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  • Customers who bought the Washington Post also bought....

     
    Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos buys the Washington Post $250 million. And since he ordered before 10 p.m., he'll have free delivery of his newspaper company on Wednesday. The Boston Globe was sold over the weekend to Red Sox owner John......
  • Late-night monologue joke of the day

     
    The Boston Globe newspaper has been sold for $70 million, even though 20 years ago it went for $1.1 billion. I couldn’t believe that story when I saw it for free on the Internet.... Jimmy Fallon...
  • 'Elysium' is solid sci-fi, but no 'District 9,' critics say

    Writer-director Neill Blomkamp's unheralded feature debut, "District 9," arrived like a bolt of lightning in 2009. With its propulsive energy and pointed aliens-as-apartheid allegory, the film racked up stellar reviews, a $115-million box office take...
  • Whitey Bulger: Who should play him in the movie? [Poll]

    Boston mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger is the kind of notorious, made-for-the-movies character who motivates actors to brush up on their scowls. With Bulger's conviction Monday on charges of murder, extortion, money laundering and weapons possession, the...
  • 'Kick-Ass 2': Superhero sequel takes a beating from critics

    The title character of the new superhero sequel "Kick-Ass 2" is a teenage vigilante (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) known for his ability to take a licking and keep on ticking. Time will tell if the movie itself displays the same resilience, because the first wave...
  • Future of Print Journalism? Jeff Bezos' Washington Post Purchase Spurs Questions

    Around the time "Man of Steel" opened in June, media watcher Jim Romenesko circulated an it-only-hurts-when-you-laugh letter explaining why Superman's alter ego Clark Kent was having his application rejected to become a reporter for a great metropolitan...
  • Crime & Punishment: Store Clerk in Critical Condition After Attempting to Stop Theft of David Hasselhoff Cardboard Cut-Out

    Crime & Punishment: Store Clerk in Critical Condition After Attempting to Stop Theft of David Hasselhoff Cardboard Cut-Out
    A Cumberland Farms clerk in Shelton went beyond the call of duty when he was seriously injured trying to stop a man stealing cutouts of David Hasselhoff. The "Baywatch" star appears in the convenience store chain's summer advertising campaign. Stores have...
  • Can Online Oracle Jeff Bezos Be the Prince of Print?

    MEMO TO: JEFF BEZOS FROM: PETER BART When I first learned that you had quietly (and quickly) annexed the Washington Post, I was, like many newsmen, baffled and even angered. In former years I had worked for two family-owned newspapers, the New York Times...
  • Obama's 'rookie' mistake on Syria

    It was one of the biggest surprises pulled off by any president. The entire nation tuned in on Saturday afternoon, August 31, to hear President Obama detail his plans to bomb Syria in retaliation for Bashar al-Assad's use of chemical weapons. Instead,...
  • Connecticut fast food workers in three cities join national strike

    Connecticut fast food workers in Hartford, West Haven and Manchester joined in a national strike Thursday seeking "living wages" and union representation. Employees of McDonalds, Dunkin Donuts, Burger King and other fast food franchises in 60 cities...
  • News Corp. sells Stockton Record, other community newspapers

    News Corp. sells Stockton Record, other community newspapers
    News Corp. has sold its U.S.-based community newspaper group -- eight daily newspapers and 15 weeklies -- to an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group, an asset management firm. Financial terms were not disclosed. Rupert Murdoch's media company...