Media Publishing

  • 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.

  • Aug 4- Time Inc, publisher of Sports Illustrated, People and Time magazine, reported a 0.5 percent fall in quarterly revenue, hurt by a strong dollar and a fall in income from its print business. The company's net profit fell to $18 million, or 18 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, from $24 million, or 22 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • LOS ANGELES/ LONDON, Aug 3- " Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," the script for a new London play telling the eighth story in the boy wizard series, has sold more than 2 million copies in its first two days on the market in the United States, publisher Scholastic said on Wednesday. "Cursed Child," written by Rowling, screenwriter and playwright Jack Thorne and director John...

  • MILAN, Aug 3- RCS MediaGroup's CEO and chairman quit on Wednesday, allowing top shareholder Urbano Cairo to take the helm after winning a battle for control of the Milan- based publisher. RCS, which publishes Italy's top-selling daily Corriere della Sera, is seen as an influential asset in a country where newspapers still shape the political and economic debate.

  • MILAN, Aug 3- RCS MediaGroup's CEO and chairman quit on Wednesday, allowing top shareholder Urbano Cairo to take the helm after winning a battle for control of the Milan- based publisher. RCS, which publishes Italy's top-selling daily Corriere della Sera, is seen as an influential asset in a country where newspapers still shape the political and economic debate.

  • 'Harry Potter and The Cursed Child' sells more than 2M copies

    The script of the stage play broke records during its first two days of sales.

  • Copies of the book 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child'.

    Not even "Hamilton" can keep up with these numbers.

  • The front of the Palace Theatre promotes its new show 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' in London.

    Billed as the 8th installment in the series, the play has awakened new Pottermania, but author J.K. Rowling says, "Harry is done now."

  • The company, which owns cable channel Showtime, radio stations and publishing house Simon& Schuster, said net income rose to $423 million, or 93 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30 from $332 million, or 67 cents per share, a year earlier. CBS will benefit later this year from double-digit ad price increases that were locked in during the advance...

  • The company, which owns cable channel Showtime, radio stations and publishing house Simon& Schuster, said net income rose to $423 million, or 93 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30 from $332 million, or 67 cents per share, a year earlier. CBS will benefit later this year from double-digit ad price increases that were locked in during the advance...

  • The company, which owns cable channel Showtime, radio stations and publishing house Simon& Schuster, said net income rose to $423 million, or 93 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30 from $332 million, or 67 cents per share, a year earlier. CBS has focused on its online subscription streaming services such as CBS All Access, as a way to lower its dependence...

  • *Digital ad sales falls for second straight quarter. July 28- The New York Times Co reported its second quarterly loss in a row as advertising sales declined, but the publisher said it expects a rebound in digital ad revenue growth in the current quarter. "Advertising was tougher in the quarter, particularly on the print side," Chief Executive Mark Thompson said in a...

  • The New York Times building in New York City.

    The New York Times Co. reported its second quarterly loss in a row as print and digital advertising sales declined.

  • Executive Edge: Mysterious light streaks across CA sky

    The "Squawk Box" news team discusses some of the morning's most provocative headlines, including a record-breaking number of Harry Potter pre-orders, and Twitter lighting up social media with videos of a strange light streaking across the California sky.

  • TORONTO, July 27- Torstar Corp slashed its dividend and reported a wider second-quarter loss on Wednesday, sending its shares lower, as the owner of one of Canada's largest circulation newspapers struggled with slumping print advertising revenue. The publisher of the Toronto Star and a string of community newspapers said lower revenue trends have extended...

  • TORONTO, July 27- Torstar Corp, owner of Canada's largest circulation daily newspaper, on Wednesday reported a second-quarter loss as print advertising revenue continued to decline. The company, which publishes the Toronto Star, said its net loss from continuing operations was C $24.3 million, compared with a net loss of C $1.1 million in the same period the year...

  • NEW YORK, July 21- The U.S. government may become a movie and music industry player, at least temporarily, after moving to seize $1 billion in assets that prosecutors said were bought with money looted from the Malaysian state development fund. The 2013 movie "The Wolf of Wall Street" and an interest in the rights of EMI Music Publishing are among the targets of civil...

  • LONDON, July 21- The owner of Britain's Daily Mail newspaper, which urged Britons to vote out at the EU referendum, said on Thursday that the Brexit result had sparked uncertainty in advertising and property markets. In the three weeks since June 26, and after the June 23 referendum, the advertising market improved slightly, with print advertising down 8 percent...

  • TORONTO, July 7- Postmedia Network Canada Corp, the country's biggest newspaper publisher, will give creditors nearly all of its equity in a restructuring deal that would almost halve its heavy debt load, the company said on Thursday. The deal will reduce its debt by C $307 million and cut around C $50 million from its annual cash interest payments, the company said.