Here’s a trifle for the end of your day: Back in November 2007, Judith Regan hired Brian Kerr of Manhattan law firm Dreier LLP to file a $100 million defamation suit on her behalf against HarperCollins, its C.E.O. Jane Friedman, and its parent company News Corporation. At some point between then and the following Read More
The Associated Press reports that The Justice Department has approved Sirius Satellite Radio’s plan to buy its rival, XM Satellite Radio, for $5 billion.
Sirius, which is home to Howard Stern, Martha Stewart, Judith Regan, The Rolling Stones, and others, will incorporate XM‘s programming which includes Oprah Winfrey, E!, Read More
Just over a month after ex-publisher Judith Regan settled a spectacular $100 million lawsuit against her old employers at News Corporation and its book division HarperCollins, the volatile grand dame of 21st century book publishing has been hit with a side suit from the New York lawyers at Dreier LLP whom she hired back Read More
Less than three months after publisher Judith Regan filed a $100 million lawsuit against her former employer HarperCollins and its parent company News Corp., a check has been cut and the suit has been killed before it even started.
No word yet on how much News Corp. is paying Ms. Regan, but according to Read More
Newsweek reports that Judith Regan, the outspoken publisher who used to have her own imprint at HarperCollins, is in "conversations" with News Corp. about settling out of court the $100 million dollar lawsuit she filed against the company last month. Citing unnamed media executives, Newsweek reports that "Regan has a tape recording that presumably helps to buttress her Read More
Judith Regan, the book publisher who was fired from HarperCollins last December amid controversy over her acquisition of O.J. Simpson’s If I Did It, was scheduled to file a libel and breach of contract lawsuit today against HarperCollins, its CEO Jane Friedman, and its parent company News Corporation, according to Ms. Regan’s lawyer Bertram Fields. Read More
Sources are telling Daily News gossips Rush & Molloy that Judith Regan will produce tapes of phone calls and meetings to bolster her $20 million wrongful termination and defamation suit against Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.
The sources, who are not named, call the tapes "juicy," but the contents of the tapes aren't disclosed.
The company Read More
Damn! I should have written this book. Or you should have. Anyone could have—all we had to do was study closely the hair-raising profile of Judith Regan published two years ago in Vanity Fair (the one in which Ms. Regan is described as “a destroyer of souls”), and watch again, if only to get the Read More
On the desk in Shelley Ross’s soon-to-be former office—room 911, not incidentally, at ABC headquarters on 66th Street—is a photograph in a black leather Gucci frame of Ms. Ross, Charles Manson and future Fox News Channel chairman and C.E.O. Roger Ailes.
Ms. Ross was 28 at the time the picture was taken, in June 1981, Read More
In April 2006, celebrity publisher Judith Regan began working on what she called "Project Miami." It would be a book by O. J. Simpson in which he would not not confess to the 1994 murders of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman.
Four months later, with the book well underway, Ms. Regan began to shop Read More