A&P Files for Bankruptcy

The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., better known as A&P, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. It's been a long slow decline for...

The Food Emporium Could Be Up for Sale

Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., owner of the A&P supermarket chain, may sell its Food Emporium stores as the 151-year-old company continues to try to turn around its finances by cutting costs and revamping leadership.

Google and AP Reach New Hosting Agreement

The biggest wire service and the leading search engine have worked out their differences. Google and AP have reached a new licensing deal that will ensure the latter's content will be hosted on Google News for a long time to come.

CNN Drops AP: Old Media Models Vs. New Journalism

CNN has cut ties with the Associated Press, whose wire service has been a backbone of American news media for over a century. The move says volumes about how the news industry and its traditional business models are changing in the ever-accelerating information age.

AP Reporter No Longer Has Haiti Beat to Himself

Jonathan Katz, who had the Haiti beat largely to himself thanks to newsroom cutbacks in international coverage, is no longer alone. Media's biggest names including Diane Sawyer and Anderson Cooper have landed since the earthquake. Katz's house here is in ruins, but he mourns for the rest of the island.

An Antidote to Barnes & Nobles' Poison Pill?

When billionaire Ron Burkle went on a Barnes & Noble stock buying spree late last year, the bookseller responded with a "poison pill" measure to prevent a hostile takeover. But another firm's stock buys suggest there's an alliance in the works that may hold the antidote to the poison.

Google and the AP Play Hardball

Is Google no longer playing nice with Old Media? The search giant has stopped hosting new stories from the Associated Press, as talks over a new licensing deal flounder. The AP reportedly wants more from the deal, while Google's move seems designed to show the AP what the loss of Google News readership would mean.

Twitter breaks the verb barrier

It may be reducing us all to a bunch of semi-literate, hashtag-spewing teenagers, but Twitter's influence on the English language can't be ignored,...

Media World: The naming of the flu

Would a virus by any other name be so controversial? Probably not. When the first cases of a mysterious illness that killed otherwise healthy young...

Associated Press wants users to pay up

The Associated Press, the news cooperative owned by 1,500 newspapers nationwide, as well as about 5,000 radio and TV stations, announced this week...