Wondering how much it will cost to read stories on The New York Times's website once the newspaper sets up its long-anticipated pay wall? While a final price hasn't been set yet, unidentified sources told Bloomberg News that it'll come to less than $20 per month.
With the launch of the Apple iPad, the retirement of Larry King and the ascension of WikiLeaks, 2010 was a year for the media history books. Here's columnist Jonathan Berr's list of the top media stories of the year.
Tribune CEO Randy Michaels is expected to resign after The New York Times reported he has fostered a sexist "frat house" culture at the news company. Employees said he encouraged sexual innuendo, profanity, poker parties and other bawdy behavior, according to the story.
As DailyFinance deduced way back in August, professional rude person Michael Wolff (Vanity Fair columnist and Newser.com co-founder) is joining e5 as the new editorial director of its media trade magazines.
The rest of the industry may be envisioning an all-digital future, by Frank Bennack Jr., vice chairman and CEO of Hearst Corp. is sanguine about the prospects for dead-tree newspapers. "They'll be around as ink and paper for as long as the eye can see," Bennack said Monday.
If you have any doubt that The Wall Street Journal is fast becoming steeped in the corporate culture of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., check these quotations. Like Fox News, it declares victory (prematurely) and expresses contempt for rivals.
Nick Bilton's compulsive urge to multitask and unusual career path give him a unique perspective on the future of the media business. In a video Q&A, The New York Times writer talks about his new book, I Live in the Future & Here's How It Works.
Some of the best reads for investors from around the Web, including the stock with the best analyst rating on the Standard & Poor's 500, Bill Gates's 10 life rules and what the next Warren Buffett is buying.
New York Times standards editor Phil Corbett advises the paper's staff not to use the word "tweet" as a verb or noun, says The Awl.
Rupert Murdoch has a history of contrarian gambles that pay off big. But with newspaper advertising in an historic slump and online ad spend overtaking print for the first time, is his new price war with The New York Times a smart move?
Mexico's Carlos Slim Helu tops Forbes's World's Billionaires 2010 list, unseating perennial inhabitants Bill Gates and Warren Buffett and becoming the first non-American to top the list since 1997.
Editors at The New York Times today will determine the fate of Zachery Kouwe, a business reporter who copied passages from competing news outlets in numerous articles, in a case that may illustrate the hazards of practicing Web-speed journalism.
In the fourth quarter of 2009, when other huge newspaper companies were experiencing a mild turnaround, The New York Times Co. recorded a 14.7% drop in advertising revenue, according to its year-end earnings report.