Feder: Sun-Times in talks to sell to Tribune owner tronc, perhaps by end of month

 
 
Updated 5/15/2017 4:52 PM
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  • Tronc is the name of what was once the Tribune Publishing Co.

    Tronc is the name of what was once the Tribune Publishing Co.

  • Michael W. Ferro Jr.

    Michael W. Ferro Jr. John H. White/Chicago Sun-Times via AP

The Chicago Sun-Times is in negotiations to be acquired by the parent company of the Chicago Tribune, perhaps as soon as the end of the month, Sun-Times Editor and Publisher Jim Kirk says.

In an announcement Monday by Sun-Times owner Wrapports. Tronc, the former Tribune Publishing Co. headed by tech entrepreneur Michael Ferro, could run the Sun-Times separately, "keeping in place the independent newsroom." Ferro previously headed Wrapports. Terms of the offer were not disclosed. More at robertfeder.com.

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