Tag Archives: Chicago Tribune

Tribune Breaks Off $3.9B Sinclair Merger, Sues Sinclair

CBS News reports: Tribune Media is withdrawing from its $3.9 billion buyout by Sinclair and it’s filing a lawsuit against it, citing breach of contract. Tribune Media would be on the hook for a $135 million breakup fee, according to the agreement reached last year. Sinclair Broadcast Group had offered to buy the Chicago company’s 42 TV stations and had ...

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Chicago Tribune Endorses Gary Johnson

Yesterday Gary Johnson was unable to name a single foreign leader that he admires. And today, this from the editorial board of the Chicago Tribune: As Nov. 8 looms, a dismayed, disconsolate America waits and wonders: What is it about 2016? How has our country fallen so inescapably into political and policy gridlock? How did pandering to aggrieved niche groups ...

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Chicago Tribune Slams Aaron Schock

From the Tribune‘s editorial board: His constituents have always known Schock is not the usual politician, and the revelation that he’s an ardent Anglophile would have been harmless if it didn’t accompany doubts about his ethical judgment. Few people care if he wants to spend his personal funds on eccentric remodeling plans. But some of the other stuff is more ...

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Editorial Of The Day

From the editorial board of the Chicago Tribune: Lawmakers, don’t wait for the courts. The legislative branch, rather than the judicial, should be writing the fine points of this law. Make a firm declaration that same-sex marriage is in the best interest of the state and its residents because the law would strengthen families, protect the interests of children and ...

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