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Oprah Winfrey Seeks to Bolster a Flagging Empire

Oprah Winfrey

Trying to bolster her media empire, Oprah Winfrey has been seeking to attract younger audiences to her magazine, which has experienced a decline in advertising revenue since her talk show ended.


Newsweek had unique troubles as industry recovers


Newsweek's decision to stop publishing a print edition after 80 years and bet its life entirely on a digital future may be more a commentary on its own problems than a definitive statement on the health of the magazine industry....


Barron's slams Facebook, stock falls

Facebook Inc.'s stock took a hit Monday after an article in the financial magazine Barron's said it is "still too pricey" despite a sharp decline since its initial public offering.


Italian magazine to publish topless Kate pix

An Italian gossip magazine owned by former Premier Silvio Berlusconi says it plans to publish topless photos of Prince William's wife Kate.


Nintendo Power Magazine Is Shutting Down According To Source

According to an anonymous source at Ars Technica, long-running Nintendo Power Magazine is ceasing publication. Now-deleted Tweets from members of the Nintendo Power staff seem to confirm this, though no official statement from the magazine has been posted.


Time, CNN reinstate Zakaria after plagiarism incident

All is forgiven for Time magazine writer and CNN host Fareed Zakaria, who last week was suspended by both outlets for apparent plagiarism. CNN said Thursday that Zakaria's weekly "GPS" public affairs program returns to the air Aug. 26. Time said in a separate statement that Zakaria's column would resume with the magazine's Sept. 7 issue.


Time Magazine Suspends Fareed Zakaria for Plagiarizing

Fareed Zakaria

Time magazine and CNN suspended Fareed Zakaria, the writer and television host, on Friday after he apologized for plagiarizing sections of his column on gun control in the Aug. 20 issue of Time.


IAC Has Controlling Stake In Newsweek/DailyBeast

The Daily Beast

Barry Diller's IAC/InterActiveCorp. has taken a controlling stake in the Newsweek/Daily Beast joint venture, after the family of the late Sidney Harman decided to stop investing in the company.


Chris Hughes, Facebook co-founder, takes over New Republic magazine

Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook and organizer of Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign, has purchased a majority stake in the New Republic magazine and will become the venerable journal's editor in chief and publisher.


Time names 'The Protester' as 'Person of Year'

Time Magazine: Person of the Year 2011

"The Protester" has been named Time's "Person of the Year" for 2011. The selection was announced Wednesday on NBC's "Today" show. The magazine cited dissent across the Middle East that has spread to Europe and the United States, and says these protesters are reshaping global politics.


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