Fairfax Media bidder TPG says it would resell media company within five years

TPG Capital tells Senate inquiry it would expand the business but concedes it has no experience running newspapersOne of the bidders for Fairfax Media, TPG Capital, has told a Senate inquiry that if the $2.7bn bid were successful the consortium would grow the media business and sell it off again in four or five years.The publisher of the Sydney Morning Herald and the Age is considering the bid from TPG Capital as well as a rival $2.87bn bid from Hellman & Friedman, lodged on Thursday. Related: Fairfax chief Greg Hywood refuses to discuss pay deal at Senate hearing Related: Why Fairfax redundancy sums don't yet add up | The Weekly Beast Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fairfax Media announces half-year profit and plan to keep printing newspapers

Greg Hywood says company will keep printing Sydney Morning Herald and the Age ‘for some years yet’ and may spin off Domain real estate business Fairfax Media will continue to print its daily newspapers for several years, its chief executive, Greg Hywood, confirmed at the company’s results... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fairfax Media reports a 62.9% drop in full-year profit after 5.3% fall in revenue

Despite a 45% increase in revenue from its Domain real estate advertising, publisher of the Sydney Morning Herald was unable to offset print decline• News Corp sees strong growth in digital real estate services and book publishingFairfax Media has reported a 62.9% drop in full-year profit to... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Ad Age's Magazine A-List: Vice Media is Publishing Company of the Year

When Vice first appeared on Ad Age's Magazine A-List in 2010, it raised more than few eyebrows among industry stalwarts. For one thing, it was the first free-distribution magazine Ad Age had ever honored. And another thing -- OK, the main thing -- Vice is a cheerfully irreverent, quasi-rude... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Every company must be a tech company first and a media company second

To control the fate of your business, resist the temptation to grow dependent on the many intermediaries who’d like to sit between you and your customers. Search the phrase “every company is a media company” and you’ll get a litany of articles and posts from social media influencers about how... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2021-05-07 07:00:25 UTC ]
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High court casts doubt on media companies’ claim of not being responsible for defamatory comments on social media posts

News Corp and Fairfax Media challenge ruling they are liable for defamatory comments on their Facebook postsThe high court has cast doubt on media companies’ claims that they are not responsible for defamatory comments on their social media posts. Fairfax Media and News Corp have taken the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-05-18 07:19:27 UTC ]
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Books in the Media: Children's book reviews dip year on year

In August 2019, The Bookseller reported that children's books accounted for just 4.9% of review space, despite making up a third of the market. Latest figures from Books in the Media shows that this figure has dropped to 4.3%, when looking at reviews from the past 12 months.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘It’s been tight for us’: Why local media company Spirited Media ran out of time

The local news publisher couldn't find enough takers to complete a $1.5 million Series B round of funding. The post ‘It’s been tight for us’: Why local media company Spirited Media ran out of time appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Thrillist Media Group Is the Latest Media Company to Launch an In-House Agency

Want to get through to the hard-to-reach millennial male? Thrillist Media Group thinks it knows the formula. The digital publisher announced the creation of The CoLab, its own in-house agency that will work with brands to create native activations and content. "We wanted to have one cohesive... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Are You a Media Company or a Technology Company?

Let’s start with two truths. First, publishers need cutting-edge technology to hook an audience through today’s digital media channels of the Web, mobile, social, and search. And, second, the breakthrough technology can’t just be about product design -- it’s got to go beyond to create... Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Books in the Media: Galgut's latest promises to be 'one of the best novels of the year'

Damon Galgut's The Promise (Chatto & Windus) came out on top in this week's reviews, with the twice Booker-shortlisted author picking up nods from the Guardian, Times and New York Times.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Clear Channel scoops Commercial Team of the Year at Campaign Media Awards

The outdoor media owner beat 4 Sales, Hearst Solutions, News UK and Reach Solutions to claim the coveted prize. Continue reading at Media Week

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‘A retail media company’: How CAMP wants its online content to eventually drive customers back to stores

CAMP had to shift from brick-and-mortar to a strategy that more directly resembles a digital publisher with a penchant for e-commerce. The post ‘A retail media company’: How CAMP wants its online content to eventually drive customers back to stores appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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‘A retail media company’: How CAMP wants its online content to eventually drive customers back to stores

CAMP had to shift from brick-and-mortar to a strategy that more directly resembles a digital publisher with a penchant for e-commerce. The post ‘A retail media company’: How CAMP wants its online content to eventually drive customers back to stores appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Fairfax federal health IT company to add nearly 300 jobs

Fairfax’s Kreative Technologies LLC, an information technology firm focused on the federal heath care market, is adding nearly 300 jobs as part of a $1.5 million expansion announced Tuesday by the governor’s office. According to the announcement, Kreative will grow its workforce from 67 to... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Should social media companies alone have the power to ban Donald Trump?

Should the public be represented if digital media has created a new public square? Continue reading at Media Week

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Digital media company launches flagship site iPondr to 'foster a more connected society'

Digital media company Pondr Global launched its flagship site, called iPondr, on Monday. The site is focused on national stories that aren't quite breaking news. It launched with verticals including "Dimensions of Health," "Women at Work," and "The Great Rural" and stories on subjects like... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Vox Media, Productsup and Zephr join this year’s Digiday Technology Awards nominees

This year’s Digiday Technology Awards recognized the tech companies driving the digital media industry forward. Pioneers in the space spearheaded everything from marketing and advertising to personalization and subscriptions. The post Vox Media, Productsup and Zephr join this year’s Digiday... Continue reading at Digiday

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Nigel Roby Sells the UK’s ‘The Bookseller’ to Stage Media Company

Calling his ownership and management of The Bookseller 'the greatest privilege of my working life,' Nigel Roby sells The Stage's Hugh Comerford. The post Nigel Roby Sells the UK’s ‘The Bookseller’ to Stage Media Company appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Boston private equity firm buys stock media company

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