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  • LONDON, Oct 14- Natalie Hilton travels past her central London university every day, listening to lectures on the bus, studying towards a masters degree without ever setting foot on campus. As the economy recovered in its biggest market, the United States, more people went into employment than education. It has also suffered from students borrowing or buying...

  • LONDON, Oct 14- Natalie Hilton travels past her central London university every day, listening to lectures on the bus, studying towards a masters degree without ever setting foot on campus. As the economy recovered in its biggest market, the United States, more people went into employment than education. It has also suffered from students borrowing or buying...

  • LONDON, Oct 14- Natalie Hilton travels past her central London university every day, listening to lectures on the bus, studying towards a masters degree without ever setting foot on campus. As the economy recovered in its biggest market, the United States, more people went into employment than education. It has also suffered from students borrowing or buying...

  • LONDON, Oct 14- Natalie Hilton travels past her central London university every day, listening to lectures on the bus, studying towards a masters degree without ever setting foot on campus. As the economy recovered in its biggest market, the United States, more people went into employment than education. It has also suffered from students borrowing or buying...

  • LONDON, Oct 14- Natalie Hilton travels past her central London university every day, listening to lectures on the bus, studying towards a masters degree without ever setting foot on campus. As the economy recovered in its biggest market, the United States, more people went into employment than education. It has also suffered from students borrowing or buying...

  • LONDON, Oct 14- Natalie Hilton travels past her central London university every day, listening to lectures on the bus, studying towards a masters degree without ever setting foot on campus. As the economy recovered in its biggest market, the United States, more people went into employment than education. It has also suffered from students borrowing or buying...

  • Are audio books the new e-readers?

    Audio books are starting to represent the future of "reading" for those who don't have time to spare, says Digital Book World's Ted Hill.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 30- MediaNews Group Inc, one of the largest U.S. newspaper companies, said on Friday it plans to nominate seven directors to replace the board of Monster Worldwide Inc, stepping up a battle against the proposed sale of the online jobs site. Monster Chief Executive Officer Tim Yates said in a statement that MediaNews Group is trying to derail the...

  • TORONTO, Sept 30- Rogers Communications Inc will stop printing four of its biggest magazines next year and sell all its French-language and trade publications as more readers and advertisers move online, the Canadian company's media arm said on Friday. "We are going where our audiences are," Rogers Media President Rick Brace said in the statement.

  • Author who wrote 'Da Vinci Code' to release new novel

    Bestselling author Dan Brown is scheduled to release a new book in September 2017.

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 28- Dongbei Special Steel Group, the struggling Chinese steelmaker, has ironed out a business revival plan, aiming to return to profit and slash leverage ratio in three years' time, the Economic Observer reported on Wednesday, citing unidentified sources. According to the plan, made at an internal meeting on Sept. 20, Dongbei Special Steel aims to make...

  • TOKYO, Sept 27- Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, the operator of the crippled Fukushima-Daiichi reactor, is set to delay its first bond issue in about six years due to a higher-than-expected rise in costs related to decommissioning the nuclear plant, the Yomiuri newspaper said on Tuesday. Tepco expects to issue the bond, worth about 330 billion yen, around...

  • Rolling Stone sells 49% stake to Singapore start-up

    Singapore-based BandLab Technologies acquires a minority stake in Rolling Stone magazine

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 26- Singapore's BandLab Technologies will buy 49 percent of Rolling Stone magazine from publisher Wenner Media and plans to expand the business into new markets and boost its profile in Asia, the two companies said in a statement. Rolling Stone publishes 12 international editions in Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, France, Germany, India,...

  • Sept 19- Publisher Torstar Corp said on Monday it had agreed to sell the land and buildings of the former printing plant of the Toronto Star for about C $54.3 million. The publisher of Canada's biggest-circulation daily newspaper did not disclose the buyers of the properties in Vaughan, Ontario. The company announced in January that it was closing the Toronto...

  • Stephen Carter, CEO at Informa, explains his proposed acquisition of Penton, the U.S. exhibitions and professional information service group, for £1.18 billion.

  • Sept 13- Time Inc, publisher of Sports Illustrated, People and Time magazines, appointed Rich Battista as its chief executive, succeeding Joe Ripp. The shuffle comes nearly a month after activist investor Jana Partners revealed a 5 percent stake in the company. Time has already held one meeting with Jana regarding the average age of the board members, according to...

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    Univision, which bought Gawker last month for $135 million, voted to remove six posts linked to litigation, The NYT reported.

  • Mark Zuckerberg accused of abusing Facebook power

    A Norwegian newspaper criticized Zuckerberg after Facebook removed an iconic photo from the Vietnam War.

  • TORONTO, Sept 8- Canadian newspaper publisher the Globe and Mail offered voluntary buyouts to all staff on Thursday in an effort to' right-size' the business, publisher Philip Crawley said. It would have happened now, with or without a new building, "Crawley said in an email, referencing the newspaper's planned move to a new office building in downtown Toronto later...