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Median home price in Boston-area hits record of nearly $725K

Apr. 20, 2021 16:27 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Housing prices in the Boston-area have reached record levels. The median price for a single-family home in the region was nearly $725,000 last month, setting a new record, according to the Greater Boston Association of Realtors. The...

Daily Mail owner files antitrust suit against Google in US

Apr. 20, 2021 13:00 PM EDT

The owner of the Daily Mail website, Associated Newspapers, is suing Google, saying the tech company's dominance in online advertising has harmed its business. The suit, filed Monday in federal court in New York, says Google punishes publishers' search results if they...

Chicken Soup for the Soul will soon be served to kids

Apr. 20, 2021 08:26 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The multimillion-selling Chicken Soup for the Soul franchise is reaching for a younger demographic. Chicken Soup for the Soul has reached a partnership with the children's publisher Charlesbridge for two new series of books, the two publishers announced...

Arizona governor orders 'vaccine passport' ban for the state

Apr. 19, 2021 19:55 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Gov. Doug Ducey used his executive powers Monday to prohibit local and regional governments from making “vaccine passports" a requirement for people to enter businesses or get services, calling it an encroachment on the private medical information of Arizona residents. ...

Source: Swiss billionaire drops bid for Tribune Publishing

Apr. 18, 2021 16:12 PM EDT

A Maryland hotel executive is trying to assemble new financing for a $680 million offer to buy Tribune Publishing after his partner, a Swiss billionaire, pulled out of the bidding for the newspaper chain. Stewart Bainum is talking to other potential investors after...

Post Hill Press goes on with book by officer in Taylor raid

Apr. 16, 2021 15:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The publisher of memoir by a Louisville police officer who fired at Breonna Taylor after being shot during the deadly raid on Taylor’s apartment says it will release the book even though its distributor, Simon & Schuster, announced it would “not be involved." ...

Publisher won't distribute book by officer from Taylor raid

Apr. 15, 2021 23:58 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Louisville police officer who fired at Breonna Taylor after being shot during the deadly raid on Taylor's apartment is writing a book, but it won't be distributed as planned by publishing giant Simon & Schuster. Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly and...

CBS names two executives to lead news, local stations

Apr. 15, 2021 17:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CBS says it is combining its network news division and troubled group of 28 owned stations across the country into one unit, hiring two outside executives to run the expanded operation. Neeraj Khemlani, a former journalist who has worked at Hearst...

Deseret News names Robin Ritch as new publisher

Apr. 14, 2021 19:32 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Deseret News newspaper in Salt Lake City has chosen Robin Ritch as its new president and publisher. Ritch moves into the role from her current position as senior vice president of operations, the newspaper said in a news release Wednesday. ...

Arizona Daily Sun to outsource printing for newspaper

Apr. 14, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Daily Sun is shutting down its printing press and outsourcing the work to a facility in metropolitan Phoenix, the newspaper announced Wednesday. The move will take place in mid-May, and the 20,000 square-foot building that also houses...