NEW YORK— "Just Do It" has been a familiar Nike slogan for years, but some parents are wondering what it was doing on some of New York's Common Core standardized English tests.» Read More
NEW YORK April 16- Los Angeles residents who still pass a newsstand on their way to work on Wednesday will find an unusual sight there: a new daily print newspaper.
NEW YORK, April 15- Apple Inc on Tuesday lost an attempt to dismiss lawsuits by state attorneys general accusing it of conspiring with five major publishers to fix e-book prices. Following a non-jury trial, Cote in July found that Apple from 2009 to 2010 conspired with the publishers to raise e-book prices and impede competitors such as Amazon.com Inc..
LOS ANGELES— Aaron Kushner believes he can launch and grow a print newspaper in a world gone digital. The former greeting card executive is trying to turn the Orange County Register into a media giant in southern California, largely driven by paper and ink.
A deal calling for pension cuts with groups representing former city employees could come as early as Tuesday, the Detroit Free Press said on its website. "The two sides have made significant progress in mediation talks...," the Detroit Free Press said.
The Guardian US and Washington Post were awarded the Pulitzer prize for coverage of secret surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency.
Archie Comics will kill its eponymous hero in an upcoming issue of the "Life With Archie" series.
WILMINGTON, Del.— A Delaware judge says the union representing hundreds of workers for Philadelphia's two largest newspapers can participate in the dissolution of their ownership group. The company is being dissolved as its owners fight over control of The Philadelphia Inquirer, the Philadelphia Daily News and the Philly.com website.
April 8- A six-year-old online news startup has agreed to buy the Anchorage Daily News, the largest daily newspaper in Alaska, from the McClatchy Co for $34 million, the two companies announced on Tuesday. Alice Rogoff, publisher of the online-only Alaska Dispatch, said the deal was meant to serve Alaskans, many of whom still read a print newspaper.
Alaska Dispatch Publishing LLC, the parent company of the online newspaper the Alaska Dispatch, will purchase the Anchorage Daily News from The McClatchy Co. for $34 million. The Anchorage Daily News will continue to be printed seven days a week, and there are no plans at this time to change its name, he said.
Liberty Media has unloaded most of its stake in struggling bookseller Barnes & Noble. Investors shouldn't necessarily follow its lead.
Electronic trading isn't as bad as it seems but the SEC must make some changes now, says former SEC chief economist Larry Harris.
High-frequency traders can't front-run anyone, says algorithmic-trading specialist Rishi Narang. Here's why.
NEW YORK, April 1- American Lawyer publisher ALM Media, which was once controlled by Wall Street dealmaker Bruce Wasserstein, is exploring a sale that could fetch more than $500 million, people familiar with the matter said.
Ex-Galleon trader Turney Duff said they "knew somebody was stealing" from them but for Michael Lewis to call the market "rigged" isn't quite right.
BUENOS AIRES, March 30- Argentina is closing in on a deal to receive around $1 billion in loans from investment bank Goldman Sachs and is in talks with other international banks about similar deals, local newspaper Pagina/12 reported on Sunday.
The New York Times launched a new paid smartphone app. BuzzFeed tech editor Charlie Warzel, had a chance to play with the app. Revenue.com Chairman Merrill Brown, weighs in.
LONDON, March 26- Rupert Murdoch has brought eldest son Lachlan back into the leadership of his media empire and promoted younger son James, setting them up to succeed him when the 83- year-old tycoon finally steps down.
Customers of Amazon.com Inc and other e-book retailers on Tuesday began receiving notices of their shares of a $166 million settlement with five of the biggest book publishers, all accused of conspiring with Apple Inc to raise e-book prices.
Bashing people who work on Wall Street has become a sport in America but it really needs to stop, says former trader and author Turney Duff. Here's why.
Marketwired, which publishes and distributes corporate earnings, said it will no longer sell them to high-frequency trading companies.