Andy Coulson is guilty of conspiracy in the UK phone hacking scandal, which tarnished the reputation of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. and led to the shutdown of the News of the World tabloid, according to a British jury.
The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned Egypt for sentencing three Al-Jazeera journalists (an Australian, an Egyptian and a Canadian-Egyptian) to prison on trumped up terrorism charges. Jail-time runs from seven to ten years.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch today dropped syndicated Washington Post columnist George Will to protest his June 5 piece that dismissed as overblown complaints about rape and sexual assault on college campuses.
Time Inc. is abandoning its midtown Time & Life Building corporate headquarters of the past 55 years for 700K sq. ft. in the former World Financial Center complex in downtown Manhattan, across the street from the World Trade Center.
Tribune Company reported first quarter gains in its broadcasting operations offset declines in publishing as revenues climbed 21% on the $2.5B acquisition of Local TV, but net income fell 29.6% to $41.1M.
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