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Pondering the Fate of Time Inc.

magazinesThe plan under which Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX) will spin off its Time Inc. magazine division received mostly negative press, particularly about...

Time Inc. and the Restructure of Print

newspapersOwners of print media finally have started to do what they have threatened to do since advertising in the sector began a sharp and relentless drop a...

Pay TV Bundling Challenged

TV sportsIn a lawsuit filed late yesterday in New York, Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC) is taking on Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB) in a move that...

A Loss of Imagination at TIME Inc.

job_dissatisfaction_2TIME Inc., the publishing arm of Time Warner Inc. (NYSE: TWX), announced it will cut 6% of its staff, as a sickening drop in print revenue has not...

Good Riddance: Warner Bros. Finally Cuts Off Charlie Sheen

Warner Bros. finally had enough of Sheen's antics. The producers figured that the show's star -- who was reportedly paid nearly $2 million an episode --- was no longer worth the considerable trouble he created. Still, the move is a financial risk.

Face-Off on Stocks: Disney, Viacom, Time Warner

It's award season in Hollywood, with the Oscars just weeks away. But stocks are forward-looking, so investors are already keying on summer blockbuster season. And a bigger-than-expected summer hit or two can indeed provide a catalyst for media and entertainment company shares.

CNN Hopes to Spin Its Own Story with Change at the Top

CNN is sick of being the punching bag of the cable news world. Explaining why the network replaced the head of CNN U.S., CNN Worldwide President Jim Walton cited what he described as unfair press coverage focusing on CNN's declining ratings, while ignoring its growing profitability.

CNN Replaces Jon Klein as Makeover Looms

CNN president Jonathan Klein has been hard at work this year remaking the network's primetime lineup, its most important programming block. But whether or not his effort proves successful, he won't be around to find out. CNN just announced that Klein is leaving his post, and the network, after six years, to be replaced by Ken Jautz, head of sister channel HLN.

Why SI Ignored Apple's iPad Guidelines

Magazine publishers are at great pains these days to please Apple (AAPL), whose fast-selling tablet computer, the iPad, just may be the key to their future survival. But following all the persnickety dictates handed down by Steve Jobs isn't always easy, as Sports Illustrated recently realized.