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Revolving Door Newsletter: 06.13.08

Publisher Flees Chicago Trib, Zell

June 13, 2008
Tribune's eventual implosion is running ahead of schedule, with Chicago Tribune publisher and consummate company man Scott Smith resigning after clashes with CEO Sam Zell. We're officially living in bizarro world when an old guard apparatchik like Smith would rather bow out than oversee the steep job cuts that are likely coming. It's now only a matter of time... Rumors are swirling about who will take over the top spot of the Washington Post when Len Downie is gone (most likely by Inauguration Day). One of the top contenders, according to Radar, is Newsweek editor Jon MeachamJon Meacham<...

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