E&P: ‘Newsday’ Sale Could Raise Big Antitrust Issues, Economist Says

The widely reported deal to sell Tribune Co.’s Newsday to Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. may be tripped up on antitrust concerns, the well-known media economist Robert G.

NEWSDAY: Murdoch, Newsday Close to Deal

Newsday’s parent company is near an agreement to sell the Long Island paper to New York Post owner Rupert Murdoch for $580 million, according to a source familiar with the negotiations and to a published report.