Geoffrey Rush to receive record $2.9m damages in Daily Telegraph defamation case

Court hears that actor offered to settle for $50,000 and an apology but never heard back from News CorpGeoffrey Rush will receive $2.9m in damages from Sydney’s Daily Telegraph after a series of articles accusing the Oscar-winning actor of “inappropriate behaviour” towards a female actor.On Thursday the federal court heard lawyers for Rush and the Telegraph had agreed the actor would receive $2m for past and future lost earnings after tax, on top of an $850,000 payment ordered by Justice Michael Wigney in his judgment in April. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-05-23 07:14:44 UTC ]
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The Daily's Cook: Subscribers Wanted!

Christine Cook, head of sales and advertising at The Daily, used a panel discussion at Internet Week to hawk subscriptions—making one wonder just how much the outsized attention News Corp. is getting for its daring iPad-based newspaper experiment is translating into paid circulation. When... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2011-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Internet Advertising Hits Record $7.3 Billion in First Quarter

Internet advertising in the U.S. totaled $7.3 billion in the U.S. in the first quarter of 2011, up 23 percent over the same period in 2010 and set the highest first quarter level ever for the industry, according to the Interactive Advertising Bureau. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google partners with Telegraph for Ways with Words festival

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 18/05/2011 - 14:46 Google is to partner with the Telegraph Ways with Words Literature Festival, as it celebrates its 20th year. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Random rushes Bin Laden digital exclusive

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 09/05/2011 - 08:51 Random House is publishing its first "instant ebook exclusive" with William Heinemann's rapid response to the death of Al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden. Beyond Bin Laden: The Future of Terror will be published tomorrow... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Bookshops' creditors to receive less than 10% of money owed

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 09/05/2011 - 15:41 The administrators of British Bookshops and Stationers has said it can only pay back eight-10p in every pound owed and expects the level of claims to increase. A recent document published on Companies House said the former... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Telegraph Goes With Apple Subs For Newspaper-Like iPad Edition

The Telegraph is the latest news publisher to try reasserting a paid news economy for its newspaper in digital tablet form. Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2011-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MoM rushes first Royal Wedding title

Publication Date: Tue, 03/05/2011 - 15:15 Michael O'Mara has rushed out the first Royal Wedding title, which went on sale yesterday (2nd May), three days after the nuptials. Written by the author of Diana: Her True Story, Andrew Morton, William & Catherine: Their Lives, Their Wedding went... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Peek at the May 2 'PW'

An analysis of the digital e-reading market via a Codex Group survey kicks off this week's news section which is followed by a piece on what Rodale is now doing in the digital space. BOA Editions is celebrating 35 years of publishing poetry and other forms of literature largely ignored by... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Daily Will Release Subscriber Numbers Some Day That's Not Today [MediaMemo]

News Corp.'s Daily tablet newspaper had a high-profile launch in February, but didn't start charging customers until two weeks ago. So how's it selling? "We're happy with where we are," publisher Greg Clayman told the Ad Age Digital conference today. What about that study showing a marked... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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20 Game-Changing Events That Shaped the Internet, Part 2

We continue to look at the events that made the Internet into what it is today. In this part we examine blogs, Napster, Skype, online books, Facebook, and more. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber to receive ACE funding for New Poets scheme

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 30/03/2011 - 11:55 The number of literature organisations receiving regular Arts Council England (ACE) funding is falling from 58 to 53, as ACE revealed its new national portfolio of arts organisations today [30th March]. The total number... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber to receive ACE funding

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 30/03/2011 - 11:55 The number of literature organisations receiving regular Arts Council England (ACE) funding is falling from 58 to 53, as ACE revealed its new national portfolio of arts organisations today [30th March]. The total number... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mainstream, J R Books and Pan to rush Elizabeth Taylor titles

Written By: Katie Allen and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 23/03/2011 - 15:48 Mainstream, J R Books, Pan and Faber are to rush publication of titles on Elizabeth Taylor, after the Oscar-winning film star died today [23rd March]. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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WBN titles receive major sales boost

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Fri, 18/03/2011 - 14:16 Sales of the 25 titles given away as freebies on World Book Night continue to confound the critics, as the public snap up the selections at three times the rate in March this year as they did last year, on average. In total,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sonny Mehta to receive LBF Lifetime Achievement Award

Publication Date: Tue, 08/03/2011 - 09:44 Sonny Mehta, editor-in-chief of Alfred A Knopf, is to be awarded the eighth Lifetime Achievement Award in International Publishing by London Book Fair. Mehta has published authors including Thomas Mann, Willa Cather, Albert Camus, John Updike, Toni... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Record attendance for IPG

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 08/03/2011 - 08:49 The Independent Publishers Guild Conference will be attended by 265 delegates this year, more than any other year previously, and marking an 18% rise in attendance on last year. The conference runs from tomorrow [9th... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DEI Wire: The Daily Looks to Android …iPad 2.0 Launches This Week

AT&T is the current broadband network used by the Amazon reader. The Kindle 3G can hold up to 3,500 books and is sold at the retail price of $189. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Record entries for indie award

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 25/02/2011 - 08:35 The Bookseller has received a record number of entries to its Best Independent of the Year Award, sponsored by Gardners. More than 40 indies across the UK and Ireland submitted entries in a bid to win £5,000. The award... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Daily to Enter Android Market?

The Daily may be coming to the Android market. The Daily, a daily newspaper app that debuted on the Apple iPad, was the first to utilize Apple’s new subscription plan app (and pay its 30 percent share requirement of each purchase bought through the app). The News Corp. app is available for $.99... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-02-24 00:00:00 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

[ Betanews | 2011-02-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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