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Baltimore Sun parent Tronc acquires New York Daily News

Baltimore Sun parent Tronc acquires New York Daily News

Tronc, the parent company of The Baltimore Sun, Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times, has acquired the venerable New York Daily News.

This deal for the tabloid, which includes the Daily News' website and other assets, has been in the works for some months and was finalized Sunday. The deal carries a price tag of $1 and the assumption of operational and pension liabilities.

“We think this is a great deal for the paper and for us," said Justin Dearborn, Tronc's chief executive officer. "We expect it to benefit greatly from becoming part of the Tronc ecosystem."

Tronc, formerly known as Tribune Publishing, has been actively engaged in high-profile merger...

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