Changing Tribune to tronc Brings Up the Age Old Question 'When and How Should Companies Change Their Names?'
Since the company name is an extremely important branding element, changing the name should only be done if there are really
Mark Walter, the controlling owner of the Dodgers, said he is interested in possibly buying the Los Angeles Times and the
Note: this post has been updated to clarify that the Kochs were interested in Tribune's newspapers, not the company as a
We've seen how the Kochs have financially influenced the curriculum of colleges and universities. Allowing a pair of conservative billionaires to buy free press will only serve to advance their tea party ideology and take over our democracy.
Many are buzzing about the recent news of the Koch brothers' interest in buying a stake in the press. We discuss the future of local news & media outlets funded by private groups.
As of now the Koch brothers are considered by some to be the frontrunners to purchase the Tribune papers. In this spirit, I thought it might be fun (and quite depressing) to explore how a Koch-run newspaper might have presented some of the most iconic news events in modern history.
History shows that if conservative papers weren't subsidized by deep-pocketed owners, they would fail in a free market. By contrast, at least until the current paradigm shift from print to online, newspapers dismissed as "liberal" had generally been thriving -- many of them under publicly owned companies.
Three years ago, Charles and David Koch, the billionaire industrialists and supporters of libertarian causes, held a seminar
The latest FCC official to get a job in the industry he used to regulate is Edward Lazarus, Chairman Julius Genachowski's former chief of staff. The Los Angeles Times reported on Tuesday that Lazarus is the new general counsel of Tribune Co.
In addition to the Wall Street Journal and London Times, Murdoch owns a group of newspaper papers in his native Australia