NEW YORK— Activist investor Carl Icahn has withdrawn his nominees to Gannett's board, ending a proxy fight with the USA Today publisher ahead of its planned split of its print and broadcast divisions. However, in a Monday filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Icahn said he had reached an agreement with Gannett over corporate governance rules and...» Read More
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports News Corporation is considering separating its publishing arm from its much larger entertainment division. What does it mean for stockholders? Barton Crockett, Lazard Capital Markets senior analyst, weighs in.
On June 26 1997, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was first published by Bloomsbury Publishing, with an initial run of only 500 copies in hardcover. On the 15th anniversary of that date, Nigel Newton, the CEO and founder of Bloomsbury published called Harry Potter "transformative" for the company.
Recent graduates with arts degrees face a jobless rate of 11.1 percent. With numbers like that, the degree probably seems useless. But many people have gone on to great success after earning “useless” degrees.
Cramer breaks down the positives that will result from McGraw-Hill's corporate split.
The author says, thriving in the midst of today’s frenetic pace of change requires a new set of approaches and tools.
In making his case, says most major wealth creation comes from doing what other people consider insufferably boring.
In this guest post, the Pulitzer Prize winning author writes about the cars that changed American history and our lives.
A house of paper is even more flimsy than a house of sticks or a house of straw.
The Educational Development Corporation, a book publisher, is pulling its publications from Amazon arguing that the online retailer under cutting competition with cut-throat tactics.
Sleeper bestseller “50 Shades of Grey” may be bringing new attention to erotic fiction, but the economics of erotica are black and white.
The “Mad Money” host details what’s driving this media company’s stock to push higher.
Mad Money's Cramer explains why magazine company, Meredith Corp. is within striking distance of its 52-week high, and how its 50% dividend hike is rewarding shareholders.
Hours after Encyclopaedia Britannica announced it will stop publishing print editions of its flagship encyclopedia for the first time in more than 200 years, someone among the editing minions of free online rival Wikipedia made an irony-free note of that fact.
CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports former News International CEO, Rebekah Brooks, was arrested again, along with her husband and six other people in connection with an alleged phone hacking scandal.
“Fifty Shades of Grey,” an erotic novel by an obscure author that has been described as “Mommy porn” and “Twilight” for grown-ups, has electrified women across the country, who have spread the wordon Facebook pages, at school functions and in spin classes, the New York Times reports.
The author of the mega-selling "Harry Potter" series has an agreement with Little, Brown in the United States and Britain to release her first adult novel, the publishers announced Thursday. The title, release date and details about the book, long rumored, were notannounced.
The entrepreneurs behind Better Wold Books started a profitable business by doing good — they collect and sell books online to fund literacy initiatives worldwide.
The textbook industry has been waiting for its big digital revolution but so far, its been slow going. Apple may be aiming to change that with an announcement that the company has planned for Thursday in New York City.
As Time Warner searched for a top executive to run its sprawling magazine unit, it did not look just outside the company. It looked outside the publishing industry, the New York Times reports.
CNBC.com considered how famous movie characters made their living. We found what their salaries would be in real life, then determined if they could really afford to live in that apartment, drive that car, or eat at that restaurant.