The Ocho | News | Salt Lake City | Salt Lake City Weekly

The Ocho 

Pin It

Eight future healines regarding the 2001 sale of the Salt Lake Tribune to MediaNews and the McCarthey family’s battle to win it back:


8. “Trib owner Dean Singleton declares ‘Get over it! No take-sies back-sies!’” (2007)


7. “McCartheys counter Singleton: ‘We had our fingers and toes crossed!’” (2007)


6. “MediaNews moves Tribune to secret Denver locale: ‘Just try and find it now’” (2010)


5. “McCartheys win Trib visitation rights in court for weekends and holidays” (2016)


4. “Singleton clone Dinky 2.0 buys D-News, City Weekly, SLUG and Modern Polygamist under newly relaxed ‘all-you-can-own’ media ruling” (2025)


3. “Small victory for McCartheys: MediaNews agrees to sell back Robert Kirby’s preserved brain” (2038)


2. “MediaNews acquired by Clear Channel’s Earth 2 division; newspapers to become ‘info-bit’ services for morning-radio DJs” (2045)


1. “McCartheys regain Tribune ownership same day last tree in galaxy is cut down” (2101)

Pin It

More by Bill Frost

  • Available Jones

    Eight great achievements by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert during eight years in office.
    • Nov 29, 2017
  • Get Happy!

    Happy! brings the weirdness to Syfy; Fuller House further erodes 'Merica.
    • Nov 29, 2017
  • Thanks for Nothin'

    Eight things you just don't want to hear from family this Thanksgiving.
    • Nov 22, 2017
  • More »

Latest in News

  • Muddy Polls

    With a crowded mayoral election around the corner, which polls can you trust to gauge public sentiment?
    • Apr 17, 2019
  • Distilling Hope

    Against archaic regulations, these Utah distilleries manage to leave their boozy mark.
    • Apr 10, 2019
  • The Buzz: Utah's Native Bees in Peril

    Federal lands could offer hives a respite from pesticides.
    • Apr 3, 2019
  • More »


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

  • Sousa Mendes' List

    Holocaust rescuer's legacy lives on in Utah.
    • Jan 17, 2018
  • Going, Going, Gone?

    Rights to a sizable chunk of public lands is up for grabs.
    • Feb 7, 2018

© 2019 Salt Lake City Weekly

Website powered by Foundation