Media Publishing

  • BEIJING, Aug 23- The vast majority of Chinese provinces have announced specific measures to cut costs for companies to take pressure off industries being hit by the slowing economy, according to China News. These measures are expected to save Chinese businesses in 25 provinces more than 700 billion yuan this year, with tax cuts making the biggest contribution...

  • ALLENTOWN, Pa.— A Pennsylvania man is accused of stealing nearly $1,000 worth of newspapers for the coupons. Upper Macungie Township police say 25- year-old Dion Scheirer stole approximately 160 bundles of newspapers from The Morning Call earlier this month and gave them to a third party who sells coupons in bulk around the region. Authorities didn't...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 16- Univision Holdings Inc has offered to acquire Gawker Media LLC, challenging a $90 million stalking horse bid from media company Ziff Davis LLC in the auction for the U.S. internet publisher, people familiar with the matter said. Univision's bid for Gawker illustrates how the U.S. The New York- based publisher sought bankruptcy after facing a $140...

  • ANKARA, Turkey— An Istanbul court has ordered a pro-Kurdish newspaper to close down for allegedly engaging in "terrorist propaganda." The court said Tuesday that Ozgur Gundem newspaper acted as the "media organ" of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK. The move comes amid heightened concerns over press freedoms in Turkey.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 16- Univision Holdings Inc has offered to acquire Gawker Media LLC, challenging a $90 million stalking horse bid from media company Ziff Davis LLC in the auction for the U.S. internet publisher, people familiar with the matter said. Univision's bid for Gawker illustrates how the U.S. The New York- based publisher sought bankruptcy after facing a $140...

  • HANOI, Aug 15- Vietnam's rice exports could fall 27 percent in 2016 from last year to 4.75 million tonnes, the lowest since 2008, due to less overseas demand and rising supplies from Thailand, a state-run newspaper said on Monday. A lack of demand from key markets in Asia and Africa, along with Thailand's sales from state stockpiles would drive the fall, the Vietnam...

  • HANOI, Aug 15- Vietnam's rice exports could fall 27 percent in 2016 from last year to 4.75 million tonnes, the lowest since 2008, said a state-run newspaper. It cited the Vietnam Food Association as revising down its forecast for the second time this year. A lack of demand from key markets in Asia and Africa, along with Thailand's sales from state stockpiles would...

  • PHILADELPHIA— Almost one in five trains on the regional rail transit lines serving the Philadelphia metropolitan area were late last year, the worst performance of the decade— and that was before one-third of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority's fleet was sidelined by structural problems, according to a Philadelphia newspaper.

  • Arianna Huffington is leaving Huffington Post

    The co-founder of the digital media site is stepping down as editor-in-chief to work on her new health and wellness start-up.

  • Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler

    The Federal Communications Commission voted to retain nearly all rules limiting cross-ownership of newspapers, radio and TV stations in the same market.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 10- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday voted to retain nearly all rules limiting cross-ownership of newspapers, radio and TV stations in the same market, a source familiar with the vote said. The decision is a blow to struggling newspaper companies that have long pushed for the FCC to relax the restrictions.

  • TORONTO, Aug 9- The publisher of one of Canada's biggest-circulation daily newspapers laid off 45 Toronto Star newsroom employees, according to a company memo sent on Tuesday. "We are today announcing further staff reductions affecting 22 regular employees, including 19 in the Toronto Star newsroom," acting Star publisher David Holland wrote in a memo to staff...

  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

    Facebook says it's overriding ad blockers and giving consumers control over what kind of ads they see.

  • Hollywood's untold story

    Author James Andrew Miller talks about his new tell-all book about Hollywood's biggest players.

  • Aug 8- Rupert Murdoch's News Corp reported an unexpected 5.1 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by growth in its digital real estate business and in its news division that houses the Wall Street Journal and the New York Post. An extra week in the fourth quarter ended June 30 also helped the New York- based company's revenue rise in the quarter and snap a...

  • The New York- based company, controlled by media baron Rupert Murdoch, said revenue rose to $2.23 billion in the fourth quarter ended June 30 from $2.12 billion a year earlier. Apart from the Journal, the division includes the New York Post and Dow Jones Newswires as well as the Times and the Sun in the UK and newspapers in Murdoch's native Australia.

  • Aug 8- News Corp, the owner of the Wall Street Journal and book publisher HarperCollins, reported a 5.1 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by strong growth in its digital real estate business. The New York- based company, controlled by media baron Rupert Murdoch, said revenue rose to $2.23 billion in the fourth quarter ended June 30 from $2.12 billion a year...

  • A rare copy of Superman's 1938 comic-book sold at an auction in Dallas.

  • Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc., speaks during an event at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

    Facebook is further flexing its publishing muscles, unveiling new rules for media companies to comply with.

  • The silhouette of a pedestrian is seen walking past the new headquarters of Time Inc. in New York.

    Time Inc. reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue as higher digital advertising revenue failed to make up for a fall in income from print ads.