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Picard Provides Assessment of Tribune Co. Breakup for U.S. Congress

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Robert G. Picard, Director of Research of the Reuters Institute is providing independent expert assessment of the spinoff of Tribune Publishing from the Tribune Corp. for the U.S. Congress, House of Representatives, Committee on Energy and Commerce.He is providing an independent expert assessment of the effects of the terms of the spinoff on the sustainability of newspapers in Tribune Publishing and their implications for continued strong local and national reporting.
The assessment was commissioned by Rep. Henry Waxman, Ranking Member.