Conservative gay provocateur and self-described "dangerous faggot" Milo Yiannopoulos, who got his start as technology editor for Breitbart News, has signed a book deal with Simon & Schuster worth $250,000.
It looks like the German government is serious about its proposed ban on fake news. In the latest development, the German Ministry of Justice revealed that it is considering levying big fines on online platforms like Facebook that fail to act expeditiously to delete fake news -- as well as hate speech and other kinds of illegal content.
According to the newspaper, its success was driven by an eclectic array of content, ranging from what might be termed "traditional" on the scene live reporting to... well, some pretty weird stuff.
The deal was done to capture millennials. The expanded publishing group's properties reach a total online audience of 45 million readers per month, with revenues of over $100 million - most of this derived from digital, including online video.
Getting laid off right before Christmas is almost cinematically cruel, but crowdfunding and the kindness of strangers is making this unhappy circumstance slightly less awful for scores of journalists who just lost their jobs in the UK.
Jared Kushner is hoping to sell the 'New York Observer,' the weekly newspaper he bought a decade ago. A sale would allow Kushner to focus on his new role as strategic advisor and communications impresario for his father-in-law, president-elect Donald Trump.
All of Australia's major magazine publishers have withdrawn from the Audited Media Association of Australia, spelling the effective demise of the audit organization
The New Jersey Assembly has scrapped a proposed law that would have allowed the government to stop publishing legal notices in newspapers, threatening to strip them of a major source of revenue - at least for now.
Reports of print media's demise may have been exaggerated. However, enduring print media consumption doesn't translate into sustained print advertising revenues, which continue to decline at a steady clip.
For the year to date, newspaper revenues fell from $19.79 billion in the first nine months of 2015 to $19.18 billion in the first nine months of 2016. Magazine revenues were down 4.4% from $21.11 billion to $20.19 billion over the same period.