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Out of bankruptcy, Tribune looks to sell off newspapers

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.
Posted In: bankruptcy, news media, media

UK press may face tougher regulation after hacking scandal

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.
Posted In: UK, hacking, news media, media

Left, right or center: Time for CNN to rethink its brand

Nov 28, 2012
On the verge of hiring former NBC head honcho Jeff Zucker, cable news expert Gabriel Sherman thinks it's time for CNN to do a branding exercise.
Posted In: cnn, cable news, Jeff Zucker, Fox News, MSNBC, media

Newsweek magazine calls it quits

Oct 18, 2012
Digital media advocate Jeff Jarvis talks about the announcement that Newsweek will cancel its print issue and go digital-only.
Posted In: media, newsweek, magazines, digital, Diller, ryssdal, jarvis

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo on Jack Dorsey, ad revenue, going public

Oct 12, 2012
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo discusses the role of the social media site in today's world, whether it will go public, and how it deals with privacy issues.
Posted In: Twitter, privacy, media, Tech

Village Voice to cut ties to sex ad business

Sep 24, 2012
The decision is a hit to revenue. But other alternative weeklies are surviving without adult classifieds.
Posted In: Village Voice, newspapers, media, advertising

What Google wants with travel guide Frommer's

Aug 13, 2012
Mergers and acquisitions news today as Google adds guidebook company Frommer's to its travel and entertainment quiver. What does the search company want to do with the old-school guidebook?
Posted In: search engines, media, Travel, Mergers and Acquisitions, Google, Frommer's

Marketer explains how he manipulated the mass media

Jul 25, 2012
Former marketing director for American Apparel, Ryan Holiday, explains how he leaked fake information and lied to reporters. And he says, what he's done is the rule, not the exception.
Posted In: lying, media

NBC in talks to buy back Microsoft stake in MSNBC.com

Jul 12, 2012
NBC is reportedly in talks to buy back Microsoft's chunk of MSNBC.com, essentially ending their partnership. Originally the two companies went in together on the telvision news network and the website.
Posted In: NBC, Microsoft, media, news

Report: News Corp. considers company split

Jun 26, 2012
The Wall Street Journal reports that News Corp will divide into an entertainment company and a media company
Posted In: News Corp., Rupert Murdoch, media

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