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Schoenberger’s Book Launch Tonight

Where better for an author to hold a book launching than at the Mark Twain House and Museum. Would that Susan Schoenberger’s second novel – The Virtues of Oxygen — be half as popular as Twain’s work. Anyway, Susan’s shindig is tonight at 6:30 p.m. Here’s a link to the registration page for anyone who [...]

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What Is A Newspaper Worth?

The big business types continue to crunch the numbers for the upcoming Tribune Publishing spinoff. They value the whole newspaper operation at about $635 million. That’s divided among eight newspapers, two of which are huge. ┬áNo telling what part of that is The Courant, but it’s likely in the double-digit millions. This article lays it [...]

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Debt Schmedt!

Not only can the new Tribune Publishing handle $350 million in debt, it could handle more! Like $450 million, the soon-to-be parent company says. And just to bring some perspective: Sam Zell told Tribune’s employees that they owned the company and he was going to make all of them rich.

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Laura Unger Going National

Laura Unger, who covered education for the Courant back when students used pencils and pens, has a new position with Gannett. Here’s her announcement: I’m happy to announce my new position within Gannett covering national and regional health and medical stories, reporting to editors at USA Today while based in Louisville at The Courier-Journal. As [...]

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