Tronc (TRNC) , the third-largest U.S. newspaper company, is closing in on a deal to buy Us Weekly from Jann Wenner’s Wenner Media. The purchase price likely would be in the $85 million to $95 million range, sources said, with Tronc chairman Michael Ferro believing the acquisition will ...Read More
Newsonomics: Why Doesn’t Gannett Just Drop Its Tronc Bid, and See What Happens With Its Stock Price?
When officials at Tronc (formerly known as Tribune Publishing) canceled a September roadshow highlighting to investors in a half-dozen cities the bright future of the company just a day after announcing it, speculation began in earnest among Tronc’s close watchers. Was it as mundane as trouble ...Read More
Tribune Publishing chairman Michael Ferro hasn’t said much in public since Gannett, the largest newspaper company in the U.S., went public with its hostile takeover bid for his company. But inside the company, publisher of a slate of struggling but nationally recognized broadsheets like The ...Read More