ROLLING STONE MAGAZINE’S DEMISE WAS SELF-INFLICTED: This is not surprising, in fact, it was all too predictable. Growing up in the post-punk and pre-internet 1980’s, if you wanted to learn more about your favorite bands, you had few options. You could watch MTV, which actually played music videos, or you could read magazines like Rolling […]
A trial judge dismissed the suit, finding the allegations could not support a "group defamation" finding. Group defamation suits are a bit tricky: You're not alleging that someone said you, personally, committed a heinous act, but that a "small" (that's...
"a lower court had erred in dismissing a defamation lawsuit filed by three former members of the fraternity" The post Appeals court revives lawsuit against Rolling Stone appeared first on Hot Air.
The Daily News was sold. The Village Voice print paper is dead. It's the end of an era—and another era, and another era, and another era.
An appeals court ruled that a defamation lawsuit involving two members of a fraternity at the center of a discredited article should go back to district court.
A U.S. appeals court says three members of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity have a plausible case that they were implicated in a now-retracted story about an alleged gang rape at U.Va.
Fifty years after its founding, Rolling Stone magazine just put itself up for sale. But while it's clearly the end of an era for the venerable music publication, it's not its first identity crisis. Just look at what it went through in the mid-1980s. At that time, the brand still had a large and engaged...
A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived part of a lawsuit by three University of Virginia graduates who accused Rolling Stone magazine of defamation over a now-retracted article describing a gang rape. By a 2-1 vote, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said George Elias IV, Ross Fowler and...
Freedom, a new documentary about the life of pop icon George Michael (and co-directed by the late singer), is set to arrive on Showtime on October 21st, and the network has just shared the first trailer from the film. Rolling Stone reports:...Show More Summary
Rolling Stone reports: Showtime has shared the first trailer for their upcoming documentary George Michael: Freedom. The late singer himself provided narration for the film, which serves as his final work. Through unseen archival and...Show More Summary
“Rolling Stone, Once A Counterculture Bible, Will Be Put Up for Sale” And sooner or later Everybody’s kingdom must end “The King Must Die” Elton John That’s where I found out about Elton, “Rolling Stone,” but Elton soldiers on, “Rolling Stone” is headed for the dumper. Like “Men’s Journal,” sold to “The National Enquirer”‘s David […]
"...a botched story three years ago about an unproven gang rape at the University of Virginia badly bruised the magazine’s journalistic reputation." The post Rolling Stone magazine up for sale appeared first on Hot Air.
Amanda Petrusich writes about the fifty-year history of Rolling Stone, from its New Journalism beginnings to the forthcoming sale of the magazine’s majority stake by its founder, Jann Wenner.
KELLYANNE CONWAY. America doesn’t want to listen to politicized awards shows: “Between the Emmys, the Miss America pageant was very politicized, our sports are very politicized, and it looks like the ratings are suffering. It looks like...Show More Summary
Rolling Stone magazine, which became “the counterculture bible for baby boomers” after being founded by a 21-year-old Jann Wenner in a San Francisco loft in 1967, is for sale, The New York Times reports. “Rolling Stone defined cool, cultivated literary...
Jann Wenner hopes to remain involved with the magazine, which has “helped guide, and define, a generation,” as The New York Times notes.
Today’s comic by Tom Tomorrow is, Meanwhile, on Parallel Earth: What you missed on Sunday Kos: It's the Obama boom. Don't let Trump forget it, by Ian Reifowitz How to change the system we have (given the system we have), by David...Show More Summary
“Entertainment” magazine Rolling Stone has put itself up for sale after a series of lawsuits irreparably damaged both their coffers, and their reputation. Rolling Stone, a hard left-leaning rag that thinks “‘American Sniper’ Is Almost...Show More Summary
Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner plans to sell his company's controlling stake in the legendary magazine that chronicled the music and politics of the counterculture movement and changed music... To view the full story, click the title link.
I’D BUY THAT FOR A DOLLAR: The Publisher of Rolling Stone Magazine Could Be Putting It Up for Sale.