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  • Parsons: Not an easy path for Comcast     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 7:52 AM ET

    Richard Parsons, former Time Warner chairman & CEO, discusses Comcast's frustration with high-profile opponents of its proposed union with Time Warner Cable. This is a tough merger, says Parsons.

  • Chinese media executives detained amid scandal Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    BEIJING— Chinese police detained the publisher and the general manager of an influential business publication on Thursday, weeks after some editors and reporters for the publication's website were detained on allegations of extortion, the official Xinhua News Agency said.

  • Scorsese's latest is documentary on magazine Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 10:19 AM ET

    NEW YORK— As the New York Review of Books approached its 50th anniversary in 2013, editor Robert Silvers and his staff wondered if words were enough to honor one of the world's signature literary publications.

  • Amazon looks to launch e-books in Netherlands - FT Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 3:33 PM ET

    Sept 23- Online retailer Amazon.com Inc is in talks with a number of Dutch publishers to sell e-books in the Netherlands, the Financial Times reported, citing a Dutch publisher. But now Amazon has actually been in touch and so we are getting close, "the report quoted Sander Knol, the director of Xander, a Dutch publisher that has been approached by Amazon.

  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc, Toys R Us Inc and industry magazine Toy Insider have all picked the just-launched toy for their closely watched annual gifting guides.

  • Newspaper publishes gas document after ban lifted Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— The Montgomery Advertiser posted a natural gas pipeline report online after a judge lifted his ban that temporarily blocked the newspaper from publishing it. Jefferson County Circuit Judge Robert Vance on Tuesday dissolved his order that had prohibited the newspaper from using information from the Alabama Gas Corp. document.

  • MOSCOW, Sept 23- Russian assets firmed on Tuesday, buoyed by a report that the European Union might review sanctions imposed against Moscow over its role in the Ukraine crisis and by positive economic data from China, a major market for Russia's raw materials.

  • MOSCOW, Sept 23- Russian assets firmed on Tuesday, buoyed by positive economic data from China, a major market for Russia's raw materials, and by a report that the European Union might review sanctions imposed against Moscow over its role in the Ukraine crisis.

  • San Diego philanthropist launches newspaper bid Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 3:57 AM ET

    SAN DIEGO— An octogenarian philanthropist launched a bid to buy San Diego's dominant newspaper and turn it into one of the nation's largest nonprofit news organizations, while another major Southern California publisher ceased publication of its Los Angeles newspaper after only five months.

  • 9 Marquez e-books coming out in English Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 9:52 AM ET

    NEW YORK— E-books for some of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's best known work, including the novel "Love in the Time of Cholera," are coming out for the first time in English. The Penguin Random House imprints Vintage Books and Vintage Espanol announced Monday that nine English-language e-books will be published Oct. 15.

  • Science adviser to 'Interstellar' writing book Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 11:18 AM ET

    NEW YORK— A companion guide to Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar" promises not only some background on one of the year's most anticipated movies but also some basic science. Publisher W.W. Norton and Company announced Wednesday that Kip Thorne's "The Science of Interstellar" will coincide with the November release of the movie.

  • Amazon, Apple offer 'family' digital media sharing Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 5:57 AM ET

    Both Apple and Amazon are going to let their customers share stuff they've bought from their digital storefronts with family members.

  • Sept 17- News Corp Chief Executive Robert Thomson has urged European regulators to reconsider their settlement with Google Inc over its search practices, calling the Internet company an "egregious" aggregator and a "platform of piracy."

  • *Japan's liberal Asahi newspaper admits errors, retracts stories. TOKYO, Sept 16- It was a rare role reversal for Japan's influential Asahi newspaper, which is known for exposing wrongdoing in high places, when its president stood before cameras to bow, apologise and pledge to restore his organisation's credibility.

  • *Japan's liberal Asahi newspaper admits errors, retracts stories. TOKYO, Sept 16- It was a rare role reversal for Japan's influential Asahi newspaper, which is known for exposing wrongdoing in high places, when its president stood before cameras to bow, apologise and pledge to restore his organisation's credibility.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 15- More than 1,000 Hachette Book Group authors including Malcolm Gladwell, Stephen King and James Patterson have urged Amazon.com Inc's directors to end a contract dispute with their publisher that has cost some writers' 90 percent of their sales on the online retailer's website.

  • Sept 12- Digital First Media, publisher of Denver Post and San Jose Mercury News, said it was considering selling itself as part of a review of its options. Digital First Media, formed through the merger of Media News Group and the former Journal Register Co in December last year, said it is the second largest newspaper company in the United States by circulation.

  • China shuts newspaper website amid extortion scandal Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    BEIJING, Sept 12- China has shut a respected business newspaper's website and opened an investigation, state media said on Friday, after executives confessed they extorted "huge payments" from companies in exchange for quashing critical stories.

  • *ECB would prefer not to be forced to do QE- Constancio. *Sees "most significant effect" from TLTROs. FRANKFURT, Sept 11- The European Central Bank would prefer not to be forced to spend billions of euros buying government debt, a process known as quantitative easing, but it cannot rule it out, ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio said in comments published on Thursday.

  • Icahn’s firm makes fat-finger error in SEC filing Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 7:47 AM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Billionaire Carl Icahn's firm made a typo in a regulatory filing that erroneously said it had upped its stake in Gannett.