Group Nine Media Raises $50 Million from Discovery, Axel Springer

Group Nine Media just raised $50 million from lead investor Discovery Inc. and partner Axel Springer SE, the company announced Monday. The digital media holding company also hinted that acquisitions may be on the horizon with the new increase in funds. Discovery initially invested $100 million in the publisher, which specializes in video content, back... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2019-09-09 14:56:30 UTC ]
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The Philippines’ SPi Global Is Buying Springer Nature Group’s SPS

With clients in 30 nations and operational centers in eight, SPi Global says it's looking to close its acquisition of Springer Nature's SPS by year's end. The post The Philippines’ SPi Global Is Buying Springer Nature Group’s SPS appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-12-03 06:48:21 UTC ]
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Restaurant software startup raises $5 million

Fairfax restaurant software startup MarginEdge Co. has raised $5 million in fresh funding, the company announced Tuesday. The round was led by Osage Venture Partners with participation from New York-based In Good Company Hospitality. It brings its total funding since MarginEdge's founding in... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2019-10-22 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Vesuvian Media Group Buys Black Spot Books

Vesuvian Media Group, a books-to-film multimedia company, has acquired Black Spot Books, which has a growing list of adult and young adult titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Axel Springer Will Merge Insider Inc. and eMarketer Next Year

Insider Inc., the publisher of Business Insider, Markets Insider and Insider, will combine with eMarketer in 2020 in an effort to bolster the business-to-business digital research and intelligence services that both companies provide, Axel Springer said Thursday. The German publisher, which owns... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-06-13 18:36:53 UTC ]
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U.K. Investment Group Acquires Barnes & Noble for $683 Million

It's a new--wait for it--chapter for bookseller Barnes & Noble, which will be acquired by U.K. investment firm Elliott Advisors in an all-cash deal worth $683 million. Barnes & Noble joins a portfolio that also includes U.K. bookseller Waterstones, which Elliott acquired in June 2018.... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-06-07 20:03:20 UTC ]
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Refinery29 looks to raise $20 million

Digital media company Refinery29 is looking to raise up to $20 million through a new funding round, according to a recent SEC filing. The filing was spotted by Axios, which reports the startup will... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2019-05-28 19:43:30 UTC ]
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Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe'

Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech to millions of people across Europe has been uncovered by the campaign group Avaaz.Facebook, which is struggling to clean up the platform and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-05-22 04:00:20 UTC ]
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Independent News & Media to be sold to Belgian group

Denis O’Brien loses hundreds of millions in sale of Ireland’s biggest newspaper publisherIreland’s largest newspaper group has agreed to a takeover offer from the Belgian media group Mediahuis in a deal in which its largest shareholder, billionaire Denis O’Brien, will lose hundreds of millions... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Circle Media Group sells CPI to private investor

Circle Media Group has sold its interest in one of Europe’s largest book printers, CPI, to a private investor, after less than nine months of ownership.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jim McKelvey’s latest venture raises $20 million

Based in Clayton, Invisibly is seeking to help publishers monetize digital content they put on the internet. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bustle Digital Group Buys Mic for an Estimated $5 Million

Executives at digital news publisher Mic managed to lay off nearly the entire company and secure a new owner all in one day. The company, which launched with a splash as a go-to news source for millennials, is officially being sold to Bryan Goldberg's Bustle Digital Group. Sources say a... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Endeavor Business Media Buys Healthcare Brand From Vendome Group

Endeavor Business Media has acquired Vendome Group's Healthcare Informatics brand, the Nashville-based b2b firm announced Friday. The deal—which includes the brand's website as well as 13 annual Health IT Summits throughout the U.S.—marks Endeavor's second acquisition since absorbing SouthComm... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘We’re giving them a harder time’: Axel Springer tries to turn up heat on Facebook

Publishers like Axel Springer are giving Facebook a harder time after user trust in Facebook dipped following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The post ‘We’re giving them a harder time’: Axel Springer tries to turn up heat on Facebook appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook says 50 million user accounts have been affected by a security breach

Nearly 50 million Facebook accounts have been affected by a security breach that enabled hackers to take over users’ accounts, the social media giant announced Friday. The new breach comes as Facebook strives to convince its more than 2 billion users that it can be trusted. It is grappling with... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Group C Acquires Three More Titles; Grand View Media’s Breakup Nears Completion

After 21 years, Alabama-based Grand View Media appears to be exiting the publishing business. Group C Media—the New Jersey-based publisher of Business Facilities and Facility Executive magazines—announced last week its acquisition of Turf, Turf Design Build, and Tree Services magazines from... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russia’s Clever Media Group Now Talking of September for North American Launch

Russian children's publisher Clever Media Group is looking to publish English-language titles in US and Canadian markets this autumn, accelerating its international expansion plans. The post Russia’s Clever Media Group Now Talking of September for North American Launch appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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News groups ask Facebook to stop treating media ads like political ads

News organizations want Facebook to stop treating them like political and issues-based advertisers, claiming that the social network's new rules could negatively impact how the public views journalism.On Monday, media advocacy groups addressed a letter to CEO Mark Zuckerberg requesting that... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Springer Nature looks to raise €1.2bn in IPO

Publisher Springer Nature has confirmed it intends to list its shares on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, targeting funds of approximately €1.2bn to strengthen its financial profile. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Publishing Group Future Acquires NewBay Media

International media group Future plc has acquired NewBay Media for an initial net value of $13.8 million, the companies announced today. NewBay Media, based in London and New York, is a magazine and website publisher, with multiple verticals covering fields like TV and audio, electronics and... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Telegraph Media Group reveals 35% gender pay gap

Pay gap is the biggest of any UK media organisation to have reported official figures to dateWomen working at Telegraph Media Group (TMG) get paid 35% less than men on average, the biggest gender pay gap of any UK newspaper publisher or broadcaster to have reported official figures to date.Nick... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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