Janklow & Nesbit’s Tina Bennett represented the book, called Among the Suitors: Single Women I Have Loved. It develops a Read More
Today news broke that Bloomberg has designs to acquire BNA, a D.C. area-based legal information services company, for $990 million.
(Keeping up with the Jones’s is expensive when the Jones’s are the Thomson Reuters’s.)
As such, the terminal manufacturers will welcome BNA’s 350ish publications and 600-odd reporters into their fold. BNA specialize in tax and regulatory law, which makes it useful for Bloomberg’s burgeoning BGov and for competing with Reuters’s News & Insight: Legal division, launched in March. Read More
New York magazine contributing editor Wesley Yang has sold his first book to Matt Weiland at Ecco.
The starting point for the proposed book of nonfiction was Mr. Yang’s much talked-about New York cover story, “Paper Tigers,” about Asian-American values and the American meritocracy.
“Wes’ original NY Mag piece is the kind of feature Read More
New research from CB Insights shows that while Silicon Valley is still the biggest player in new tech funding, it share of the market has fallen by 7% since last year.
Nighttime cable news anchors do not normally consider making a move to daytime television but, accoring to The Hollywood Reporter, CNN’s Anderson Cooper is in talks with Warner Bros. to host a syndicated daytime talk show. Sources told THR that CNN and Warner Bros. have been negotiating an arrangement for Mr. Cooper for over Read More
Soho based Bug Labs announced a major partnership today with Verizon Wireless. It’s a huge opportunity for Bug, but founder Peter Semmelhack also felt he had some explaining to do.
Textingly has scored the NJ Nets as its first big customer. The NY based startup launched as part of TechCrunch Disrupt last May. Erick Schonfeld reports the deal raised $400,000, more than half of the $750,000 goal in Textingly’s seed round.
This morning CNN president Jon Klein officially announced that America’s Got Talent host Piers Morgan will be taking over Larry King’s 9 p.m. time slot.
Brian Stelter and Bill Carter said the deal was ready to go through almost two months ago, but there were a few details (e.g. money) to iron out.
“He Read More
Manhattan Media, owner of New York Press, announced today that it has bought Dan’s Papers, the free Hampton’s weekly, from Brown Publishing.
The eponymous Dan Rattiner will remain the paper’s president and editor-in-chief. When Brown Publishing filed for bankruptcy in May, Mr. Rattiner assured readers that his paper wasn’t going anwhere
“Brown’s bankruptcy Read More
The Washington Times Set to Sell For a Dollar; Paper Floundered as Donations from Japan Went Missing
Douglas Joo, a trusted friend of Mr. Moon and a former chairman of the paper who was dismissed by Mr. Moon’s son, is handling the deal Read More