By JOE McDONALDAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - China's new communist leaders are increasing already tight controls on Internet use and electronic publishing following a spate of embarrassing online reports about official abuses.
The measures suggest China's new leader, Xi Jinping, and
By EILEEN AJ CONNELLYAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A newspaper's publication of the names and addresses of handgun permit holders in two New York counties has sparked online discussions - and a healthy dose of outrage.
The Journal News, a Gannett Co. newspaper covering three counties in the
(CNN) -- An interactive map showing the names and addresses of all handgun permit-holders in New York's Westchester and Rockland counties has drawn a response from mostly disgruntled readers since it was posted Saturday on a newspaper's website.
The interactive map published by the
By The Associated Press
Top business story in 2012: Sluggish global economy
This would be the year when the global economy finally regained its vigor. At least that's what many had hoped.
It didn't happen.
The three largest economies - the United States, China and Japan - struggled
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. said Friday that the news and publishing unit it plans to spin off next year posted a $2 billion net loss in the fiscal year through June, mainly due to one-time charges and restructuring costs in its newspaper division.
The details of the split
NEW YORK (AP) - Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia announced that its CEO is stepping down after less than a year on the job.
The company is now setting out to find a replacement for Lisa Gersh, who will leave the company after an unspecified transition period.
Gersh was hired in May 2011 as president
NEW YORK (AP) - Time Inc. has named Martha Nelson as editor-in-chief of the media company.
The company said Tuesday that Nelson is the first woman in the company's 90-year history to hold the role. She has worked for Time Inc. for 20 years and has been editorial director since 2010. She will
By By RYAN NAKASHIMAAP Business Writer
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The New York Times is getting into the business of selling bite-sized digital books based on its reporters' work, giving it entree into a growing market for inexpensive "e-singles" that can be read in a couple of hours.
By By KRISTI EATONAssociated Press
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - As the mother of five children in a small South Dakota town, the limelight was the furthest thing from Mary Ann Darling Fischer's mind. All that changed on Sept. 14, 1963, when Fischer gave birth to the first known surviving
By By The Associated Press
Storm delays lift already strong US auto sales
DETROIT (AP) - Superstorm Sandy gave an extra boost to already strong U.S. auto sales last month, although carmakers warned that uncertainty over the "fiscal cliff" could undo some of those gains.
Most major companies