local individuals in each city — or to yet another private equity firm looking to strip papers for parts?


Layoffs Hit 'Chicago Tribune' Newsroom

By David Folkenflik . March 16, 2018

The Chicago Tribune went through a new round of layoffs on Thursday. The newspaper's parent company Tronc has big plans to change what readers will see on the websites of its newspapers.

Startups, Deals, Parties And Pals: Will News Exec Levinsohn Repeat The Past?

By David Folkenflik . March 9, 2018 

One of the nation's most important newspaper companies is attempting to shed months of labor strife, leadership crises and financial challenges through profound transformation.

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Los Angeles Times CEO and publisher investigated for inappropriate, 'frat-house' behavior

By Samantha Schmidt . January 19, 2018

The Los Angeles Times chief executive and publisher is the latest media executive under investigation for inappropriate behavior, following an extensive NPR report.