Union leaders from throughout the Sun-Times Media Group are being summoned to a meeting tomorrow afternoon with Ted Rilea, the vice president for labor relations. This comes as rumors of an impending sale of the bankrupt media group have crested — last week — and then ebbed. Newspaper Guild leaders aren’t talking.
As the Sun-Times Media Group prepares to sell, employees at Indiana’s Post-Tribune try once again to buy.
Seen at the Sun-Times — Platinum Equity, the company that recently bought the San Diego Union-Tribune.
Jeremy Halbreich, interim CEO of the Sun-Times Media Group, justifies the $1.8 million in bonuses the company wants to pay executives when it’s sold.
News from the local news front that doesn’t, for the most part, involve apocalypse.
The Lisagor Awards dinner was a success, but what’s happening to the entries?
The Southtown Star lays off the editor of its editorial page — in addition to its managing editor and business editor.
The Sun-Times Media Group lays off dozens more employees
Sun-Times Media Group files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Michael Cooke resigns, again, as editor in chief of the Chicago Sun-Times; he’s rejoining John Cruickshank at the Toronto Star.
The owners of the Chicago Sun-Times propose slashing the payroll by outsourcing the copy editing and layout, possibly to India.
Guilty as hell, David Radler is now free as a bird in Canada, while Conrad Black, his former partner in crime at Hollinger International, has years to go in an American prison.
Gerald Minkkinen, executive director, of the Chicago Newspaper Guild, says the Chicago Sun-Times is dropping QT to drive columnist Zay Smith off the paper
Sun-Times Media Group announces second quarter losses of $24 million and warns of more cost cutting.
Newspaper chains are cutting the SEC out of the loop.