Tribune Company

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Tribune Company

 

a publishing company in the USA. The Tribune Company, founded in 1919, publishes newspapers, including the New York Daily News and the Chicago Tribune. It owns several radio stations and paper companies, as well as the Chicago Tribune-New York Daily News press syndicate, which supplies news stories, feature articles, and photographs to a large number of newspapers and other publications.

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