D.M. Levine
Vice Talks Porn But Delivers News at Upfront Also announces new HBO series to premiere next fall

“We’re about to do the weirdest upfront ever,” Vice Media CEO and co-founder Shane Smith told a loud audience of hundreds, just after taking a stage at the Williamsburg Savings…

September 16, 2011, 9:21 AM EDT

Fast Chat: Piers Morgan's Nemesis Paul 'Guido Fawkes' Staines talks hacking and out-of-context quoting

Piers Morgan may have no bigger enemy in the blogosphere than Paul Staines. Though virtually unknown in the U.S., Staines—who writes under the pseudonym "Guido Fawkes"—operates one of the more…

August 2, 2011, 6:42 AM EDT

CNN Keeping Mum About Piers Morgan Hacking Allegations Network hasn't covered story about its anchor

CNN hasn't been shy about covering the phone hacking related woes of News Corp., parent of rival news network Fox News. It's devoted more than 100 segments to the scandal, according to…

July 14, 2011, 6:35 PM EDT

Hacking Added to News Corp. Shareholder Lawsuit Latest revelations prompt amendment to class action

The ballooning phone hacking scandal that brought down Rupert Murdoch’s  News of the World tabloid in the U.K. last week has begun to infect his U.S. business dealings. Earlier today,…

July 11, 2011, 2:37 PM EDT

Small Papers Lead the Way on Paywalls New survey says bigger papers charge less often for online content

The New York Times paywall may have grabbed all the headlines over the past month, but the real story in online journalism appears to have been buried beneath the fold:…

June 3, 2011, 6:31 AM EDT