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Media Movers: Podcaster, editor and writer Mark Caro

talkingbiznews.com Mark Caro has truly done it all: He was a star writer at the Chicago Tribune, works to train the next generation, runs the successful podcast Caropop and writes fascinating…

For NATO, Ukraine's Status Is the Elephant in the Room

newsweek.com It took more than nine months, more than 20,000 fatalities and a whole lot of ammunition, but it appears Russian forces have taken the small Ukrainian city of Bakhmut. The…

Judge dismisses city of Chicago's lawsuit against Indiana gun store over straw gun sales

apnews.com A judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit the city of Chicago filed against a northwestern Indiana store that alleged it sold hundreds of guns in straw purchases that ended up…

Hedge funds want to control your local news

fortune.com Wall Street has grown accustomed to getting its way in Washington. So when a pair of Wall Street funds, Standard General and Apollo Global Management, proposed taking over…

Billionaire Real Estate Investor Sam Zell Bids Farewell

thestreet.com He was a legend in American capitalism. One of these last self-made billionaires who built his fortune with willpower and determination. Sam Zell is a legendary real estate…

Marketing winners and losers of the week

adage.com The reality is the major beer brands moved away from women-in-bikinis ads many years ago—and that campaigns such as Lite’s anti-sexist appeal have been commonplace and…

Sam Zell, real estate tycoon who led Tribune Co. to bankruptcy, dies at 81

washingtonpost.com Sam Zell, the proudly foul-mouthed real estate tycoon whose daring buyout of the Tribune Co., the publisher of the Los Angeles Times and Chicago Tribune, was riddled by…

Sam Zell dies at 81; Chicago real estate tycoon owned Tribune Co

suntimes.com Anybody who encountered Sam Zell — be they one of his executives, a rival in a business deal, a foundation chief or a journalist — knew where they stood with him. Mr. Zell…

Sam Zell’s Saltiest Moments, as Chronicled by Observer

observer.com Sam Zell, real estate investor known for his self-made fortune and colorful language, died today (May 18) at age 81. The news was announced by Zell’s company Equity…

Sam Zell, business tycoon who drove the L.A. Times into bankruptcy, dies

yahoo.com Sam Zell, who made his billions resurrecting troubled businesses that ran the gamut from bicycles to real estate, has died at 81. His death was announced by Chicago-based…

Sam Zell, 81, Tycoon Whose Big Newspaper Venture Went Bust, Dies

nytimes.com Sam Zell in 2012. He called himself “the grave dancer,” celebrating his own sow’s-ear-to-silk-purse triumphs as a high-stakes speculator who found opportunities where others…

Real Estate Legend Sam Zell Dead At 81

zerohedge.com Real Estate Legend Sam Zell Dead At 81 Sam Zell, one of the most honest and outspoken people on Wall Street, not to mention a real estate and investing legend, has died. He…

Billionaire Investor Sam Zell Dead At 81

forbes.com Billionaire Sam Zell, who built one of the largest real estate empires in the U.S. and made his hay by picking up distressed assets, died Thursday at 81 years old. Equity…

Sam Zell, real estate mogul and onetime Tribune owner, is dead at 81

chicagotribune.com Sam Zell ran a Chicago-based real estate empire that he began building when he was still a college student, along the way gaining a reputation as a brash and scrappy…

“Probably the Hardest Thing I’ve Done”: Sean Hayes on Bringing Oscar Levant Back to Life in Good Night, Oscar

vanityfair.com On May 2, Sean Hayes emerged from his bedroom into the living room, where his husband, Scott Icenogle, was watching television. Icenogle had breaking news. “You’ve been…

Sam Zell, elfin figure who became a billionaire 'dancing on the skeletons of other people’s mistakes,' dies at 81

fortune.com Sam Zell, the billionaire investor who called himself “the Grave Dancer” for his bets on distressed assets, including a losing wager that drove the Tribune Co. into…

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