Posted on: 05/21/13
To media companies grappling with the challenges of multiplatform content management, one thing is clear: The technology and processes they use must serve an increasingly mobile audience. To better reach these always-on-the-go readers, publishers are rolling out mobile-first strategies and...
Posted on: 04/05/13
New York—Bloomberg Professional has integrated real-time Twitter feeds into the financial information its subscribers receive. The move comes following a decision by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to allow companies to use social media for corporate disclosures.
Posted on: 03/26/13
New York—Bloomberg Businessweek, which since December 2010 has been partnering with various newspaper publishers and other delivery services to hand deliver the weekly magazine, is partnering with Gannett Inc. to make alternate delivery available in 15 additional U.S. markets.
Posted on: 02/13/13
Speakers at the 11th annual DeSilva+Phillips Dealmakers Summit this month in Manhattan were bullish about prospects for this year. “The deal market for media is characterized by renewed confidence and focus,” Daniel McCarthy, a partner in the New York-based media investment bank, said...
Posted on: 01/11/13
New York—Consumer ad pages fell 8.2% to 154,838 in 2012 compared with 2011, according to Publishers Information Bureau figures released by the MPA. In addition, ad pages dropped 7.3%, to 44,355, in the fourth quarter compared with the year-earlier period.
Posted on: 11/07/12
London—Pearson is exploring a sale of the Financial Times, according to reports. Bloomberg said Pearson may initiate sale preparations ahead of the retirement of Marjorie Scardino, who is stepping down as CEO in January.
Posted on: 08/24/12
New York—Gannett Co.'s USA Today may charge for mobile applications on smartphones and tablet computers, said Larry Kramer, the newspaper's president-publisher, in an interview with Bloomberg Television's “Street Smart.”
Posted on: 07/10/12
New York—The Big 3 business magazines—Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes and Fortune—posted ad page gains in the first half of the year compared with the year-earlier period, according to Publishers Information Bureau figures. Forbes led the way with a 13.0% gain in ad pages, followed ...
Posted on: 07/03/12
It has been an eventful 30 days for Dow Jones & Co. and its flagship newspaper, The Wall Street Journal.