Some critical of James pose on Vogue cover

When Vogue management announced that LeBron James would be the first African-American male on its cover, they probably weren't expecting a barrage of complaints that the shot is racist.

When Vogue management announced that LeBron James would be the first African-American male on its cover, they probably weren't expecting a barrage of complaints that the shot is racist. An NAACP spokesman says the cover may have racial overtones, but the organization's members are thinking about other issues. Vogue replies that the cover is “expressive, fun, and upbeat.”

In focus: LA Times to Diddy: sorry

The Los Angeles Times issued a flurry of apologies for a report – citing fabricated documents – claiming associates of impresario Sean Combs carried out a 1994 recording-studio attack on late rapper Tupac Shakur. The Smoking Gun Web site turned out to be the true investigative authority, disclosing that the Times relied on fake FBI documents created by an imprisoned conman.

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The New York Sun's Web site gets a makeover.

CNET Networks announces it will cut 120 jobs.

Newsday's media reporter takes a buyout.

The Atlantic steals the publisher of Wired.

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