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Fergie: The next Oprah?

She's guest hosted The View, Larry King Live and NBC's Today Show, but now Britain's Sarah Ferguson, the Duchess of York, wants her own American...

Oprah After Dark: Will Daytime Viewers Tune In?

You couldn't ask for a better star to build a new network around than Oprah Winfrey, who just might be the most popular entertainer in America. But will her magic be as potent on cable as it was in broadcast -- and in prime time as it was in daytime?

Famous people make great spam bait

Internet security firm McAfee recently released its January 2010 spam report which included a summation of the 2009 spam world. Included was a list...

Smart Balance May Be a Healthy Play

Many food companies have come out with wholesome products enhanced with vitamins and other nutrients that supposedly deliver health wonders. Smart Balance is among them. It's not the biggest by far, but it is the fastest-growing.

Five Media Changes to Watch for in 2010

What media-industry developments and market forces will make headlines in the year to come? Pay-to-read online content, tablet computers, mom-and-pop newsrooms and, oh yes -- banks taking over the magazine and newspaper game.

Oprah retiring? Not likely

The Queen of daytime talk shows has announced she is calling it quits after 2010. Oprah says, "ending the show feels right in my bones." She goes on...

Portfolio's best and worst CEOs

Portfolio.com recently released its list of the world's 20 best and 20 worst CEOs. Taken as a pair, the lists say a lot about American business, but...