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Hostess, Twinkies: 5 Game-Changing Strikes
It's been a sad week for those with fond memories of American staples like Twinkies, Ho Ho's and Ding Dongs
What are Comcast's plans for NBC News operations?
Keith Olbermann may have unwittingly done Comcast a favor last week when MSNBC's most popular commentator startled audiences by announcing that he had just hosted his last show on the cable news network. Sure, it was awkward for Comcast. Many of Olbermann's fans wondered whether the No. 1 cable and
Double Suicide Echoes Heiress Family's Grief
Story of Scripps Family Suicides Casts Spotlight on Effects, Treatment of 'Complicated Grief'
E .W . Scripps sees ad gains, posts profit of $2.3M
Media company E.W. Scripps said Monday that it made a profit in the second quarter despite a decline in revenue. Scripps ssp said it earned $2.3 million, or 4 cents a share, vs. a loss of $531.2 million, or $9.78 a share, in the period a year earlier. The 2008 quarter included an impairment charge
Tucson Citizen will cease print publication Saturday
Arizona's oldest continuously published daily newspaper, the Tucson Citizen, will publish its final print edition Saturday after its owner, Gannett Co. gci , failed to find a buyer. The closure makes Tucson the latest two-newspaper town to lose one of its dailies. The Citizen published in the
Newspaper closings raise fears about industry
Sometime soon, millions of people may find themselves unwittingly involved in a test that could profoundly change their daily routines, local economies and civic lives. They'll have to figure out how to keep up with City Hall, their neighborhoods and their kids' schools — as well as store openings,
Many Newspapers in Financial Trouble
Colorado paper is the latest to close due to tough economy and Internet boom.
'Rocky Mountain News' closing after Friday edition
E.W. Scripps ssp says its Rocky Mountain News in Denver will close aftter publishing Friday's edition. The company says its search for a buyer for Colorado's first newspaper was unsuccessful. The newspaper is closing just two months short of its 150th anniversary. Scripps bought the News in 1926.
Troubled San Francisco paper in danger of closing
The San Francisco Chronicle joined the lengthening list of imperiled newspapers Tuesday as its owner set out to purge the payroll and slash other expenses in a last-ditch effort to reverse years of heavy losses. If it can't reduce expenses dramatically within the next few weeks, the Hearst Corp.
One Year Later: Are Bridges Any Safer?
One year after a bridge collapse in Minneapolis killed 13 people, bridge inspections across the country are still fundamentally flawed and inundated with error, according to industry experts and recent studies. Most bridge check-ups are still done visually, which means the risk of error tends to be