On a steamy track in Evanston 80 years ago, Babe Didrikson qualified for the Olympics in unparalleled style.
The protagonist of David Simon’s book on a Baltimore neighborhood consumed by drugs has died of an overdose
A few suggestions for a belated celebration
On frying turkey and writing headlines.
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 […]
The Tribune Company has always managed to keep the Newspaper Guild out of its newsroom, but some other papers in the far-flung Tribune empire haven’t been so fortunate. And in Delaware, a federal bankruptcy judge just ruled that the Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild must be told some of the details of the company’s $70 million executive […]
Chicago Tribune staff declares that asking readers what they think of stories that haven’t been written yet is going too far — and editor Gerould Kern agrees.
Chicago Tribune is slashing 80 editorial jobs from its payroll.
The Tribune Company takes a bold stand against the division of labor.