The FCC gave the boys from Chicago permission to own a newspaper and a television station in the same market - just what they need to complete the Sam Zell-led deal to go private by the end of the year. The waivers will last at least two years and cover Tribune's ownership of the LAT and KTLA, along with similar newspaper and TV combinations in NY, Chicago, South Florida and Hartford, Conn. Meanwhile, Moody's has...
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Mark Lacter covered business, the economy and more here from 2006 until his death on Nov. 13, 2013.The entire LA Biz Observed archive — more than 10,000 blog posts by Mark — remains online and available.
Mark LacterMark Lacter created the LA Biz Observed blog in 2006. He posted until the day before his death on Nov. 13, 2013.
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