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Can Next Issue Increase Digital Magazine Subscriptions?

April 9, 2012

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You may have heard the buzz. Looks like five of the major publishing houses for print magazines (Conde Nast, Meredith, Hearst, News Corp., and Time) have teamed up to create Next Issue Media, an independent venture with a eponymous app for viewing digital magazines on tablets. (Scroll down for a video introduction to the service.) […]

News Corp Wants A Piece Of Digital Auto Classifieds Market

March 30, 2012

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It could be all-change in one of UK news publishers’ biggest online sectors, car classified ads. News Corp.‘s News International is ready to fight market-leading AutoTrader by launching its own website in the space. Mail Online publisher A&N Media last week sold the sector’s number-two player, Motors.co.uk, to Manheim Remarketing, which owns the U.S. Autotrader.com, […]

News Corp Sees Digital Payments Soften But Not Reverse UK Sales Decline

February 16, 2012

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More than a year and a half after News Corp.‘s flagship UK “quality” papers introduced new paid digital outlets, their effect is becoming clear – they are softening ongoing print circulation declines, but not overturning them. Latest figures issued by News International show The Times and Sunday Times websites, apps and digital editions gathered a […]

This Week in Review: Facebook’s future and the open web, and finding balance on breaking news

February 10, 2012

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By Mark Coddington   Is Facebook a threat to the open web?: There was still a lot of smart commentary on Facebook’s filing for a public stock offering rolling in last late week, so I’ll start with a couple pieces I missed in last week’s review: Both The Atlantic’s Alexis Madrigal and Slate’s Farhad Manjoo […]

News Corp among 3 bidders for Calik media -sources

January 30, 2012

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* TPG, News Corp, Time Warner among bidders – sources * Bids of up to around $1 billion received – sources * Calik had been seeking more – sources * Process could be completed in February By Seda Sezer and Asli Kandemir ISTANBUL, Jan 30 (Reuters) – News Corp, Time Warner and TPG Capital have […]

‘No Decision’ On Sun Paywall In Absence Of NOTW

January 20, 2012

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News Of The World’s closure deprived News International of data on which it could have based a decision to introduce digital fees at the UK’s most popular newspaper. News Of The World relaunched on the web and iPad for £1.99 a month in September 2010, including with SMS payment – ten months before it was […]

News Corp takes stake in Dubai media group

January 17, 2012

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US media giant News Corp. announced plans on Monday to take a stake in Dubai-based Moby, which has broadcasting operations in the Middle East and Afghanistan. In a statement, News Corporation and Moby said the group led by media mogul Rupert Murdoch will become a minority investor in Moby. News Corporation will contribute its 50 […]