Tribune Suspends Executive Over Raunchy Email Link

By Andrew Gauthier 


Sending out a memo with a link to a video full of nudity and raunchy language is not a smart thing for an executive to do under the best of circumstances. When you’re already under the gun for helping to steer your company into bankruptcy and foster a culture of debauchery and locker-room humor, it’s downright suicidal.

Lee Abrams, the chief innovation officer of Tribune Co., did just that, and now hes paying for it with an indefinite unpaid suspension.


Abrams, a burly former radio producer, has been wearing a bull’s-eye ever since he arrived at Tribune two and a half years ago More…