News Corp. in Advanced Talks With Facebook on Subscriptions

News Corp., publisher of the Wall Street Journal and the Times of London, is holding "very advanced" discussions with Facebook about subscriptions to its content online, CEO Officer Robert Thomson said."I've been talking with Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, exchanging thoughts, on how important it is that the value of content should be recognized," Thomson said in an interview at a media industry conference on Wednesday in Turin, Italy. "We are in the middle of negotiations with Facebook on a subscription mechanic."Earlier at the conference, Thomson attacked the digital walled gardens used by technology companies such as Alphabet Inc.'s Google and Facebook. "They are made to keep people in, this is not free movement of people," he said in the interview. "Particularly Google is a problem." Continue reading at AdAge.com Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook and News Corp Strike Pay Deal for Australian Content

The deal with News Corp followed a standoff over legislation passed by the Australian government to compensate publishers. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Facebook to pay News Corp for content in Australia

The "landmark" deal comes after Australia passed a world-first law targeting Facebook and Google. Continue reading at BBC News

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Rupert Murdoch's News Corp strikes deal as Facebook agrees to pay for Australian content

News Corp is the largest media company to sign agreement with Facebook since laws passed by Scott Morrison’s governmentRupert Murdoch’s News Corp says a landmark three-year agreement with Facebook to pay for its Australian content will transform the terms of trade for journalism.Facebook has... Continue reading at The Guardian

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News Corp Australia revenues fall as advertising drops and subscriptions stay flat

Rupert Murdoch’s Australian mastheads and Foxtel suffer drop in revenue although global profits increase after huge loss in 2018Revenue at the Australian mastheads run by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp fell by 6% last year, and the company’s pay TV operation, Foxtel, has also been hit by falling... Continue reading at The Guardian

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News Corp worldwide reports $1.4bn net loss, but paid subscriptions rise

Chief executive Robert Thomson highlights growth at UK mastheads Times and Sunday Times, and Australian digital subscriptions rise 12%Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has shrugged off its latest annual loss with an upbeat assessment of its digital news and real estate assets.The worldwide publishing... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Facebook program aims to boost local news subscriptions

Just because Facebook is downplaying publishers in your News Feed doesn't mean it's uninterested in giving media outlets a helping hand. The social network's Journalism Project is launching a Local News Subscriptions Accelerator that will help "metro... Continue reading at Engadget

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Here Are Some More Details on Facebook’s Upcoming Subscription-Based News Product

More details emerged Thursday on the subscription-based news product announced by Facebook head of news partnerships Campbell Brown earlier this month. Brown said at the Digital Publishing Innovation Summit in New York earlier this month that the social network would begin testing a... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Facebook Is Pursuing a Subscription Tool for News Outlets on Its Site

Facebook’s Instant Articles product allows publishers to post news articles that can be read within Facebook rather than on the publisher’s website. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Facebook Says It Will Start Testing a Subscription-Based News Product in October

A paywall is coming to Facebook, much to the delight of publishers. Head of news partnerships Campbell Brown made the announcement at the Digital Publishing Innovation Summit in New York Tuesday, as reported by Leon Lazaroff of TheStreet. Her announcement comes just over one week after several... Continue reading at AdWeek

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News Corp confirms Rebekah Brooks is in talks on new digital business

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News Corp's Thomson talks of online progress at the Times and Sun

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News Corp finds someone to blame after pulling the plug on AAP (hint: it's not News Corp) | Weekly Beast

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James Murdoch resigns from news publisher News Corp's board

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James Murdoch's attack on News Corp and Fox News 'not discussed by board'

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News Corp Answers Big Tech by Exploring its Own News Distribution Site

In a response to most news publishers’ checklist of needs from a digital conduit to their content, News Corp is Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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News Corp flashes teeth at Google with news-aggregation service

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News Corp is apparently working on a news app called 'Knewz'

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Facebook Is Testing Subscriptions on Its Facebook Watch Video Destination

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