Jack Griffin Appointed Chief of Tribune Publishing

Mr. Griffin, who was ousted as chief executive of Time Inc. in 2011, will become the new head of Tribune Publishing in mid-April.


Tribune Co. Buys Electronic Media Data Firm

The $170 million deal for Gracenote, a subsidiary of Sony, adds to the Tribune Company’s growing repository of entertainment metadata.


Plan for Tribune Spinoff Raises Concerns for Future of Newspaper Operations

The new company being created to publish The Chicago Tribune and other papers will have to pay rent and a dividend to its former parent.


Tribune Company to Cut 700 Newspaper Employees

Tribune, which is making itself into a broadcast company, said the layoffs would affect mostly the business side of the newspapers.


Kochs No Longer Interested in Buying Tribune Papers

Charles and David Koch, the brothers and billionaire industrialists who run Koch Industries, had concluded the acquisition was “not economically viable,” a spokeswoman said.


Former Time Warner Executive Is Coming Back to Run Time Inc.

Joseph A. Ripp is being installed as the new leader at Time Inc.’s magazine division ahead of its spinoff into a separate company.


To Cut Taxes, Tribune Is to Split Into Broadcasting and Publishing Units

The Tribune Company is following in the footsteps of Time Warner and News Corporation as the trend of spinning off print publications into separate companies continues.


The Media Equation: A Different Deal Mania Grips TV

As companies like Tribune and Gannett buy up local television stations, the goal is not transformation, but leverage, using size to cut better deals with distributors and suppliers.


DealBook: Tribune to Buy 19 TV Stations Amid Groundswell of Consolidation

The Tribune Company agreed on Monday to buy 19 local television stations for about $2.7 billion, becoming one of the nation’s biggest commercial TV station owners.


High & Low Finance: Tribune Falls Afoul of Its Own Tax Strategy

The media company, just out of bankruptcy, is now facing millions of dollars in taxes and penalties.


A Bid to Thwart Los Angeles Times Sale to Kochs

Labor and liberal advocacy groups are fighting a potential sale of The Los Angeles Times and other newspapers to David H. Koch and his brother Charles G. Koch.


Koch Brothers Making Play for Tribune’s Newspapers

Charles and David Koch, the billionaire industrialists and supporters of libertarian causes, are exploring a bid to buy the Tribune Company’s eight regional newspapers.


Outcry Over Computer-Crime Indictment of Matthew Keys

The indictment of Matthew Keys, 26, in relation to a 2010 incident of online vandalism has led to an outcry over sentencing in computer crimes.

Media Decoder: Editor Charged With Aiding Hackers Group

Matthew Keys, a 26-year-old social media editor, was charged with assisting the hacking collective Anonymous in an attack on The Los Angeles Times Web site.

DealBook: Tribune Hires Investment Banks to Weigh a Sale of Its Top Newspapers

The Tribune Company has hired investment banks to pursue a sale of its top newspapers, including The Chicago Tribune and The Los Angeles Times.