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EGYPT

Egypt court to hear jailed Jazeera reporters' appeal
Egypt court to hear jailed Jazeera reporters' appeal

CAIRO, EGYPT: Egypt's top court hears an appeal today by three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists as expectations of their release grew amid a thawing of Cairo's ties with Qatar, the channel's base...

31 Dec 2014

CANADA

Toronto Star to launch tablet edition next year
Toronto Star to launch tablet edition next year

OTTAWA, CANADA: Canada's largest circulation newspaper, Toronto Star, announced yesterday plans for a tablet edition in the new year, following in the footsteps of another major local newspaper.

6 Nov 2014

CANADA

Going digital hurting newspapers: industry spokesman
Going digital hurting newspapers: industry spokesman

MONTREAL, CANADA: Going digital is what's hurting Canadian newspapers, not a lack of revenues or readers, which are both up, says a publishing industry spokesman.

9 Jan 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Bertelsmann & Pearson finalise merger transaction Penguin Random House
Bertelsmann & Pearson finalise merger transaction Penguin Random House

The merger of Penguin Random House has been officially announced, as the CEO Markus Dohle, announced the global senior executive team on 1 July 2013.

2 Jul 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD Awards: The nominations
D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013

CANADA

Canada's Toronto Star to charge for online news

OTTAWA, CANADA: Canada's largest circulation newspaper, The Toronto Star, announced yesterday that it plans to charge readers a monthly subscription to access its online edition, after its main competitors also put up so-called paywalls.

30 Oct 2012

CANADA

Canadian publisher to cut jobs, Sunday papers

MONTREAL, CANADA: Canadian newspaper publishing group Postmedia will eliminate jobs and Sunday editions of three of its titles to save money, local media reported Monday, citing company documents.

30 May 2012

UNITED STATES

French version of Huffington Post goes online
French version of Huffington Post goes online

PARIS, FRANCE: The French version of US millionaire Arianna Huffington's news website, the Huffington Post, has gone online and is edited by the journalist wife of shamed former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

30 Jan 2012

CANADA

comScore; PMB announce release date for second fused database in Canada
comScore; PMB announce release date for second fused database in Canada

TORONTO, CANADA, RENTON, US: comScore, Inc and PMB Print Measurement Bureau have announced the release date of May 26 for their second fused database linking Canadians' online media habits with other media consumption data, along with product and brand usage, all in a single database.

30 May 2011