Famed Washington reporter Bob Woodward denied Friday he said an Obama adviser had threatened him.
Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, reported to be on The New York Times Co.'s shortlist of suitors for its Boston Globe, would be a bargain hunter looking to get the Hub newspaper on the cheap from his archrival at the Times, who in turn could use the News Corp. chairman's bid to drive up the price of other offers, according to media analysts.
When the Venezuelan government announced this week it was making the switch to digital broadcasting, it touted the increased number of channels that will be available -- but opposition network Globovision wasn't invited to cross the digital divide.
These days, news organizations are falling all over themselves to engage with readers. Many are taking to Twitter and Facebook to deepen relationships with their audiences. Some even have full-time social-media editors.
CNBC will begin producing the series exclusively for public television from its Global Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., on March 4.
The New York Times Co. said it has put The Boston Globe and other parts of its New England Media Group up for sale.
Former White House senior adviser David Axelrod has joined NBC News and MSNBC as a senior political analyst, the U.S. network announced Tuesday.
Hispanicize 2013 unveiled the speakers lineup and topics for the 20 sessions of
its inaugural Hispanic Journalist Showcase.
Time Warner is in talks to sell several magazines from its Time Inc. division to Meredith, a media company that specializes in home and women's publications, according to a person familiar with the discussions.
The numbers: 16 nonprofits, 130 students, 25 hours. The goal: Students from the University of Miami School of Communication creating new advertising campaigns overnight for South Florida nonprofits at the fourth annual PhilADthropy marathon last Friday and Saturday. The results: Thrilling.
After a rush of complaints on media websites and Twitter, Alberto Ibarguen, chief executive of the Knight Foundation, said Wednesday he now regrets that the foundation paid a $20,000 speaker's fee to Jonah Lehrer, a New Yorker writer who resigned last summer after it was revealed that he had fabricated quotes and recycled his own material.
Comcast Corp. CEO Brian Roberts says the company's gambit in the 1990 and early 2000s to assemble a national cable-TV distribution system is paying dividends for shareholders and that Comcast now has to learn how to make the telecommunications network and NBCUniversal work together.
Comcast Corp. announced today it will
acquire GE's entire 49 percent common equity stake in the NBCUniversal joint
venture for approximately $16.7 billion.
Hyper local news and social media site EveryBlock.com has shut down, the company said Thursday.
The McClatchy Co. today reported lower profits and revenue for the fourth quarter, citing disappointing December holiday advertising.