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Tribune completes spinoff of newspapers including The Baltimore Sun
Tribune completes spinoff of newspapers including The Baltimore Sun

Tribune Co. completed the spinoff Monday of Tribune Publishing Co., which includes The Baltimore Sun and nine other daily newspapers. Tribune is just the latest multimedia news company to split up its broadcasting and publishing assets, joining Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. and E.W. Scripps, which completed such a spinoff just last week. Such separation is gaining momentum as traditional media seek to adapt to the fast-evolving digital landscape. An amicable corporate divorce is generally seen as best for both sides, streamlining them to compete against new media behemoths such as Google. Tribune Media and Tribune Publishing, which share a family history dating back 90 years, are no...

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