The Los Angeles Times announced late Wednesday that it would join the Associated Press in dropping the phrase "illegal immigrant" from its style guide.
Mourning for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher wasn't entirely ceremonious. In fact, it was tampered with a reminder that she was also widely hated by people even in her own country. So how are Britain's papers—including their often biting tabloids—dealing with the news on their front pages?
Sen. Joe Manchin is a reasonable guy. He's not above speaking with local newspapers. Being a big man in Washington has not gone to his head, yet. But he does have one condition before any conversation, and it's kind of a big one: he won't talk if you wanna talk about guns.
Earlier this week, Deadspin published a story about a University of Toledo track coach who was busted for sending illicit messages to students. The Toledo Blade, the 177-year-old newspaper that was also chasing the story, got scooped. Sound familiar?
Things aren't as bad as they used to be in the newspapers business, but they're not good either. Perpetually faced with declining ad revenue, several papers have become landlords recently.
The students of Sandy Hook Elementary returned to school Thursday morning, and someone at one of the most prominent nearby newspapers let an advertisement for a local gun show slip by... on the same page as an article about that.
Here's some news out of the Tribune Company: As it emerges from bankruptcy, the embattled media conglomerate is looking to sell off The Chicago Tribune and The Los Angeles Times. Paging Rupert Murdoch?
Now that the dust has settled from last week's shakeup at the top of The Washington Post's masthead, New York Times media sage David Carr has a clearer view of what's happening at the paper, and it is not a pretty picture.
Today, Rebecca Greenfield wrote about young, traditional media-shunning cord-cutters. In the comments section, we heard from a 60-year-old who cut her cable subscription—but is keeping her newspaper subscription.
The boys on the bus are kind of a boys' club, as a new study from the Women's Media Center and the 4th Estate Project found that 72 percent of newspapers articles covering the general election between April 16 and August 25 were written by men.
The tech world is getting excited about a tiny machine that prints items from the Internet, as Rebecca Greenfield wrote earlier today. But one commenter brought up an interesting question: Why not just buy a newspaper?
If a senator told you, "you're about to get smoked" in your business, would that be enough to get you to sell it? That was the money quote from Louisiana Sen. David Vitter in a letter to New Orleans Times-Picayune owner Steven Newhouse.
While the images from James Holmes' court appearance, and his mugshot, were naturally plastered on papers throughout America, the international press also took notice.
News Corporation is apparently doing some pruning, pulling the plug on its little-known internal news wire, and putting iPad newspaper The Daily "on watch," reports The New York Observer's Kat Stoeffel.
In the latest news from what once was One of the Great American Newspapers: A Times-Picayune reporter writes a (justifiably angry) letter to the paper's publishers; Several of the paper's renowned, award-winning reporters decline offers from the newly configured NOLA Media Group.
If you choose to read New York Times dance critic Alastair Macaulay's ode to the Statue of Liberty, take a minute to linger on the pictures by Leslye Davis and Catherine Spangler.
As of Monday, The New York Post will cost $1 on weekdays. How many Post covers and headlines stand up to the dollar test so far this year?
There's a further gender gap in media, and this one extends beyond the bylines themselves.
Let it never be said that Roger Ailes isn't petty. It turns out that if you write too critically about the tiny newspaper the Fox News president owns in Putnam County, or even about Ailes and Fox, the paper will cancel your subscription.
The New Orleans Times-Picayune will undergo some radical and painful changes an in attempt to save its life, but if the history of its sibling newspapers is any guide, the cuts will only delay the inevitable.
Perhaps the Daily News is taking seriously those allegations that they've gone soft. Maybe there really is a so-called "WAR!"on with the New York Post.
Today in publishing and literature: The release date of Joe Posnanski's authorized Joe Paterno biography gets moved up, a book based on a Tumblr that's actually worth buying, and Uggie the dog continues to extend his 15 minutes of canine fame.
Appearing at South by Southwest for the first time, New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson spoke frankly about the paper's pay wall at a panel dedicated to "The Future of The New York Times." Abramson said that she supports the pay wall but also thinks that "news wants to be free."
After a week-long media frenzy, Roosevelt finally admitted the obvious — he's running for President — but the candidate and the reporters trailing his every move, including a stop by Harvard's Hasty Pudding Club, are getting on each other's nerves.
Those in range of Gannett's community newspapers will be sad to learn the publisher will soon erect a paywall around the websites of its 80 small-town titles, while keeping USA Today free online.
Noting that "a multitude of information sources" exist today besides it (read: online journalism), the Chicago Sun-Times seems to acknowledge its and other newspapers' waning influence as why it has decided to quit endorsing candidates for office.
The New York Times's Home Subscriber alert heard round the world on Wednesday is now enjoying a second, silly turn in the news cycle, mostly thanks to News Corp and Anonymous.
'Layoff' is an understandably dirty word around The New York Times newsroom(s) these days.
Every day The Atlantic Wire highlights the video clips that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention.
Everybody made fun of The Los Angeles Times when they hired a former General Mills executive as CEO, which was the right thing to do since he ran the company into the ground with his zany ideas.
Bil Keane, who created the popular Family Circus newspaper cartoon strip in 1960, has passed away at age 89, reports to the AP.
After half a decade of declines, the newspaper of record saw a boost in home-delivery subscriptions for the print version of the Sunday Times — a 0.2 percent boost, that is.
Despite the New York Times's own Brian Stelter warning of decreasing ad revenue and a fresh round of buyouts, the New York Times turned in a profit last quarter.
A few UK sites reported Amanda Knox had lost her appeal before changing or deleting their coverage
The New York Post see hookers and a bull's behinds in the stock market
The practice of anonymous tipping peaked in the 1970s, a report finds
But subscribers are still buying papers mainly for their local coverage
Paige Wiser was fired for reviewing a Glee song she didn't see, but she had her reasons
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