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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

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

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

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

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

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