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2013’s Best and Worst Magazine Cover Stars

As 2013 comes to a close, we’re taking a look back at the big celebrity cover trends for the past year. Between all the Kardashians, the Royal Babies, and the Jennifers Aniston and Lawrence, who were the big winners? 

Celeb Media Prepares for Royal Baby ‘Blowout’

Royal milestones are proven cash cows for celebrity weeklies: Between newsstand sales, special issues and features, the magazine industry raked in an estimated $31 million from the Royal Wedding in 2011.

Top 10 Commercials of the Week

This week, we discovered that, yes, ordering Internet service can be easier than body-waxing Sasquatch, some people will eat candy that comes from another person's sweaty armpit, and how scary a drunk parent can seem to a child.

Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Sept. 14-21


Lessons From ‘People’ Newsstand Woes

Once upon a time, People magazine was one of the newsstand’s most reliable titles, rarely selling fewer than 1 million copies per issue. But the first six months of 2012 were troublesome for the Time Inc. cash cow, whose single-copy sales tumbled 18 percent versus the first half of 2011, proving that there's no foolproof recipe for newsstand success.

U.K. Tabloids Accused of Contempt in Milly Dowler Trial Coverage

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Blogger’s Claim That CNN’s Morgan Knew of Hacking Falls Short

The English blogger who has, for weeks, been accusing Piers Morgan of involvement in the ballooning U.K. hacking scandal, now says he is sitting on a recording in which Morgan admits as much.

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.