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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Operations: How the Hearst Media Connecticut Group is Navigating Through the COVID-19 Crisis

Newspapers have endured tremendous change over the past few decades but perhaps no time stands out quite like what we’re Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-06-15 07:00:15 UTC ]
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Vesuvian Media Group Launches Romance Book Line

Vesuvian Media Group announced plans to launch Rosewind Books, a romance media division focused on contemporary, historical, fantasy and holiday romance titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Axel Springer Merges eMarketer, Business Insider Intelligence to Form ‘Insider Intelligence’

eMarketer, founded in 1996 and acquired by German publishing company Axel Springer in 2016, is being merged with Business Insider Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-05-06 21:51:48 UTC ]
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Kate Mortenson launching national digital media company, raising $10M

Pondr hopes to raise at least $10 million this year and has already netted at least $1 million from Cargill heirs Whitney and Betty Macmillan. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-04-30 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Group Nine Media Lays Off 7% of Staff

Group Nine Media, whose digital media properties include PopSugar, The Dodo and NowThis, laid off dozens of employees, or 7% of its more than 700-person staff, across the company. It's the latest publisher to take drastic action as COVID-19 has drastically altered the media landscape. As the... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-04-07 20:39:10 UTC ]
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Government Executive Media Group Sold to Private Equity

After two decades as a division of Atlantic Media, GovExec is going independent. Atlantic Media owner David Bradley has sold a controlling stake in Government Executive Media Group (GEMG), a portfolio of media brands serving the public sector, to Growth Catalyst Partners, a Chicago-based... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-03-17 14:43:03 UTC ]
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Guardian Media Group appoints new chief executive

Annette Thomas will take up role at Guardian and Observer parent company in MarchThe former head of one of the world’s largest specialist publishers has been appointed as the new chief executive of Guardian Media Group with a mission to ensure the business can continue to support “world-class... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-14 10:32:25 UTC ]
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Annette Thomas appointed Guardian Media Group c.e.o.

Annette Thomas has been appointed as the Guardian Media Group's (GMG) new chief executive. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 05:08:54 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-01-08 06:30:30 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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