News media http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24694/all en China censors turn New Year "seeking dreams" editorial into nightmare http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/china-censors-turn-new-year-seeking-dreams-editorial-nightmare <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By James Pomfret</p> <p>GUANGZHOU, China, Jan 9 (Reuters) - When former Xinhua state news agency vice president Tuo Zhen was appointed as head of the propaganda department in Guangdong, one of China's most liberal provinces, he carried with him a reputation as a hardline leftist.</p> <p>High on his agenda was how to rein in two of China's most outspoken media outlets - the Southern Weekly and Southern Metropolis Daily - under the sprawling Nanfang Media Group that owns a stable of nearly 20 newspapers and magazines.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/china-censors-turn-new-year-seeking-dreams-editorial-nightmare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Critical thinking Mass media News media Religion Social Issues Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 11:45:18 +0000 5732058 at http://www.globalpost.com How a feisty Chinese newspaper stood up for press freedom http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/how-feisty-chinese-newspaper-stood-press-freedom <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Sui-Lee Wee</p> <p>BEIJING, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Journalists at the Beijing News were at home late one night last week when their mobile phones started ringing. Colleagues in the newsroom were telling them of a showdown between the newspaper's management and propaganda department officials.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/how-feisty-chinese-newspaper-stood-press-freedom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beijing News Human Interest Mass media News media Politics Publishing Technology The Beijing News Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 21:15:38 +0000 5735024 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Daily Mail revenue rises on B2B growth http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/update-1-daily-mail-revenue-rises-b2b-growth <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Britain's Daily Mail and General Trust PLC reported increased first-quarter revenues thanks to continued growth at its business-to-business arm and kept its outlook for the year unchanged.</p> <p>The company said its business-to-business division grew by 8 percent in the three months to end-Dec., outweighing a decline at DMG Media, home to national titles the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/update-1-daily-mail-revenue-rises-b2b-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily Mail and General Trust News media Publishing Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 09:00:31 +0000 5747270 at http://www.globalpost.com NY Times making more from readers than advertising http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/ny-times-making-more-readers-advertising <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The New York Times Co. said Thursday that money from readers and subscribers overtook advertising revenues for the first time ever in 2012, as the media group reported a boost in profits.</p> <p>The company, which is attempting to navigate a shift from print to digital, said its fourth quarter profit more than tripled to $176.9 million, though most of that came from a $164 million gain on the sale of its stake in the online jobs website Indeed.com.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/ny-times-making-more-readers-advertising" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Ephemera News media Publishing Technology AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 15:16:20 +0000 5748959 at http://www.globalpost.com NY Times making more from readers than advertising http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/ny-times-making-more-readers-advertising-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The New York Times Company said Thursday that its income from readers and subscribers overtook that of advertising for the first time in 2012, as the media group reported a boost in profits.</p> <p>The company, which is shifting focus from print to digital, said its fourth quarter profit more than tripled to $176.9 million, though most of that came from a $164 million gain on the sale of its stake in an online jobs website.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/ny-times-making-more-readers-advertising-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment News media Publishing Technology AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 20:00:50 +0000 5749326 at http://www.globalpost.com NY Times making more from readers than advertising http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/ny-times-making-more-readers-advertising-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The New York Times Company said Thursday that its revenue from readers and subscribers overtook that of advertising for the first time in 2012, as the media group reported a boost in profits.</p> <p>The company, which is shifting focus from print to digital, said its fourth quarter profit more than tripled to $176.9 million, though most of that came from a $164 million gain on the sale of its stake in an online jobs website.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/ny-times-making-more-readers-advertising-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Electronic commerce Entertainment News media Publishing Technology AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 22:00:30 +0000 5749427 at http://www.globalpost.com Murdoch might scrap British tabloid's topless photos http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130211/murdoch-might-scrap-british-tabloids-topless-photos <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Murdoch tweet suggests topless photos may end</p> <p>* Page 3 models A staple part of UK tabloid since 1970</p> <p>* Practice copied by papers round the world</p> <p>By Rosalba O'Brien</p> <p>LONDON, Feb 11 (Reuters) - As much a part of the saucier side of British 20th-century life as cheeky seaside postcards and innuendo-loaded comedies, the topless models in Britain's best-selling daily paper might soon be no more.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130211/murdoch-might-scrap-british-tabloids-topless-photos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment News Corporation News International phone hacking scandal News media Politics Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Feb 2013 16:15:23 +0000 5752806 at http://www.globalpost.com AFPTV Agenda http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130218/afptv-agenda <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>We plan to file the following videos on Tuesday. Please check the daily advisories for any additions and amendments.</p> <p>-- TOP WORLD NEWS --</p> <p>+ PISTORIUS</p> <p>PRETORIA: Oscar Pistorius, accused of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, appears in court for a bail hearing from 0700 GMT. RAW. Rolling news coverage</p> <p>PORT ELIZABETH, SOUTH AFRICA: Funeral services at 0900 GMT for Steenkamp, whose remains will be cremated in her home town. RAW. Rolling news coverage</p> <p>+ ICC/I.COAST</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130218/afptv-agenda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abidjan Business Entertainment Human Interest Laurent Gbagbo News media AFP Mon, 18 Feb 2013 20:45:49 +0000 5759333 at http://www.globalpost.com NY Times to rebrand Herald Tribune in its own image http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130225/ny-times-rebrand-herald-tribune-its-own-image <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The New York Times Company said Monday it will rename the Paris-based International Herald Tribune this fall in a bid to boost its international presence.</p> <p>In a statement, it said the 125-year-old global newspaper -- the last vestige of the New York Herald Tribune that ceased publication in 1966 -- would be rebranded as the International New York Times.</p> <p>"The digital revolution has turned the New York Times from being a great American newspaper to becoming one of the world's best-known news providers," said New York Times Company chief executive Mark Thompson.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130225/ny-times-rebrand-herald-tribune-its-own-image" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News media Publishing Technology The New York Times AFP Mon, 25 Feb 2013 18:00:45 +0000 5766214 at http://www.globalpost.com NY Times to rebrand Herald Tribune in its own image http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130225/ny-times-rebrand-herald-tribune-its-own-image-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The New York Times said Monday it is rebranding the Paris-based International Herald Tribune in its own image a bid to boost its international presence.</p> <p>In a statement, it said the 125-year-old global newspaper -- the last vestige of the New York Herald Tribune that ceased publication in 1966 -- would be rechristened the International New York Times sometime this fall.</p> <p>"The digital revolution has turned the New York Times from being a great American newspaper to becoming one of the world's best-known news providers," said New York Times Company chief executive Mark Thompson.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130225/ny-times-rebrand-herald-tribune-its-own-image-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment News media Publishing Technology The New York Times AFP Mon, 25 Feb 2013 18:45:47 +0000 5766259 at http://www.globalpost.com NY Times to rebrand Herald Tribune in its own image http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130225/ny-times-rebrand-herald-tribune-its-own-image-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>For a decade the International Herald Tribune has been the global edition of the New York Times in all but name. On Monday, the parent company made it official.</p> <p>In a statement, the New York Times Company said the 125-year-old offshoot of the defunct New York Herald Tribune will be rechristened sometime this fall as the International New York Times.</p> <p>"The digital revolution has turned the New York Times from being a great American newspaper to becoming one of the world's best-known news providers," said New York Times Company chief executive Mark Thompson.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130225/ny-times-rebrand-herald-tribune-its-own-image-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News media Publishing Technology The New York Times AFP Mon, 25 Feb 2013 21:15:52 +0000 5766366 at http://www.globalpost.com NY Times to rebrand Herald Tribune in its own image http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130225/ny-times-rebrand-herald-tribune-its-own-image-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>For a decade the International Herald Tribune has been the global edition of the New York Times in all but name. On Monday, the parent company made it official.</p> <p>In a statement, the New York Times Company said the 125-year-old offshoot of the defunct New York Herald Tribune will be rechristened sometime this fall as the International New York Times.</p> <p>"The digital revolution has turned the New York Times from being a great American newspaper to becoming one of the world's best-known news providers," said New York Times Company chief executive Mark Thompson.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130225/ny-times-rebrand-herald-tribune-its-own-image-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Mass media News media Technology The New York Times AFP Mon, 25 Feb 2013 21:16:53 +0000 5766379 at http://www.globalpost.com NY Times to rebrand Herald Tribune in its own image http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130225/ny-times-rebrand-herald-tribune-its-own-image-3 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>For a decade the International Herald Tribune has been the global edition of the New York Times in all but name. On Monday, the parent company made it official.</p> <p>In a statement, the New York Times Company said the 125-year-old offshoot of the defunct New York Herald Tribune will be rechristened sometime this fall as the International New York Times.</p> <p>"The digital revolution has turned the New York Times from being a great American newspaper to becoming one of the world's best-known news providers," said New York Times Company chief executive Mark Thompson.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130225/ny-times-rebrand-herald-tribune-its-own-image-3" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News media Publishing Technology The New York Times AFP Mon, 25 Feb 2013 23:16:41 +0000 5766477 at http://www.globalpost.com For sale: big, bold US dailies at knockdown prices http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130228/for-sale-big-bold-us-dailies-at-knockdown-prices <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Some of America's largest and most storied metropolitan newspapers are up for sale, in a sign of the turmoil facing an industry struggling to find a business model in the digital age.</p> <p>The Boston Globe recently went on the market as its parent company, The New York Times Co., said it was exploring options for the daily.</p> <p>The Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and Baltimore Sun are also on the auction block, along with five others owned by parent Tribune Co., which is refocusing after bankruptcy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130228/for-sale-big-bold-us-dailies-at-knockdown-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Mass media News media Publishing AFP Thu, 28 Feb 2013 06:46:07 +0000 5769338 at http://www.globalpost.com Glimmers of hope for troubled US newspapers: study http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/glimmers-hope-troubled-us-newspapers-study <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The US newspaper industry is seeing some glimmers of hope after being battered for years, a prominent study concluded Monday.</p> <p>While the industry is about half the size it once was, there are some positive signs, including new revenue streams from digital paywalls and a general economic improvement which is aiding newspapers, the study found.</p> <p>"For the first time since the deep recession that began in 2007, newspaper organizations have grounds for a modicum of optimism," said the authors of the study by the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130318/glimmers-hope-troubled-us-newspapers-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Journalism News media Publishing AFP Mon, 18 Mar 2013 05:01:05 +0000 5786439 at http://www.globalpost.com