• Houghton Mifflin reports 4Q loss Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 11:01 AM ET

    BOSTON _ Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co. on Thursday reported a loss of $83.7 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 28 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • NEW YORK— Book publishers for Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly say they stand behind his work despite questions that have been raised about his reporting. O'Reilly's series of books about the deaths of John F. Kennedy, Abraham Lincoln and Jesus Christ have sold millions of copies and been turned into successful movies for the National Geographic channel.

  • MOSCOW, Feb 25- The Kremlin was presented with a plan to annex the Crimea peninsula and eastern Ukraine before the overthrow of the country's Moscow- leaning president last year, an independent newspaper reported on Wednesday. Russia has denied it had a plan to annex Crimea before President Viktor Yanukovich fled Kiev on Feb. 21 last year and says it acted in...

  • R.R. Donnelley posts 4Q profit Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 6:54 AM ET

    CHICAGO _ R.R. Donnelley& Sons Co. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $19.5 million. R.R. Donnelley expects full-year revenue in the range of $11.7 billion to $11.9 billion. R.R. Donnelley shares have increased 11 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • China c.bank newspaper warns of rising deflation risk Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 12:45 AM ET

    SHANGHAI, Feb 25- China is dangerously close to slipping into deflation, the central bank's newspaper warned on Wednesday, highlighting increasing nervousness in policymaking circles as a sputtering economy struggles to pick up speed despite a raft of stimulus steps. As a slowdown in China's economy over the past year was accompanied by a chill in global...

  • LAS VEGAS— New York- based New Media Investment Group Inc. says it has reached an agreement to purchase the company that owns the Las Vegas Review-Journal and daily newspapers in six other states. New Media President and CEO Michael E. Reed said in a statement Thursday they will purchase "substantially all of the assets" of Stephens Media LLC for $102.5 million...

  • One fish? Two fish? New Dr Seuss book coming Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 9:44 AM ET

    More than 20 years after his death, there is still plenty of news about Dr. Seuss.

  • Take a look - Dr. Seuss has a new book Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015 | 8:49 AM ET

    NEW YORK— More than 20 years after his death, there is still plenty of news about Dr. Random House Children's Books said Wednesday it will publish a recently discovered manuscript with illustrations called "What Pet Should I Get" on July 28. The publisher plans at least two more books, based on materials found in 2013 in the author's home in La Jolla, California, by his...

  • NEW YORK— Pharrell Williams has a "Happy" deal for a series of children's picture books. The Grammy Award-winning performer has an agreement with Putnam Books for Young Readers for four picture books, starting with one inspired by his hit song "Happy." Putnam announced Tuesday the book, "Happy," will be published Sept. 22 and will feature photographs of children from...

  • German rail union threatens four-day strike - newspaper Saturday, 14 Feb 2015 | 1:35 PM ET

    BERLIN, Feb 14- Germany's train drivers' union GDL has threatened Deutsche Bahn with a four-day strike unless the state-run railway agrees to a new negotiating agenda in a wage dispute, a German newspaper reported on Saturday. Deutsche Bahn and GDL broke off talks on Wednesday over a wage dispute that caused major disruption late last year.

  • Feb 12- Time Inc, the largest magazine publisher in the United States, reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit and warned sales would decline further this year as it grapples with falling circulation and advertising revenue. The company, which was spun off from Time Warner Inc last June, has been severely hit by declining circulation and advertising...

  • Feb 12- Time Inc, the largest magazine publisher in the United States, reported quarterly results that fell short of analysts' estimates, hurt by falling circulation and advertising revenue. The forecast implies revenue of $3.08- $3.18 billion for the full year, well below the average analyst estimate of $3.24 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

  • Feb 11- Time Warner Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by higher subscription fees for channels under its Turner Broadcasting and HBO units. The two businesses together account for more than half of Time Warner's total revenue. Time Warner cut jobs in its Turner unit last year to reduce costs and spun off its publishing business Time...

  • Hannah Davis: Don’t take the cover so seriously Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 12:54 PM ET
    Model Hannah Davis on the cover of Sports Illustrated's 2015 Swimsuit issue.

    Hannah Davis said Tuesday she did not understand why people were so outraged by her cover photo.

  • Feb 5- News Corp, owner of the Wall Street Journal and HarperCollins, reported quarterly revenue and a profit just above analysts' consensus forecast as its book publishing and real estate businesses offset dwindling print revenue. News Corp's revenue is largely dependent on its newspaper holdings in the United States, Australia and Great Britain.

  • UPDATE 1-News Corp posts revenue above estimates Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 5:18 PM ET

    Feb 5- Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, which publishes the New York Post, reported quarterly revenue and a profit above average analyst estimate as its burgeoning book publishing and real estate businesses offset dwindling print revenue. News Corp and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc were part of the same company until they were spun off into separate listed...

  • News Corp posts 1.9 pct rise in revenue Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 4:11 PM ET

    Feb 5- News Corp, which publishes the New York Post, reported a 1.9 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by its book publishing and real estate businesses. Net income available to shareholders fell to $142 million, or 24 cents per share, for the second quarter ended Dec. 31, from $150 million, or 26 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue at the publisher, helmed by...

  • Mystery behind Harper Lee's new novel solved? Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 2:44 PM ET
    Harper Lee in 2007

    Some residents of Harper Lee's Alabama hometown divulge their suspicions behind her first novel since "Mockingbird," AL.com reports.

  • Scoular hit with $17.2 mln fraud- newspaper Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 4:30 PM ET

    According to the paper, Scoular sent a total of $17.2 million through three wire transfers in June to a bank in China, acting on emails sent to a Scoular executive. The emails appeared to be from Scoular Chief Executive Officer Chuck Elsea and the Omaha, Nebraska- based company's auditing firm. Court documents said the emails were generated by impostors using...