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Newsweek to End Print Edition, Go All Digital

Newsweek plans to end its print publication after 80 years and will shift to an all-digital format aimed at online users starting in early 2013. Job cuts are expected. Newsweek's last U.S. print edition will be its Dec. 31 issue.

'John Carter' of Where? Disney's Bad PR Mars Film Launch

For weeks, movie industry watchers have been commenting about the inadequacy of Disney's marketing campaign for John Carter, and ticket sales lived down to expectations. But the movie's not the Ishtar-level awfulness it's being made out to be.

Will a Pay Cut for Homer Mean the End of 'The Simpsons'?

Television viewers may have to start preparing for a Sunday night Fox lineup without "The Simpsons." America's crassest cartoon family is fighting with the company over money and may end up moving out of the network's neighborhood if the tiff isn't settled.

Newsweek and The Daily Beast Will Merge

Newsweek magazine and The Daily Beast will merge. But with each business struggling, the new entity may be may be more like a marriage of two wounded media operations.

Howard Kurtz Goes From Washington Post to Daily Beast

Howard Kurtz, arguably the most influential media reporter in the country, is leaving The Washington Post for Tina Brown's Daily Beast website in the latest high-profile defection from old media titan to new media upstart. Kurtz will cover the intersection of politics and media for the site.