| Dec 27, 2013
| 11:26 AM
Tribune Co. on Friday completed its acquisition of the independent Local TV Holdings group, transforming the Chicago company into one of the largest broadcasters in the nation with 39 television stations.
The move, announced by Tribune Chief Executive...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 6:20 AM
Gracenote, a Silicon Valley company whose name-that-tune technology is the backbone of some of the most popular digital music services, is unveiling a platform to power the next generation of Internet radio stations.
Dubbed Rhythm, Gracenote's...
| 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...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 4:00 PM
WASHINGTON — Rep. Henry Waxman said a meeting between his staff and Tribune Co. executives did not ease his concerns about the fate of the Los Angeles Times once the company spins off its newspaper operations.
The Democrat from Los Angeles also...
| 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....
| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:02 PM
The owner of the Orange County Register has increased his holdings in Southern California by agreeing to buy the Press-Enterprise, which circulates in Riverside and San Bernardino counties.
Freedom Communications Holdings Inc. said it will pay $27.25...
| 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 1, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Tribune Co. has agreed to purchase 19 television stations owned by Local TV Holdings in a $2.73-billion deal that is expected to make Tribune the largest television station group in the country.
Tribune and Local TV Holdings said early Monday that...
| 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...