There isn’t a single media person in Los Angeles who isn’t curious about the rumors that Michael Eisner is going to take control of the Tribune Company, and by extension the LA Times. Eisner has been relatively quite on the issue, but he yesterday he gave a rather coy interview to KTRS radio in St. Louis of all places.
“I guess somebody in the media put one and one and added it up to two,” Eisner said on The McGraw Millhaven Show. “It really adds up to minus one and a half.”
Eisner did concede that he had been buying up Tribune debt and that “I know all the people involved” in the restructuring.