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Can Al Jazeera Capitalize on Its Newfound Popularity?

The Qatar-based network is getting international kudos for its coverage of the growing Middle East crisis. But acclaim and a growing audience don't yet equal profits and market share for Al Jazeera, which has almost certainly been losing money since its launch in 1996.

Journalism Schools Face a Media Business in Turmoil

The University of Colorado at Boulder is planning dramatic changes for its journalism program, and J-schools across the country are facing a similar dilemma: How should they train students to compete in an industry that's in constant upheaval?

Sumner Redstone Really Should Know Better

Viacom Chairman Sumner Redstone had deeply embarrassed himself and his company by trying to get a journalist to reveal his anonymous sources. Said Redstone in a voicemail to the journalist: "You will be well rewarded and well protected."

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.