Newswatch: In a media shooting reminiscent of the Charlie Hebdo attack, five staff members of the Capital Gazette were killed and two injured when a man armed with a shotgun entered their newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland on Thursday afternoon...
29 Jun 2018
You may not have heard of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia who was murdered six months ago, but Meryl Streep certainly has and it would not surprise me if the Oscar winner optioned DCG's story...
Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 20 Apr 2018
According to the Global Communications Report, 64% of public relations professionals surveyed predict that in five years the average consumer will not be able to distinguish between news stories (earned media) and promotional content (paid media)...
20 Apr 2018
Folio: has announced its 2018 class of Top Women in Media to represent the best and brightest up and comers, entrepreneurs, change-makers, corporate champions, and industry trailblazers in the media industry...
6 Apr 2018
A much-awaited memoir by former first lady Michelle Obama will be published in North America on November 13 and will appear simultaneously in 24 languages worldwide.
27 Feb 2018
NEW YORK - Facebook's move to highlight posts from friends and family over those from brands and publications follows months of turmoil for the social network and will result in lower advertising revenue - at least in the short-term, analysts said...
15 Jan 2018
NEW YORK - US media group News Corp on Thursday reported a loss in the past quarter, hit by declines in advertising and writedowns at its global newspapers...
11 Aug 2017
NEW YORK - The New York Times Co. said on Thursday gains in paid digital subscriptions and stronger online advertising revenues helped the newspaper swing to profit in the second quarter...
28 Jul 2017
SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook will test limiting the number of published news stories that can be read for free on its Instant Articles platform for premium publishers, US media reported on Wednesday...
21 Jul 2017
WASHINGTON - The US newspaper industry on Monday warned of a "duopoly" in online news by Google and Facebook, and called for legislation that would relax antitrust rules allowing collective negotiations with the internet giants...
11 Jul 2017
WASHINGTON - Sinclair Broadcast Group announced on Monday a $3.9 billion deal to buy Tribune Media, in a major consolidation of local television operators in the United States...
9 May 2017
NEW YORK - The New York Times said on Wednesday it had teamed up with the online service Spotify in bid to lure subscribers with a "news and music experience"...
9 Feb 2017
WASHINGTON: USA Today publisher Gannett said on Tuesday it would maintain its $864m offer for newspaper rival Tribune Publishing, saying a tie-up would be good for both companies...
8 Jun 2016
WASHINGTON, USA: US online giant Amazon said on Wednesday it was expanding its crowdsourced publishing program called Kindle Scout, opening it up to authors around the world...
10 Sep 2015
NEW YORK, USA: Harper Lee's novel "Go Set a Watchman" set a record for first-day sales in the adult fiction category at Barnes and Noble, the largest US bookstore chain announced on Wednesday...
16 Jul 2015
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Amazon on Monday said it will start paying writers of e-books on its Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Owner's Lending Library services based on how many pages are read instead of the number of downloads.
25 Jun 2015
NEW YORK CITY, US: The erotic bestselling novel Fifty Shades of Grey was devoured across the world by millions, from British housewives to Guantanamo Bay inmates...
6 Feb 2015
WASHINGTON DC, US: The autobiography of Little House on the Prairie author Laura Ingalls Wilder has become a surprise publishing hit in America...
5 Feb 2015
WASHINGTON, USA: Even if you don't open a newspaper, turn on a television, log on to a computer or pull out a smartphone, you can get news using wearable technology.
11 Aug 2014
NEW YORK, USA: The New York Times Co reported a sharp drop in profits as lower advertising revenues offset gains in digital subscriptions.
30 Jul 2014
NEW YORK, USA: Samsung unveiled plans to produce a co-branded tablet computer with US bookseller Barnes & Noble (B&N), which has struggled with its Nook line of devices.
6 Jun 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Online commerce company Amazon.com said it doubted that it would soon bury the hatchet with book publisher Hachette.
28 May 2014
WASHINGTON, USA: A European Court of Justice (ECJ) decision ordering Google to delete some personal data on request has raised concerns about online censorship and how Internet searches work in various countries.
14 May 2014
WASHINGTON, USA: French Economist Thomas Piketty's book on income inequality rose to the top of online retailer Amazon's best sellers.
23 Apr 2014
WASHINGTON, US: The facts are the focus as part of a trend in journalism spreading from the United States to many places around the world.
14 Apr 2014
WASHINGTON, US: The news media is generating some big news of its own, as a growing number of star US journalists move online, bringing followers and financial backers with them.
26 Mar 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Amazon has yanked gibberish translations of classic works from the shelves of its online ebooks store.
10 Feb 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: The Google lab behind augmented reality game "Ingress" is teaming up with HarperCollins Publishers and top author James Frey for an Internet-age adventure in storytelling.
17 Jan 2014