All eyes on billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong as battle for Tribune heats up

As the battle to buy New York Daily News publisher Tribune Publishing heats up, the pressure is expected to mount for Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, the billionaire owner of the LA Times who holds the...

Craig Carton victim loses bid for faster repayment of restitution

A victim of Craig Carton’s multi-million dollar fraud scheme can’t get his restitution faster — despite the shock jock’s return to air, a judge ruled Wednesday. Manhattan federal Chief Judge Colleen McMahon said there is...

Reuters is adding a paywall to its website

Hoping to join the cash-for-content world of its media rivals, news service Reuters announced plans to put its website behind a paywall. The move comes as Reuters.com will be given an overhaul that its...

Workers at Mashable, PC Mag stage strike over ‘paltry wages’

About 70 editorial workers at three Ziff-Davis publications — Mashable, PC Mag and Ask Men — are staging a 24-hour strike amid complaints of “paltry wages.” The online strike, which commenced at 9 a.m. Thursday,...

Spotify quietly deletes controversial ‘Joe Rogan Experience’ episodes

Shock-jock Joe Rogan is being tuned out on Spotify. The streaming music service has been quietly removing episodes of “The Joe Rogan Experience” from their platform, according to Digital Music News — including as many...

Two top Wired.com staffers resign, citing ‘burnout’ and ‘exhaustion’

Two top Wired.com employees announced Thursday that they’re stepping down from the Conde Nast title, with one of them citing “burnout” and the other simply saying he is “exhausted.” “Hi, some big news: I’m leaving...

Elon Musk to join board of Endeavor, owner of UFC, WME Miss Universe

Elon Musk is being tapped to oversee Ultimate Fighting Championship, a bunch of Hollywood agents and the Miss Universe Pageant. What could go wrong? Tesla’s eccentric, Twitter-happy chief executive plans to join the board of Endeavor...

Matt Gaetz talked with OAN, Newsmax and Fox News about TV gig

Rep. Matt Gaetz — the Florida congressman at the center of a twisted sex-trafficking probe involving an alleged $25 million extortion plot — is reportedly looking to duck out of Congress for a career...

Disneyland fans forced to wait hours to buy a ticket online

Disneyland fans who have been waiting over a year for the popular theme park to reopen are being forced to wait hours to snag a ticket online as demand heats up. The Anaheim, Calif.-based...

Rolling Stone hits back amid calls to boycott magazine

Rolling Stone is punching back after a blog post claimed that the magazine “sold out” to President Trump and the Saudis under its owner Jay Penske led to calls for a boycott. The...