| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:57 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out if I get stock options.
The Skinny: Apologies for running a little late this morning. Wednesday's headlines include Tribune Co. splitting off its newspaper unit into a separate company, Rupert Murdoch agreeing to...
| 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...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 6:26 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Jeff Bezos' purchase of the Washington Post is provoking anxiety and uncertainty among journalists.
But for Silicon Valley techies, this unlikely marriage is cause for optimism: Someone may finally deliver technical and...
| Aug 8, 2013
Re "A project fit for a Seattle billionaire," Aug. 7
News of the sale of the Washington Post to Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is disheartening.
Those of us who love the feel of holding a newspaper and leisurely digesting the news page by page probably...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 11:37 PM
Mark Walter, the controlling owner of the Dodgers, said Friday he has been exploring a possible purchase of the Los Angeles Times.
"The Los Angeles Times says something," Walter said before the Dodgers played the Boston Red Sox at Dodger Stadium. "It...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:31 PM
Unshackled from its publishing properties, Rupert Murdoch's pared-down entertainment company, 21st Century Fox, generated higher fiscal fourth-quarter profit and revenue.
Murdoch's former News Corp. empire divided on June 28 into two separately traded...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 2:15 PM
In a surprise move, Amazon founder and Chief Executive Jeff Bezos has agreed to buy the Washington Post and other properties for $250 million.
The deal is being made by Bezos alone, without involvement from Seattle-based Amazon.
| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:40 PM
The Boston Globe has been sold to Red Sox owner John Henry for $70 million in cash, a fraction of the $1.1 billion paid for it by the New York Times Co. in 1993.
The low price underscores the continued troubles plaguing the newspaper publishing industry...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Billionaire industrialists David and Charles Koch have scrapped their efforts to buy the Los Angeles Times and other Tribune Co. newspapers, a Koch Industries spokeswoman said.
Word that the politically conservative brothers were interested in the...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:03 PM
News Corp. has unveiled a new mobile application, dubbed BallBall, designed to bring European soccer news and video clips to sports fans in Asia.
The BallBall roll-out marks the company's first product launch since the June 28 division of Rupert...