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Alt-Weekly Mocks Its Own Buyout With a Cover That Looks Just Like Its New Owner Self-satire from City Paper

When you're an alt-weekly known for skewering the establishment, how do you tackle the fact that you've been bought out by the establishment? Baltimore City Paper takes a commendably self-effacing approach…

February 26, 2014, 8:09 AM EST

Genachowski Hits the Pause Button Effort to loosen media ownership rules on hold

More than two months after Federal Communications Commission chairman Julius Genachowski circulated an order proposing to lift the ban on owning a newspaper and radio station in a market, the…

February 5, 2013, 6:00 AM EST

Top 10 Commercials of the Week: Jan. 4-11 Coke refreshes its polar bears, Target makes groceries fashionable, and Burberry finds its Romeo

This week, DirecTV posits that cable is worse than lots of other terrible things, Blake Griffin wants you to "Be amazing," and McDonald's chicken is literally out of this world. Many…

January 11, 2013, 9:09 AM EST

FCC Order Clears Tribune's Exit From Bankruptcy Cross-ownership waivers granted in five markets

Tribune's exit from a long and arduous bankruptcy is almost over after clearing the final regulatory hurdle at the Federal Communications Commission. The regulator on Friday afternoon approved the media company's…

November 16, 2012, 4:56 PM EST

Bay Area Newspapers Cancel Merger 'Oakland Tribune' and 'Contra Costa Times' to keep names

San Francisco-based newspaper publisher Bay Area News Group (BANG) is reversing plans to amalgamate 11 of its papers into two titles. The Oakland Tribune and The Contra Costa Times will…

October 28, 2011, 8:06 AM EDT

British Agency Ex-Pats Weigh In on Murdoch Note that multinational advertisers are closely monitoring escalating events

The widening phone hacking crisis involving News International, Rupert Murdoch’s U.K. operations, has yet to have specific relevance to American consumers of the mogul’s more-familiar U.S. media like the New…

July 12, 2011, 6:41 AM EDT

Looking Back at the U.S.’ Own Voicemail Hacking Scandal Exposé forced newspaper to apologize and pay up

The News of the World phone hacking scandal has elicited disgust from across the globe, calling into question the methods used by aggressive reporters in pursuit of a scoop. Particularly,…

July 7, 2011, 4:12 AM EDT

How Many Reporters Does It Take to Cover Sarah Palin? Media in 'Amazing Race' to cover former vp candidate’s bus tour

Nico Hines and Matt Spence, two Washington-based reporters from the Times of London, were “flying north up I-95” on Tuesday afternoon, desperately trying to hold their position immediately behind Sarah…

June 1, 2011, 6:26 AM EDT

Headlines from the Week in Media Jay-Z's TV deal, LinkedIn shares rocket, and more from the week that was

► NBC sells nearly half of available Super Bowl XLVI spots—(potential) lockout be damned ► Condé Nast to move downtown to 1 World Trade Center ► Dow Jones battles "pink-slip" computer virus…

May 20, 2011, 4:18 PM EDT