Media Publishing


  • Sign outside the Time & Life building, New York

    Magazine publisher Time Inc.'s quarterly revenue rose for the first time in six quarters, helped by acquisitions in its digital business.

  • LONDON, May 5- The first national newspaper to launch in Britain in 30 years is to close after just two months, its publisher Trinity Mirror said on Thursday, after it failed to find readers in a print market decimated by the growth of the internet. "We have tried everything we could but sadly we just haven't reached the sales figures we needed to make it work...

  • May 5- Magazine publisher Time Inc reported a 1.47 percent rise in quarterly revenue, mainly helped by acquisitions in its digital business. Net loss increased to $10 million, or 10 cents per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $9 million, or 8 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue rose to $690 million from $680 million.

  • LONDON, May 5- British publisher Trinity Mirror said on Thursday it would shut the New Day newspaper it launched just nine weeks ago after an attempt to introduce a new title to the fiercely competitive market failed. Trinity, which also publishes the Daily Mirror and People tabloids, said it had decided to shut the New Day after the circulation figures fell below...

  • Jeffrey Bewkes, chairman and chief executive officer of Time Warner

    Time Warner reported a 2.5 percent rise in revenue, helped by higher subscription revenue at its Turner Broadcasting and Home Box Office networks.

  • He has also said that the "circus" the campaign has become "may not be good for America, but it's damn good for CBS." The company, which also benefited from an extra NFL playoff game, said its net income rose to $473 million, or $1.02 per share, in the quarter from $394 million, or 78 cents per share, a year earlier. CBS, home to shows such as "NCIS", "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert"...

  • Shares of the publisher, which is spending heavily to strengthen its advertising technology, fell 4.4 percent to $12.32 in afternoon trading on Tuesday. The Times plans to invest more than $50 million over the next three years to strengthen its digital presence outside the United States. Chief Executive Mark Thompson said in February that 2016 would be "an...

  • May 2- Oaktree Capital Group LLC, the second largest shareholder in Tribune Publishing Co, wants the U.S. newspaper company to explore a sale, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. While Oaktree is not in favor of selling Tribune for the $815 million Gannett Co Inc had offered last month, the New York- based investment firm wants Tribune to actively engage...

  • DUBAI, April 29- Construction company Saudi Binladin Group has laid off 50,000 staff, a newspaper reported on Friday, as pressure on the industry rises amid government spending cuts to survive an era of cheap oil. The total workforce at Binladin, one of Saudi Arabia's biggest firms and among the Middle East's largest builders, is around 200,000, according to its...

  • Marissa Mayer

    A string of leaders failed to define what Yahoo is to its users, former Yahoo President Susan Decker says.

  • Our digital transformation is important: Pearson CEO

    John Fallon, CEO of Pearson, discusses the company's first-quarter earnings and how digital is changing education services.

  • Chicago Tribune

    Gannett, the publisher of USA today, said it offered to buy Tribune Publishing for $815 million, including the assumption of debt.


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

  • 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...


  • 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.


  • 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,...