Baltimore news organizations ask judge to unseal records in Mosby case
The Daily Record, The Baltimore Sun and The Baltimore Banner have asked the judge handling Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby’s federal criminal case to unseal records that the news organizations say should be public. The motion comes two weeks after The Daily Record wrote a letter to U.S. District Judge Lydia Kay Griggsby asking her […]
Survivors of Capital Gazette shooting, victims’ relatives sue, arguing attack was preventable
The families of the five Capital Gazette employees killed in 2018 and most of the survivors have sued, alleging not enough was done to prevent the attack.
Alden puts its stamp on Tribune, Baltimore Sun owner, with new debt and leadership
After Hedge fund Alden Global Capital closed its deal for Tribune Publishing on Monday, it wasted little time installing new leadership and saddling the newspaper chain with $278 million in debt that it took on for the acquisition, according to regulatory filings.
Shareholders approve hedge fund Alden’s takeover of Tribune, owner of Baltimore Sun
Shareholders of Tribune Publishing, one of the country’s largest newspaper chains and the owner of The Baltimore Sun, approved a $630 million takeover bid by hedge fund Alden Global Capital on Friday, the company said in a brief statement.
Baltimore police district to move into old newspaper offices
Baltimore officials on Wednesday approved an agreement enabling a city police district to move its employees into a building that once housed the Baltimore Sun newspaper.
Origin of virus that hobbled newspapers still unclear
LOS ANGELES — The origins of a suspected computer attack that disrupted The Baltimore Sun, the Los Angeles Times and Tribune Publishing newspapers remained unclear Sunday after causing delivery delays and being brought to the attention of federal investigators.
Capital Gazette, Maryland community papers move to unionize
Journalists at Baltimore Sun Media Group community newspapers are asking parent company Tribune Publishing to voluntarily recognize a union.
Atapco buys The Baltimore Sun’s Calvert Street property
Atapco Properties has purchased The Baltimore Sun’s headquarters on Calvert Street for an undisclosed price. The company announced the acquisition on Wednesday. The property consists of a three-building office and garage on a total of 435,000 gross square feet of building area. “This is a tremendous, iconic Baltimore asset that is attractive to us given […]
Gannett, Sun parent said to be fine-tuning details after bridging value gap
Gannett Co. and Tronc Inc. have bridged a valuation gap that caused months of friction, but are still hammering out the details of a transaction, people familiar with the situation said. The parties haven’t reached a final agreement, and an announcement isn’t imminent, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the matter […]
Gannett to Baltimore Sun parent’s shareholders: don’t vote for board
NEW YORK — Gannett is escalating its pursuit of rival newspaper company Tribune, telling shareholders of Tribune not to vote for its board member nominees up for election in June. Gannett, the publisher of USA Today and other newspapers, said Monday that withholding a vote at Tribune’s annual meeting next month will send a message […]
Owner of Baltimore Sun, LA Times expects to cut jobs 7 pct
The owner of the the Baltimore Sun, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and other newspapers says it expects a buyout offer to cut its staff by 7 percent. Tribune Publishing employees had to apply by Oct. 23. The company said in October that layoffs could follow the buyouts. Spokeswoman Dana Meyer said Thursday that CEO […]
Tribune sells Sun’s printing property for $46.5M
The 60-acre property in Port Covington includes the printing plant for the Baltimore Sun, which has a long-term lease for the facility.