Barcroft Media

ABC News, NBC News Snipe Over Paying Sources

As ABC News moves away from checkbook journalism, its competitors are starting to gloat—and distance themselves from similar practices.

News Networks Pay for Tabloid Gross-Outs

Major U.S. broadcast and cable news organizations all say the same thing: they don’t pay for news. But with tabloid stories—many derived from dubious and often cash-up-front sources—becoming ever more important audience drivers, those guidelines can become very hazy very quickly.

Tabloid Harassment?

A Fort Worth, Texas, house painter who received one of the country's first face transplants has obtained a restraining order against tabloid outlet Barcroft Media, claiming that its constant hounding and underhanded story mongering has jeopardized his recovery.