Virginian-Pilot reporter subpoenaed in Mark Whitaker case; press advocates cite "chilling effect"

A Virginian-Pilot reporter has been subpoenaed by a special prosecutor to testify at the upcoming trial of City Council member Mark Whitaker, a step that First Amendment experts say can have a “chilling effect” on press freedom. The Pilot has opposed ...

Virginia Man Arrested, Charged After Punching Son’s 14-Year-Old Rival In the Face During Soccer Match

According to The Virginian-Pilot, the game was nearing the end of its final period when a tiff broke out between Grinnell’s son and rival player Timothy Vickerie as they both went for the ball. That’s when witnesses said they saw Grinnell knock ...

Newsonomics: Why is Michael Ferro slowing down Patrick Soon-Shiong’s deal to buy the LA Times and San Diego Union-Tribune?

On the one hand, current management could make the argument that it would like to enjoy that benefit, buying properties (such as the Virginian-Pilot) or making strategic investments, and moving Tronc toward becoming a less-dramatic, more conventional ...