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Washington Post: 'sting' sought to embarrass newspaper in sex probe
Washington Post: 'sting' sought to embarrass newspaper in sex probe

The Washington Post said Monday it was the target of an apparent "sting" operation that sought to plant a false story to discredit the newspaper's investigation of sexual misconduct allegations against Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore.

29 Nov 2017

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Newspaper woes send Murdoch's News Corp into red

NEW YORK - US media group News Corp on Thursday reported a loss in the past quarter, hit by declines in advertising and writedowns at its global newspapers

11 Aug 2017

UNITED STATES

The New York Times reported it swung to profit in the past quarter on gains in digital subscriptions and online advertising |
Subscription gains help put NY Times in profit column

NEW YORK - The New York Times Co. said on Thursday gains in paid digital subscriptions and stronger online advertising revenues helped the newspaper swing to profit in the second quarter

28 Jul 2017

UNITED STATES

US newsstands are increasingly rare as readers turn to online platforms for information |
US newspaper group assails Google-Facebook online 'duopoly'

WASHINGTON - The US newspaper industry on Monday warned of a "duopoly" in online news by Google and Facebook, and called for legislation that would relax antitrust rules allowing collective negotiations with the internet giants

11 Jul 2017

UNITED STATES

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US newspapers cut more than half their jobs since 2001

More than half of the jobs at US newspapers have disappeared since 2001, with a large portion of the losses offset by employment gains at internet firms, government figures showed

4 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

The New York Times and Spotify new subscription service will cost users $5 a week in the US ()
NY Times teams with Spotify for music-news offering

NEW YORK - The New York Times said on Wednesday it had teamed up with the online service Spotify in bid to lure subscribers with a "news and music experience"

9 Feb 2017

UNITED STATES

Newspapers rethink paywalls as digital efforts sputter
Newspapers rethink paywalls as digital efforts sputter

WASHINGTON: Paywalls were supposed to help rescue newspapers from the crisis of sinking print circulation as readers shifted to getting their news online

12 Aug 2016

UNITED STATES

Digital is not rescuing troubled US newspapers
Digital is not rescuing troubled US newspapers

WASHINGTON: The grim news for newspapers: digital is doing little to rescue them from their deepening woes

17 Jun 2016

UNITED STATES

Gannett maintains offer for LA Times owner
Gannett maintains offer for LA Times owner

WASHINGTON: USA Today publisher Gannett said on Tuesday it would maintain its $864m offer for newspaper rival Tribune Publishing, saying a tie-up would be good for both companies

8 Jun 2016

UNITED STATES

Tribune Publishing rejects boosted Gannett bid
Tribune Publishing rejects boosted Gannett bid

Los Angeles Times owner Tribune Publishing on Monday rejected a sweetened takeover offer from newspaper rival Gannett but left the door open to discussions on a potential tie-up

24 May 2016

UNITED STATES

The Washington Post eyes 'bittersweet' newsroom move
The Washington Post eyes 'bittersweet' newsroom move

WASHINGTON, USA: It has been one of the most storied newsrooms in American journalism, but The Washington Post has decided it's time for a change to meet the needs of the digital era

7 Dec 2015

UNITED STATES

Wall Street Journal unveils global edition
Wall Street Journal unveils global edition

NEW YORK, USA - The Wall Street Journal said Thursday it would launch a new global broadsheet edition to replace compact format newspapers for Europe and Asia

12 Jun 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Rising Stars in Media sought globally
Rising Stars in Media sought globally

FIPP's new global 'Rising Stars in Media' awards has been created to discover and recognise those individuals - from around the world - under the age of 30

10 Jun 2015

UNITED STATES

Audiences now newspapers' biggest source of revenue - dramatic model shift
Audiences now newspapers' biggest source of revenue - dramatic model shift

WASHINGTON DC, US: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) released its annual World Press Trends survey on Monday, 1 June 2015

2 Jun 2015

UNITED STATES

Newspaper weakness hits Murdoch at News Corp
Newspaper weakness hits Murdoch at News Corp

NEW YORK, US: Deepening woes at newspapers pulled down the earnings for Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, which saw declines in both circulation and advertising for print publications

7 May 2015

IRAN

Washington Post reporter faces spy trial in Iran
Washington Post reporter faces spy trial in Iran

TEHRAN, IRAN: The detained Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian faces trial for espionage and three other charges including "collaboration with hostile governments", his lawyer told AFP on Monday

21 Apr 2015

UNITED STATES

When fake news goes viral, blame the media: study
When fake news goes viral, blame the media: study

WASHINGTON, US: It's true. Don't believe everything you read on the Internet

17 Feb 2015

UNITED STATES

Facebook 'newspaper' spells trouble for media
Facebook 'newspaper' spells trouble for media

WASHINGTON DC, US: Facebook's move to fulfil its ambition to be the personal "newspaper" for its billion-plus members is likely to mean more woes for the ailing news media

25 Nov 2014

UNITED STATES

Amazon offers Washington Post app on Kindle
Amazon offers Washington Post app on Kindle

WASHINGTON DC, US: Amazon is to offer a free Washington Post app to Kindle users for six months, a move highlighting the digital strategy for the newspaper owned by Jeff Bezos

24 Nov 2014

UNITED STATES

NY Times narrows loss, sees progress in digital
NY Times narrows loss, sees progress in digital

NEW YORK, US: The New York Times Co says it has narrowed its losses from the same period a year ago, while touting progress in its transition to a digital news operation.

3 Nov 2014

UNITED STATES

New York Times profits halve, digital subscription revenue climbs
New York Times profits halve, digital subscription revenue climbs

NEW YORK, USA: The New York Times Co reported a sharp drop in profits as lower advertising revenues offset gains in digital subscriptions.

30 Jul 2014

UNITED STATES

Wall Street Journal takes computers offline after hacking
Wall Street Journal takes computers offline after hacking

WASHINGTON, US: The Wall Street Journal took some of its computers housing news graphics offline after they were hacked, publisher Dow Jones & Co said.

24 Jul 2014

UNITED STATES

Mozilla's Dan Sinker says current comment sections in online newspapers are terrible and he wants to change that. Image: Knight Foundation
Washington Post, New York Times join forces

WASHINGTON, USA: Two arch rival US newspapers, the Washington Post and New York Times, agreed to work together to find ways to improve interaction with readers online.

23 Jun 2014

UNITED STATES

Ousted NY Times editor shows no rancour
Ousted NY Times editor shows no rancour

WASHINGTON, US: Ousted New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson said on Monday her firing "hurts" but showed no rancour as she pledged to keep her tattoo representing the newspaper.

20 May 2014

UNITED STATES

African winner in 2014 IWMF Courage in Journalism Awards
African winner in 2014 IWMF Courage in Journalism Awards

As the International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) celebrates its 25th year honouring courageous women journalists around the world, it has announced the recipients of its 2014 Courage in Journalism Award.

16 May 2014

UNITED STATES

UN condemns killing of French journalist in CAR
UN condemns killing of French journalist in CAR

NEW YORK, US / BANGUI, CAR: The UN Security Council has condemned the killing of a French journalist in the Central African Republic, stating those responsible "shall be held accountable". (Video)

15 May 2014

UNITED STATES

New York Festivals International Advertising Awards: 2014 Shortlist
New York Festivals International Advertising Awards: 2014 Shortlist

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards honouring the World's Best Advertising announced the 2014 Shortlist for a number of competitions.

25 Apr 2014

UNITED STATES

Fact-checking journalism gains momentum
Fact-checking journalism gains momentum

WASHINGTON, US: The facts are the focus as part of a trend in journalism spreading from the United States to many places around the world.

14 Apr 2014

UNITED STATES

Digital ventures boost ailing news media, study shows
Digital ventures boost ailing news media, study shows

WASHINGTON, US: Online news ventures have added nearly 5,000 US media jobs in the past few years, boosting an industry that is still reeling from technology changes, a study showed on Wednesday.

27 Mar 2014

UNITED STATES

Online news attracts star power and big money
Online news attracts star power and big money

WASHINGTON, US: The news media is generating some big news of its own, as a growing number of star US journalists move online, bringing followers and financial backers with them.

26 Mar 2014

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