AAP bid: consumer watchdog warns Nine and News Corp against any attempt to block sale

Exclusive: ACCC chair says any ‘inappropriate impediments to sale’ would ‘raise concerns’, as consortium puts in bid for newswire serviceThe chair of the competition and consumer watchdog, Rod Sims, says any attempt by News Corp and Nine to block a potential sale of Australian Associated Press would “raise concerns” related to federal competition law.A consortium of philanthropists, media executives and “impact investors” has lodged a bid to rescue AAP and about 500 journalist jobs, ahead of the newswire’s scheduled closure next month. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-24 03:58:08 UTC ]
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News Corp finds someone to blame after pulling the plug on AAP (hint: it's not News Corp) | Weekly Beast

Murdoch mastheads point finger at ABC, Facebook and the Guardian, among others. Plus: what KFC and bidets say about the state of journalismThe demise of AAP has unexpectedly ignited a war of words between media companies over who is to blame.According to News Corp – one of the major shareholders... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-06 02:34:45 UTC ]
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AAP Customers Off Limits for News Corp Newswire

Australian Associated Press customers will be prevented from signing a deal with News Corp Australia’s newswire for six months under Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-06-30 19:00:13 UTC ]
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More Than 50 AAP Reporters Likely to be Offered Jobs at News Corp and Nine Amid Closure

More than 50 Australian Associated Press journalists are likely to be offered jobs at News Corp Australia and Nine Entertainment as the Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-03-04 19:15:48 UTC ]
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More than 50 AAP reporters likely to be offered jobs at News Corp and Nine amid closure

Around 200 journalists are set to be made redundant by the shock closure, which will hit the industry hardMore than 50 Australian Associated Press journalists are likely to be offered jobs at News Corp Australia and Nine Entertainment as the two media giants look to boost staff ranks after... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-04 09:33:19 UTC ]
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AAP's future in doubt as Nine and News Corp reconsider investment

Australian Associated Press board to discuss future of wire service, which is 45% owned by News CorpNews agency Australian Associated Press, whose 180 journalists provide much of the nation’s daily news and photos, is facing an uncertain future as major shareholders Nine Entertainment and News... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-02 01:40:44 UTC ]
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Unruly eyes faster growth in tough video ad market after News Corp sale

News Corp, which will get small stake in Tremor, has also entered into three-year partnership for outstream video. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2020-01-06 09:49:13 UTC ]
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Geoffrey Rush loses bid to prevent News Corp from repeating allegations

Application for injunction preventing the publisher from repeating meanings in defamatory material dismissedActor Geoffrey Rush, who was awarded $2.9m in his defamation case against Nationwide News, has lost his bid to prevent the newspaper publisher from repeating the substance of its... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-28 07:48:07 UTC ]
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News Corp sales exec on the duopoly: ‘That threat is not going away’

News UK's chief commercial director, Dominic Carter, believes there is threat and opportunity in equal measure from the Facebook-Google duopoly for publishers. The post News Corp sales exec on the duopoly: ‘That threat is not going away’ appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-02-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp. Misses Estimates as Ad Sales Decline

News Corp., the Wall Street Journal and New York Post publisher controlled by billionaire Rupert Murdoch, reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit that missed analysts' estimates as a decline in ad sales outweighed an increase in digital revenue in its real estate business.Earnings, excluding some... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News Corp profits halve after weak newspaper ad sales

Rupert Murdoch group, which publishes Sun, Times and Wall Street Journal, partly blames currency fluctuations, as book publishing division reports growthRupert Murdoch’s News Corp has seen a 52% year-on-year fall in its third-quarter profits as its newspaper advertising revenue continued to... Continue reading at The Guardian

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News Corp and media union warn over crackdown on spy reporting

Publisher says it would fight any measure that restricted free speech amid furore over new security lawsAustralias biggest newspaper publisher and the media union have warned the government against elements of a planned new national security bill that could allow journalists to be jailed for... Continue reading at The Guardian

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News Corp. profit tops estimates but ad sales dip

News Corp., the newspaper publisher that owns The Wall Street Journal and the New York Post, beat profit estimates and posted gains in real-estate services and book publishing, even as advertising... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2014-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Murdoch's attack on News Corp and Fox News 'not discussed by board'

Director Peter Barnes says board has not talked about attack on Fox News and News Corp’s climate coverageThe lead independent director of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp, Peter Barnes, says the media group’s board has yet to discuss James Murdoch’s attack on the company over its stance on the climate... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-15 07:29:48 UTC ]
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News Corp Answers Big Tech by Exploring its Own News Distribution Site

In a response to most news publishers’ checklist of needs from a digital conduit to their content, News Corp is Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-09-12 18:30:12 UTC ]
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News Corp flashes teeth at Google with news-aggregation service

News Corp said it would not take a cut of ad revenue generated by articles from Knewz.com. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2019-08-23 08:34:39 UTC ]
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News Corp is apparently working on a news app called 'Knewz'

News Corp wants to give people an alternative to Google News and Apple News. The media company that owns Dow Jones Newswires and HarperCollins is working on its own news aggregation service, reported The Wall Street Journal. The service will be calle... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-08-22 21:14:00 UTC ]
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News Corp. reviews its options for News America marketing unit

News Corp. said it is evaluating options for its News America Marketing business that could include a sale, which would leave the publisher of the Wall Street Journal and New York Post more purely focused on media while removing what’s been a troubled unit. The review of News America, which... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-18 20:05:16 UTC ]
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News Corp. attacks internet platforms for hurting news business

general counsel blamed internet platforms for hurting the news business by siphoning off profits and promoting less reliable news for readers in his prepared remarks for a congressional panel... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-06-11 20:09:08 UTC ]
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Is News Corp.'s 'The Daily' giving you more blues than news?

By Joe Wilcox, Betanews Every single person I know with an iPad who has used News Corp.'s "The Daily" complains about persistent crashes and really, really, really, slow update times. Now PaidContent reports that the initial two-week free introduction promotion is going on and on and on, kind of... Continue reading at Betanews

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