Janon Fisher

Oleg Cassini’s Widow Sues ‘Vanity Fair’ for Defamation

Oleg Cassini’s widow is blaming former friend Si Newhouse for errors in a Vanity Fair piece, according to a lawsuit filed recently in Manhattan Supreme Court.

Jam War Spreads to Federal Court

A French jelly manufacturer says that J.M. Smucker’s has put them in a jam by stealing their customers with their new line of upmarket fruit preserves, according to a recent lawsuit.

TRA Files Suit Against WPP

International communications giant WPP used its position on the board of TRA Global, an upstart market research company, to filch proprietary information from the firm so it could become a direct competitor, according to a federal claim filed on Tuesday.

‘N.Y. Post’ Fires Reporter for Leaking

Readers weren't the only ones hurt by the New York Post’s newsstand price hike this week.

Birthers Hold Press Conference to Announce Suit Against ‘Esquire’

WASHINGTON—“Birther” proponents continued to bang the drum against President Barack Obama Wednesday at the National Press Club in D.C. as they unveiled a $30 million defamation lawsuit against Esquire magazine over an article that said they’d abandoned their cause and backed away from a book supporting their theory.

‘American Idol’ Lawsuit Tossed Out

A New York federal judge has kicked out a discrimination lawsuit against American Idol filed by a homosexual contestant who was told by the crew to “gay it up,” ruling that the man knew what he was in for.

Associated Press Sues Syndication Service

Online “video snacking” syndication company, Grab Networks, is suffering a case of indigestion over a $3 million bill from the Associated Press that’s been left unpaid for nearly two years, according to a federal lawsuit.

‘New York Post’ to Raise Newsstand Price

The New York Post is raising its newsstand price to 75 cents beginning Monday, according to sources at the newspaper.

WPP Sues TRA Global Over Analysis System

Global communications giant WPP has fired off what appears to be a preemptive salvo against TRA Global, a company in which it invested, in a battle over proprietary methods of measuring buying habits of TV audiences.

Mother Murdoch Betrays Rupert

Rupert Murdoch got a dressing down by his 102-year-old mum this week when she went to a rival newspaper chain to undermine the pro-coal campaign taken up by his Australian publications.