| May 18, 2014
I headed south from Cleveland in 1976 for a job at a small daily newspaper called the Sun Sentinel. I planned to work there for a couple of years building my journalistic resume before seeking a position on a big-city publication.
I soon realized,...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:55 PM
Louis B. Fleming, who was one of The Times' first foreign correspondents and established bureaus for the newspaper at the United Nations and in Rome, died Sunday at his Pasadena home after a brief illness, said a daughter, Leni Fleming. He was 85.
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Rupert Murdoch wants one more jewel for his crown.
The 83-year-old media mogul's audacious $80-billion bid to acquire Time Warner was rejected, but people close to Murdoch say that he hasn't given up. Time Warner's stock soared 17% on Wednesday amid...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 4:01 PM
With Tribune Publishing set to spin off from Tribune Co. on Aug. 4, analysts have begun weighing in as to what the stand-alone, publicly traded newspaper company may be worth.
In a report issued Thursday by CRT Capital Group, analyst Lance Vitanza pegged...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:12 PM
With Tribune Publishing set to spin off from Tribune Co. on Aug. 4, analysts have begun weighing in on what the stand-alone, publicly traded newspaper company is worth.
In a report issued last week by CRT Capital Group, analyst Lance Vitanza estimated...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 12:05 AM
There was a time in the United States when a youngster trying to enter the country illegally could be celebrated rather than vilified. In the last year, thousands of minors have been intercepted crossing the border with Mexico; none has been treated in...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Critics review films, sometimes they even appear in films, but films are not made about them. Roger Ebert, however, did things his own way, and "Life Itself," a fine and moving new documentary that tells his story, shows us how and why he stood out....
| Jul 5, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Pull back the curtain as top aides in the Malloy administration shape the messages that get fed to the taxpaying public, and you see how much calculation, editing and rewriting happens before a statement is finally issued — and how high up the...
| Jul 6, 2014
In honor of Taste of Chicago, running Wednesday through Sunday, let's take a look at the city's savory restaurants and their sometimes unsavory customers. Eat it up:
1/ Charlie Trotter, the influential Chicago restaurateur who died last year, once...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Vulnerability was a motif in this week’s Great Reads – and some of their soundtracks.
One of the last surviving newsstands in Los Angeles. A Christian woman living under the Boko Haram militants in Nigeria. A horse cast adrift after a family...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:01 PM
John Seigenthaler, a journalist, civil rights activist and "right hand" to Robert F. Kennedy — who once hired a young reporter named Al Gore to work under him at the Tennessean — died of colon cancer Friday in Nashville. He was 86.