Days before my review copy of James O’Shea’s The Deal From Hell came in the mail, a friend who’d read an excerpt of O’Shea’s account of the Tribune Company-Times Mirror merger and its calamitous aftermath e-mailed me to rip the author. At issue: O’Shea’s failure to be up-front about the friendship between his ex-boss Ann […]
Tag: Ann Marie Lipinski
It Didn’t Start With Sam, BUT . . .
Randy Michaels suffers, Sam Zell skates.
The Reader’s New Publisher Is an Edit Guy
A former features editor of the Chicago Tribune is hired as publisher of the Chicago Reader.
Can this handsome plaque be redeemed for food stamps?
How many journalists, like the Chicago Tribune’s Susan Chandler, are contending for awards this spring but have already lost their jobs?
Lipinski Lands on Her Feet
Ann Marie Lipinski is named vice president for civic engagement at the University of Chicago.
Bring me my sword
Is Ann Marie Lipinski’s resignation part of a proud new tradition?
Ann Marie Lipinski resigns
Chicago Tribune editor Ann Marie Lipinski quits.
The Ann Marie Lipinski story
Looking back at Steve Rhodes’s 2001 profile of recently-resigned Trib editor Ann Marie Lipinski.
Pickett’s Charge/The View From Across the Street/In Loving Memory of a Real SOB
Pickett’s Charge Debra Pickett trembles on the cusp of stardom. She knows it; her readers know it, colleagues at the Sun-Times know it–though none have called to complain she’s a callow princess unfit to mop the floors at midnight (which is the sort of thing I heard years ago when Richard Roeper trembled on the […]
Hometown Team Loses an MVP/Lipinski in the Lead
Hometown Team Loses an MVP “Whatever the Tribune says is fine with me,” Bernie Lincicome told me. But it wasn’t. After 29 years with Tribune Company newspapers, the last 16 of them writing a sports column in Chicago, Lincicome resigned last month. News of his departure was buried in Jim Kirk’s media column, where sports […]