Not Everyone Is Impressed


While some watch admiringly as pieces of the former Tribune Publishing company are put to new uses, or trimmed to scale in an effort to make a profit, others see nothing but doom under the ownership of Alden Global Capital.

McKay Coppins has a long analysis, centered in Chicago, in the latest online edition of The Atlantic Monthly.

The article notes that Baltimore hotelier Stewart Barnum Jr. is planning to go ahead with his plans to start a non-profit news website to cover Baltimore after his failed attempt to buy Tribune and all its properties, including the Hartford Courant.

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