Chen Guangbiao said that if succeeded in his quest to purchase The New York Times, "he would like every Chinese household to subscribe to the paper." In my humble opinion, the statements by Chen are precisely why Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos plucked down $250 million of his $27 billion personal fortune to purchase The Washington Post.
The top story on Thursday's New York Times mobile edition was titled "U.N. Says Lag in Confronting Climate Woes Will be Costly." Why was the newspaper featuring a story on something that's so unpopular?
Has Orange County Register owner Aaron Kushner run into nothing more than a bit of turbulence from which he can recover?
In West Virginia after a cavalier chemical company poisoned the drinking water of 300,000 people, the corporate-hugging, right-wing extremist group Americans for the Prosperous congratulated itself for doling out bottled water one day.
Last week, The New York Times published its "52 Places to Go in 2014" list. Our deal experts, always on the pulse of the hottest travel trends, already scoured the globe for deals in these must-visit destinations.
As writers themselves, you'd think that the Kellers would appreciate the power of writing as a process for understanding life and coming to terms with painful experiences. Writing is a powerful way of connecting with others. Writing helps us reach inward -- and upward -- to find the holy, the numinous, the transcendent.
Who stands to gain by the outcome? Only after Mark-Viverito's victory was a fact did the dailies reveal that developers were among the likely losers, since the Council oversees land use. Bear in mind that two of the city's three papers are owned by individuals or families with real-estate interests.
Here are the top 10 examples of corporate welfare and welfare for the rich. There are actually thousands of tax breaks and subsidies for the rich and corporations provided by federal, state and local governments, but these 10 will give a taste.
Imagine a world in which there is no stigma about illness, in which ailments are not a matter of privacy or lost insurance or jobs, in which we collectively share and learn as much as we can about what afflicts us so it can afflict fewer. It's just data.
By mobilizing the nation's leading thinkers, Clinton could tap the spirit of Francis to propel the next great era of shared American prosperity.
Smart cultural observers will consider what happens to empathy when human beings learn intimate and heartbreaking things about one another, but never come close to meeting face-to-face. Can we suffer with someone we don't actually know?
Martha Stewart is a face mask lover and, in this, she is woman after my own heart. I don't use a face mask every day (as Martha seems to), but several times a week and my favorite is Royal Nectar's Bee Venom Mask.
The Post is supposed to expose CIA secrets. But Amazon is under contract to keep them. Amazon has a new $600 million "cloud" computing deal with the CIA. The situation is unprecedented.
A few years ago, I was having my annual physical when my physician made one of those squinched-up faces that sets off alarm bells. When you see a do...
In a recent story by George Johnson in the New York Times, "Why Everyone Seems to Have Cancer," it seems that way because they often do. Seemingl...
LAS VEGAS -- The New York Times' web redesign on Wednesday opened the site up to paid articles from sponsors - but a distinction will always be clear ...