• The inside story on NY Times firing of top editor Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 7:43 AM ET
    Dean Baquet outside New York Times headquarters on Wednesday, the day predecessor Jill Abramson was fired as executive editor.

    New York Times Publisher Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr. told a stunned staff that he made the decision because of "an issue with management in the newsroom." The NYT reports.

  • NEW YORK, May 14- U.S. stocks fell on Wednesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 retreating from recent record highs, as small caps resumed their sell-off and consumer discretionary shares lagged. Retailer Fossil Group Inc was the biggest percentage decliner on the S&P 500, a day after it gave a second-quarter profit outlook that was much lower than expected.

  • NEW YORK, May 14- The New York Times Co said that managing editor Dean Baquet will become executive editor of the company's flagship newspaper, effective immediately, succeeding Jill Abramson in an unexpected announcement on Wednesday.

  • New York Times appoints Dean Baquet executive editor Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 2:45 PM ET

    NEW YORK, May 14- The New York Times Co announced on Wednesday that Dean Baquet will become executive editor of the company's flagship newspaper, effective immediately, succeeding Jill Abramson. Baquet has been managing editor of The New York Times since 2011..

  • *Nikon hits lowest since March 2011 on profit decline f'cast. *Sony, megabanks' earnings eyed on Wednesday. TOKYO, May 14- Japan's Nikkei average edged down on Wednesday, slipping from a 1-1/ 2- week high on profit-taking after big gains the previous day, while Kadokawa Corp and Dwango Co soared on a media report that the two firms plan to merge.

  • HFT advocate slams critic's argument Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 1:14 PM ET

    Rishi Narang, co-founder of HFT firm Tradeworx, says this prominent HFT critic is just, plain wrong.

  • NEW YORK, May 10- Reports this weekend that Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox wants to consolidate its pay-TV European holdings by combining the company's stake in British Sky Broadcasting Group Plc with its Sky Deutschland and Sky Italia assets would fit with the company's long-held view the Sky's would be strong together.

  • Gannett, the parent company of USA Today, is one of the five newspaper publishers that back Classified Ventures, the entity that owns Cars.com. Cars.com helps people buy and sell cars on the Internet. Gannett has a 27 percent stake in Classified Ventures.

  • TORONTO, May 2- News Corp said on Friday it would buy romance novel publisher Harlequin Enterprises Ltd from Canadian newspaper company Torstar Corp for C $455 million in cash in a move to boost its non-English book publishing.

  • May 2- News Corp said it would buy romance novel publisher Harlequin Enterprises Ltd from Canadian newspaper company Torstar Corp to boost its non-English book publishing. News Corp's HarperCollins book publishing unit will be the new home of Harlequin, a publisher of novels aimed at women with titles such as My Fair Billionaire and Expecting the CEO's Child.

  • May 2- Canadian newspaper publisher Torstar Corp said it would sell romance novel business Harlequin Enterprises Ltd to News Corp for C $455 million in cash. News Corp will run Harlequin as a division of HarperCollins Publishers, Torstar said on Friday.

  • April 30- Time Warner Inc raised its full-year earnings forecast after the box-office success of "The Lego Movie" and the popularity of HBO shows such as "Game of Thrones" and "True Detective" led to a near-doubling of quarterly profit.

  • April 30- Time Warner Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly results, helped by the box office success of its "The Lego Movie" and the popularity of its "Game of Thrones" TV series. Time Warner is home to pay-TV channel HBO, Warner Bros movie studio and cable channels such as CNN.

  • Budgets smaller, authors try guerrilla marketing Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 11:26 AM ET

    Amid smaller publishing budgets, more authors are actively marketing books on their own—including Skyping with readers.

  • Time Warner names board members for Time Inc Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 10:56 AM ET

    April 22- Time Warner Inc named directors, including former Sony Corp CEO Howard Stringer, to the board of Time Inc, the publishing business it plans to spin off in the second quarter of 2014.. The media company named current Time Inc CEO Joseph Ripp as chairman of the board.

  • As newspapers struggle, Los Angeles gets another daily Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    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..

  • Detroit nearing pensions deal, newspapers say Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 9:50 AM ET

    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.

  • Pulitzers go to Guardian, Post for spying coverage Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 7:23 AM ET
    Pulitzer Prize Medallion

    The Guardian US and Washington Post were awarded the Pulitzer prize for coverage of secret surveillance by the U.S. National Security Agency.

  • Hey Jughead! Archie's going to die? Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014 | 4:48 PM ET

    Archie Comics will kill its eponymous hero in an upcoming issue of the "Life With Archie" series.