#ThrowbackThursday: ‘The threat to our newspaper companies … is exaggerated’

I’ve been going through Chicago journalism history files at the Newberry Library, and recently found a speech that former Chicago Tribune editor and publisher Jack Fuller gave to McClatchy news executives in 2000. Here’s a passage:



McClatchy, by the way, sold the Minneapolis Star Tribune in 2006 for $530 million; it acquired the paper for $1.2 billion in 1998.

* Also: Fuller is told why “the Los Angeles Times has floundered around so long”