Rupert Murdoch's NewsCorp. made a $5 billion offer Tuesday to acquire Dow Jones and its newspaper, the Wall Street Journal. A business analyst and a journalist discuss the offer's impact.
The Tribune Co. on Monday accepted an $8.2 billion buyout offer from Chicago real estate investor Sam Zell. The NewsHour takes a look at the potential impact of the sale on the media company and newspaper industry.
New media products and programming developed rapidly in the past year. Jeffrey Brown takes a look at the largest media stories of 2006, including the rise of YouTube and the ongoing struggles in the newspaper business.
In reporting second quarter earnings Thursday, a number of the nation's largest newspaper chains showed a decline in profits, circulation and ad revenue. Philadelphia newspaper owners are working to reverse recent misfortunes.
With circulation dwindling for major paid newspapers in the U.S., publications distributed for free, or "freebies," are changing the landscape of the media business in cities across the country.
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