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  • Tribune Bankruptcy Imminent

    The Tribune Co., which owns The Baltimore Sun and seven other major daily newspapers, may file for bankruptcy protection as soon as this week, The Wall Street Journal, relying on unnamed sources, reported Sunday. The Chicago-based media conglomerate has...
  • Bankenstein Lives!

    Last night Federal Reserve and CitiGroup officials dropped a financial bomb, emerging from all-weekend talks to say that the U.S. taxpayers are bailing out Citi. It was the inevitable result of policy decisions made a decade ago, after CitiGroup broke a...
  • Newsflash: Newspapers Need to Reinvent Themselves for the Web

    Today the Bivings Group, a Washington-based internet communications firm, released the findings of its 2008 study of how traditional print newspapers are coping with the steady evolution of online content in the media. The organization studied 100 "major"...
  • Backwoods Home magazine Offers Hopelessness for the Future

    Despite living at my current address for roughly four years, I still get mail for the previous occupants, who were, when last I checked, in jail. Most of the mail is court related, or notices from the city, so I dutifully write a note on the envelope...
  • The Baltimore Guide Has a New Owner

    The only sign that ownership of the Baltimore Guide recently changed is subtle: On its web site, the name of its publisher changed from long-time owner Richard Sandza to recent buyer Darwin Oordt. "It happened a couple of weeks ago," editor Jacqueline...
  • Stressed Clout

    The Wall Street Journal (pay site) posted a story on its web site last Friday, May 8, after the markets closed. The headline was "Banks Won Concessions on Tests," with the subhed, "Fed Cut Billions Off Some Initial Capital-Shortfall Estimates; Tempers...
  • Is this a good story?

    Tribune Co.'s bankruptcy and mass layoffs at the Baltimore Sun have obscured another troubling incident at the media giant: a market-test of stories that have not yet been published. Editor & Publisher carried an item about this on April 30, the day...
  • Kerry Says Newspapers "Endangered"

    Huffington Post has this dispatch on Sen. John Kerry (D-Ma.)'s Senate hearing on the future of newspapers, scheduled for 2:30 p.m. today. Our own Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) suggests that newspapers go non-profit, like NPR. But, he says, that's only for...
  • Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild Scrambling to Make Plans in Wake of Massive Sun Layoffs

    On Thursday afternoon at 4 p.m., the dust is still not settled in The Baltimore Sun newsroom. The day after the Tribune company laid off nearly one third of the paper's editorial staff--including upper-level editors, photographers, designers, and copy...
  • The Sting

    The Wall Street Journal has a neat little story (subscription required) that illustrates the state of play in the investment banking business. There is an element of David vs. Goliath, but the more significant message seems to be that things have not...
  • Geppi's Money Woes Make News

    Steve Geppi, back when money wasn't such an issue. On June 1, the Maine coast on-line news site Village Soup, which publishes the Camden Herald Gazette, reported that Steven Geppi and a partner were sued in federal court over $600,000 in bad debt owed...
  • "The End of Local News?" It's Anybody's Guess, Really

    "End of Local News?" symposium panelists (from left) Jayne Miller, Tim Franklin, Jake Oliver, Kevin Klose, Monty Cook, and Mark Potts, as seen in a photograph taken by a professional journalist who is not a professional photographer. | Image by Lee...