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    News Corp stock surges on better-than-expected quarterly profits

    Shares of News Corp. surged 10 percent on Friday after the publishing giant said it swung to profit with better-than-expected quarterly results. The parent of the New York Post and the Wall Street Journal posted a fiscal first-quarter profit of 8 cents a share on an adjusted basis, up from 4 cents a share this […]

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    Al Roker announces he has prostate cancer, will undergo surgery

    Al Roker has prostate cancer. The “Today” show co-host, 66, announced on Friday’s show that he will be taking time off to undergo surgery. “After a routine check-up in September, turns out I have prostate cancer,” Roker said. “And it’s a good news-bad news kind of thing. The good news is we caught it early, […]

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    Founding publisher of JFK Jr.’s magazine caught in bitter goat fued

    People with work-from-home horror stories ain’t got nothing on Elinore Carmody, the founding publisher of George magazine, who keeps an air horn by her desk to fend off the marauding gang of breeding goats who invade her property four to five times a day. Carmody — now the US sales director of European-based Cabana magazine […]

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    ‘Breakfast Club’ host Angela Yee makes big move into television

    “The Breakfast Club” co-host Angela Yee is dipping her toe into television. Yee, newly inducted into the Radio Hall of Fame with co-hosts DJ Envy and Charlamagne tha God, is hosting “Established with Angela Yee,” a new celebrity interview series streaming on Fox Soul (Thursdays at 10 p.m.) “I hosted a limited series on Fox […]

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    New York Times says digital-only subscriptions pass print revenue

    The New York Times reported surprisingly strong profits despite declining ad sales on Thursday, and said revenue from online-only subscriptions surpassed its print revenue for the first time ever. The Gray Lady, which like most media has gotten a boost in a quarter dominated by the presidential election and COVID-19, said it added 393,000 paid […]

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    ESPN laying off 300 employees in huge pandemic-related cuts

    ESPN informed employees early Thursday that it would lay off 300 people across its business, while also not filling 200 currently open positions as the pandemic continues to harshly impact ESPN and its parent company, Disney. The message was sent from ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro in a company-wide memo that was obtained by The Post. […]

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    Anderson Cooper calls Twitter ‘clitter’ on CNN

    Anderson Cooper needs a dose of whatever John King is taking. The famed CNN host had a slip of the tongue while anchoring the network’s election coverage Wednesday afternoon when he accidentally called Twitter “Clitter,” a clip of the mishap shows. “The president overnight basically declaring victory, claiming that fraud was being committed and making […]

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    CNN anchor John King won the internet on Election Day

    A clear-cut winner did emerge on Election Day — on social media, at least. CNN anchor John King earned heaps of praise from viewers for an indefatigable job calling the election late into Tuesday night, then jumping right into work again Wednesday morning at the network’s “magic wall.” “Dat boy John King been on his […]

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    Philadelphia Inquirer shutters printing plant, cuts 528 jobs

    The Philadelphia Inquirer said it will lay off 528 people when it shuts down the printing plant where the paper and the Philadelphia Daily News have been printed since 1992. The grisly headcount, filed with the Pennsylvania Department of Labor in recent days, is slightly higher than 500 layoffs that were expected when publisher Lisa […]

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    Book publishers ready to hit pause on political titles after the election

    Political books, which have powered to the top of bestseller lists throughout this year, appear ready to take a pause in the wake of the combative presidential race between Donald Trump and Joe Biden. The one exception is notable, to say the least: “A Promised Land,” the first volume of President Barack Obama’s memoir, whose […]