- Sun-Times Media Group
Sun-Times Media Group (until recently Hollinger International) nyse|SVN is the
holding companyof a Chicago based newspapergroup. Thirty percent (and 78% of the voting share) of the group is owned by Canadian based Hollinger Inc.- an 84% controlling stake was owned by controversial Canadian businessman Conrad Blackthrough his Ravelston Corporation Limited. He attempted to sell this stake to the Barclay brothersin January 2004 and the brothers launched a takeoverbid for the rest of Hollinger International. However the sale was blocked by a judge in the United Statesafter the company's board lodged a court action against the sale. Ravelston is currently in receivership.
The Barclay brothers later bought The
Telegraph Groupwhich included " The Daily Telegraph", " The Sunday Telegraph", and " The Spectator". On November 16, 2004the sale of " The Jerusalem Post" to Mirkaei Tikshoret, a Tel Aviv-based publisher of Israeli newspapers, was announced. CanWest Global Communications, Canada's biggest media concern, announced it has agreed to take a 50 percent stake in "The Jerusalem Post" after Mirkaei buys the property. In February, 2006, Hollinger sold substantially all of its Canadianassets. [http://www.thesuntimesgroup.com/release.asp?articleid=301] The corporation's name was changed to Sun-Times Media Group on July 17, 2006. [http://www.thesuntimesgroup.com/release.asp?articleid=317]
Assets now include the "
Chicago Sun-Times" in the United States, and various suburban and neighborhood newspapers in the Chicago area, including the " Post-Tribune" of Northwest Indiana, the Pioneer Pressgroup, the " Daily Southtown," the "Beacon News"-Sun Publications group in the Aurora-Naperville area, " The Star (Tinley Park)", The Herald News (Joliet) and the Lake County " News Sun." It also owns the [http://www.centerstagechicago.com/ Centerstage Chicago] entertainment site.
November 17, 2003
Conrad Blackresigns as Chairman after an internal inquiry alleges that Black had received more than $7 million in unauthorized payments of company funds.
January 14, 2004
* Hollinger International files a
US$200 million lawsuit against Conrad Black and David Radler.
Gordon A. ParisChairman of the Board of Directors, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Paul B. HealyVice President, Corporate Development and Investor Relations
Peter K. LaneVice President, Chief Financial Officer
Robert T. SmithTreasurer
James R. Van HornVice President, General Counsel and Secretary
*John Cruickshank Chief Operating Officer, Head of the Chicago Group
Current members of the
board of directorsof the corporation are: Gordon Paris, Richard Burt, Daniel Colson, Cyrus Freidhelm, Henry Kissinger, Shmuel Meitar, John O'Brien, Richard Perle, Graham Savage, Raymond Seitz, and James R. Thompson.
* [http://www.thesuntimesgroup.com Sun-Times Media Group] official site
* [http://www.hollinger.com Hollinger Inc.] official site
* [http://www.suburbanchicagonews.com/ Suburban Chicago News] site, including the Aurora "Beacon News", "Naperville Sun" and Sun Group, Joliet Herald News, and Lake County "News Sun"
* [http://media.guardian.co.uk/telegraph/ Guardian Unlimited Special Report - Conrad Black, Hollinger and the Telegraph] Ongoing archive collection of news and analysis.
* [http://www.ketupa.net/black.htm Ketupa.net - Media Profiles: Hollinger, Black & the Barclays] Extensive background information, including past and present media holdings.
* [http://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/868512/000095012304010413/y01437exv99w2.htm U.S. SEC - Breeden Report] Complete 512-page copy of the Report of Investigation by the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Hollinger International Inc.
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