07/17/2006 09:25 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Viacom To Buy The Onion?

HuffPo's "Eat The Press" has heard an unconfirmed rumor that Viacom is close to buying the humor newspaper and web site The Onion...but it's not a done deal yet. Viacom has also been rumored to have been interested in another internet humor site,, which, it has been speculated, is about to be the subject of a major investment by Barry Diller's InterActiveCorp.