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  • Deirdre Sykes was named the newspaper's editor on Friday, which was the final day of Martin Gottlieb's four years in charge of editorial at the media company. Douglas Clancy remains executive editor of the newspaper, which is based in Woodland Park and also publishes NorthJersey.com. Gottlieb spent the last four years at the newspaper as vice president and...

  • LAS VEGAS— The Las Vegas Review-Journal has a new publisher recruited and hired by the family of billionaire casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, who secretly bought the newspaper last fall in a sale that has been heavily scrutinized over transparency concerns. The owners said Thursday in a statement that Craig A. Moon has been appointed publisher of Nevada's...

  • BURBANK, Calif.— GameStop is dipping a toe into the video game publishing business. The venture marks GameStop's first dive into console game publishing. The disc-based version of "Song of the Deep" will only be available from GameStop.

  • Three comic book publishers change industry Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 10:00 AM ET
    Three comic book publishers change industry

    Dynamite Entertainment, IDW Publishing and BOOM! Studios have been surviving in the comic industry.

  • How to sell comic books when you're NOT Marvel, DC Sunday, 24 Jan 2016 | 11:00 AM ET

    Dynamite, IDW and BOOM! Studios have carved a new niche in comics with a mix of original content and well-known licensed characters.

  • *Whistleblower alerted manager who did not react- SZ. FRANKFURT, Jan 22- Volkswagen's development of software to cheat diesel-emissions tests was an open secret in the company department striving to make its engines meet environmental standards, Germany's Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper said on Friday, citing results from VW's internal investigation.

  • FRANKFURT, Jan 22- Many of Volkswagen's managers and staff dealing with emissions problems in the engine-development department knew about test "defeat devices" being developed, Germany's Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper said on Friday, citing results from VW's internal investigation. Volkswagen has said that to the best of its knowledge only a small circle...

  • FRANKFURT, Jan 22- Many of Volkswagen's managers and staff dealing with emissions problems in the engine-development department knew about "defeat devices" being developed, Germany's Sueddeutsche Zeitung newspaper said on Friday, citing results from VW's internal investigation. A whistleblower, who was himself involved in the deception, alerted a senior...

  • The publisher of the National Post, Toronto Sun and a host of other major Canadian newspapers said last week that it was aiming to wring C $30 million more in annual cost savings as advertising revenue dries up. Vancouver newsrooms will also be merged, with as many as 50 voluntary buyouts to be offered in Vancouver and Ottawa starting in coming days.

  • The publisher of the National Post, Toronto Sun and other major Canadian newspapers said last week that it was aiming to wring C $30 million more in annual cost savings. Postmedia said the cuts would be effective immediately for 35 jobs in Edmonton, 25 in Calgary and 12 in Ottawa. As part of a related change in sports coverage, five jobs were eliminated from the...

  • Jan 15- Canadian daily Toronto Star is closing its printing plant in Vaughan, Ontario, affecting about 285 jobs, parent Torstar Corp said on Friday. Torstar has reached a deal to outsource printing of the Toronto Star to Transcontinental Printing, making it the latest Canadian newspaper whose printing is to be outsourced amid slowing readership.

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 13- Safra Group, the company running the investments of Lebanese-Brazilian billionaire Joseph Safra, said it has no plans to bid for Swiss private-banking firm BSI Ltd, rebutting a newspaper report on Wednesday stating that a deal was imminent. A New York- based spokesman for the group said in a statement emailed to Reuters that private bank J Safra...

  • ZURICH/ SAO PAULO, Jan 13- Swiss private bank J Safra Sarasin has agreed to buy rival BSI Ltd from embattled Brazilian investment bank Grupo BTG Pactual SA for an undisclosed sum, the online edition of Swiss newspaper Handelszeitung reported on Wednesday. Basel- based J Safra Sarasin, which belongs to Lebanese-Brazilian billionaire Jacob Safra, did not comment.

  • BRASILIA, Jan 13- Brazil's state-controlled oil producer Petrobras is seeking to sell its 5.8 billion Brazilian real stake in petrochemical producer Braskem SA, newspaper Folha de S. Paulo reported on Wednesday. Petróleo Brasileiro SA has hired Brazilian bank Banco Bradesco SA as a financial adviser and has started to pitch the sale to foreign investors,...

  • Playboy Mansion on sale for $200M — Hef included Monday, 11 Jan 2016 | 7:03 AM ET
    View of the Playboy Mansion, owned by US Playboy Magazine publisher Hugh Hefner in Beverly Hills, California.

    The ultimate bachelor pad is up for sale — with the ultimate former bachelor included — Hugh Hefner.

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 8- Brazilian steelmaker Cia Siderúrgica Nacional has received 10 offers for its Sepetiba Tecon container terminal in Rio de Janeiro's Itaguai port, newspaper Valor Economico reported on Friday. Singapore's PSA International, Chile's SAAM, Wilson Sons and LOGZ, among others, have made non-binding offers, Valor reported without citing its...

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 6- Brazil's Gouvêa family no longer wants to take control of apparel and home furnishing retailer Leader Participações SA back from bank BTG Pactual SA, newspaper Valor Economico reported on Wednesday. BTG Pactual has tried to sell assets and tap emergency funding since the bank's former CEO Andre Esteves was swept into a massive graft...

  • Fares increased $3 one-way for U.S. domestic flights on American Airlines Group Inc, United Continental Holdings Inc, Delta Air Lines Inc, Southwest Airlines Co and JetBlue Airways Corp, each company told Reuters. Southwest was the next to follow suit, two analysts said. "The industry has never met a Southwest fare increase it didn't match, for as far back as our...

  • Dec 31- The newspaper unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Thursday said it purchased The Free Lance-Star, a newspaper in Fredericksburg, Virginia, from Sandton Capital Partners. The addition of The Free Lance-Star, which has a daily circulation of 31,700, means BH Media now has 32 daily newspapers nationwide, including the Omaha World-Herald in...

  • Berkshire Hathaway unit buys Virginia newspaper Thursday, 31 Dec 2015 | 2:04 PM ET

    Dec 31- The newspaper unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Thursday said it purchased The Free Lance-Star, a newspaper in Fredericksburg, Virginia, from Sandton Capital Partners. The addition of The Free Lance-Star, which has a daily circulation of 31,700, gives BH Media 32 daily newspapers nationwide, including the Omaha World-Herald in...