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  • Aug 5- Time Inc, the largest magazine publisher in the United States, reported a 1.6 percent fall in quarterly revenue, hurt by a fall in subscription revenue and newsstand sales. Time posted a loss of $32 million, or 30 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, compared with a profit of $75 million, or 69 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • Aug 4- Gannett Co Inc, one of the newspaper owners of Cars.com, is nearing an agreement to buy the portion of the auto-sales website that it does not already own for $1.8 billion, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.

  • Aug 4- Gannett Co Inc, one of the newspaper owners of Cars.com, is near an agreement to buy out the part of the auto-sales website that it does not already own for $1.8 billion, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday. This would be the latest step for Gannett to diversify its business away from newspapers.

  • Gannett agrees to buy rest of Cars.com - Bloomberg Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 5:54 PM ET

    Aug 4- Gannett Co Inc one of the newspaper owners of Cars.com, has agreed to buy out the part of the auto-sales website that it doesn't already own for $1.8 billion, Bloomberg News reported on Monday.

  • Gannett to buy 73% of Cars.com for $1.8B: Report Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 5:30 PM ET

    Gannett agreed to purchase 73 percent of auto-sales site Cars.com for $1.8 billion, Bloomberg reported, citing sources with knowledge of the matter.

  • FRANKFURT, Aug 2- Deutsche Bank will seek compensation from former chief executive Rolf Breuer for a costly out-of-court settlement reached earlier this year with the heirs of the Kirch media empire, according to a report in the newspaper Die Welt. A Deutsche Bank spokesman declined to comment on the report.

  • July 30- Journal Communications Inc. and E.W. Scripps agreed to merge broadcast operations and spin off their newspaper businesses into a new publicly traded entity, the media companies said late on Wednesday. The newly formed newspaper entity would combine Scripps' newspapers in 13 markets with Journal Communications' flagship Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

  • July 30- Canada's Torstar Corp reported a 7 percent fall in revenue at its media business, which publishes the country's largest daily newspaper, the Toronto Star. Torstar, almost one-quarter owned by Prem Watsa's Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd, said print advertising revenue was likely to remain under pressure for the rest of the year.

  • Jesse Ventura awarded $1.8M in defamation case Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 7:34 AM ET
    Jesse Ventura

    Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura won $1.8 million in his two-year fight to prove he was defamed by a military sniper and best-selling author.

  • Toronto Star publisher Torstar's media sales fall Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 6:57 AM ET

    July 30- Canada's Torstar Corp reported a 7 percent decline in revenue at its media business, which publishes the country's largest daily newspaper, the Toronto Star. Revenue in the media business fell to C $237.3 million as the company continued to struggle with low print advertising sales.

  • July 29- Amazon.com Inc, locked in a war with publisher Hachette Book Group over ebook prices, said its push for lower prices was good for authors, publishers and booksellers. Upset over its ebook prices, Amazon has delayed deliveries and cut discounts on some books published by Hachette, the fourth-largest U.S. book publisher, owned by France's Lagardere.

  • July 29- The New York Times Co reported a dip in second-quarter revenue as print advertising revenue erased the previous quarter's rise, and the company expects print ad revenue to continue to decline in the future. Shares of the company dropped almost 6 percent to $13.30 during Tuesday morning trading after the results were released.

  • BERLIN, July 26- Germany is to reject a multi-billion free trade deal between the European Union and Canada which is widely seen as a template for a bigger agreement with the United States, a leading German paper reported on Saturday.

  • BERLIN, July 26- Germany is to reject a multi-billion free trade deal between the European Union and Canada which is widely seen as a template for a bigger agreement with the United States, a leading German paper reported on Saturday.

  • TBT: The first ever sale Amazon made     Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 11:45 AM ET
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

    Amazon's first sale was a book purchased by a computer scientist. Now printed books account for under 10 percent of its revenue.

  • *China regulator' confirms' Qualcomm has monopoly- report. BEIJING, July 24- China's antitrust regulator has confirmed that Qualcomm Inc, one of the world's biggest mobile chipmakers, has a monopoly, the state-run Securities Times newspaper reported on Thursday, as Qualcomm's chief executive held talks in China.

  • BEIJING, July 24- China's antitrust regulator has confirmed that Qualcomm Inc, one of the world's biggest mobile chipmakers, has a monopoly, the state-run Securities Times newspaper reported on Thursday, as Qualcomm's chief executive held talks in China.

  • UPDATE 1-Gannett profit and revenue led by TV stations Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 9:06 AM ET

    July 22- Newspaper and broadcast company Gannett Co reported higher revenue and earnings on Tuesday, benefiting from its acquisition of Belo's TV stations.

  • July 18- Forbes magazine's publisher has agreed to sell a majority stake of its media business to a Hong Kong- based group of investors for an undisclosed sum, Forbes Media said on Friday, capping an eight-month hunt for a buyer for the company.

  • Amazon debuts unlimited reading, audiobook service Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 11:02 AM ET
    The Amazon.com homepage and Amazon Kindle logo

    Amazon debuted Kindle Unlimited, allowing customers to access more than 600,000 Kindle books and thousands of audiobooks for $9.99 a month.