Janon Fisher

Oleg Cassini's Widow Sues 'Vanity Fair' for Defamation

Si Newhouse blamed personally for inaccuracies in article

Oleg Cassini’s widow is blaming former friend Si Newhouse for errors in a Vanity Fair piece, according to a lawsuit filed recently in Manhattan Supreme Court. Marianne Nestor-Cassini is upset…

Jam War Spreads to Federal Court

Smucker's sued by Bonne Maman owner over shared plaid lid design

A French jelly manufacturer says that J.M. Smucker’s has put them in a jam by stealing their customers with their new line of upmarket fruit preserves, according to a recent…

TRA Files Suit Against WPP

Upstart's counter-claim accuses British giant of patent infringement

International communications giant WPP used its position on the board of TRA Global, an upstart market research company, to filch proprietary information from the firm so it could become a…

'N.Y. Post' Fires Reporter for Leaking

Editor-in-chief went on a rampage to root out 'Adweek' sources

Readers weren't the only ones hurt by the New York Post’s newsstand price hike this week. After Adweek broke the news that the tabloid would cost an extra quarter on Monday,…

Birthers Hold Press Conference to Announce Suit Against 'Esquire'

Magazine 'will pay dearly,' lawyer says

WASHINGTON—“Birther” proponents continued to bang the drum against President Barack Obama Wednesday at the National Press Club in D.C. as they unveiled a $30 million defamation lawsuit against Esquire magazine…

'American Idol' Lawsuit Tossed Out

Self-described 'most-hated contestant' had sued over discrimination

A New York federal judge has kicked out a discrimination lawsuit against American Idol filed by a homosexual contestant who was told by the crew to “gay it up,” ruling…

Associated Press Sues Syndication Service

Claims 'video snacking' company Grab owes $3M

Online “video snacking” syndication company, Grab Networks, is suffering a case of indigestion over a $3 million bill from the Associated Press that’s been left unpaid for nearly two years,…

'New York Post' to Raise Newsstand Price

Iconic tabloid to charge a quarter more per issue

The New York Post is raising its newsstand price to 75 cents beginning Monday, according to sources at the newspaper. Editor-in-chief Col Allan did not respond to calls about the hike.…

WPP Sues TRA Global Over Analysis System

Claims infringement of proprietary method

Global communications giant WPP has fired off what appears to be a preemptive salvo against TRA Global, a company in which it invested, in a battle over proprietary methods of…

Mother Murdoch Betrays Rupert

Takes her pro-carbon tax stance to rival newspaper

Rupert Murdoch got a dressing down by his 102-year-old mum this week when she went to a rival newspaper chain to undermine the pro-coal campaign taken up by his Australian…