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2014-07-09 12:28:25

Acquisition of Asia's leading TV listings and search provider bolsters Tribune's reach to 600 million TV subscribers globally PALO ALTO, Calif., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Digital Ventures, the technology and innovation arm of Tribune Company (OTC: TRBAA), today announced it has acquired What's-ON, a leading television search and Electronic Program Guide (EPG) data provider for India and the Middle East. This move expands Tribune's TV listings and video metadata footprint...

2014-07-08 12:26:22

CHICAGO, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In connection with its Annual Shareholders meeting, Tribune Company (OTC: TRBAA) has chosen to make a voluntary disclosure regarding fees paid to its external auditor, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. The disclosure is available on our website, www.tribune.com. TRIBUNE is one of the country's leading multimedia companies, operating businesses in broadcasting, publishing, and interactive. The company's broadcasting group owns or operates 42...

2014-06-30 16:24:41

'MANHATTAN' TO DEBUT SUNDAY, JULY 27 ON WGN AMERICA at 9 p.m. ET / 8 p.m. CT WITH ENCORES ACROSS 33 TRIBUNE STATIONS ON PREMIERE NIGHT LOS ANGELES, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WGN America and Tribune Studios, the flagship network and studio of Tribune Company (TRBAA:OTC), today announced a multi-channel premiere event for its captivating original scripted drama "Manhattan," produced by Lionsgate Television, Skydance Television, and Tribune Studios. The series will debut SUNDAY,...

2014-06-26 12:31:32

CHICAGO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Publishing today announced the appointment of Matthew Hutchison as Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications. Hutchison will lead the overall communications strategy for Tribune Publishing Company following its separation from Tribune Company. Hutchison will report to Tribune Publishing Chief Executive Officer Jack Griffin and assume his new duties July 7. He will be based in Chicago....

2014-06-26 12:31:25

Alternative Rock, Hip Hop & Rock & Roll CHICAGO, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading a renaissance in Chicago's West Loop, tens of thousands of people each year have gathered at Old St. Pat's listening to great music and to enjoy the party with a purpose. This year is no different at the World's Largest Block Party with attendees from over 48 states. Guster and G Love and Special Sauce will be co-headlining Friday, June 27(th) presented by WXRT-FM. The Mowgli's and...

2014-06-26 12:28:36

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Broadcasting today announced the appointment of Chris Topf as Vice President & General Manager of WPMT FOX 43 in Harrisburg, where he will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the station, including strategic planning and day-to-day operations, with a focus on continuing the growth of the station's audiences and revenue. He will report to Kathy Clements, COO, Tribune Broadcasting....

2014-06-13 12:22:55

CHICAGO, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company (the "Company"; OTC: TRBAA) and Tribune Publishing Company ("Tribune Publishing") today announced that, in connection with the Company's previously announced intention to separate Tribune Publishing from the Company, Tribune Publishing plans to raise $350 million of debt by entering into a Senior Secured Term Loan facility. Tribune Publishing is also arranging a $140 million asset-based revolving credit facility. Tribune Company...

2014-06-10 23:03:48

ONE World Sports announced today that it is expanding and reorganizing its affiliate sales team around Eastern and Western divisions. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 ONE World Sports announced today that it is expanding and reorganizing its affiliate sales team around Eastern and Western divisions to better position the global sports network to serve prospective new distribution partners and support its growing roster of existing distributors. ONE World Sports recently added Verizon...

2014-06-09 16:24:20

CLEVELAND, June 9, 2104 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Broadcasting today announced the appointment of Paul Perozeni as Vice President & General Manager of WJW FOX 8 in Cleveland, one of the strongest FOX affiliates in the country. Perozeni's promotion is effective immediately and he will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the station, including strategic planning and day-to-day operations. He will report to Lynda King, COO, Tribune Broadcasting....

2014-05-16 12:24:58

CHICAGO, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tribune Company (OTC: TRBAA) announced it will report financial results for the first quarter 2014 at 8 a.m. ET on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. The consolidated financial statements along with management's discussion and analysis of financial condition and results of operations will be available in the Financial Information section of the Company's corporate website, www.tribune.com. The Company will not conduct a conference call this quarter. The...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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