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Tribune Publishing wants to sell at a higher price, but it will likely have trouble finding someone willing to pay it.
To save money on newsprint and late press runs, Gannett told its newspapers not to bother printing results and to direct the curious online. Here’s how that played out.
There seems to be some momentum among those with deep pockets to address the local news crisis. But if that money appears, where should it be directed?
In cities across America, you won’t be able to find even the most cursory election results in your Wednesday morning newspaper next week. Is this speeding up newspapers’ transition to digital — or just burning a bridge they still need to cross?
One’s a family-controlled, century-plus-old newspaper chain, known for believing in its civic mission but not for its digital strategy. The other is, well, Tronc. With an assist from L.A.’s richest man, could this be a path forward?
The newspaper tariffs are dead. How big a difference will that make to those whose businesses still depends on dead trees?
“Content is our number-one priority,” Reed said. But he’s unwilling to publicly commit to any new level of funding or staffing to meet that goal.
“Any would-be scenarios involving Tronc include odd tradeoffs, weird valuations, and questions of sheer feasibility.”
“To whom will we now turn to enliven the continuing conflagration that is the American newspaper industry?”
What are the first challenges the new ownership faces? What happens to the Tribune name? And could Chicago see two locally owned daily newspapers?