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  • *Earnings/share 78 cents vs. est. 75. May 7- CBS Corp, owner of the most-watched U.S. CBS, whose network is home to naval intelligence drama "NCIS" and comedy "The Big Bang Theory," said revenue from affiliates and subscription fees rose 10.8 percent in the three months ended March 31.

  • *Adj loss $0.06/ shr vs est $0.20. May 7- Time Inc, the publisher of Time, People and Sports Illustrated magazines, reported yet another decline in quarterly revenue as circulation dropped further, and advertising dollars continued to move to digital media from print. Time, whose stable includes Fortune and Entertainment Weekly, reported a loss of 6 cents per share,...

  • May 7- Time Inc, the publisher of Time, People and Sports Illustrated magazines, reported a much smaller-than-expected quarterly net loss, helped by a rise in its digital advertising revenue and lower costs. Time, which also publishes Fortune and Entertainment Weekly magazines, was spun off from Time Warner Inc last June. The company's net loss narrowed to $9...

  • Time Inc posts 8.7 pct fall in revenue Thursday, 7 May 2015 | 6:12 AM ET

    May 7- Magazine publisher Time Inc reported an 8.7 percent fall in quarterly revenue, hurt by falling subscription and weak print advertising. Net loss narrowed to $9 million, or 8 cents per share in the first quarter ended March 31, from $74 million, or 68 cents per share, a year earlier. Time Inc, whose titles include People, Sports Illustrated and its namesake Time...

  • May 5- News Corp, owner of the Wall Street Journal and HarperCollins, reported a decline in quarterly revenue and profit due to foreign currency changes and a drop in ad sales at its newspapers. At the Wall Street Journal advertising revenue fell 11 percent. Robert Thomson, CEO of News Corp, said in a statement that real estate will "underpin long-term expansion."

  • News Corp revenue falls marginally Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 4:18 PM ET

    May 5- News Corp, the publisher of the Wall Street Journal, reported a marginal fall in quarterly revenue, hurt by the stronger dollar and dwindling advertising sales at its newspapers. Net income attributable to shareholders fell to $23 million, or 4 cents per share, for the third quarter ended March 31, from $48 million, or 8 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • April 30- New York Times Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as its cost-cutting initiatives offset a decline in revenue. The New York Times, like several newspaper and magazine publishers, has been under relentless pressure to replace an evaporating pool of print advertising dollars, once the lifeblood of newspapers, with digital ads and...

  • UPDATE 1-Turner, HBO drive Time Warner revenue beat Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015 | 8:02 AM ET

    April 29- Time Warner Inc reported a better-than-expected 4.8 percent rise in first-quarter revenue, boosted by its Turner division and Home Box Office network. Time Warner said the fifth season premiere of "Game of Thrones" was watched by a total of 18.1 million people in its first two weeks, over 1 million more than the viewership for the prior season's first...

  • April 24- Scholastic Corp said it would sell its educational technology and services business to publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co for $575 million in cash, as it focuses on its core children's book publishing business. Scholastic, publisher of the "Harry Potter" series in the United States, has also benefited from the popularity of Minecraft Handbook...

  • April 24- Book publisher Scholastic Corp said it would sell its educational technology and services business to publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Co for $575 million in cash. The transaction is expected to add to Houghton Mifflin's net income and free cash flow in 2016 and save $10 million to $20 million annually, the company said. The deal is expected to...

  • April 21- Gannett Co Inc, publisher of USA Today, reported a better-than-expected profit as revenue from its digital business soared. Gannett said in August that it would spin off its print operations, including USA Today, joining a host of media companies separating slower-growing publishing assets from TV and digital properties. Net income attributable to...

  • And the 2015 Pulitzer Prize winners are... Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 6:40 AM ET
    Washington Post reporter Carol D. Leonnig, second left, hugs Managing Editor Kevin Merida, left, as her editor Peter Wallsten, center, and Executive Editor Marty Baron, right, celebrate her Pulitzer Prize award for National Reporting during a gathering at The Washington Post via Getty Images on April 20, 2015 in Washington, D.C.

    The New York Times collected three Pulitzers and the Los Angeles Times won two as the awards honored news outlets large and small.

  • April 21- Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is in no doubt that James Murdoch is ready to take a much bigger role at Twenty-First Century Fox, by far the largest part of the media empire that James' father Rupert Murdoch built. It is also unclear what title James would take or whether there is any possibility that Rupert Murdoch, 84, would relinquish the Fox...

  • SEATTLE, April 16- Street vendors selling Seattle's Real Change newspaper will accept digital payments from Thursday through a new smartphone application developed by workers at Google Inc in a volunteer project to help hawkers serve increasingly cashless patrons. Seattle residents looking for a weekly dose of reform-minded news will be able to scan a...

  • April 13- E-commerce company Amazon.com Inc and publisher HarperCollins have reached a new multi-year publishing deal that covers both print and digital titles, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing HarperCollins. The deal calls for HarperCollins, owned by News Corp, to set the retail prices of its digital books, with incentives for HarperCollins to...

  • Which superhero sells the most comics on eBay? Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 12:20 PM ET
    A man reaches for a Batman comic book at a comics store in New York.

    One 76-year-old superhero is still a spry moneymaker on eBay, trouncing other characters with $4.7 million in comic book sales.

  • Cablevision to make $1 offer for New York Daily News Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 6:12 AM ET
    A woman buys a copy of the New York Daily News, featuring Speaker of the House John Boehner on the cover, following a government shutdown, Oct. 1, 2013, in New York.

    Cablevision Systems is planning to make an offer for the New York Daily News as early as this week, valuing the troubled tabloid at just $1.

  • BERLIN, March 27- The pilot who appears to have deliberately crashed a plane carrying 149 others into the French Alps received psychiatric treatment for a "serious depressive episode" six years ago, German tabloid Bild reported on Friday. Prosecutors in France, after listening to the cockpit voice recorders, offered no motive for why Andreas Lubitz, 27, would...

  • TORONTO, March 25- Canada's competition watchdog on Wednesday approved Postmedia's proposed takeover of Quebecor Inc's Sun Media English-language newspapers and digital assets, paving the way for one publisher to control a majority of the English-language dailies across Canada. The deal will bring some 175 newspapers and publications, including the...

  • CHINESE DEPUTY FINMIN SHI YAOBIN TELLS GERMAN NEWSPAPER "WE WOULD WELCOME USA JOINING THE ASIAN INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT BANK".