Media Publishing

  • 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,...

  • Yahoo Inc., down $1.35 to $42.80. Endo International PLC, up $3.13 to $23.39. Oshkosh Corp., down $6.02 to $50.88.

  • 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...

  • Barnes & Noble said it now expected full-year comparable sales to fall as Americans stay indoors to follow the U.S. elections coverage.

  • TORONTO, Sept 7- Debt and equity investors in Canada's largest newspaper publisher have approved a restructuring plan that will give creditors nearly all of its equity and slash its debt obligations, Postmedia Network Canada Corp said on Wednesday. Postmedia, which owns the National Post, Montreal Gazette, Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen and Sun tabloids in...

  • Author Anna Dewdney.

    A best-selling children's author and illustrator who gained fame with her series of Baby Llama stories has died. Anna Dewdney was 50.

  • SPACEX ROCKET EXPLODES ON FLORIDA LAUNCH PAD DURING PRELAUNCH TEST- NEWSPAPER.

  • A customer uses a Kindle table device at the Amazon Books store in Seattle, Washington.

    Amazon is to expand its bricks-and-mortar footprint across the U.S., undeterred by the fact many physical bookstores have been struggling for years.

  • NEW DELHI, Aug 25- India said on Thursday that it sees no immediate security risk from the leak to an Australian newspaper of secret documents detailing the capability of a French-designed submarine being built for its navy. The first is expected to enter service by the end of the year as India seeks to rebuild its dwindling fleet and assert its hegemony over the...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...