The tax is mostly aimed at Big Tech companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon that sell digital ads to businesses that want to reach consumers in Maryland.
Podcast products that are quirky and meaningful only to the most devoted listeners tend to sell best.
Alden is known for slashing companies to bits - but Tribune is already lean. And its stronger earnings demand a higher valuation.
The industry will be caught between the push toward more technological innovation and the pull of tradition.
Publishers saw a surge in web traffic as homebound readers sought news and information about the health crisis, but a broad pullback in ad spending.
The 'FT' will eliminate as many as 64 jobs among its global workforce of 2,300. The job cuts came to light as the union protested against executive pay, including salary and severance package for EIC Lionel Barber.
Publishers were harmed when Google's method of "dynamic allocation" of online bids for digital ad space drove down prices.
The bill allows local newspapers owned by national chains to apply for forgivable loans from the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
Only a handful of companies have publicly acknowledged they installed its tainted software -- and the extent of any damage from data breaches is still unclear.
The arrest led the NYT to re-examine its reporting in the series and return its Peabody Award.