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  • Freedom paid out $3.7M in bonuses to top executives

    Most Freedom Communications employees probably have never heard of the company’s MBO bonus program, but the higher-ups know all about it. The program paid out more than $3.7 million to Freedom’s top executives during the past year, not to mention other expenses such as partner …

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  • Bankruptcy filings show Tribune publisher earned $334,000 last year

    It’s a familiar story these days: Top executives reaping disproportionately large salaries and mind-boggling bonuses while executing poor business strategies and laying off hordes of employees. It’s happened in the finance industry, construction, automobile manufacturing, computer software and beyond. But now, we can count the newspaper industry among them.

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  • A last-ditch effort to buy the East Valley Tribune

    Just prior to the Aug. 31 announcement that Freedom Communications Inc. was seeking bankruptcy protection, it appears there was a last-ditch effort to sell a large portion of Freedom’s assets in Arizona, including the East Valley Tribune. It’s not clear whether any agreement is under …

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