| Feb 3, 2013
From the Super Bowl to the sandlot, just as surely as players give 110 percent, the math of sports is always suspect.
Sports isn't like other businesses. What other investment becomes more attractive because of its unpredictability? Revenue can always...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 7:46 PM
Television executive Peter Liguori was named the new chief executive of Tribune Co. Thursday, taking the reins of the reorganized Chicago-based media company weeks after its emergence from bankruptcy.
In a widely expected announcement, Liguori, 52, a...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:14 PM
An honor like the Nelson Algren Short Story Award can be a boon to a writer. It can give him or her the confidence to slog through rejections and trudge forward with literary endeavors. When we asked former Nelson Algren Award recipients what winning...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Covering the church beat takes on an entirely new dimension when that church is the Church of Scientology. Since its founding in 1954 by former pulp fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard, the church has aggressively used the courts and public relations...
| Jun 5, 2013
June and July will bring a host of Trib Nation events of note to Chicago Tribune readers who are book lovers or nature lovers, whether they’re interested in the state of Chicago’s schools, or the state of social media for their personal and...
| May 19, 2013
David and Kimberley Rudd got to know each other as journalism students at Northwestern University in the fall of 1984.
And it was a strictly platonic relationship.
"We were two of about 13 African-American freshman journalism students at...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 9:22 AM
An arrest warrant has been issued for the former director of real estate for Tribune Co. after she twice failed to show up in federal court on fraud charges.
Stephanie Pater is accused of diverting real estate commissions meant for Tribune Co. to her own...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 8:55 AM
Aside from the business suit he was wearing, which he joked was rented for the occasion, Sam Zell was never more himself than when he appeared at a New York lender conference in April 2007 to hawk his $8.2 billion buyout of Tribune Co.
| Jan 14, 2013
| 8:54 PM
Tribune Tower was in crisis, and the illustrations of penguins installed in the building's ornate lobby were meant as a constant reminder.
With Tribune Co. revenues sliding and managers struggling to adjust to an Internet revolution, executives in early...
| May 16, 2013
Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade is leading millions of American men along the path of career destruction.
It wasn't his play against the Bulls in the NBA playoffs. It was his ridiculous suit, a purple polka dot number featuring skinny capri pants, showing...
| May 8, 2013
| 2:20 PM
When Trib Nation put out the call to people interested in violence and why it has festered in Chicago, we found immediate and strong interest.
Readers wanted to join the conversation. So did the heads of organizations, victim advocates, people who...