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Articles tagged Patrick Soon-Shiong (32)

What are the first challenges the new ownership faces? What happens to the Tribune name? And could Chicago see two locally owned daily newspapers?
This is a golden age of American protest. It’s time to stand up and fight the vulture owners hollowing out local news.
Even without the L.A. Times, it still controls a lot of important newspapers. Will it sell them to Gannett, Murdoch, local individuals in each city — or to yet another private equity firm looking to strip papers for parts?
Plus: Digital First’s owner gets sued for alleged bad behavior, The Athletic looks to get huge, and Advance newspapers start poking at paywalls.
West Coast news chaos, a new leader at WordPress, the decline of digital display — and is The Washington Post really profitable?
Tronc is getting a big premium for its flagship asset, and the Times is getting a return to private, local ownership. But a lot of questions remain about where Patrick Soon-Shiong will take his new prize.
The Tronc rollercoaster continues: Just as it tries to unveil a familiar strategy (“gravitas with scale”!), its top digital leader’s past catches up with him.
Can it attract a new editor of national stature with digital savvy? Or will continued chaos within Tronc scare talent off?
Seven questions in what’s already been a very strange year.
Will his attempt to sideline investor Patrick Soon-Shiong lead to consolidated control, or will legal action push back? And did we ever figure out what a Tronc is, anyway?