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What's Behind Rupert Murdoch's Paid-Content Push?new

News Corp. head honcho Rupert Murdoch recently announced he'll begin charging for online content at his company's news sites. Is this a desperate move to help the bottom line, or a last-gasp grab at journalistic respectability?
Boston Phoenix  |  Adam Reilly  |  08-12-2009  |  Media

Page Six is a Long Way from Black Tide's South Florida Homenew

It's safe to assume it was the first time a bunch of West Kendallites appeared in the New York Post's infamous gossip column. And it's especially notable because they did so for indirectly inciting a minor riot in L.A. alongside a famously celebrated, then disgraced, then semi-redeemed memoirist.
Miami New Times  |  Arielle Castillo  |  07-21-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

The Ballad of Hillary & Rupertnew

The Left and Right gag over an unholy political marriage.
New York Press  |  John DeSio  |  05-18-2006  |  Commentary

Media Warsnew

A billionaire and a gossip writer collide, exposing the seedy underbelly of New York's contentious media cabal.
New York Press  |  Doug Dechert  |  04-20-2006  |  Media

Former Voice Columnist Jack Newfield, 1938-2004new

Jack Newfield, who wrote for the Village Voice from 1964 to 1989, pioneered a new genre of advocacy journalism.
The Village Voice  |  Wayne Barrett  |  12-29-2004  |  Media

Best Example of Hypocrisy in Big Media: Tag — You're Outnew

When it comes to outing gay people, newspapers have certain standards that they like to herald, but if they can get away with it, let the presses roll!
New York Press  |  Michelangelo Signorile  |  10-01-2004  |  Media

Pre-Attack Warning of 9-11 Could Haunt John Kerrynew

Now that he's been endorsed by a group of 9-11 widows, Kerry has issued a pretty tepid statement on the attack, promising to re-convene the 9-11 Commission. But 9-11 is a minefield for Kerry, who didn't act on a May 2001 letter warning of lax security at Logan Airport.
The Village Voice  |  James Ridgeway  |  09-15-2004  |  Politics

Coming to a Convention Near You: Scary Anarchist IInew

Stories in daily papers about anarchists plotting mayhem at the Republican convention are the kind of coverage that sets the stage for brutal treatment of even peaceful activists.
The Village Voice  |  Sarah Ferguson  |  08-30-2004  |  Media

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