Playboy kills iconic magazine, citing coronavirus woes

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The latest victim of the coronavirus: Playboy. The nudie mag founded by Hugh Hefner 66 years ago will no longer publish a printed edition,...

De Blasio shelters from the press amid coronavirus pandemic

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Mayor Bill de Blasio says he was too busy to brief the City Hall press corps amid a coronavirus state of emergency Wednesday,...

Playboy was losing $5M a year before coronavirus

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Playboy on Wednesday cited coronavirus woes for killing the print version of the magazine founded in 1953 by Hugh Hefner. But the reality...

Ex-Ars Technica tech reporter Peter Bright convicted of soliciting minors for sex

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A former reporter for Conde Nast-owned Ars Technica was convicted of trying to engage in sex with minors and faces a mandatory minimum...

Ex-FEMA chief Craig Fugate storms out of MSNBC interview with Katy Tur

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Former FEMA chief Craig Fugate had a meltdown on MSNBC, storming off after declaring that he didn’t have “time to listen to bull—,...

Doctor quoted in coronavirus ‘cures’ article demands retraction

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A doctor quoted in a controversial National Enquirer article touting coronavirus “cures” now says the supermarket tabloid never spoke to him — and...

NewsGuard busts websites sharing fake coronavirus information

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Fake news buster NewsGuard is keeping busy these days, thanks to the coronavirus. The service started two years ago to flag websites that peddle...

The Week Junior launches despite coronavirus pandemic

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Launching a new magazine can be chaotic even in the best of times. The Week Junior made its debut last week in the...

Esquire magazine quietly decreases print edition to six per year

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Popular men’s magazine Esquire has quietly trimmed its print edition to six per year — down from eight, Media Ink has learned. Last year,...

NBCUniversal CEO Jeff Shell says he has coronavirus

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NBCUniversal’s newly appointed chief executive officer, Jeff Shell, has tested positive for the coronavirus. In a memo to staff Wednesday, Shell said he was...