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Chart: The Era Of Newspaper Bankruptcies

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The Tribune Co. is expected to notify a bankruptcy court judge today that it has reached a settlement with its major creditors. That should clear the way for the company to emerge from 22 months of bankruptcy, and would mark the end of a two-year stretch that saw nine U.S. newspaper chains file and subsequently emerge from bankruptcy. Click on our chart for more detail on the biggest of those bankruptcies.

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— Additional reporting by Joseph Tartakoff