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With Tucker Carlson out, are Fox News' advertisers back in?

Apr 26, 2023
Whether or not mainstream ad dollars return to Carlson's time slot, the cable news business model isn't likely to change much.
Fox News personalities, including Bret Baier, Martha MacCallum, Tucker Carlson, Laura Ingraham, and Sean Hannity, adorn the front of the News Corporation building in New York City.
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News is a business. Is that leaving communities out of the loop?

Aug 2, 2021
In "News for the Rich, White, and Blue,” Nikki Usher looks at how the news business determines what’s covered and what isn’t.
The Chicago Tribune's downsized headquarters at the Freedom Center printing facility. Across the U.S., newsroom staffing was estimated at 30,820 in 2020, a 56% decline from 2004.
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It's been quite a decade for the business of news

Feb 4, 2019
Former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson's new book chronicles changes in the media business model.
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It's Facebook and Google versus the newspaper industry

Jul 10, 2017
An alliance of news outlets wants special permission to bargain collectively when dealing with Facebook and Google.
"Some of these business problems are of the businesses own making," says Marketplace senior tech correspondent Molly Wood. "And ganging up to negotiate better with Google and Facebook doesn't really help those fundamentals."
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Here's why so much news seems to break late in the day

May 25, 2017
Even the White House is said to dread what's coming at cocktail hour on the East Coast.
In general, "there are usually two times of day when newsmakers are most likely to time their news," says Paul Niwa, a journalism professor at Emerson College.
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Flight 370: Mystery, maybe tragedy, big news

Mar 19, 2014
News media are going to extreme lengths - like doing stories like this - to get a slice of the audience pie.

Washington Post puts up paywall

Jun 12, 2013
The Washington Post is erecting a paywall. It’s one in a long list of newspapers that are trying this business model. So, how's it working out for them?

For public good, not for profit.

Barry Diller looks to sell off Newsweek, 6 months after magazine goes all-digital

May 30, 2013
Media mogul Barry Diller, who runs Newsweek’s parent company IAC/Interactive Corp., says buying the publication was a mistake and is exploring a sale.

The low-down on the slim down of ESPN

May 23, 2013
The sports network is expanding and profitable, but hundreds of staff have been laid off.

Freedom Tower enters crowded New York market to lure broadcaster antennas

May 21, 2013
Before 9/11, many local TV broadcasters transmitted from the World Trade Center. Now, they are being wooed back, but there's competition from other skyscrapers.