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French News Revolution: La Tribune Sold, Ends Daily Print Run

January 30, 2012

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France’s nationa l La Tribune newspaper said Monday’s edition was its last daily print copy, as its owner’s sale to a regional publisher and an online ad group was announced. The pair – France-Economie-Regions and web group Hi-Media – will axe 115 of 165 staff, play up the paper’s website and revert to a weekly, […]

Australian writers urged to avoid the Huffington Post ?

January 26, 2012

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Jared Owens From: The Australian November 28, 2011 12:00AM The Huffington Post. Picture: AP Source: AP AUSTRALIAN writers should boycott The Huffington Post when its local operation launches, according to a US author. Jonathan Tasini, president emeritus of the New York-based National Writers Union, is among thousands of unpaid contributors attempting to recover a share […]

Web Video Fills Hole Left by TV in China

January 19, 2012

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Beijing—government restrictions are driving young Chinese to turn off their TVS and turn on their computers. Advertisers and Western studios are right there with them. China’s streaming- video sites once were derided by the global entertainment industry as homes of stolen movies and television shows. But many sites have cracked down on piracy and are […]

HuffPo Partners With L’Espresso For ‘L’Huffington Post Italy’

January 19, 2012

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The Huffington Post Media Group (NYSE: AOL) is partnering with Gruppo Editoriale L’Espresso for the launch this year of an Italian edition, paidContent has learned. The partnership, to be announced today, follows a pattern already in place for the French edition debuting Monday and for the Spanish edition due to launch in March: team up […]

ePub Direct Funded To Supply E-Books To Kindle, iBooks Et Al

December 16, 2011

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If print book costs major on distributing boxes of dead trees, what price the e-book fulfilment sector? Cork, Ireland-based wholesale e-book supplier ePub Direct is taking €1.3 ($1.69/£1.09) million in funding to grow its business supplying e-books to digital retailers. ePub supplies titles to 116 stores including Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN), Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) and Waterstones […]

After Back On Sports news, Digital-First Guardian Cuts Down MediaGuardian, Two Other Print Supplements

December 16, 2011

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More developments on the theme of printed newspapers going digital first. The Guardian has announced that the MediaGuardian, plus two other weekly supplements on education and society, will cease to be a standalone printed supplements after next week. The sections will be cut down in size and subsequently run in the main newspaper. They will […]

A web-first politics site for NBC News: Vivian Schiller on the launch of NBCPolitics.com

December 14, 2011

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By Justin Ellis Email NBC News keeps its political reporting in lots of different places. There’s Chuck Todd on Twitter, in the evening with Brian Williams and the Nightly News Crew, online at MSNBC’s First Read, or your Sunday morning coffee date with David Gregory on Meet the Press. That diffusion is part of why […]

BREAKING LANGUAGES WALLS: Huffington Post: Arianna Goes To Spain With El Pais Partnership

December 13, 2011

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The news aggregating behemoth Huffington Post is continuing its march into new markets: the next stop is Spain, where the site will partner with respected national daily El Pais to produce a local edition. From the looks of it, El Huffington Post, as the new site is known, follows the template AOL (NYSE: AOL) and […]

New York Times Expands Into Freemium Apps With ‘Election 2012’

December 10, 2011

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As it has done on its website, the New York Times (NYSE: NYT) is experimenting with a mix of free and paid content through its standalone news apps. The newspaper’s new “Election 2012” political news iPhone app is free to download, but most of its content is only available to subscribers. The app provides election […]

UK National newspaper ABC figures for November 2011

December 9, 2011

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Avg. daily circ Avg. daily circ Avg. daily circ  Countries outside Daily Titles Nov-11 Oct-11 Nov-10 UK & Ireland Multiple copies Daily Mirror 1,103,405 1,118,120 1,177,629 36,246 - Daily Star 643,490 658,690 756,686 9,345 - The Sun 2,624,167 2,715,473 2,898,113 24,981 - Daily Express 603,318 614,534 639,690 27,180 - Daily Mail 2,001,643 1,998,363 2,100,885 100,827 […]

EWSPAPER ABCs: The Daily Telegraph circulation falls below 600,000

December 9, 2011

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The Daily Telegraph’s circulation has fallen below the 600,000 mark for the first time since modern records began, according to the latest round of Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) figures. Daily Telegraph: circulation dropped below 600,00 in November November’s figures show that The Daily Telegraph slipped back 1.53% on the previous month to report an […]

Mecom Sells Norwegian News Unit But Retains Digital Interest

December 6, 2011

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Pan-European newspaper publisher Mecom is selling its Norwegian business Edda Media to rival A-Pressen for €221.8 ($299.67/£190.79) million. But Mecom is not handing over its Sweetdeal daily deals site and says: “We have also agreed that we plan to explore opportunities for co-investing in and exploiting digital product development.” Former Endemol commercial chief and Disney-ABC-ESPN […]