Which gossip writer has been let go from a New York tabloid? Legendary gossip columnist Liz Smith has been given her walking papers by the New York Post, Smith and the paper confirmed. While no reason was given, New York Post Editor Col Allan said in a statement Tuesday, “The Post is grateful to have been able to publish Liz Smith’s legendary column for so many years
There’s a motorcycle-taxi stand near my home in Bangkok, and many of the drivers’ hands are dirty. Not from urban grime or motor oil, but from newsprint.
A married Chinese businessman who could no longer afford five mistresses held a competition to decide which one to keep. But the contest took a fatal turn when one of the women, eliminated for her looks, drove the man and the four other competitors off a cliff, Chinese media reported. The spurned mistress died and the other passengers were injured, the reports said
Saudi King Abdullah has for the first time appointed a woman to the council of ministers as part of a Cabinet reshuffling, Saudi owned Al-Arabiya television station reported Saturday.
Up until very recently, perhaps as recently as six months ago, the prevailing wisdom among analysts who covered the media industry was that “content is king.” It is an inexact way of looking at what editors, photographers, actors, producers, and reporters create. Movies, TV shows, magazines, radio programming and high-quality internet content were viewed as having a significant intrinsic value. The best content can be moved from one medium to another, increasing its value even further.