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Waterstone's Founder's New Novel Features Real Book World Treachery

The Guardian | Vanessa Thorpe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The entrepreneur Tim Waterstone, founder of the book chain that bears his name, has set an intriguing summer puzzle for his friends and former associa...

Breaking: Fox News Spun Off to Viacom

Gerald Sindell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Gerald Sindell

Asked what she might need to do in order to make Fox News a better fit with the Comedy Channel formula, Viacom's MTV networks CEO, Judy McGrath replied, "Absolutely nothing."

WSJ Could Ditch Google For $15 Million From Microsoft, Analysis Shows

businessinsider.com | Jay Yarow|Nov. 24, 2009, 7:36 AM |10 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If we estimate that the Journal's online ad revenue is $100 million, using the New York Times as a rough benchmark, then the site would only lose $10 ...

Gordon Brown, British PM, Faces "Bullying" From British News Corp Paper The Sun

Huffington Post | Adam Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Gordon Brown's poor spelling and awkward telephone manner may have won him sympathy this week, as the British public begins to feel sorry for a prime ...

Rupert Murdoch: CNBC's On-Air Talent Not 'All That Good'

Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rupert Murdoch spoke last week with TheStreet.com. In the interview the media tycoon denied interest in the New York Times, dissed Twitter, and dug i...

WSJ Subscribers: Send a Tea Party Message to Murdoch

Philip G. Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Philip G. Baker

The headline across the top of today's Op-Ed page in the WSJ reads "Tax Day Becomes Protest Day." My protest was to call up and cancel my 28-year subscription to the WSJ.

Murdoch: Papers Need To Start Charging On The Web

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rupert Murdoch, whose media company News Corp owns one of the few U.S. newspapers that makes people pay to read its news on the Web, said more papers ...

Sam Stein

Motley Crew: Potential Bloomberg Backers Run The Gamut

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In May 2007, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg found himself in heartland, serving as the commencement speaker for the University of Oklahoma. The...