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The company filed for bankruptcy with nearly $13 billion of debt and $7.6 billion of assets.
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Here’s The “Racy, Pornographic” Memo That Got Lee Abrams Fired From The Tribune

[credit provider=”image via The Chicago Tribune” url=”http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2010-10-15/business/ct-biz-1016-abrams-tribune-20101015_1_innovation-officer-lee-abrams-chief-executive-randy-michaels-bankruptcy-judge-kevin-carey”] Ex-Tribune exec Lee Abrams still appears to be frustrated with the circumstances of his ouster from the Tribune Company.The ouster was triggered by Lee’s sending a memo to the whole company highlighting a booze-on-boobs video from the Onion (only a few days after […]
Here’s The “Racy, Pornographic” Memo That Got Lee Abrams Fired From The Tribune
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Fratty Tribune CEO Randy Michaels To Resign

[credit provider=”AP”] The Chicago Tribune is reporting that Tribune Company CEO Randy Michaels will resign before the end of the week in the wake of an explosive New York Times piece that uncovered the fratty, sexist behaviour of Michaels and other top executives at the bankrupt owner of The Chicago […]
Fratty Tribune CEO Randy Michaels To Resign
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Ousted Tribune Exec Lee Abrams Says His “Sluts” Memo Was Misunderstood

[credit provider=”image via The Chicago Tribune” url=”http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2010-10-15/business/ct-biz-1016-abrams-tribune-20101015_1_innovation-officer-lee-abrams-chief-executive-randy-michaels-bankruptcy-judge-kevin-carey”] Allow us to take a second to catch you up.The New York Times’ David Carr recently published an explosive piece detailing the fratty, sex-talk-fuelled behaviour of Tribune Company executives. Despite the massive PR crisis this triggered, Tribune Co. chief innovation officer and former […]
Ousted Tribune Exec Lee Abrams Says His “Sluts” Memo Was Misunderstood
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Tribune Creditors Want To Sue Zell, Eisner Would Be A “Perfect” Fit To Run The Company

[credit provider=”Jason McELweenie via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/deneyterrio/2327659041/”] Real estate mogul Sam Zell bought out the Tribune Co., which publishes The LA Times and Chicago Tribune, in 2007 and proceeded to run it into the ground.Now creditors for the bankrupt company want to Sue Zell for leaving Tribune Co. with stacks of […]
Tribune Creditors Want To Sue Zell, Eisner Would Be A “Perfect” Fit To Run The Company
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Can Our Business Be Saved? Should I Take the Job?

I can confirm the press reports: I’m in talks to take over the Chicago Tribune. It’s me, I understand, or Michael Eisner, who once was in the media business. (The media business may be interesting to nobody else, but once you’re in it, you’ll never get enough of it.) Discussions […]
Can Our Business Be Saved? Should I Take the Job?