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New Era at Forbes: Staffer Calls Article 'Stupefyingly Inane'

Forbes has given all of its reporters blogs in an effort to turn them into "entrepreneurial journalists." Now some of them are using their blogs to critique the magazine itself, and a top early target has been conservative writer Dinesh D'Souza's article last week about President Obama.

CNBC's Dennis Kneale Set to Exit, Say Sources

Dennis Kneale's turbulent but entertaining tenure at CNBC is set to end, barring a last-minute plot twist. According to sources with knowledge of the situation, Kneale, the business channel's media and technology editor and one of its most recognizable faces, is likely to leave after his current contract expires sometime in the next several weeks.

The Business of Hip Hop: Brand Masters Bring in the Cash

For many rap and hip-hop artists, behind all the trash talk and posturing, it's all about business. Forbes recently released its Hip Hop Cash Kings list, and the 20 big names on it racked up a total of about $300 million, despite the weak economy and the Internet revolution that is killing the CD business.

Jay-Z Captures Hip-Hop's Cash Crown

Hip-hop pays well, very well, at least for Jay-Z. Forbes reports Jay-Z racked up $63 million in the past year -- owing about $22 million in taxes.

Editor Steps Down at Troubled Forbes Magazine

William Baldwin announced Tuesday that he's taking a new job at the struggling business magazine as a writer. The move comes about two months after Forbes hired Lew Dvorkin as chief product officer, above Baldwin.

Forbes Plans Makeover for Blog Network True/Slant

True/Slant, the blogging platform for journalists and other experts, is in for a major overhaul under its new owner, Forbes Media. Blogs that don't fall into Forbes' areas of interest are likely to be eliminated.

Forbes Buys Blogging Start-Up True/Slant

Forbes Media, parent company of the 93-year-old business magazine, has acquired True/Slant, a blogging community for journalists founded last year by former AOL executive Lewis Dvorkin.

Forbes COO Shuffle: Did Elevation Ease Tim Out?

Is the Forbes family losing its grip on the business-news edifice that bears its name? That's the question a lot of people are asking now that Tim Forbes, who has served as the company's chief operating officer for the past 14 years, is relinquishing his job to an outsider

Tee off with cheap T-shirts for spring

You've been there: You hit the snooze button so many times that your alarm just turned off and the last thing on your mind is what to wear to class....

Why Don't More Women Make Billions?

There's a dearth of women on the Forbes list of billionaires, but does that mean women are to be pitied for lack of opportunity? The latest wave of feminism says, No, since money truly doesn't buy happiness, women who "live joyously with little money" have the game of life figured out.

Mexico's Carlos Slim Named Richest Man in the World

Mexico's Carlos Slim Helu tops Forbes's annual ranking of the world's richest people, unseating perennial inhabitants Bill Gates and Warren Buffett and becoming the first non-American to top the list since 1997.

Who's writing the Forbes tell-all?

As sexy workplaces go, Forbes ranks somewhere far below Vogue, the (fictionalized) setting of The Devil Wears Prada. But the venerable business title...

Forbes layoffs: 100 staffers axed?

Forbes has been through several waves of layoffs in the past 12 months, but none has come close in severity to the one under way right now. When it's...

The nanny bubble gets bigger

This week, Forbes takes a peek inside the world of professional nannies and finds that some of them are making more than $100,000 a year. It seems...