Tribune Co. filed a form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Monday outlining its plans to spin off its publishing company. Tribune also owns TV stations, and separating its holdings this way “would enable Tribune Co. to offload its publishing assets while avoiding the large capital gains tax it would incur from an outright sale of the newspapers,” Robert Channick writes.
When a Flower Shop Breaks the News to You That Nelson Mandela Has Died, It’s Time for Journalism to Have a Think
I found out of Nelson Mandela’s death not from Sky News, not from BBC News, not a national newspaper’s Twitter feed … but from an online flower shop.
Smartphone and tablet advertising growth will not be at expense of traditional media, says global media buying agency group.
AOL executive Jon Brod, who has had multiple roles in the company and was most recently in charge of its venture arm, is leaving AOL.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin has abolished the country's state-owned news agency RIA Novosti.
In a move that has deep ramifications for Philadelphia’s entire media ecosystem, George Norcross III has become the majority owner of the Inquirer, Daily News and philly.com.
Another exit for a new media startup into the arms of the old media industry: E.W. Scripps, the storied owner of 19 local television stations and daily newspapers in 13 markets across the U.S., today announced that it has acquired Newsy, a digital video news platform, for $35 million in cash. Newsy will become a subsidiary of Scripps.
Newspaper editors typically operate behind the scenes, overseeing reporters inside the newsroom and outside the spotlight.
Brian Stelter, who filled in a few times on “Reliable Sources” the last few months, made his debut as host of the CNN media criticism show this morning.
The New York Times had a "groundbreaking" story, and the Las Vegas Sun published it first.
In China on Thursday, Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. spoke plainly about the role of a free press in a democratic society.
In 2013, papers put more emphasis on revenue from reader.
German media giant Axel Springer has taken full control of all-news TV channel N24 and aims to make it the main supplier of video for all of Springer's outlets.