Lee Enterprises http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Billionaire Buffett's company discloses stake in Post-Dispatch parent publisher http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/billionaire-buffetts-company-discloses-stake-post-dispatch-parent-publisher <p>Billionaire Warren Buffett&#39;s company now owns&nbsp;about 3.2 percent of Lee Enterprises&#39; stock as Berkshire Hathaway&nbsp;Inc.&#39;s newspaper holdings continue to grow.</p><p>Buffett&#39;s Omaha-based company disclosed owning 1.66 million&nbsp;shares of Lee&#39;s stock on Tuesday after the Securities and Exchange&nbsp;Commission refused to let him keep the investment confidential.</p><p>The SEC often lets Buffett conceal investment moves while he&#39;s&nbsp;making them because so many investors try to copy him.</p> Tue, 05 Jun 2012 21:09:07 +0000 The Associated Press 3851 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Billionaire Buffett's company discloses stake in Post-Dispatch parent publisher Post employees: company leaders should give back bonuses http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/post-employees-company-leaders-should-give-back-bonuses <p>St. Louis Post-Dispatch employees are demanding corporate leaders at the paper&#39;s parent company, Lee Enterprises, give back their bonuses. &nbsp;They say CEO Mary Junck and CFO Carl Schmidt together collected $750,000 in bonuses at a time of layoffs at several Lee papers and cuts to retiree medical benefits.</p><p>Shannon Duffy, business representative for the United Media Guild -- the Post&#39;s largest union -- says the company&#39;s corporate leadership is out of touch with reality.</p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 21:35:38 +0000 Joseph Leahy 3481 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Post employees: company leaders should give back bonuses Post-Dispatch faces lawsuit over retiree benefits http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/post-dispatch-faces-lawsuit-over-retiree-benefits <p>Twelve former employees of the <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/">St. Louis Post-Dispatch</a> have <a href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/74824986/PD-Retiree-Lawsuit">sued </a>the paper, saying corporate officials lied to them about the benefits the employees would receive after taking an early retirement offer in 2007.</p> Mon, 05 Dec 2011 21:37:15 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 2615 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Post-Dispatch faces lawsuit over retiree benefits Parent company of St. Louis Post-Dispatch announces Chapter 11 filing http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/parent-company-st-louis-post-dispatch-announces-chapter-11-filing <p>The owner of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch <a href="https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&amp;pid=explorer&amp;chrome=true&amp;srcid=0B8YHc4elsfLqZjEzOTJhODAtNTUyMS00ZWM1LWI0YTctZTljMjEwMWU3MzQ0&amp;hl=en_US&amp;pli=1">announced today</a> that it will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this month.</p><p><a href="http://www.lee.net/">Lee Enterprises</a>, based in Davenport, Iowa, says it will allow the company to restructure its debt and exit bankruptcy within 60 days.</p><p>The company said in a press release that the filing would not affect employees, vendors and customers.</p> Fri, 02 Dec 2011 23:51:49 +0000 Maria Altman 2607 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Parent company of St. Louis Post-Dispatch announces Chapter 11 filing