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  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump is lashing out at the press as newspapers nationwide launch a coordinated rebuttal to his attacks against what he calls "fake news." Trump tweets: "There is nothing that I would want more for our Country than true FREEDOM OF THE PRESS. Trump also is criticizing The Boston Globe, which spearheaded the newspaper editorial campaign.

  • NEW YORK— Newspapers from Maine to Hawaii pushed back against President Donald Trump's attacks on "fake news" with a coordinated series of editorials in defense of a free press on Thursday— and, not surprisingly, Trump didn't take it silently. The campaign was set in motion by an editor at the Boston Globe, which argued in its own editorial that Trump's label of the...

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    Hundreds of U.S. newspapers devoted print space to a coordinated defense of press freedom and a rebuke of President Donald Trump.

  • SAO PAULO, Aug 15- Brazilian media group Grupo Abril on Wednesday filed for bankruptcy protection in a Sao Paulo court, the company said in a statement. The group, owner of Editora Abril SA, the main magazine publisher in the country, needs to restructure 1.6 billion reais in banking debt. The filing includes all companies controlled by the Civita family, including a...

  • Aug 14- Tesla Inc's board named a special committee of three directors on Tuesday to decide what to do about Chief Executive Elon Musk's potential offer to take the electric carmaker private, although Musk has yet to make a formal offer and is still negotiating to hire advisers needed to do a deal. Since that unorthodox announcement on Aug. 7, which has triggered...

  • Aug 14- Tesla Inc's board named a special committee of three directors on Tuesday to decide what to do about Chief Executive Elon Musk's potential offer to take the electric carmaker private, although Musk has yet to make a formal offer and is still negotiating to hire advisers needed to do a deal. Since that unorthodox announcement on Aug. 7, which has triggered...

  • The Silicon Valley billionaire last week said on Twitter he wants to take Tesla private at $420 a share, valuing it at $72 billion, and claimed funding was "secured." Private equity firm Silver Lake is also not signed up officially as a financial adviser, as it is helping Musk explore how to take Tesla private with no compensation, Reuters reported on Monday.

  • The Silicon Valley billionaire last week said on Twitter he wants to take Tesla private at $420 a share, valuing it at $72 billion, and claimed funding was "secured." Private equity firm Silver Lake is also not signed up officially as a financial adviser, as it is helping Musk explore how to take Tesla private with no compensation, Reuters reported on Monday.

  • Aug 14- Tesla Inc's board named a special committee of three directors on Tuesday to evaluate possibly taking the electric carmaker private, although it said it had yet to see a firm offer from the company's chief executive, Elon Musk. The Silicon Valley billionaire last week said on Twitter he wants to take Tesla private at $420 a share, valuing it at $72 billion,...

  • Aug 14- Tesla Inc's board named a special committee of three directors on Tuesday to evaluate possibly taking the electric carmaker private, although it said it had yet to see a firm offer from the company's chief executive, Elon Musk. The Silicon Valley billionaire last week said on Twitter he wants to take Tesla private at $420 a share, valuing it at $72 billion,...

  • Aug 14- Tesla Inc's board named a special committee of three directors on Tuesday to negotiate with Elon Musk on taking the electric carmaker private, although it said it was yet to see a firm offer from the company's chief executive. The Silicon Valley billionaire last week said on Twitter he wants to take Tesla private at $420 a share, valuing it at $72 billion, and...

  • FORT WAYNE, Ind.— The News-Sentinel has cut seven of its eight newsroom employees but says it will maintain its website and a page within The Journal Gazette six days a week. News-Sentinel Publisher Michael Christman told The Journal Gazette the cuts made Friday were "a business decision, based on the current state of the industry, on how the News-Sentinel was...

  • BRUSSELS, Aug 13- Independent music labels group Impala has called on EU antitrust regulators to block Sony Corp's bid to become the world's largest music publisher with its $2.3 billion offer for control of EMI, saying the combination would have too much market power. Sony announced the deal in May, the boldest strategy move by its new CEO Kenichiro Yoshida,...

  • Barnes & Noble

    Critics say the company lacks direction, sometimes seeming to prioritize sales of gifts and tchotchkes over books, the New York Times reports.

  • TURKISH FINANCE MINISTER ALBAYRAK TELLS HURRIYET NEWSPAPER TURKEY'S INSTITUTIONS WILL TAKE NECESSARY STEPS ON MONDAY MORNING TO EASE MARKET CONCERNS.

  • BOSTON— A Boston newspaper is proposing a coordinated editorial response from publications across the U.S. to President Donald Trump's frequent attacks on the news media. "We are not the enemy of the people," said Marjorie Pritchard, a deputy managing editor of The Boston Globe, referring to a characterization of journalists that Trump has used in the past.

  • Omarosa Manigault, a staffer for US President-elect Donald Trump, listens as Martin Luther King III speaks to the media after meeting with the President-elect at Trump Tower in New York City on January 16, 2017.

    Former "Apprentice" contestant Manigault Newman cites three sources in her book, "Unhinged: An Insider Account of Trump's White House," as telling her that there is a tape of Trump using the N-word during taping of his reality show.

  • News Corp topped Wall Street profit targets, as it benefited from gains at its newly acquired TV network and recorded double-digit growth in its real-estate listings and book publishing businesses.

  • NEW YORK— Robert J. Danzig, who overcame difficult beginnings as a foster child during the Great Depression to become the head of Hearst Newspapers, has died, the company said. Danzig lead the newspaper division at Hearst from 1977 to 1997, overseeing its growth to become the seventh largest newspaper company in the United States, the company said.

  • Aug 9- News Corp topped Wall Street profit targets on Thursday, as it benefited from gains at its newly acquired TV network and recorded double-digit growth in its real-estate listings and book publishing businesses. Australian pay TV company Foxtel, which Rupert Murdoch- controlled News Corp acquired earlier this year, contributed $610 million to News...