| Aug 22, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Story: Koch Industries Inc., which drew protests earlier this year over speculation that it might buy the Los Angeles Times or other Tribune Co. publications, said it's no longer interested in bidding for the newspapers....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Los Angeles' new mayor has vowed to help staunch the flow of film and TV production jobs out of Hollywood, starting with the appointment of a film czar at City Hall. But to make a real difference, Eric Garcetti needs to convince skeptical state pols to...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 7:29 PM
The owner of the Baltimore City Paper said Monday that it's looking to sell as it focuses on the media market closer to its Pennsylvania base.
Times-Shamrock Communications, based in Scranton, said it is marketing all five of its alternative weeklies...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:12 PM
The definitive line about a newspaper's public mission came, as it happens, from Hollywood.
In Orson Welles' classic "Citizen Kane," the title character, his newspaper empire in tatters, is asked by Walter Thatcher, the film's stand-in for J.P. Morgan,...
| Aug 9, 2013
We now interrupt our regular coverage of the serious real estate world (because, trust us, little happens in August anyway) to focus on the industry's silly season, which seems to have manifested itself — with a vengeance — in my inbox.
| Aug 21, 2013
| 10:30 AM
MEMO TO: JEFF BEZOS
FROM: PETER BART
When I first learned that you had quietly (and quickly) annexed the Washington Post, I was, like many newsmen, baffled and even angered. In former years I had worked for two family-owned newspapers, the New York Times...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:14 PM
Tribune Co., parent of the Los Angeles Times, is examining its operations in an effort that is likely to result in staff reductions at the company's daily newspapers.
The company acknowledged a cost-cutting review is underway after Chicago business...
| Jul 24, 2013
Major national and world news has unfolded relentlessly for months: the Boston Marathon bombings, the Texas fertilizer plant explosion, the tornado in Oklahoma, Edward Snowden’s NSA revelations, the ouster of Islamist president Mohammed Morsi in...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:37 PM
Mark Walter, the controlling owner of the Dodgers, said Friday he has been exploring a possible purchase of the Los Angeles Times.
"The Los Angeles Times says something," Walter said before the Dodgers played the Boston Red Sox at Dodger Stadium. "It...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:14 PM
Tribune Co., the parent of the Los Angeles Times, reported that earnings tumbled in the second quarter as revenue dropped sharply in its broadcast division and advertising continued to decline at its newspapers.
The media giant reported net income of...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 4:30 PM
That was quick. Tribune Co.'s new topper Peter Liguori is making good on his vow to beef up the company's TV assets, particularly its WGN America cable channel.
WGN America last week gave a 13-episode straight-to-series order to "Salem," a supernatural...