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Murdoch: News Corporation shareholders ‘want me to get rid of newspapers’

April 29, 2012


 Rupert Murdoch has taken the stand at Leveson Inquiry for the second day, after admitting yesterday (25 April) that News Corporation’s shareholders would like him to “get rid of” all the company’s newspapers. Rupert Murdoch: News Corporation chairman appears at the Leveson Inquiry During his four hours of evidence to the inquiry yesterday, Murdoch, chairman […]

Citizen journalism – Latin America takes the lead

April 12, 2012


Attitudes to user-generated content differ around the world, with Latin America leading the world for ‘citizen journalism’, according to new research. 47% of internet users in Brazil and 44% in Argentina read UGC on newspaper websites, compared to only 35% in the UK and 26% in Germany, according to the study from Kantar Media. The […]

News International reports 119,255 digital subs for The Times

February 14, 2012


News International has provided an update on its two UK newspaper websites behind paywalls, to report 119,255 digital subscribers for The Times and 113,818 for the Sunday Times. News International reports 119,255 digital subs for The Times In further revelations, the publisher reported an average of 59,882 copies of The Times were downloaded daily on […]

Populis Blog Network Buying In To Latin America

February 8, 2012


Demand Media (NYSE: DMD) rival Populis is continuing to build up its non-English blog network and publishing business through acquisition, this time expanding out of Europe in to Latin America. The Dublin- and Rome-based company is buying Cidade Internet, a Brazilian portal which publishes 10 popular websites and other blogs inluding Fofocando, Automovel and Das […]

News International signs seven-figure deal with Global Radio

February 6, 2012


News International, publisher of The Sun and The Times, has signed a seven-figure partnership deal with Global Radio, which will include at least six months of activity across a variety of stations such as Capital FM and Classic FM. Breakfast show duo: Dave Berry and Lisa Snowdon of 95.8 Capital FM London The deal has […]

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

January 30, 2012


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


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 […]