This afternoon, Star Tribune publisher Mike Klingensmith sent staff an email confirming that the paper has agreed to move into the Capella Tower by mid-2015.The paper recently agreed to sell its current property to developer Ryan Cos. for $30.8 million in order to make way for all the redevelopment ... More >>
In recent days, Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor has been rumored to be closing in on a deal to purchase the Star Tribune. It appears the transaction is now all but official.See also:In wake of Boston Globe and Washington Post sales, might Star Tribune be next?
The Star Tribune has named Rene Sanchez the newspaper's new top editor Tuesday. He assumes the role Friday, replacing Nancy Barnes after a three week search.SEE ALSO: Nancy Barnes leaving Star Tribune after six years as editorSanchez, 48, is currently the deputy managing editor for content, supervis ... More >>
-- Updates at bottom --Nancy Barnes, editor of the Star Tribune since 2007, is leaving the paper for the same position with the Houston Chronicle.SEE ALSO: Barnes apologizes for Jim Souhan column about Coach Kill's epileptic seizures In a Star Tribune report, publisher Mike Klingensmith is quoted as ... More >>
People have always been willing to pay for news, Mike Klingensmith says.
We'll see if any of this impacts the Pioneer Press newsroom in the long run.
Amid layoffs and a new publisher, the paper finally hits bottom
He brings with him two decades of media business experience at Time, Inc., as well as a more recent specialty: media mergers and acquisitions.