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The Morning Lowdown 11-23-11

»  Nokia (NYSE: NOK) Siemens to Cut 17,000 Jobs (WSJ; Press release)

»  James Murdoch quits the boards of Sun and Times…

The Morning Lowdown 10-24-11

»  Does Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) CEO Tim Cook Also Want To Destroy Android? (paidContent)

»  Steve Jobs To Biographer: ‘I’m G…

The Morning Lowdown 08-22-11

»  Newspapers Edit Down Outlooks (WSJ)

»  Murdoch told me to have someone followed: Buttrose (ABC News)

»  T…

The Morning Lowdown 06-22-11

»  Is Hulu In Play Or Just Jumping Through Hoops? (paidContent)

»  Barnes & Noble: E-books Now Outsell Print Books 3 To…

The Morning Lowdown 06-03-11

»  Now that Groupon has filed for a $750 million IPO, it’s time to guess the next daily deal site to go public. (paidContent)

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IAC Adds Eisner To Its Board

A high profile addition to IAC’s board: Michael Eisner. The former Disney (NYSE: DIS) CEO will become the thirteenth member of the company’s…

The Morning Lowdown 01-27-11

»  What could have been… Demand Media (NYSE: DMD) priced its IPO on Wednesday and saw its stock rise 33 percent its first day. B…

The Morning Lowdown 01-24-11

»  Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) had an interesting weekend, which served to distract from last week’s news about CEO Steve Jobs taking an in…

Chicago Tribune Goes Shopping With Groupon

Daily local deals aggregator Groupon may have rebuffed Google’s offers to acquire it, but the company is still open to shopping companions f…

The Morning Lowdown 12.01.10

»  Online media buying service AppNexus has been cut off from Google’s ad exchange after placing an ad that violated the company’s…

The Morning Lowdown 11.01.10

»  The Daily Show host Jon Stewart’s Rally To Restore Sanity in Washington, D.C., on Saturday was “history’s largest act of press…

The Morning Lowdown 10.25.10

»  There was a lot of drama between Newsweek owner Sidney Harman, IAC (NSDQ: IACI) chief Barry Diller and The Daily Beast’s Tina B…

The Morning Lowdown 10.20.10

»  Tribune Company CEO Randy Michaels says he’s not stepping down, contrary to previous reports this week. [Chicago Tribune]

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The Morning Lowdown 10.19.10

»  Tribune Company’s board appears to have had enough and is preparing to ask CEO Randy Michaels to step down. The move follows la…

The Morning Lowdown 10.07.10

»  The NY Post’s Page Six columnist Richard Johnson is the latest prominent print journalist to make the leap to digital. But he’s…

Chicago Tribune Cuts Newsroom By 11 Percent

The Chicago Tribune has cut 53 newsroom jobs, paper’s Phil Rosenthal reported (via Romenesko). While certainly not good news for the staffer…

Tribune Weighs Sale Of Media Services Unit

Tribune may shed more baggage as it seeks to climb out from its enormous debt load. The privately-held company is weighing a sale of Tribune…

Tribune Could Default In ’09: Analyst

The massive debt load carried by Sam Zell-owned Tribune guarantees a paper-thin margin for error in its operations. Credit analyst David Nov…

Earnings: Tribune Swings To Loss In Q4

Tribune Company posted a $78.8 million loss from continuing operations in Q4, compared to a profit of $239 the year before. For the full yea…

Tribune Extends Sale Decision Deadline

Media and newspaper conglomerate Tribune has extended its deadline for deciding whether to sell the company from the end of the year until t…

Dean Singleton May Join Tribune Fray

Dean Singleton’s MediaNews Group may snap up some of Tribune’s newspapers, according to Newsday. Citing a person close to the company, Newsd…

Tribune Protecting Top Employees

The Tribune Co. continues to prepare for a possible sale.
In filings with the Securities & Exchange Commission, the beleaguered media compan…

Tribune May Consider LBO or TV Spinoff

So says WSJ. Tribune is expected to consider some radical options at a big board meeting today, including taking the company private in a le…