MEDIA WATCH: Rosie, G+J both lose despite trial standoff

The recent Rosie O'Donnell-Gruner + Jahr USA trial ended in a stalemate. Though neither side won the millions in damages they sought, it marked the failure of yet another star-fueled venture. Much was made of Rosie's office tantrums, but G+J's image was also tarnished through widespread reporting of "cooked" financials and misleading circulation figures. While both parties will escape any severe penalties, the immediate prospect for similarly styled celebrity publications looks bleak.

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