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National Enquirer Publisher Filing For Bankruptcy | KEITH J. KELLY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

National Enquirer publisher American Media has some sensational news of its own: bankruptcy. Faced with resistance from a single balky bondholder, ...

National Enquirer Founder's Biography Written By His Son

Palm Beach Pulse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Pope ultimately sank $1 million and 14 years into the book, amassing 50,000 pages of notes and thousands of photographs. The book is finally here, ti...

National Enquirer Editor: 'I Dream Of' A DC Bureau

New York Magazine | Chris Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Levine, 51, takes his work seriously. He was on Colbert last week and appears on The View and on Huckabee, and even spoke at the Columbia Journalism S...

J-Schools Get Schooled in 2010

Jessica Peck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jessica Peck

CU has announced plans to shutter its School of Journalism. As a graduate of the school's broadcast program, I was surprised -- but I think this is a good thing.

National Enquirer: We Refused To Pay Al Gore Masseuse

Washington Post | Howard Kurtz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The executive editor of the National Enquirer says that the Oregon masseuse who made a sexual assault allegation against Al Gore asked the tabloid for...

Why the Media Will Always Cover Celebrities

Larry Atkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Larry Atkins

In an ideal world, media outlets would ignore the trivial banalities of celebrity meltdowns and focus primarily on the real world issues that concern us all. However, the media needs to give the people what they want in order to survive.

Literary Market Making

Richard C. Morais | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Richard C. Morais

Under pressure to produce credible copy in far-flung corners of the globe for Forbes, I developed my reporting technique: I always headed first to the local food markets and had a meal.

Working at the National Enquirer Is Just Like Working at Any Other Newspaper -- But Weirder

Michael Koretzky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Koretzky

You don't have to like the National Enquirer. But if you're a journalist, you should appreciate the way it does things. Because it's very similar to the way you do things.

At White House Correspondent's Dinner, Enquirer Cloud Looms

Sharon Waxman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sharon Waxman

As the media elite gathered in Washington to rub elbows with President Obama at the White House Correspondents Dinnee, a dark cloud that was gathering under their feet had already started to dissipate.

Portland Police Re-Opening Gore Investigation

AP | NIGEL DUARA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PORTLAND, Ore. — Police said Wednesday they are reopening an investigation into a Portland massage therapist's allegations that former Vice Pres...

Al Gore Accuser Identified, Calls Former Vice President A 'Pervert And Sexual Predator''

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The National Enquirer could be breaking open another sex scandal involving a former top Democratic presidential candidate. On the heels of uncoverin...

2010 Pulitzer Prizes: Good News

Charles Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Charles Warner

The 2010 Pulitzer Prizes were good news that not only reinforced the notion of what good journalism is, but they also, by what they left out, reminded us of what bad journalism is.

'Today' Show Defends Matt Lauer: He's Not A Cheater

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC's "Today" show has issued a statement denying the National Enquirer's allegations that co-host Matt Lauer cheated on his wife and implying that he...

National Enquirer Should Be Transparent On Edwards Scoops If It Wants Pulitzer: Bercovici

DailyFinance | JEFF BERCOVICI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A key question is whether the Enquirer "adheres to the highest journalistic principles," as the Pulitzer rules require. Barry Levine, the magazine's e...

How The National Enquirer Earned Legitimacy Through Its John Edwards Reporting | STEPHANIE CLIFFORD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

By being the first and, largely, the only publication pursuing the Edwards story through his denials of the affair and of fathering a child out of wed...

National Enquirer 'Might Even Deserve To Win' Pulitzer: NYT's Ross Douthat

New York Times | ROSS DOUTHAT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This year, for the first time in its colorful history, The National Enquirer will be in the running for a Pulitzer Prize. It might even deserve to ...

National Enquirer Officially in Running for Pulitzer Prize

Emily Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Emily Miller

In a historic move, the Pulitzer Board conceded that the self-proclaimed tabloid is qualified to compete with mainstream news outlets for journalism's most prestigious prize based on its reporting in the John Edwards scandal.

Elizabeth Edwards 'CONCUBINE' Voice Mail (AUDIO): John Edwards's Wife Goes Off On Andrew Young Over Rielle Hunter

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Elizabeth Edwards left Andrew Young an angry voice mail in July 2008, calling John Edwards's mistress, Rielle Hunter, a "concubine" and telling the fo...

National Enquirer Pulitzer? John Edwards Coverage Being Submitted For Consideration

Washington Post | Howard Kurtz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The editor of the National Enquirer says he plans to enter his paper's work on the John Edwards scandal for a Pulitzer Prize....

Tiger Woods Killed National Enquirer Affair Story In 2007 In Exchange For Men's Fitness Cover

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Wall Street Journal Friday has new details on the deal struck by Tiger Woods' representatives and American Media to kill a National Enquirer story...

Can Journalism Learn From The Tabloids?

Poynter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It is easy to dismiss the tabloid brand of journalism as a lot of headlines and no important news, yet the Enquirer reporters scored when they trapped...

Tiger Woods Is So, So, So Much Bigger Than Golf

Matthew DeBord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Matthew DeBord

Woods orchestrated a decade of deception. Nixon wasn't this good.

A Pulitzer For The National Enquirer's Investigation Of John Edwards Scandal?

Politics Daily | Emily Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The National Enquirer is a supermarket tabloid, but the time has come for the media elite to admit that it has an excellent investigative reporting te...

Looking Back on the Year of the Woman

Meredith C. Carroll | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Meredith C. Carroll

Time magazine had several contenders for its annual Person of the Year issue, including Timothy Geithner, Stanley McChrystal, Usain Bolt and, of cours...

Poll: Reaction to John Edwards Sex Tape Is Overwhelmingly "Ewww"

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

57% of respondents strongly agreed with the statement, "I can't answer your question because I need to go somewhere and vomit right now."