Whereas most of the city’s political and civic elite were ready to lead us off the financial cliff.
Other suitors would have shut down the Chicago Reader, says Brad Bulkley
The Reader is sold—the backstory
A former features editor of the Chicago Tribune is hired as publisher of the Chicago Reader.
Life at the Reader was just wonderful for a long time. Lots of stories, lots of listings, lots of ads, lots of classifieds — plus memorable staff parties and a […]
[You will have to forgive me for what may seem at this point like obsessive inside-baseball theorizing about what is, technically, history. But I think it’s kind of an interesting […]
Creative Loafing CEO ponders the future following the loss of his company to his main creditor.
Creative Loafing loses its last bid in bankruptcy court, and its main creditor takes the reins at the Reader.
Atalaya wins. More to follow. Here’s the new management. *FWIW, I’m totally ignorant of bankruptcy law, so I don’t know what would happen in the event of appeal, if one […]
And we’re off! Creative Loafing Atlanta‘s Thomas Wheatley (whose AAN-award-winning cover story about alcoholism and sobriety is a must-read) is on the scene, and reports that Ben Eason’s opening $2.3 […]
Today’s auction day! Read Michael Miner’s big news about our potential new ownership. I also learned a neat new phrase in this process, facially incomprehensible. I’m just going to listen […]
LA Times editor who was fired for bucking budget cuts would be on the board if Atalaya wins the Creative Loafing chain in an auction today.
The pitfalls of covering the publication you work for—and why you have to do it.
In case you missed it: on Friday night, Michael Miner posted an update on the Reader‘s bankruptcy situation, the latest twist being a nascent deferred-compensation-for-equity swap. Ben Eason, as quoted […]
The present owners of Creative Loafing Inc. don’t think they can win an outright bidding war for control of the company. So CEO Ben Eason and his allies hope the […]