- Knight Foundation Is Sorry It Paid Jonah Lehrer - Here's How It Can Make Amends
February 14 2013 11:17 AM
The Knight Foundation said it should never have paid a $20,000 speaking fee to admitted plagiarist Jonah Lehrer. Meanwhile, the American Copy Editors Society hopes the foundation will participate in its plagiarism summit.
- Time Warner In Rumored Talks To Unload Time Inc
February 13 2013 5:05 PM
Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) may be looking to sell off some of its well-known magazines, including People, Sports Illustrated and Real Simple, according to a report by Fortune magazine.
- Layoffs Loom At Thomson Reuters
February 13 2013 4:04 PM
Jim Smith, CEO of Thomson Reuters Corp. (NYSE:TRI), said the financial news and information company will lay off 2,500 employees by the end of the year.
- Poland Spring: We Were Happy To Quench Rubio’s Thirst
February 13 2013 12:32 PM
Poland Spring said it planned to post a response to Marco Rubio's awkward sipping incident on Tuesday night during his rebuttal to the State of the Union address.
- Jonah Lehrer’s $20,000 Plagiarism Payday Angers Journalists
February 13 2013 6:10 AM
Jonah Lehrer, the disgraced science writer, was reportedly paid $20,000 to speak at a Knight Foundation seminar.
- Sharing Money On Facebook Just Got Easier
February 12 2013 4:27 PM
Azimo, a tech start-up based in London, is launching a money-sharing Facebook app. The company wants to take on money-transfer giants such as Western Union, MoneyGram and maybe even the oft-criticized PayPal.
- State Of The Union: Rubio And Paul Wrestle For The GOP’s Soul
February 12 2013 1:52 PM
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida and Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky will offer two separate responses to President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday.
- Did You Hate The Grammys? It Could Be A Neurological Condition
February 11 2013 2:05 PM
Vitriolic responses to the 2013 Grammy Awards may seem trivial, but for sufferers of misophonia, annoying sounds can diminish quality of life.
- Cromwell: Cat Torture Is A Real American Horror Story
February 08 2013 2:54 PM
PETA supporter James Cromwell, who plays a malicious scientist in FX's "American Horror Story: Asylum," was arrested for protesting cat experiments conducted by UW-Madison.
- Heard The Latest? Gossip Magazines Are Tanking
February 07 2013 6:07 PM
Gossip magazines, such as People, Star, Us Weekly and In Touch, have seen their single-copy sales diminish over the last year, according to data from the Alliance for Audited Media.
- Republicans Still Trust Fox News -- Conservatives, Not So Much
February 07 2013 2:59 PM
A new survey from the Public Policy Polling shows Fox News' credibility at a record low. The drop was most pronounced among conservatives, even as Republicans remained loyal to the network.
- PETA Pounds Lizard Queen Beyonce
February 06 2013 5:41 PM
PETA is criticizing Beyoncé Knowles for the outfit she wore during the Super Bowl halftime show, which was made with so-called exotic skins.
- Miami-Dade Police Officers Fired For Slacking On The Job
February 06 2013 5:30 PM
Three officers of the Miami-Dade police department have been fired while others have been suspended without pay.
- A TV Movie About The Newtown Shootings? Not Exactly
February 06 2013 1:10 PM
"Illness," a planned short film by Jonathan Bucari, makes references to the Sandy Hook school shootings but is not a reenactment of the massacre, as some were led to believe by news outlets.
- Are Gannett’s Metered Paywalls A Success? Not So Fast
February 05 2013 5:18 PM
Gannett Co. (NYSE:GCI), the country's largest newspaper company, reported a boost in circulation revenue on the strength of its metered paywall rollout. But will it be enough to offset declines in print advertising?
- A Tribute To Farmers, Sabotaged By Snark
February 04 2013 3:19 PM
Dodge Ram's "So God Made a Farmer" Super Bowl commercial has sparked fiercely snarky Twitter reactions.
- Seeking Justice For Unpaid Interns, One Lawsuit At A Time
February 01 2013 5:44 PM
A New York lawyer is recruiting a nationwide network of attorneys to file lawsuits on behalf of unpaid interns. While unpaid internships are common, many violate the Fair Labor Standards Act.
- ‘Family Guy’ Pedophilia Gag Draws Boycott Effort
February 01 2013 2:56 PM
Parents Television Council is criticizing McDonald's Corporation for advertising on Seth MacFarlane's animated series "Family Guy," which airs on Fox.
- Pilot Passes Out During Flight: Jetliner With 121 People Makes Emergency Landing
February 01 2013 2:08 PM
An Alaska Airline jet had to make an emergency landing in Portland after its pilot lost consciousness.
- Grand Central At 100: How The Terminal Was Almost Terminated
February 01 2013 1:06 PM
Grand Central Terminal is celebrating its 100th birthday this weekend, but the iconic transit hub was almost demolished in the 1960s.