NEW YORK, Oct 12- The Volkswagen AG scandal over diesel emission tests is headed for Hollywood. U.S. movie studio Paramount Picture and actor Leonardo DiCaprio's production company have acquired movie rights to a book proposal by New York Times journalist Jack Ewing about the clean diesel scandal, the biggest crisis in Volkswagen's 78- year history, Paramount...» Read More
The British parliament will unite on Wednesday to urge Rupert Murdoch to drop plans to further expand his media empire in a move unthinkable before a phone hacking scandal exploded just two weeks ago.
Speculation has been building about who might want to buy the other newspapers owned by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp in the UK, after the News of the World closure.
Could it be that shoplifting is actually a good sign for the economy—that employees are feeling more secure and therefore willing to take more risk? Or, is actually the opposite, that things or so bad, we think it's OK to take the office copier home?!
CNBC's Kaya Tausche and Ross Westgate with the latest details on the fallout from News Corp's hacking scandal, and discussing its impact on the pending BSkyB deal and shareholders, with Jason Subotky, Yacktman Mutual Funds.
Discussing fallout from the hacking scandal and its impact on News Corp, with Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson, Financial Times; Lloyd Grove, The Daily Beast and Bob Pittman, Pilot Group CEO.
NBC's Stephanie Gosk has the details on whether News Corp's plan takeover of BSkyB violates anti-monopoly laws.
It’s a struggle to get consumers’ attention—and money—in this economy. So what's the publishing industry’s strategy? Ah, #^*% it.
The agency that controls the new landmark tower rising at the World Trade Center approved a deal Wednesday that will bring in magazine publisher Conde Nast as a tenant, adding some glamour to a redevelopment project draped in patriotism.
Publishers and retailers, spying an opportunity, have begun pursuing in earnest those enthusiastic romance readers who have abandoned print for digital. The New York Times reports.
There seems little doubt that Borders Group and Barnes & Noble, were they to merge, would create significant cost savings.
A year from now, the marriage of Newsweek with the Daily Beast website will bear a “very strong bottom line,” Stephen Colvin, CEO of the newly formed Newsweek Daily Beast Company, told CNBC Tuesday.
Before the book was pulled in the wee hours of the morning, the pedophile guide had been propelled to the top 100 rankings among paid Kindle titles on Amazon.com. Less than 24 hours earlier, the virtually unknown digital book ranked well north of 157,000 on Amazon.
Although many top analysts manage to hold onto their #1 spot each year, 2010 has 12 analysts claiming top honors in their sector.
So, which top analysts have year after year withstood the test of time and are among the most successful on the street? Click to find out!
Not every centerfold model becomes the next Pamela Anderson, Kelly Monaco, or Jenny McCarthy. Some of Hugh Hefner's beautiful women use their exposure as playmates to launch careers in business.
New York is the birthplace of comic books, and the New York Comic Con, at just five years old, has become a respectable contender as the “it” place for a pop-culture celebration. The show, Friday through Sunday, offers plenty to do and see.
Like the book, the film tackles the economic impact of unconventional subjects and what drives people. Among the topics are how a pro-life philosophy affects crime and how naming a kid an unusual name has financial consequences.
As the fourth season of the AMC series “Mad Men” kicks off, some of the show’s fans are gearing up to play another round of a peculiar language game: trying to spot flaws in the meticulously constructed dialogue portraying 1960s Madison Avenue.
The showcasing of “Salt,” which opens in theaters on Friday, struck many longtime conventiongoers as a tipping point.
After offering $210 million for Playboy Enterprises, Penthouse parent FriendFinder Networks CEO Marc Bell told Fast Money why he wants to get into bed with Hugh Hefner.