Tampa Bay Times Purchases Tampa Tribune
TAMPA — The Tampa Bay Times, Florida's largest newspaper, on Tuesday purchased the Tampa Tribune from Revolution Capital Group, saying it intends to create one financially secure …
For those who care about newspapers and the vital role they play in civic life, this is an important day. The purchase of the Tampa Tribune puts the Times on solid financial footing …
Here are some questions and answers for readers about the sale of the Tampa Tribune …
OUR KEEPSAKE SECTION
05/06/16 | Perspective | By Joe Henderson
Some people want to teach, or coach, or wear a suit and make important decisions. I wanted nothing more from my professional career than to be known as a newspaper guy. I couldn't imagine doing anything else.
05/06/16 | Human Interest | By Patty Ryan, Times Staff Writer
I never planned to stay at the Tampa Tribune, but I did so for 22 years before joining its rival in 2001.
05/06/16 | Opinion | By Pam Iorio, Special to the Times
The first half of the twentieth century saw the city of Tampa grow from a frontier village to a medium-size metropolis, experiencing challenges that set it apart from other cities in Florida. Tampa's reputation grew as a gambling mecca where lawlessness was condoned by a wink and a payoff to public officials. At the…
05/06/16 | Human Interest | By Gary R. Mormino, Special to the Times
Wauchula, the seat of Hardee County, embodies an old Florida ethos, with its rural traditions coiled as tight as a cow hunter's whip. In the 1930s, Wauchula proclaimed it was the cucumber capital of America.
05/06/16 | Columns | By Daniel Ruth, Times Columnist
An old friend died the other day. The grieving survivors are too numerous to count.
05/06/16 | Perspective | By Rosemary O'Hara
I remember when I started my first reporting job at the Tampa Tribune in 1978, the city editor told me I smiled too much.
05/06/16 | News | By John Martin, Times Staff Writer
For artist Joan Griffin Burpee, it was a memorable commission.
05/06/16 | Perspective | By Steve Otto
Driving down to mother Trib, I listened to a brief item on the radio. There was a fire in one of the World Trade Center buildings in New York City and someone said a small plane had struck the building.
05/06/16 | Human Interest | By Ernest Hooper, Times Columnist
I love the Tampa Bay area.
It's my home.
When I first moved here in 1988, I never thought my fondness for its historic districts, its scenic vistas, its heart-warming diversity and its tantalizing food would grow so great. In my mind, Tampa would serve as just another way-stop in my burgeoning journalistic …
05/05/16 | Human Interest | By Sue Carlton, Times Columnist
"One of the longest walks a politician has to take is the one from the front door to the edge of the driveway to get not one but two newspapers."
05/03/16 | Editorials |
Today marks a milestone for the Tampa Bay Times and this region we call home. The Times becomes the area's sole daily newspaper, with a reach and responsibility that transcends geography and county lines. This occasion has been decades in the making, reflecting the growth of Tampa Bay, the economic …