Stacey Vanek Smith
Feb 8, 2013 The Northeast is expected to be hammered by a winter storm of 'historic' proportions. Many are bracing for the worst, but some businesses think snowmageddon is snowtacular.
Jan 14, 2013 The Miami metro area is the country's eighth largest, and it's known for a lot of things -- sunshine and beaches, cruise ships, Lebron James. Now the city is solidifying its place as the hub of Latino television.
Jan 8, 2013 Chinese journalists protesting against government censorship hold a second day of strikes in the southern province of Guangdong.
Jan 3, 2013 Al Jazeera buys Current TV but will American audiences tune in?
Jan 3, 2013 Estimates are Al Jazeera will pay $500 million for Current. In exchange, Al Jazeera will get access to about 40 million homes in the U.S.
Dec 31, 2012 After four years the Tribune Company emerges from bankruptcy today. The media conglomerate includes the L.A. Times, the Chicago Tribune, a handful of TV stations and a big slice of the Food Network.
Mar 31, 2014 Since 2010, the courts of Philadelphia have embarked on a massive debt collection from ex-offenders. It’s an attempt to collect on $1.5 billion in old fees, fines and forfeited bail owed to the criminal justice system.
Dec 14, 2012 Advertisers who turned up the volume to catch the attention of television watchers finally annoyed enough people that Congress outlawed the ploy.
Dec 10, 2012 The U.S. spent a lot of money to fly Mexican detainees back to the interior of their country, instead of dropping them off just south of the Mexican border. Did it work?
Nov 29, 2012 UK officials are expected to recommend a new, tougher media regulatory body following a series of phone-hacking, bribery, and data theft abuses by the country's newspapers.