Trouble at the Chicago Tribune

Here’s an important story by our Thursday guest, David Carr.  He will no doubt have something to say about the long analysis piece he did recently on the sexism and mismanagement visited upon one of the nation’s once great newspapers, the Chicago Tribune

The new management did transform the work culture, however. Based on interviews with more than 20 employees and former employees of Tribune, Mr. Michaels’s and his executives’ use of sexual innuendo, poisonous workplace banter and profane invective shocked and offended people throughout the company. Tribune Tower, the architectural symbol of the staid company, came to resemble a frat house, complete with poker parties, juke boxes and pervasive sex talk.

Take a look.

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