February 20, 2013 The company said it wanted to focus on The New York Times, its flagship newspaper. The Times bought the Globe for a record $1.1 billion in 1993.
February 19, 2013 In a speech earlier this month, author Hilary Mantel said the Duchess of Cambridge "appeared to have been designed by committee and built by craftsmen." Britain's tabloids were outraged, and even the prime minister weighed in.
February 18, 2013 The venerable magazine's parent company has filed for bankruptcy protection for the second time in less than four years. RDA Holding says it plans to emerge from Chapter 11 in less than six months. The magazine will continue to be published during the period.
February 18, 2013 A system of favors among Greek media outlets, politicians and banks helped produce one of the most inflated media sectors in Europe. But the media have been hit hard by the country's massive austerity drive, and have taken a huge loss in terms of credibility.
February 12, 2013 Comcast Corp. said Tuesday it will complete its buyout of NBCUniversal from GE for about $16.7 billion, ahead of schedule. Comcast, the nation's largest cable company, has owned 51 percent of NBCUniversal since their $28 billion merger in 2011.
February 12, 2013 After The New York Times published a scathing review of Tesla's Model S electric car, the automaker's CEO took to Twitter to slam the reporter. Disputed facts aside, the timing of the spat could hurt Tesla, which is under pressure to improve its financial performance.
February 9, 2013 The former Los Angeles police officer accused of killing three people and shooting others addressed a letter to Americans airing his grievances. How are we to respond?
February 9, 2013 The hype surrounding major storms follows a predictable pattern — plenty of buildup and panic before it peaks, plateaus and peters out. Could this kind of hype cycle have consequences for storm victims?
February 8, 2013 The Weather Channel has granted itself naming rights for winter storms, calling the current nor'easter Nemo. While many meteorologists gripe that it's just a marketing gimmick, others think it might help people focus on severe weather and plan accordingly.
February 4, 2013 The blackout during the third quarter of last night's Super Bowl was the one spontaneous event of the whole evening, and the one thing that brought out the best in social media.
February 4, 2013 The game had drama — including a 108-yard kickoff return and a last-minute drive that almost changed the outcome. But the Ravens' 34-31 win over the 49ers will also be remembered as the night the lights went out in the Superdome. Did the outage make it a better Super Bowl?