Perhaps Tisha B’Av could help put the tumultuous transformation at the Tribune in perspective for employees and readers. So I asked the proverbial rabbis of our reinvention – Tribune Chief Operating Officer Randy Michaels and Tribune Chief Innovation Officer Lee Abrams to share their thoughts.

Trib religion reporter Manya Brachear has the good instinct to talk to Randy Michaels and Lee Abrams about job cuts at the Tribune Company, and the good grace to post a full tally of the cuts, not just the big names, at the end of the post.