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Is News Corp. about to become News Corps?

Jun 26, 2012
The Wall Street Journal's John Jannarone explains how News Corp. would split its entertainment and publishing businesses in two.
Posted In: News Corp., media, Rupert Murdoch

News Corp. may become two separate companies

Jun 26, 2012
Rupert Murdoch’s troubled company is considering splitting the entertainment side of the business from the publishing business.
Posted In: News Corp., media, Rupert Murdoch

Times-Picayune to cut publishing

May 24, 2012
The main newspaper in New Orleans is trimming its staff and cutting production. So how do newspapers decide which days to publish?
Posted In: Times-Picayune, media, newspapers

Al Jazeera China correspondent expelled

May 8, 2012
The expulsion of the correspondent of Al Jazeera English from China is a blow to the rapidly expanding news service.
Posted In: China, Al Jazeera, journalism, media

James Murdoch faces questions at media ethics hearing

Apr 24, 2012
In London, media tycoon Rupert Murdoch and his son James are facing tough questions at a government hearing into news media ethics. When they appeared together before parliament last year, the Murdochs did not get an easy ride. One lawmaker accused them of running their media empire like the mafia.
Posted In: London, James Murdoch, Rupert Murdoch, media

Court overturns political ad ban on public media shows

Apr 13, 2012
A federal appeals court in San Francisco has ruled that public radio and TV stations cannot be barred from running political messages. But does this mean public stations are about to get a flood of paid campaign messages?
Posted In: public radio, Political ads, media

New owner at The New Republic

Mar 9, 2012
Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes takes over as owner and editor-in-chief of The New Republic. He's 28. The magazine is nearly 100.
Posted In: The New Republic, Chris Hughes, media, journalism

Rush Limbaugh loses advertisers over comments

Mar 5, 2012
Over the weekend, conservative talk-radio host Rush Limbaugh publicly apologized for the language he's been using to attack a Georgetown law student.
Posted In: Rush Limbaugh, radio, media

Los Angeles Times begins charging for online content

Mar 2, 2012
The newspaper is following a national trend by instituting a so-called pay wall to read online content. But there is no guarantee the move will work as well in Los Angeles as it has for the New York Times and Wall Street Journal.
Posted In: media, paywalls, los angeles, newspaper

More low-tech companies filing Chapter 11

Jan 19, 2012
Why are more and more low-tech companies struggling to survive?
Posted In: kodak, bankruptcy, tv, media

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