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Poison Pill

A Poison Pill for the Federal Shield Law

Kurt Wimmer | Posted 06.01.2014 | Media
Kurt Wimmer

This isn't an attempt to improve the Free Flow of Information Act, it's an attempt to kill it. As appealing as it might seem to cover absolutely everyone in the United States as a potential "journalist," the result is clear. A privilege held by everyone can be held by no one.

Big Change Coming To Chuck E. Cheese

AP | Posted 03.18.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — The parent company of the Chuck. E. Cheese restaurant chain has agreed to be acquired by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management fo...

Laura Stampler

'Poison Pill' In Texas Bill Holds Medicaid's Women's Health Program Hostage

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Stampler | Posted 07.11.2011 | Politics

Following a national trend in which legislators force broad women’s health issues onto the battleground of anti-abortion politics, the Texas state S...

Barnes and Noble May Lose Fight For Control Of Board

nytimes.com | MICHAEL J. De La MERCED | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Barnes & Noble sustained a setback on Monday when a powerful proxy advisory company endorsed directors proposed by the billionaire investor Ronald W. ...

Barnes & Noble Lawsuit Continues: Judge Weighs Arguments

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

WILMINGTON, Del. — A poison pill plan adopted by Barnes & Noble could have far-reaching consequences affecting the rights of shareholders in pub...

Barnes & Noble Director Defends Poison Pill; Lawsuit Drags On

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

WILMINGTON, Del. — Barnes & Noble shareholders who don't like the company's poison pill could trigger it simply by agreeing to vote against it, ...

Ron Burkle Testifies That He Doesn't Want To Buy Barnes & Noble, Is 'Shocked' By Poison Pill Plan

AP | RANDALL CHASE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

WILMINGTON, Del. — Billionaire Ron Burkle testified Thursday that he doesn't want to buy Barnes & Noble Inc. and was shocked when the bookseller...