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  • BUDAPEST, Hungary— Around a dozen journalists at Hungarian news website Vs.hu, including the chief editor, say they have resigned after revelations that the website's publishing company received large sums from foundations set up by the National Bank of Hungary. The disclosure came after the Supreme Court last month struck down laws meant to shield from...

  • Newspaper publisher Gannett said Monday that it wants to buy rival Tribune Publishing for more than $388 million, here's a closer look at each company and what it owns. Recent moves: Gannett moved all of its television companies into a separate company, Tegna, last summer. Other papers: 11 daily newspapers including Los Angeles Times, Baltimore Sun, Orlando...

  • GANNETT

    Gannett offers to acquire Tribune for about $815 million in cash, including debt

  • NEW YORK— Newspaper publisher Gannett wants to buy Tribune Publishing for more than $388 million, in a deal that would give the owner of USA Today control of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and several other newspapers. But Gannett said Monday that Tribune has refused to start "constructive discussions" about a deal since it first offered to buy its rival...

  • PROVIDENCE, R.I.— A Providence police officer has been arrested and suspended without pay after being accused of stealing bundles of coupons and inserts that go in the Sunday newspaper. Police say they arrested Jesse Ferrell on Friday after officers witnessed him trying to break into a company that distributes The Providence Journal. Ferrell was charged with...

  • LONDON— The owner of Britain's Daily Mail newspaper says it has not submitted a bid to purchase the U.S. internet company Yahoo. The Daily Mail and General Trust PLC says that it remains in discussions with parties "who may potentially be interested in Yahoo." Yahoo is under intense pressure to revive its fortunes even as advertisers pour money into digital...

  • SALT LAKE CITY— A son of wealthy industrialist Jon Huntsman Sr. has agreed to buy The Salt Lake Tribune, ending uncertainty about the future of Utah's largest newspaper that has long been an independent watchdog in a state where the Mormon church wields significant power. Digital First Media, which runs major publications in Colorado and California, reached an...

  • April 19- Kuwaiti oil and gas workers have ended a three-day strike that had temporarily cut the OPEC member's crude production by nearly half, local newspaper Al Jarida reported late on Tuesday, citing the trade union. News that the strike was over came just hours after Kuwait's oil minister had ruled out negotiations with the employees until they stopped...

  • OIL AND GAS WORKERS IN KUWAIT END STRIKE- TWEET FROM LOCAL NEWSPAPER AL JARIDA.

  • MANTA, Ecuador— The latest on the deadly earthquake in Ecuador:. The Attorney General's Office says 499 of the dead have been identified so far and returned to loved ones. The devastation caused by Ecuador's earthquake is being felt in the newsroom of one of the South American country's oldest newspapers.

  • BURBANK, Calif.— GameStop is diving into the video game publishing business. Mark Stanely, vice president of internal development at GameStop, said that unlike a traditional video game publisher relationship with a game creator, GameTrust's developers will retain creative control over their work. GameTrust's developers are Helsinki, Finland- based "Trine"...

  • April 14- The rapper Kendrick Lamar was sued on Thursday for allegedly copying the music from the 1975 Bill Withers song "Don't You Want To Stay" for his song "I Do This" without permission. According to a complaint filed in Los Angeles federal court, Lamar added his own lyrics to a "direct and complete copy" of Withers' music to create "I Do This," resulting in copyright...

  • Kindle Voyage ebooks

    The e-book business is thriving, despite the competition between digital, print and audible books, according to the boss of Kobo.

  • CORRECTED-PUTIN SAYS GERMAN NEWSPAPER BEHIND PANAMA PAPERS BEHOLDEN TO U.S.

  • E-readers are a thriving business: CEO

    Michael Tamblyn, CEO of Kobo, discusses the e-book market and what the audience for e-readers are like.

  • MILAN/ PARIS, April 8- French media group Vivendi agreed on Friday to buy the pay-TV operation of Italian broadcaster Mediaset, completing a major step in billionaire businessman Vincent Bollore's plan to build a southern European content and video-on-demand powerhouse. It also secures Italian tycoon and former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi,...

  • TORONTO, April 7- Postmedia Network Canada Corp, the country's biggest newspaper publisher, said on Thursday it had initiated a review to consider asset sales and debt and equity restructuring as its losses widened. The publisher said it lost C $225.1 million in the three months to the end of February, including a C $187 million impairment charge, in what Chief...

  • VIENNA, April 5- Britain's financial sector would suffer in the event of Brexit and economic considerations clearly suggest the country should remain part of the European Union, a European Central Bank policymaker said in a newspaper interview published on Tuesday. "Should it come to Brexit, we will have to hold difficult exit negotiations," ECB Governing...

  • TOKYO, April 4- Making preparations with other governments for a Group of Seven summit next month, Japan has sought to emphasise the role of fiscal spending in countering deepening uncertainty over the global outlook, the Sankei newspaper reported on Monday. Monetary policy and structural reforms will also be discussed at the May 26/ 27 summit in Japan, the...

  • A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange September 15, 2008 in New York City.

    Former Lehman CFO Erin Callan's new memoir exposes the reasons why the firm failed spectacularly in 2008, says Reuters columnist Dominic Elliott.