Ross Levinsohn

Timeline: Tribune's ownership saga

Timeline: Tribune's ownership saga

Sweeping leadership changes have taken place at Tribune Publishing since Michael Ferro, formerly the majority owner of the Chicago Sun-Times, became the largest shareholder in early February 2016.

After years of bankruptcy as part of Tribune Co. and since spinning off and going public in 2014, Tribune Publishing — owner of the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and other major daily newspapers — has acquired a range of other titles as well as endured the ups and downs of the market.

An attempt to purchase the Chicago Sun-Times, longtime rival of the Tribune, failed in July 2017.

Tronc sold the Los Angeles Times and San Diego Union-Tribune in February 2018 to Los Angeles...

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