| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:22 PM
James C. Dowdle
Executive helped expand Tribune's TV, Internet operations
James C. Dowdle, 79, an executive who played a key role in the transformation of Tribune Co. into a major media conglomerate, died Monday of congestive heart failure at his home...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 8:19 PM
In spinning off its publishing business, Tribune Co. will pick up a dividend that could be about $325 million from the new public company, which would consist of the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune and six other daily newspapers.
| Aug 28, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Rupert Murdoch has closed on the Moraga Vineyards Estate in Bel-Air five months after entering escrow. The News Corp. chairman paid $28.8 million for the 13-acre winery and mansion.
The property, which was listed earlier this year at $29.5 million,...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 11:38 PM
Sony Corp. unexpectedly forecast a $1.1 billion annual loss and will cut 5,000 more jobs as Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai widens his restructuring plan in the face of shrinking demand for TVs and computers.
The net loss will total 110 billion...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:24 PM
WASHINGTON — Rep. Henry A. Waxman, after a 30-minute meeting with Tribune Co. Chief Executive Peter Liguori, said he still was concerned about the company's plans to spin off the Los Angeles Times and seven other newspapers into a separate unit....
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:23 PM
Actor Dave Madden, best known as the grumpy band manager on the hit series "The Partridge Family," died Thursday at age 82. To commemorate his career, especially his most high-profile role, Antenna TV, owned by the Tribune Company, which also owns The...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has joined Spanish-language broadcaster Estrella TV as a senior advisor to help the 4-year-old television network gain traction.
The network, based in Burbank, is banking on Villaraigosa to give it greater...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 12:46 PM
WASHINGTON – Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles), expressing concern about the future of the Los Angeles Times, is asking Tribune Co. executives to explain the company’s move to spin off its newspaper operations into a separate company....
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:57 PM
WASHINGTON — Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Los Angeles), expressing concern about the future of the Los Angeles Times, is asking Tribune Co. executives to explain the company's move to spin off its newspaper operations into a separate company.
| Dec 20, 2013
| 12:56 PM
The Federal Communications Commission on Friday approved Tribune Co.'s purchase of 16 television stations owned by Local TV Holdings.
Tribune's collection of TV stations will nearly double in size with the $2.7-billion acquisition of the new stations,...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 7:14 AM
After the coffee. Before deciding on a Chinese restaurant for Christmas.
The Skinny: Another disappointing Sunday spent watching the Redskins blow a game. Fortunately, I've been reading the Johnny Carson biography by his former lawyer Henry Bushkin,...