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Posts Tagged ‘Tell Zell’

Sam Zell Press Conference Roundup

Tell Zell reports that after missing the Sam Zell/Randy Michaels press conference yesterday, he caught it and was unimpressed:

The entire argument collapses on a single point. No newspaper is losing money. Each paper takes in more cash than it pays out. The problem is, they don’t take in enough money to pay off Sam’s $13-billion debt.

(Extra points go to the InkStained Retch for linking to this Los Angeles Magazine piece.

The Hartford Courant wasn’t any easier on Zell:

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InkStained Retch Reports, Makes News

21zell.190.jpgDidn’t take long for the New York media to catch on to Tell Zell, a blog by a reported LAT employee who blogs the name InkStained Retch. (OK, so it did kinda take them long, but it’s nice that they’re giving the Retch his/her due in today’s New York Times).

For the truly LAT-obsessed, Tell Zell publishes the usual farewell e-mails from laid-off staffers. But then the InkStained Retch goes a step further (way further than anything we’ve ever seen) and prints sections of actual severance packages.

We’re not sure we need this level of intimacy and detail about anything related to Sam Zell, but if you do, it’s right here.