NY Times near sale of regional newspapers

The New York Times Co is nearing a sale of 16 regional newspapers spread across the U.S. Southeast and California to Halifax Media Holdings, according to media reports on Monday.

Janet Robinson Quits: Why Is New York Times CEO Stepping Down?

The first woman to head NYT and a pioneer of digital media, Robinson's abrupt departure as head of The Times Co. has left analysts and insiders baffled, with many speculating that plummeting stocks pressured the CEO, the first woman to head NYT, to quit and others wondering who will replace Robinson after her unexplained exit.

New York Times CEO Abruptly Quits

Janet Robinson will step down as chief executive of the New York Times Co. at the end of the month, as the company continues to struggle with advertising declines and a years-long slump in its share price.

Jerry Robinson Dies at 89: Joker Creator, Comics Legend [INTERVIEW]

The stronger the villain, the more the hero has to win in the end. That was the thinking process of Jerry Robinson, a legend of the Golden Age of DC Comics, when he created the Joker, the greatest Batman villain of all time. I interviewed Robinson in 2008: here are the comics legend's thoughts on Batman, Heath Ledger and the future of comics.


Jerry Sandusky Will Not Plea Guilty

Jerry Sandusky Interview: 'I'm Not the Monster'

Jerry Sandusky gave his first on-camera interview since being charged with molesting eight boys over the course of 15 years, with more incidents reportedly under investigation. As the man at the center of the Pennsylvania State University child sex-abuse scandal, it may not have been a wise move.
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Don Harman's Death Rocks Kansas City's Fox 4 After Suicide [VIDEO]

Watch a tribute to the meteorologist by his Fox 4 colleagues, as those at WDAF and rival stations cope with the loss of one of Kansas City's most beloved newscasters. Fox 4 delayed reporting Harman's death while it tried to reach his father, but as the news leaked, broadcasters found themselves struggling to balance personal feelings with professionalism.
British actor Hugh Grant arrives at the Leveson Inquiry at the High Court in central London, November 21, 2011.

Actor Coogan Says UK Tabloids Operate Like Mafia

Celebrities fear a backlash from the British tabloid press if they speak out at an inquiry into media standards, comedian and actor Steve Coogan said on Tuesday, adding that newspapers were like the Mafia in the way they operated.