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

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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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‘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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Four digital media thought leaders on what’s next for marketers in the new year

To keep pace with 2020, marketers will be forced to not only stay on top of ever-changing news, data and regulations, but will also need to invest in dynamic problem-solving methods. The post Four digital media thought leaders on what’s next for marketers in the new year appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Russia’s Clever Media Group Eyes Asian Markets in the New Year

With ongoing operations in Europe and North America, the Russian children's book publisher will focus in 2020 on Japan, China, and Vietnam. The post Russia’s Clever Media Group Eyes Asian Markets in the New Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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What Made 2019 a Good Year for Magazine Media

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From new media to Guardian Unlimited: records of the Guardian’s first years online

Discover the Guardian News & Media Archive’s collection of records charting the Guardian’s first steps online to its development as one of the world’s most popular newspaper websites.The GNM Archive has recently catalogued a large collection of records relating to the development of the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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‘We realized we could pull it off’: 2 years in, Bayer is on track to take all digital media buying in-house by 2020

Bayer is on its second year of in-housing programmatic. At Digiday's Media Buyer Summit this week, the company shared how it set up its team. The post ‘We realized we could pull it off’: 2 years in, Bayer is on track to take all digital media buying in-house by 2020 appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Digital media companies consolidating should boost their forays into Hollywood

The recent media mergers could help the combined companies to secure more production deals with streaming services. The post Digital media companies consolidating should boost their forays into Hollywood appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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What Would Media Companies Look Like If Sales Leaders Reinvented The Business Model?

Twenty years ago, the news publishing world looked a lot different than it does today. Newspapers were still the main Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Axel Springer Repositions as a ‘Media and Tech Company’

Someone needs to do a major rewrite of the Wikipedia article about Axel Springer because it’s not a digital publisher anymore like Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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How Life Has (and Hasn’t) Changed at Unionized Digital Media Companies

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‘It definitely adds more complexity’: How life has (and hasn’t) changed at unionized digital media companies

The collective bargaining agreements ratified at publications including The Dodo and Vox Media have required more information about how their companies are organized. The post ‘It definitely adds more complexity’: How life has (and hasn’t) changed at unionized digital media companies appeared... Continue reading at Digiday

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One Year In, Hearst Digital Media’s Revamped Global Ad Team Doubled Its Revenue

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1 year in, Hearst Digital Media’s revamped global ad team doubled its revenue

The magazine company has run over 200 global campaign over the last year from its centralized team of 26 people, based in London. The post 1 year in, Hearst Digital Media’s revamped global ad team doubled its revenue appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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A 40-year account of the evolution of Hispanic print media

After decades of gathering Spanish-language magazines and newspapers in his office—thousands of them—Kirk Whisler started looking around for a more formal place to archive this collection.  Whisler is president of Fallbrook, Calif.-based Latino 247 Media Group, a founding member of the National... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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