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Media Publishing

  • Jeff Bezos

    After turning The Washington Post into a profitable business, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos passes along some lessons.

  • LEVITTOWN, Pa.— Family-owned Calkins Media is selling its six remaining daily newspapers in the Philadelphia and Pittsburgh suburbs. The company announced Monday that GateHouse Media is acquiring the Bucks County Courier Times, The Intelligencer, the Beaver County Times and the Ellwood City Ledger, all in Pennsylvania, and the Burlington County Times in New...

  • BERLIN— A left-leaning German newspaper is apologizing for a front-page headline on the death of former Chancellor Helmut Kohl that some considered distasteful. The conservative Kohl, who spearheaded Germany's reunification in 1990, died Friday at age 87. On Saturday, the daily Tageszeitung's headline was "Blooming Landscapes," an allusion to Kohl's...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Argentina— Ernestina Herrera de Noble, the longtime publisher of Argentina's Clarin newspaper who helped build one of Latin America's largest media conglomerates, died on Wednesday at age 92.. Under her leadership, the Grupo Clarin bought dozens of cable systems, radio stations and TV channels in addition to its flagship daily paper.

  • BUENOS AIRES, June 14- Ernestina Herrera de Noble, publisher of Argentina's most widely circulated newspaper and one of the country's wealthiest women, died in Buenos Aires on Wednesday, a spokesman for Grupo Clarin confirmed. Late in her tenure, Grupo Clarin, which is listed on the Buenos Aires bourse, became locked in a dispute with former Argentine President...

  • NEW YORK— Magazine publisher Time Inc. says it's cutting 300 jobs as it struggles to adjust to readers' shift online. The New York company behind its namesake publication, People, Sports Illustrated and Fortune says about half the jobs eliminated are in the U.S. Time Inc.' s CEO Rich Battista said in a note to employees Tuesday that the company's key growth areas...

  • SAO PAULO, June 12- Brazilian President Michel Temer's administration is considering cutting the highest income tax threshold for individuals to shore up support among the middle class for his beleaguered government, O Estado de S. Paulo newspaper said on Monday. Those eligible for Brazil's top social assistance program Bolsa Familia would get a 4.5 percent...

  • BERLIN, June 11- Germany's DIHK Chambers of Industry and Commerce expects 500,000 new jobs to be created in the German economy this year, the Rheinische Post newspaper reported in Monday editions. The number emerged from a survey of DIHK members, with the health care service sector alone set to to create 130,000 jobs, largely due to the ageing population and...

  • DUBLIN, June 11- Ireland's prime minister designate Leo Varadkar is to scrap plans to set aside 1 billion euros per year into a "rainy day fund" and will instead use the resources to fund infrastructure, the Sunday Business Post newspaper reported. Finance Minister Michael Noonan, who is to step down once Varadkar is confirmed as Ireland's new prime minister by...

  • *Plans to stay on until sale of Opel to PSA completed-FAS. BERLIN/ FRANKFURT, June 10- The chief executive of General Motors' European arm Opel, Karl-Thomas Neumann, plans to resign as GM prepares to sell the business to France's PSA Group, German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung reported on Saturday. Neumann wants to stay on board only until GM...

  • BERLIN, June 10- Karl-Thomas Neumann, chief executive of Open, the European arm of General Motors, plans to resign, German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung reported on Saturday. Neumann wants to stay on board only until GM completes the sale of Opel to France's PSA Group, the newspaper said. Opel this week said the sale, valued at 2.2 billion euros,...

  • SHANGHAI, June 2- The adjustment to the mechanism China's central bank uses to set the daily yuan midpoint was a pre-emptive move to offset the effects from expectations of a U.S. interest rate increase this month and the stresses of seasonal dollar demand, the Financial News said on Friday. The newspaper, owned by the People's Bank of China, said the risks from...

  • Bill Simmons at the 2017 Code Conference on May 31, 2017.

    How ex-Grantland's Bill Simmons can make a comeback after flopping with HBO.

  • The latest round of buyouts will be mostly offered to editors, as the company seeks to shift the balance of editors to reporters, according to an internal memo that was filed with regulators from Dean Baquet, executive editor, and Joe Kahn, managing editor. The newspaper publisher said it expected to take a charge of $17 million- $23 million related to the workforce...

  • May 31- The New York Times Co said on Wednesday it offered buyouts to some of its newsroom employees, as it looks to streamline its editing and production systems and reduce the number of editors. The newspaper publisher said it expects to take a charge of $17 million- $23 million related to the workforce reductions, with about $17 million to be recorded in the...

  • LONDON, May 25- The owner of the Daily Mail newspaper said the rate of decline in print advertising had eased slightly in the first half of the year while online ad sales surged, helping the group to reiterate its 12- month targets. Daily Mail and General Trust said print advertising fell by 8 percent in the six months to end March, easing from the 12 percent fall...

  • *A spun off, listed Pay-tv unit could fetch up to 120 billion rand- analysts. JOHANNESBURG, May 24- It was the investment that transformed Naspers from a small-time South African newspaper publisher into Africa's most valuable company and made its long-serving director and chairman Koos Bekker a billionaire. Naspers has plowed in around $3.6 billion since 2012...

  • The New Yorker is taking on the firing of FBI Director James Comey, comparing it to the story of the man who was forcibly removed from a United flight.

  • *Q3 adj profit $0.07/ shr vs est $0.05/ shr. May 9- News Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue as the owner of the Dow Jones Newswires and the Wall Street Journal saw an uptick in its digital real estate business and growth in its advertising revenue. The company said digital subscribers accounted for 53 percent of total subscriptions for the Wall...

  • May 9- News Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue as the owner of the Dow Jones Newswires and the Wall Street Journal saw an uptick in its news and information unit and its digital real estate business. The company, whose newspapers include the New York Post, the Times in London and the Australian, has been transforming its business and moving...