(KCPW News) On Wednesday news broke that Paul Huntsman, son of billionaire Utah businessman Jon M. Huntsman Sr., had entered into an agreement to buy the Salt Lake Tribune, the state’s largest independent newspaper. The terms of the deal between Huntsman and current Tribune owner Digital First Media were not disclosed. Also unknown is whether the decades-old Joint Operating Agreement between the Tribune and the LDS Church-owned Deseret News had been renegotiated – once again. Changes to that agreement made in 2013 have been the focus of a federal lawsuit and an anti-trust investigation.
To hear more about the sale, and what the future might hold for the Utah’s biggest daily newspaper, KCPW’s Roger McDonough sat down with Salt Lake Tribune Editor and Publisher Terry Orme.
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