Topic: Newspapers, Magazines

The 10 Most Controversial Mag Covers (Recently) Published These images shocked, awed, made you buy and/or made you talk

Sex sells. If it bleeds, it leads. There is value to shock—you don't have to be slinging dirt for TMZ to understand that. Some of the most controversial images ever…

May 22, 2012, 11:16 AM EDT

Amazon Planning 'Netflix for Books' Also in talks to gather content for upcoming tablet

Amazon has been keeping busy during the long summer lull, preparing for the launch of its upcoming tablet and pitching a new digital book service that would allow premium customers…

September 12, 2011, 9:33 AM EDT

A Predictable List of Finalists for National Magazine Awards

The American Society of Magazine Editors made big changes to the National Magazine Awards this year, but a list of finalists released Tuesday shows that some of the old system’s…

April 5, 2011, 12:00 AM EDT

What's the Real Reason For James Murdoch’s Promotion?

Is News Corp. getting James Murdoch the hell out of Dodge?  The media empire—run, of course, by James Murdoch’s father Rupert—announced Wednesday that the younger man has risen to become…

March 30, 2011, 12:00 AM EDT

Condé Nast Closing Cafeteria

Condé Nast isn’t just its cafeterias, of course. But they’ve been a symbol of what the publishing giant is—its luxury image, its perks, its exclusivity. And now one is closing.…

March 29, 2011, 12:00 AM EDT

Herbert Becomes Latest Columnist to Leave New York Times

After 18 years on the opinion pages of The New York Times, columnist Bob Herbert is leaving the newspaper. His final column will run this Saturday.  The Times announced Herbert’s…

March 25, 2011, 12:00 AM EDT

Elizabeth Taylor's Bad Timing

Film legend Elizabeth Taylor sold many a magazine during her seven-decade career, but she made it difficult for them to capitalize on her death. While some of the weeklies threw up…

March 23, 2011, 12:00 AM EDT

The New York Times' Paywall Isn't, Really

The New York Times is trying to turn free surfers into paid digital subscribers with its new online pay model. That’s why it’s going to cut people off at 20…

March 18, 2011, 12:00 AM EDT

Murdoch Sued Over Deal to Buy Daughter's Company

News Corp. shareholders Amalgamated Bank and the Central Laborers Pension Fund filed suit against Rupert Murdoch and his company Wednesday, claiming that a deal to purchase Elisabeth Murdoch's production company…

March 17, 2011, 12:00 AM EDT

The Daily Updates…Again

With a little over a week to go before its free trial period ends, The Daily is still trying to work out the bugs.  News Corp.’s much-vaunted tablet newspaper released…

March 11, 2011, 12:00 AM EST