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Tribune is finally rid of Randy Michaels

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by SixToe, Oct 23, 2010.

  1. SixToe

    SixToe Active Member

    Apologies if this is a d_b but I didn't see it anywhere.

    Michaels resigned, at Zell's urging, after initially resisting the Tribune Board's discussion of forcing him out.

  2. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

  3. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    Tumor? Did someone say tumor?
  4. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member


  5. 21

    21 Well-Known Member

    Great mugshot! Really never saw this coming!


  6. ondeadline

    ondeadline Active Member

    At least he only drove his car into the ditch this time rather than an entire newspaper chain. I'm sure he'll say that he had a plan that night and absolutely knew what he was doing.
  7. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    But he was having FUN!!!!! ::)
  8. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

  9. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    What a fucking joke.

    If anything, Tribune should have tried to calculate how much they were damaged by his antics, and sued his ass.
  10. Versatile

    Versatile Active Member

    On the other hand, Craig Dubow got roughly $35 million to leave Gannett. Sounds like Tribune got off cheap.
  11. Joe Williams

    Joe Williams Well-Known Member

    Talk about the 99%-ers. We're all in that group: Those who never will be valued by the newspapers for which we work at any rate close to what this f---head bled out of Tribune.

    Nice going, great newspaper company.
  12. FileNotFound

    FileNotFound Well-Known Member

    The Tribune Company for which Randy Michaels work was not a great newspaper company. That ship sailed when Sam Zell was given the keys to 435 N. Michigan Ave.
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