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  • The New York Times shares decline on ad outlook Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 8:42 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of The New York Times Co. slid Thursday after the newspaper publisher predicted that advertising revenue would drop in the current quarter. The New York Times' print advertising revenue continues to decline, like it is at most other newspapers, as readers and advertisers migrate online. Shares of The New York Times Co. fell 82 cents, or 6.1 percent,...

  • Oct 29- Dow Jones& Co Inc, publisher of the Wall Street Journal, has asked a court to deny a request by Apple Inc and GT Advanced Technology Inc to keep under seal some documents relating to GT Advanced's bankruptcy. GT Advanced, which supplied sapphire material to Apple to make smartphone screens, filed for Chapter 11 protection earlier this month and refused to...

  • Oct 29- Dow Jones& Co Inc, publisher of the Wall Street Journal, has asked a court to deny a request by Apple Inc and GT Advanced Technology Inc to keep under seal some documents relating to GT Advanced's bankruptcy. GT Advanced, which supplied sapphire material to Apple to make smartphone screens, filed for Chapter 11 protection earlier this month under mysterious...

  • The two sets of researchers have been examining when paying subscribers receive SEC filings compared with when they become available on the agency's website, the newspaper reported. The ability to get the information before it is on the SEC website can give traders extra seconds to act on the news, WSJ said. Representatives for the SEC were not immediately...

  • Buffett's newspaper unit selling marketing firm Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 4:21 PM ET

    OMAHA, Neb.— Berkshire Hathaway's media unit is selling its marketing company to a Wisconsin group, so it can focus more on its newspapers. Warren Buffett's company announced the sale of World Marketing Inc. to businessman Robert M. Kraft on Tuesday. World Marketing's clients have included American Airlines, Kraft Foods and Blue Cross Blue Shield.

  • Dutch media startup lands investment from NYT Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 7:37 AM ET

    AMSTERDAM— A Dutch startup that sells news on a per-article basis has landed a 3 million euro investment from The New York Times and the German publishing house Axel Springer SE. Blender founder Alexander Klopping says his company will use the money to fund an international rollout. The service enjoyed early success in the Netherlands as almost all major...

  • Oct 24- Rebekah Brooks, the former head of News Corp's British newspaper division who was at the center of a phone hacking scandal, is visiting New York this week, exploring possible jobs, a company spokesman said on Friday. A protege of Murdoch, Brooks has been in meetings at News Corp's headquarters, the publisher of The Wall Street Journal and New York Post, and...

  • Cuomo's book sales     Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 1:53 PM ET

    CNBC's John Harwood and Tyler Mathisen discuss the embarrassing sales so far for Andrew Cuomo's book.

  • Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 8:08 PM ET

    Bradlee died at home Tuesday of natural causes, the Post reported. Yet the Post's Pulitzer-winning coverage of the Watergate scandal is an inextricable part of Bradlee's legacy, and one measure of his success in transforming the Post from a sleepy hometown paper into a great national one. When Bradlee retired from the Post newsroom in 1991, then-publisher...

  • Order to remove student newspaper copies reversed Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    FORT COLLINS, Colo.— A Colorado county clerk has reversed her order that a university remove copies of its student newspaper from boxes outside its student union Tuesday because the front page had coverage of Democratic Sen. Mark Udall's visit to campus. Larimer County Clerk Angela Myers, a Republican, said the front-page photo and story about Udall's Monday...

  • Oct 20- Online book retailer Amazon.com Inc said on Monday it has signed a multiyear deal with Simon& Schuster Inc, the second Big-Five book publisher, on the future price of e-books. Amazon, which had been in talks with Simon& Schuster since July over pricing, confirmed the deal first reported by the Business Insider news blog that the two had reached an agreement.

  • Amazon and Simon & Schuster reach multiyear deal Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 8:31 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Amazon.com and Hachette Book Group remain in a months-long standoff, but the online retailer has reached a multiyear agreement with another major New York publisher, Simon& Schuster. Reportedly deadlocked with Hachette over how to share e-book revenues, Amazon has been slowing deliveries and removing pre-order buttons for numerous Hachette books,...

  • Oct 20- Amazon.com Inc signed a multi-year deal with Simon& Schuster Inc, the second major Big Five book publisher it has been negotiating with on the price of e-books, Business Insider reported, citing a source with knowledge of the situation. Online book retailer Amazon had been in talks with Simon& Schuster since July over pricing. Amazon had been locked in a war...

  • *Other major listings in Tokyo this year have flopped. TOKYO, Oct 16- Staffing firm Recruit Holdings Co Ltd surged in its market debut in Tokyo on Thursday, with investors leaping at a rare opportunity to grab part of a big Japanese company with strong online growth prospects. It values the company at around $18 billion- on par with Sony Corp and more than...

  • Oct 14- The Washington Post said its Chief Revenue Officer Kevin Gentzel was quitting to join Yahoo Inc as head of advertising sales for North America, after a little more than a year at the newspaper publisher. Gentzel, who has earlier worked with online video service company News Distribution Network and Forbes magazine, will report to Yahoo's Americas head...

  • TORONTO, Oct 6- Postmedia Network said on Monday it will buy Quebecor Inc's Sun Media newspaper assets for C $316 million in a deal that would give a single publisher control of most of the major English-language dailies in Canada. The deal would bring some 175 newspapers and publications, including the Sun's flagship assets- the Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg,...

  • Oct 6- Goop, the lifestyle blog and online shopping site founded by actress Gwyneth Paltrow in 2008, named a new chief executive officer on Monday to spearhead an e-commerce expansion that includes Goop-branded apparel. Lisa Gersh, who was previously CEO and president of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and co-founder of Oxygen Media, will expand the site's...

  • TORONTO, Oct 6- Postmedia Network said on Monday it will buy Quebecor Inc's Sun Media assets for C $316 million in a sale that would create the dominant English-language newspaper publisher in Canada. The deal would bring 175 newspapers and publications, including the Sun chain of dailies- the Ottawa Sun, Toronto Sun, Winnipeg Sun, Edmonton Sun and Calgary Sun- as...

  • The sale will include the Sun chain of dailies, the Ottawa Sun, Toronto Sun, Winnipeg Sun, Edmonton Sun and Calgary Sun, as well as The London Free Press, the 24 Hours dailies in Toronto and Vancouver, and community dailies and weeklies, along with some other assets.

  • Read all about it: Newspapers to survive! Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 10:23 AM ET
    Pressmen operate a newspaper press in this circa 1940 photo.

    Newspapers of the future will continue to be printed, as many consumers still prefer paper over tablets and smartphones, executives say.