| Jul 1, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Tribune Co.'s $2.73-billion purchase of 19 television stations Monday will have no impact on whether the company sells its newspapers including the Los Angeles Times, Chief Executive Peter Liguori said.
"We're not going to look at the newspapers today...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 8:03 PM
Earnings at Tribune Co., parent of the Los Angeles Times, fell sharply in the first quarter as advertising revenue continued to slide and the company incurred a big tax bill.
The company reported net income of $58.4 million in the three months, a 41%...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:14 PM
More than two months after the Boston Marathon bombings, people from around the country are still pulling for the city to recover. And that sentiment extends to sports.
On Friday, the Chicago Blackhawks -- who defeated the Boston Bruins in the recent...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Alongside Mr. Spock, Archie Bunker and the Fonz, James Gandolfini's Tony Soprano has been absorbed wholesale into the American psyche to rank as one of TV's most indelible icons.
In every sense of the term, Gandolfini's mob boss was larger than life:...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Tribune Co. has hired Steven Berns, the top finance executive for cosmetics company Revlon Inc., as its chief financial officer and promoted its current CFO, Chandler Bigelow, to serve in an expanded role developing strategy for the company.
| Jun 19, 2013
Bernard "Bernie" Sahlins, co-founder and former owner of The Second City, the influential Chicago comedy venue that pioneered rapid-fire comedy sketches using ideas plucked from the audience, died Sunday at his home in Chicago. He was 90.
His wife, Jane...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:19 AM
When Walt Arfons first strapped a jet engine onto a hot rod, experts thought the car would melt, explode or spin wildly out of control.
They were wrong.
Working in his family's old feed mill and hardware store on Pickle Road in Akron, Ohio, Arfons...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 9:29 AM
These days it seems like every superhero under the sun has been given a modern makeover for the big screen -- Batman, Iron Man, Spider-Man, Thor -- so it only makes sense that the grandaddy of them all is finally up for an overhaul in "Man of Steel."...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:26 AM
A quick glance at recent movie openings might give you the impression that Hollywood has something against humanity, which has been brought to the brink of annihilation in such films as "Oblivion," "After Earth," "Rapture-Palooza" and now "This Is the...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:15 PM
A former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission said rules limiting common ownership of newspapers and television stations in the same market should be gutted -- even if it clears the way for media mogul Rupert Murdoch to control more news...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:41 AM
Bestselling Scottish author Alexander McCall Smith has bought a chain of uninhabited islands off the coast of Scotland, the Telegraph reports.
Smith, author of "The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency" mysteries, discovered the remote islands on a series of...