Jennifer Thomas, an award-winning, veteran American broadcast journalist, was invited by the United States Embassy (South Africa) to address the Cape Town Press Club on media coverage of elections in the age of fake news late last month...
Juanita Pienaar 14 Nov 2018
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
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg took out full-page ads in nine major British and US newspapers on Sunday to apologise for a huge data privacy scandal...
26 Mar 2018
Billionaire physician and investor Patrick Soon-Shiong agreed on Wednesday to buy the Los Angeles Times, in a move aimed at reviving the fortunes of the newspaper amid recent turmoil...
8 Feb 2018
At a time when the media is being accused of peddling "fake news," Steven Spielberg, Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks are bringing Hollywood star power to a movie celebrating journalism and the virtues of a free press...
20 Dec 2017
The Washington Post said Monday it was the target of an apparent "sting" operation that sought to plant a false story to discredit the newspaper's investigation of sexual misconduct allegations against Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore.
29 Nov 2017
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
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
More than half of the jobs at US newspapers have disappeared since 2001, with a large portion of the losses offset by employment gains at internet firms, government figures showed...
4 Apr 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: Paywalls were supposed to help rescue newspapers from the crisis of sinking print circulation as readers shifted to getting their news online...
12 Aug 2016
WASHINGTON: The grim news for newspapers: digital is doing little to rescue them from their deepening woes...
17 Jun 2016
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
Los Angeles Times owner Tribune Publishing on Monday rejected a sweetened takeover offer from newspaper rival Gannett but left the door open to discussions on a potential tie-up...
24 May 2016
WASHINGTON, USA: It has been one of the most storied newsrooms in American journalism, but The Washington Post has decided it's time for a change to meet the needs of the digital era...
7 Dec 2015
NEW YORK, USA - The Wall Street Journal said Thursday it would launch a new global broadsheet edition to replace compact format newspapers for Europe and Asia...
12 Jun 2015
FIPP's new global 'Rising Stars in Media' awards has been created to discover and recognise those individuals - from around the world - under the age of 30...
10 Jun 2015
WASHINGTON DC, US: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) released its annual World Press Trends survey on Monday, 1 June 2015...
2 Jun 2015
NEW YORK, US: Deepening woes at newspapers pulled down the earnings for Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, which saw declines in both circulation and advertising for print publications...
7 May 2015
TEHRAN, IRAN: The detained Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian faces trial for espionage and three other charges including "collaboration with hostile governments", his lawyer told AFP on Monday...
21 Apr 2015
WASHINGTON, US: It's true. Don't believe everything you read on the Internet...
17 Feb 2015
WASHINGTON DC, US: Facebook's move to fulfil its ambition to be the personal "newspaper" for its billion-plus members is likely to mean more woes for the ailing news media...
25 Nov 2014
WASHINGTON DC, US: Amazon is to offer a free Washington Post app to Kindle users for six months, a move highlighting the digital strategy for the newspaper owned by Jeff Bezos...
24 Nov 2014
NEW YORK, US: The New York Times Co says it has narrowed its losses from the same period a year ago, while touting progress in its transition to a digital news operation.
3 Nov 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
WASHINGTON, US: The Wall Street Journal took some of its computers housing news graphics offline after they were hacked, publisher Dow Jones & Co said.
24 Jul 2014
WASHINGTON, USA: Two arch rival US newspapers, the Washington Post and New York Times, agreed to work together to find ways to improve interaction with readers online.
23 Jun 2014
WASHINGTON, US: Ousted New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson said on Monday her firing "hurts" but showed no rancour as she pledged to keep her tattoo representing the newspaper.
20 May 2014