Topic: Barcroft Media

ABC News, NBC News Snipe Over Paying Sources NBC gloating over ABC's policy change prompts return fire

As ABC News moves away from checkbook journalism, its competitors are starting to gloat—and distance themselves from similar practices. “We were happy to hear about this change in ABC News…

July 25, 2011, 7:26 PM EDT

News Networks Pay for Tabloid Gross-Outs Barcroft Media serves up oddities from around the world to major TV outlets—for a price

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…

May 16, 2011, 6:35 AM EDT

Tabloid Harassment? A face transplant recipient gets restraining order against U.K. company

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…

April 22, 2011, 5:57 AM EDT