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  • And the 2015 Pulitzer Prize winners are... Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 6:40 AM ET
    Washington Post reporter Carol D. Leonnig, second left, hugs Managing Editor Kevin Merida, left, as her editor Peter Wallsten, center, and Executive Editor Marty Baron, right, celebrate her Pulitzer Prize award for National Reporting during a gathering at The Washington Post via Getty Images on April 20, 2015 in Washington, D.C.

    The New York Times collected three Pulitzers and the Los Angeles Times won two as the awards honored news outlets large and small.

  • And when South Carolina was ranked as having the highest rate of women being killed by men, The Post and Courier of Charleston set out to explore why. The New York Times collected three Pulitzers and the Los Angeles Times won two as the awards honored news outlets large and small. "We felt so passionate about this project, and we felt so passionate about the...

  • April 21- Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is in no doubt that James Murdoch is ready to take a much bigger role at Twenty-First Century Fox, by far the largest part of the media empire that James' father Rupert Murdoch built. It is also unclear what title James would take or whether there is any possibility that Rupert Murdoch, 84, would relinquish the Fox...

  • Berkshire Hathaway Media Group said Monday that it had acquired six weekly newspapers and the daily Tulsa Business and Legal News from Community Publishers Inc.. Terms of the deal— which includes The Broken Arrow Ledger, The Sand Springs Leader, The Coweta American, The Wagoner Tribune, The Owasso Reporter and the Skiatook Journal— weren't disclosed.

  • SIOUX FALLS, S.D.— South Dakota's state-owned publishing house is printing more copies of the best-selling memoir by prairie author Laura Ingalls Wilder. It has proved to be a blockbuster for the South Dakota Historical Society Press. "We were anticipating we would print 5,000," Nancy Tystad Koupal, director of the South Dakota Historical Society Press, told the...

  • 'Star Wars: Battlefront' unleashed at fan convention Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 10:32 AM ET

    "Star Wars: Battlefront" publisher Electronic Arts and Swedish developer DICE showcased their next-generation rendition of the "Star Wars" multiplayer shooter Friday at Star Wars Celebration, the annual fan extravaganza celebrating the sci-fi franchise. "Battlefront" will focus on frenzied shoot-outs between up to 40 players portraying Rebel Alliance and...

  • NEW YORK— Apple Inc.' s cooperation with efforts to improve its compliance with antitrust laws after a federal judge concluded it colluded with electronic book publishers to raise prices five years ago took on an "adversarial tone" recently, a court-appointed monitor says. The monitor, Michael Bromwich, said in a report made public Thursday that the technology...

  • SEATTLE, April 16- Street vendors selling Seattle's Real Change newspaper will accept digital payments from Thursday through a new smartphone application developed by workers at Google Inc in a volunteer project to help hawkers serve increasingly cashless patrons. Seattle residents looking for a weekly dose of reform-minded news will be able to scan a...

  • April 13- E-commerce company Amazon.com Inc and publisher HarperCollins have reached a new multi-year publishing deal that covers both print and digital titles, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing HarperCollins. The deal calls for HarperCollins, owned by News Corp, to set the retail prices of its digital books, with incentives for HarperCollins to...

  • Which superhero sells the most comics on eBay? Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 12:20 PM ET
    A man reaches for a Batman comic book at a comics store in New York.

    One 76-year-old superhero is still a spry moneymaker on eBay, trouncing other characters with $4.7 million in comic book sales.

  • Cablevision to make $1 offer for New York Daily News Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 6:12 AM ET
    A woman buys a copy of the New York Daily News, featuring Speaker of the House John Boehner on the cover, following a government shutdown, Oct. 1, 2013, in New York.

    Cablevision Systems is planning to make an offer for the New York Daily News as early as this week, valuing the troubled tabloid at just $1.

  • Surprising book that's shot up to No. 1 on Amazon Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 10:14 AM ET
    An undated handout photo of illustrations by Johanna Basford, a Scottish illustrator who has sold more than 1.4 million copies of her coloring book for adults, “Secret Garden.”

    A coloring book for adults has attracted a loyal following, reports the New York Times.

  • BERLIN, March 27- The pilot who appears to have deliberately crashed a plane carrying 149 others into the French Alps received psychiatric treatment for a "serious depressive episode" six years ago, German tabloid Bild reported on Friday. Prosecutors in France, after listening to the cockpit voice recorders, offered no motive for why Andreas Lubitz, 27, would...

  • TORONTO, March 25- Canada's competition watchdog on Wednesday approved Postmedia's proposed takeover of Quebecor Inc's Sun Media English-language newspapers and digital assets, paving the way for one publisher to control a majority of the English-language dailies across Canada. The deal will bring some 175 newspapers and publications, including the...

  • CHINESE DEPUTY FINMIN SHI YAOBIN TELLS GERMAN NEWSPAPER "WE WOULD WELCOME USA JOINING THE ASIAN INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT BANK".

  • MOSCOW, March 18- U.S. oil and gas major ExxonMobil has asked the Russian government to reimburse taxes worth "several billion roubles" it says it overpaid on a project in the far east of Russia, the Kommersant daily reported on Wednesday. Russia reduced the profit tax in 2009 to 20 percent but ExxonMobil continued to pay at the earlier level of 35 percent after the...

  • LONDON, March 17- British newspaper publisher Trinity Mirror could bid for the Daily Express and Daily Star titles after it said on Tuesday that it is examining certain assets owned by Richard Desmond's Northern& Shell group. But Trinity, which also owns the Daily Record, the People and regional titles such as the Liverpool Echo and Manchester Evening News, this...

  • March 16- Buyout firm Apollo Global Management LLC is in advanced talks to acquire most of the assets of Digital First Media, publisher of the Denver Post and San Jose Mercury News, for around $400 million, according to people familiar with the matter. Apollo has so far prevailed over rival Cerberus Capital Management LP in the auction for Digital First Media, the...

  • FRANKFURT, March 14- Germany's economy minister on Saturday invited the Egyptian president for a state visit to Germany, the newspaper Handelsblatt reported in its online edition. Sigmar Gabriel handed over the invitation on behalf of German Chancellor Angela Merkel when he met Abdel Fatah al-Sisi on Saturday morning. "The state of the whole region depends on...

  • One agency in Harper Lee inquiry ends its role Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 10:19 AM ET
    Harper Lee in 2007

    One agency has ended its role in the inquiry about whether Harper Lee was manipulated into publishing a second novel. The New York Times reports.