| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Tribune Co. is getting out of the faltering newspaper business, but probably not the way it hoped.
The media giant announced Wednesday that it will spin off its publishing unit into a separate company, a maneuver that's likely to delay a long-expected...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 7:02 AM
After the coffee. Before getting my Comic-Con costume ready.
The Skinny: Some folks are griping about the humidity here this week but having recently spent some time back East let me tell you we still have it pretty good. Thursday's headlines include...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 8:38 AM
From Orlando to Los Angeles to Toronto, the George Zimmerman verdict dominated front pages of newspapers.
In Florida: You can visit almost no newsstand in the Sunshine State without seeing the verdict. It was the major story on the front page of every...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Carlos Guardado keeps a box in his bedroom filled to the brim with books.
His collection of page-turners counts among the 12-year-old's prized possessions.
"I can't be separated from them," Carlos said, smiling, his eyes bright.
He listens to jazz...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Fugitive secrets-spiller Edward Snowden isn’t yet out of his monthlong Moscow airport limbo, but U.S. officials have warned that Russia is provoking a diplomatic crisis with its reported granting of refuge to the American charged with espionage...
| 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...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:54 AM
After the coffee. Before the flight back to Los Angeles.
The Skinny: It's been fun here in D.C. but it's time to head home. Hope my cats didn't leave me any welcome home gifts! Wednesday's roundup includes the latest on News Corp.'s plans to split...
| 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...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:01 PM
Michael Hastings, an aggressive and iconoclastic journalist whose reporting exposed the vagaries of the war in Iraq and helped bring down the top U.S. general in Afghanistan, died early Tuesday in a car crash in Los Angeles, according to two of his...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Tribune Co. has hired Steven Berns, the top finance executive for cosmetics company Revlon Inc., as its chief financial officer and promoted its current CFO, Chandler Bigelow, to serve in an expanded role developing strategy for the company.
| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:12 PM
Twenty-three years ago, for barely 24 hours, Nelson Mandela visited Los Angeles.
It was 1990, and he had been a free man for only a handful of months, but he had been a symbol for years -- of endurance, of the black-and-white apartheid battle in South...