Longtime Chicago Tribune columnist Phil Rosenthal on the state of print journalism: I have great faith in the marketplace for ideas and information

Bob Sirott

CHICAGO, IL – JULY 10: Flags fly along the Michigan Avenue bridge near the Tribune Tower, home of the Chicago Tribune, WGN Radio and the Tribune Company, on July 10, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Tribune Company today announced plans to spin off its publishing business to separate its struggling newspaper business from the more profitable broadcast business. The Tribune Company publishes the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and other newspapers. The company’s broadcast holdings include WGN Radio and WGN Television. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

After decade-and-a-half in the Chicago Tribune newsroom, columnist Phil Rosenthal accepted a buyout offered by the paper. He joined a list of supremely talented writers including John Kass, Heidi Stevens, Eric Zorn, and Mary Schmich. Phil joined Bob Sirott to talk about the decision to accept the buyout, what he has planned for the future, and to share his thoughts on the state of print journalism.

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