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Tronc and Tribune May Get the Last Laugh

Brooke Sutherland
Tronc and Tribune May Get the Last Laugh

Newspaper publisher Tronc Inc. — which has reportedly realized it should have stuck with the Tribune Publishing name — spiked late Wednesday amid reports it's entertaining a bid from a private equity firm. Tronc, the owner of the Chicago Tribune, was spun off from TV-station owner Tribune Media Co. in 2014.