Jim TyreeJim Tyree, the Mesirow Financial chairman and CEO who came to the rescue of the Chicago Sun-Times last year, has been diagnosed with stomach cancer. Sun-Times columnist Michael Sneed reported online Tuesday that Tyree, 52, is awaiting test results to determine
Roger EbertDon DuPree, a 23-year veteran of Chicago television, announced his resignation Tuesday as assistant news director at CBS-owned WBBM-Channel 2 to reunite with Roger Ebert on his new movie-review show.DuPree has been hired as director of “Roger Ebert Presen
The Tribune Co. saga took another turn Tuesday with the declaration by embattled CEO Randy Michaels that he has not resigned. “I work here today and I’m still working,” the Chicago Tribune quoted him as saying.
Randy MichaelsRandy Michaels, whose frat house antics and crony-laden management style turned the 150-year culture of the Chicago Tribune into a national laughingstock, appears to be on his way out as chief executive officer of Tribune Co.
Mark my words: A year or two from now, the Chicago journalism establishment will look back on this time as a critical moment in its history — a period when the city’s oldest and most important news organization faced a crisis of confidence and a test of leadership.
Robservations on the media beat: Jen PattersonI believe it was the late Richard Hainey, the crusty former editor of Chicago Today and a beloved professor at Medill, who taught us the adage: "You can't cover the circus if you sleep with the
From: Tribune CommunicationsSent: Friday, October 15, 2010 4:00 PMSubject: Message from Randy Michaels/Resignation of Lee Abrams As you know, earlier this week we suspended Lee Abrams from his position as Tribune Company's Chief Innovation Officer