Proof Positive That Print Is Dead

tribunetvWell, that magazines and newspapers are for sure.

According to a press release from Tribune Company, which is about to become the largest owner of major network TV affiliates in the country (don’t worry, the press release will explain), Tribune plans to spin off its magazine unit and is telling to sell its newspapers, including such Big Deal Journalistic Establishments as the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune.

Let’s face it. This is not something a smart capitalist company does…unless it believes that it’ll make a ton in television and, if it doesn’t act quickly, lose its ass in print. read article