Bankruptcy Beat
Law firm Sidley Austin was paid the most among the 30 firms working on Tribune's bankruptcy case, reports Eric Morath. Sidley received $6.1 million in fees and expenses last month, bringing its total paid for the case to $41.7 million. The company’s restructuring adviser, Alvarez & Marsal, had the second-highest tab ($795,613) in April. Alvarez has been paid $14.7 million since the case began in 2008. || TRIBUNE ON TV: The media firm's bankruptcy is one part of a new documentary about Chicago journalism that airs Thursday night on Chicago public TV station WTTW. Among those interviewed for "Mashed Media": Adrian Holovaty, Rich Gordon, Brian Boyer, and Bill Adee. (Robert Feder has more on the documentary.)