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Gannett maintains offer for LA Times owner
Gannett maintains offer for LA Times owner

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

UNITED STATES

Tribune Publishing rejects boosted Gannett bid
Tribune Publishing rejects boosted Gannett bid

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

UNITED STATES

The Washington Post eyes 'bittersweet' newsroom move
The Washington Post eyes 'bittersweet' newsroom move

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

UNITED STATES

Wall Street Journal unveils global edition
Wall Street Journal unveils global edition

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

SOUTH AFRICA

Rising Stars in Media sought globally
Rising Stars in Media sought globally

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

UNITED STATES

Audiences now newspapers' biggest source of revenue - dramatic model shift
Audiences now newspapers' biggest source of revenue - dramatic model shift

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

UNITED STATES

Newspaper weakness hits Murdoch at News Corp
Newspaper weakness hits Murdoch at News Corp

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

IRAN

Washington Post reporter faces spy trial in Iran
Washington Post reporter faces spy trial in Iran

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

UNITED STATES

When fake news goes viral, blame the media: study
When fake news goes viral, blame the media: study

WASHINGTON, US: It's true. Don't believe everything you read on the Internet...

17 Feb 2015

UNITED STATES

Facebook 'newspaper' spells trouble for media
Facebook 'newspaper' spells trouble for media

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

UNITED STATES

Amazon offers Washington Post app on Kindle
Amazon offers Washington Post app on Kindle

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

UNITED STATES

NY Times narrows loss, sees progress in digital
NY Times narrows loss, sees progress in digital

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

UNITED STATES

New York Times profits halve, digital subscription revenue climbs
New York Times profits halve, digital subscription revenue climbs

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

UNITED STATES

Wall Street Journal takes computers offline after hacking
Wall Street Journal takes computers offline after hacking

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

UNITED STATES

Mozilla's Dan Sinker says current comment sections in online newspapers are terrible and he wants to change that. Image: Knight Foundation
Washington Post, New York Times join forces

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

UNITED STATES

Ousted NY Times editor shows no rancour
Ousted NY Times editor shows no rancour

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

UNITED STATES

African winner in 2014 IWMF Courage in Journalism Awards
African winner in 2014 IWMF Courage in Journalism Awards

As the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) celebrates its 25th year honouring courageous women journalists around the world, it has announced the recipients of its 2014 Courage in Journalism Award.

16 May 2014

UNITED STATES

UN condemns killing of French journalist in CAR
UN condemns killing of French journalist in CAR

NEW YORK, US / BANGUI, CAR: The UN Security Council has condemned the killing of a French journalist in the Central African Republic, stating those responsible "shall be held accountable". (Video)

15 May 2014

UNITED STATES

New York Festivals International Advertising Awards: 2014 Shortlist
New York Festivals International Advertising Awards: 2014 Shortlist

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards honouring the World's Best Advertising announced the 2014 Shortlist for a number of competitions.

25 Apr 2014

UNITED STATES

Fact-checking journalism gains momentum
Fact-checking journalism gains momentum

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

UNITED STATES

Digital ventures boost ailing news media, study shows
Digital ventures boost ailing news media, study shows

WASHINGTON, US: Online news ventures have added nearly 5,000 US media jobs in the past few years, boosting an industry that is still reeling from technology changes, a study showed on Wednesday.

27 Mar 2014

UNITED STATES

Online news attracts star power and big money
Online news attracts star power and big money

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

UNITED STATES

Have you entered the 2014 Tabbies?
Have you entered the 2014 Tabbies?

CLEVELAND, US: The 2014 Tabbies Call for Entries is now available at the TABPI website, allowing all b2b editors, publishers and art directors the opportunity to have their best work judged by their peers.

11 Mar 2014

UNITED STATES

New York Festivals: Third round, Executive Jury appointments
New York Festivals: Third round, Executive Jury appointments

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals World's Best Advertising competition has announced five additional appointments to the 2014 Executive Jury.

27 Jan 2014

UNITED STATES

New York Festivals: Breaking moulds, and closing entries soon
New York Festivals: Breaking moulds, and closing entries soon

NEW YORK CITY, US: The closing date for entries into New York Festivals World's Best Advertising competition is getting closer.

17 Jan 2014

UNITED STATES

IMA Web Interactive Media Awards deadline extended
IMA Web Interactive Media Awards deadline extended

NEW YORK CITY, US: Final 2013 Awards deadline extended to January 15

10 Jan 2014

UNITED STATES

New York Times, Guardian call for Snowden clemency
New York Times, Guardian call for Snowden clemency

WASHINGTON, USA: The New York Times and Guardian newspapers have called for clemency for US whistle-blower Edward Snowden for his revelations on US government spying.

3 Jan 2014

UNITED STATES

UN committee votes day to protect journalists
UN committee votes day to protect journalists

NEW YORK CITY, US: UN committee on Tuesday voted to create an international day to protect journalists as media activists condemned the mounting number of reporters killed on duty.

28 Nov 2013

UNITED STATES

News Corp sees modest profit after breakup
News Corp sees modest profit after breakup

NEW YORK CITY, US: News Corp, the publishing and newspaper segment of the recently split media empire of Rupert Murdoch, announced a modest profit Monday in its first post-breakup results.

12 Nov 2013

UNITED STATES

Twitter is a key source for 'mobile' news
Twitter is a key source for 'mobile' news

WASHINGTON, USA: Twitter is finding a niche among younger US adults who monitor the messaging service for news, a survey released on Monday, 4 November, showed.

5 Nov 2013

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