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  • PASSINGS: James C. Dowdle

     PASSINGS: James C. Dowdle
    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...
  • Tribune Co. expects $325-million dividend from publishing spinoff

    Tribune Co. expects $325-million dividend from publishing spinoff
    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. Although the...
  • Rupert Murdoch completes purchase of Moraga Vineyards Estate

    Rupert Murdoch completes purchase of Moraga Vineyards Estate
    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,...
  • Sony to sell PC business, split TV unit after 10 years of losses

    Sony to sell PC business, split TV unit after 10 years of losses
    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...
  • Waxman says he's still concerned about Tribune newspaper spinoff

    Waxman says he's still concerned about Tribune newspaper spinoff
    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....
  • 'The Partridge Family' marathon set for Saturday

    'The Partridge Family' marathon set for Saturday
    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...
  • Former L.A. mayor to advise Spanish-language broadcaster Estrella TV

    Former L.A. mayor to advise Spanish-language broadcaster Estrella TV
    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...
  • Rep. Waxman raises questions about future of Los Angeles Times

    Rep. Waxman raises questions about future of Los Angeles Times
    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....
  • Waxman fears Tribune publishing spinoff may hurt The Times

    Waxman fears Tribune publishing spinoff may hurt The Times
    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. "I am...
  • FCC approves Tribune Co. purchase of 16 stations from Local TV

    FCC approves Tribune Co. purchase of 16 stations from Local TV
    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,...
  • 'Smaug' tops 'Anchorman 2.' Justine Sacco's tweet debacle.

    'Smaug' tops 'Anchorman 2.' Justine Sacco's tweet debacle.
    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,...