Harbinger Capital Partners, an Alabama-based hedge fund, gave notice Friday that it would try to elect directors to The New York Times Company board. The very same day, Harbinger did the same with Media General, a Virgina based company that owns 25 newspapers and 75 online properties. The Times is almost immune from an unwanted outside push at its board since the Sulzberger family controls 9 of the 13 directors. But no doubt that pressure will grow.
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