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Reaching for a Higher Profile, Abu Dhabi Opens a Hub for Western Media

New York Times – 2008-10-13

CNN, The Financial Times and other media companies are setting up shop in the island city that is the capital of the United Arab Emirates.

Unicorn Media unveils new way to offer electronic content

The Business Journal of Phoenix – 2008-10-13

Unicorn Media Monday unveiled a new content delivery system for filmmakers and musicians that combines front-end appeal for users with a technology that can be branched out to a variety of other...

DCD Media wins three new TV commissions

Reuters via Yahoo!7 News – 2008-10-09

LONDON (Reuters) - Independent production company DCD Media said it had received three new commissions for its shock documentary programmes, sending its shares up 8.8 percent on Thursday.

Digital media location launched

BBC News – 2008-10-09

The digital media quarter is launched in Glasgow, providing a dedicated base for Scotland's digital media industries.

KP Media becomes ITC Publishing strategic investor

KYIV Post – 2008-10-08

KP Media will become a strategic investor with a minority stake in LLC ITC Publishing. Both companies will collaborate on the launch of new titles and Internet projects.

Blog Network Giga Omni Media Raises $4.5 Million Funding

CBS News – 2008-10-06

On one hand some blog networks are retrenching a bit, while a few others are expanding, or at least preparing for the long winter ahead: GigaOmni Media, the parent of GigaOm and NewTeeVee B2B blog...

944 Media founder makes Inc.com list

BizJournals – 2008-10-06

Inc.com has released its annual “30 Under 30” list of the nation’s coolest young entrepreneurs, and at No. 21 is ASU alumnus Marc Lotenberg, founder and publisher of 944 Media.

Media stocks slide despite tax credits in bailout

Reuters via Yahoo! News – 2008-10-06

The financial bailout bill signed into law last Friday included several tax credits for movies and TV, but Wall Street did not show its appreciation where prices for media stocks were concerned.

Be more professional, Musa urges the media

The Star – 2008-10-05

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman has urged media organisations to be more responsible to avert panic and confusion among the people.

Wall Street Journal Lays Off More Online Staffers; Gawker Media Slashes Staff Too

Business Week – 2008-10-03

News Corp’s Wall Street Journal today let go of at least two online staffers, insiders report. They are Cybele Weisser, the personal finance editor, and Laura Lorber, its small business editor. A...

Media losing its credibility: Delhi Union of Journalists

IANS via Yahoo! India News – 2008-10-03

New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Taking a hard look at media reports on the Jamia Nagar episode over the past few weeks, after two suspected terrorists and a Delhi Police Inspector were killed in a police...

Revolution Health merges with Waterfront Media

BizJournals – 2008-10-03

Revolution Health, the online health venture owned by AOL founder Steve Case’s Revolution LLC, has agreed to merge with Waterfront Media in a $300 million deal. (ESRX)

NY university unveils new media and arts center

WCAX-TV Vermont – 2008-10-02

Associated Press - October 2, 2008 10:15 AM ET TROY, N.Y. (AP) - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is unveiling a new $200 million media and arts facility that features cutting-edge...

News Media Often Do Not Report Potential Sources Of Bias In Medical Research

Medical News Today – 2008-10-02

An analysis of news media coverage of medical studies indicates that news articles often fail to report pharmaceutical company funding and frequently refer to medications by their brand names, both...

Big Media Positioned to Survive Financial Crisis

Folio Mag – 2008-10-01

Diversified media companies will have a better chance of staying afloat during this credit crisis, according to a report from global ratings

Media Group Calls On Croatia To Protect Threatened Journalists

Nasdaq – 2008-09-30

ZAGREB, Croatia (AFP)--A European media group voiced concern Tuesday about growing threats to journalists in Croatia, calling on the country's authorities to protect them.

Media, technology companies unite to fight piracy

Reuters – 2008-09-30

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A group founded by several major media and technology companies plans to promote the Web as a place for consumers to get songs, television shows and movies without resorting...

Americans Favor Businesses With A Social Media Presence

WebProNews – 2008-09-29

More than half (60%) of Americans interact with companies on a social media Web site, and one in four interact more than once a week, according to a new study by Cone LLC on social media. The...

Bonnier Acquires Working Mother Media

Folio Mag – 2008-09-25

Bonnnier Corp. has acquired Working Mother magazine publisher Working Mother Media Inc. from MCG Capital and founding CEO Carol Evans. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Aschendorff Media Chooses EidosMedia

Editor And Publisher – 2008-09-25

German regional publisher Aschendorff will use M??thode, EidosMedia??s cross-media editorial platform, to produce the print and online editions of its regional daily Westf??lische Nachrichten.

Active Interest Media Buys Yellowstone Journal

Folio Mag – 2008-09-23

Active Interest Media has acquired Lander, Wyoming-based tourism media group Yellowstone Journal Corporation, which publishes Yellowstone Journal and 99 Things to Do in Yellowstone County. The...

Folder Media buys GCap's Fun Radio

Guardian – 2008-09-23

GCap Media has sold one of its last digital radio stations, children's service Fun Radio, to consultancy Folder Media. By John Plunkett

5 Ways to Target Media Outlets For Links

Search Engine Land – 2008-09-23

Knowing where key decision-makers go for information and what type of digital media outlets influence their actions can give you a competitive edge in marketing your products, developing content and...

Scottish media group changes name

BBC News – 2008-09-23

Scottish media company SMG has approved plans to change its name to stv group.

Ascent Media to Sell Visiontext to SDI Media

Centre Daily Times – 2008-09-22

Ascent Media announced today that it has signed an agreement to sell its successful subtitling business, Visiontext, to SDI Media, the world's leading subtitling and language dubbing provider, by...

NMM Creates Single-Source Media, Usage Platform

Mediaweek – 2008-09-22

NewMediaMetrics, a research firm that measures viewers’ emotional attachments to brands and TV shows, has expanded its scope, having just completed a 360-degree, cross-platform, media consumption...

New UAE media law in works

AME Info – 2008-09-22

The draft of the UAE's media law, which guarantees freedom of press and outlines the terms for imprisonment of journalists, will be discussed by the Federal National Council and journalists in the...

African media gets shot in the arm with launch of A24 Media's online content site

New Kerala – 2008-09-21

Nairobi (Kenya) Sept.20 : The African media environment has received a shot in the arm with the launch of A24 Media's online content delivery site, which is designed to bring the African voice to a...

Jon Friedman's Media Web: Harper's: The best magazine you don't read

Market Watch – 2008-09-19

To a longtime media-industry writer, one of the mysteries of the U.S. publishing scene is why there isn’t more buzz surrounding Harper’s Magazine these days.

Facing ‘Cataclysmic’ Changes, Source Media Strengthens its Bench

Folio Mag – 2008-09-18

Source Media, the financial-services publishing giant, last month announced it reorganized into four strategic business groups.

Belfast Media Group chief blasts Financial Times reporter

Guardian – 2008-09-17

The normally impeccable reporting of the Financial Times's Irish correspondent John Murray Brown has received a broadside from Belfast Media Group chief Máirtín Ó Muilleoir

Confidential data on millions of Norwegians sent to media by mistake

AFP via Yahoo! News – 2008-09-17

Norway's national tax office said Wednesday it had mistakenly sent confidential information about nearly all Norwegian adults to nine media groups, an error the government described as "extremely...

Economic realities hamper Spanish-language media

Reuters via Yahoo! News – 2008-09-17

Spanish-language media is one of the hottest segments of the industry, right?

Entertainment media cos. dip ahead of Fed decision

AP via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-09-16

Shares of entertainment media companies declined early Tuesday as jittery investors braced for the Federal Reserve's interest rate decision and more news on insurer American International Group Inc.

Media companies' branded shops at airports

USA Today – 2008-09-16

Some of the airport stores media companies are opening as they seek revenue and branding opportunities:

Trevor Phillips: downturn could hit diversity in the media

Guardian – 2008-09-16

The chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission has said that the economic crisis could hit women and ethnic minorities working in the media harder than their white male colleagues. By Mark...

Adams Media and Zondervan Crash Palin Books

Publishers Wekly – 2008-09-15

At least two books on McCain's running mate are set to pub before the election, Sarah Palin: A New Kind of Leader (Zondervan) and 101 Things You—and John McCain—Didn't Know About Sarah Palin...

China’s Media Moguls Tutored by Masters of Hollywood

New York Times – 2008-09-15

Some of Hollywood’s more impressive agents, executives and power brokers have been providing China’s next wave of film and television moguls with a private tutorial in the tao of show business.

Niche Media Launches Michigan Avenue Magazine in Chicago with Sales Exceeding $3 Million in Six Months

Centre Daily Times – 2008-09-15

Michigan Avenue Magazine, the most talked about launch in Chicago, and the most successful launch in Niche Media history, will be hitting shelves today. The 360-page premiere issue featuring...

Jonathan Tisch launches media ventures company

Reuters via Yahoo! News – 2008-09-15

Walnut Hill Media LLC, which plans to invest in media ventures, announced its launch on Monday -- co-founded by Jonathan Tisch, Chief Executive of Loews Corp's Loews Hotels and Jeffrey Stewart.

Media group to create new digital video "ecosystem"

Reuters – 2008-09-12

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A group of media industry companies said it is planning to build a digital world where video devices and content websites play together in perfect harmony, and consumers can...

Media Monkey: Putting the 'twit' in Twitter

Guardian – 2008-09-12

Media Monkey: US reporter files Twitter updates from funeral of three-year-old

Burst Media Launches Entertainment Ad Network

Broadcast Newsroom – 2008-09-11

BURLINGTON, Mass., BUSINESS WIRE -- Burst Media, a leading provider of online advertising services, today announced the launch of the Burst Entertainment Network.

Sun Media Consolidates More Printing

Editor And Publisher – 2008-09-11

Quebecor subsidiary Sun Media's weekly Goderich (Ontario) Signal-Star is now printed on more modern equipment at the group's pressroom in Sarnia.

Aegis' Isobar Acquires Search Marketer Range Online Media

CBS News – 2008-09-11

UK media agency firm Aegis Group has acquired search engine marketer Range Online Media. The purchase was made by Aegis' search marketing arm, Isobar. Terms were not disclosed, although Aegis noted...

American Media Services Survey Shows Radio Listenership Remains Consistently Strong and Internet Radio Gaining in ...

Broadcast Newsroom – 2008-09-11

64% of American adults listen to the radio daily- 80% usually turn on the radio when they get in their car- 73% are listening the same or more than they did five years ago- 39% of Internet radio...

Frankfurt book fair focuses on bevy of media

AP via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-09-10

Frankfurt's annual book fair is celebrating it's 60th year with a star-studded lineup of contemporary literary greats, as well as a look at the written word's jump from the printed page to the...

Father of JonBenet Ramsey says he forgives media

San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-09-10

John Ramsey says he has forgiven the news media for the "cyberspace lynching" he and his wife endured until prosecutors cleared them in the 1996 killing of their 6-year-old daughter, JonBenet....

Northcliffe Media claims dramatic growth for regional news websites

Guardian – 2008-09-10

Northcliffe Media has released audited traffic data for 10 of its network of regional news websites for the first time. By Stephen Brook

Virgin Media names Allen, Rigsby to its board

AP via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-09-10

Virgin Media Inc., an entertainment and communications company, on Wednesday named former ITV PLC Chief Executive Charles Allen to its board of directors.

Dowden Health Media Hires Trevor Deal as Publisher of The Journal of Family Practice and Mayo Clinic Proceedings

PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-09-10

Dowden Health Media has hired Trevor Deal as publisher of The Journal of Family Practice and Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

Online Content Marketplace InDPlay Acquired By Ascent Media

CBS News – 2008-09-09

Global Media Exchange (GMX), a division of media production and services firm Ascent Media (which in turn is owned by John Malone's Discovery Holding) has acquired Silicon Valley based inDplay, an...

Yahoo! oneSearch Comes to AT&T MEdia Net

Search Engine Journal – 2008-09-08

Yahoo and AT&T has reached an agreement that would bring Yahoo! oneSearch to AT&T’s on-deck MEdia Net portal. This would be the first time that a U.S. carrier is integrating Yahoo oneSearch...

Sound Off on Media's Treatment of Election Campaign -- at New Blog 'E&P Pub'

Editor And Publisher – 2008-09-06

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Media Moguls’ Spinoff Push

Broadcasting and Cable – 2008-09-06

Liberty Media chairman John Malone finds that breaking up is smart to do.

Christopher Harvie: The battle for the Scottish media

Guardian – 2008-09-05

Christopher Harvie: With any luck, the present downturn will last long enough to wreck the economics of the conventional press and its ganglions

GateHouse Media Sheds Three Dailies

Editor And Publisher – 2008-09-04

GateHouse Media Inc., which made its reputation as a chronic acquirer of community papers, sold off another three dailies, it said Thursday in a joint announcement with buyer Sample News Group.

Liberty Media to Make Its DirecTV Stake Publicly Traded

New York Times – 2008-09-04

Liberty’s 50 percent stake in DirecTV will account for more than 80 percent of the value of a new company that will also include other Liberty assets.

E-Media Pulls Even with Newsstand Sales For Consumer Mags

Folio Mag – 2008-09-04

Liberty Media to split off Liberty Entertainment

Reuters via Yahoo! News – 2008-09-03

Liberty Media Corp will spin off its stake in DirecTV Group and other assets into a publicly traded company called Liberty Entertainment Group SA, taking the first step to simplify ownership of the...

Rodale Partners with Glam Media

Folio Mag – 2008-09-03

Rodale has become the latest major publisher to partner with online content network Glam Media. Women’s Health and Prevention will contribute branded articles, slide shows, and video to Glam’s new...

Media Group: Drop Charges Against Journalists Arrested at GOP Convention

Editor And Publisher – 2008-09-02

Free Press -- the national, nonpartisan media reform group -- called today for St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman and local law-enforcement officials to drop all charges against all journalists arrested...

American Media May Receive Lifeline

Folio Mag – 2008-09-02

Struggling tabloid publisher American Media Inc. may have found a lifeline.In a deal that likely saves the company from having to seek bankruptcy protection, the Boca Raton, Florida-based publisher...

DCD Media signs major licensing deal, shares up

Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News – 2008-09-01

(Reuters) - TV production and distribution group DCD Media said Monday it has agreed a licensing deal with Classical TV Ltd for its performing arts catalogue, sending its shares up 10.42 percent.

Hollywood Media Corp. Sells Hollywood.com

Playbill – 2008-08-28

Hollywood Media Corp., the publicly owned provider of entertainment news, information and ticketing, including the ticketing site Broadway.com, announced Aug. 27 that it has sold its Hollywood.com...

Fairfax Media journalists in Australia stage four-day strike

AFP via Yahoo! Philippines News – 2008-08-28

Journalists working for Australia's second largest press group, Fairfax Media, on Thursday launched a four-day day strike to protest at plans to axe 550 jobs, staff and their union said.

American Media may refinance $570 million debt: report

Reuters via Yahoo! News – 2008-08-28

Struggling tabloid publisher American Media Inc has secured the backing of many of its creditors for a new bond offering to refinance $570 million in existing debt, the Wall Street Journal said.

Independent News & Media's UK profits slide

Guardian – 2008-08-27

Half-yearly profits tumbled 35.6% at Independent News and Media UK, which includes the Independent and Independent on Sunday. By Stephen Brook

Jeremy Halbreich resigns as CEO of American Consolidated Media

Dallas Morning News – 2008-08-27

Jeremy Halbreich resigned as chairman, president and chief executive of American Consolidated Media LLC, a Dallas-based newspaper company acquired in 2007 by Australia’s Macquarie Media Group, or...

American Consolidated Media chief steps down

AP via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-08-27

Jeremy L. Halbreich has resigned as chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of American Consolidated Media LLC, a company he founded 10 years ago.

American Media Begins Last-Ditch Tender Offer for Debt

New York Times – 2008-08-27

Now the publisher has turned to desperate measures, according to The New York Post. On Tuesday night, American Media a cash tender offer to buy out holders of $570 million of the company’s debt in...

Hallmark Magazine uses greeting cards to attract media agencies

International Herald Tribune – 2008-08-26

An American magazine is giving new meaning to the term business cards, sending special greeting cards to the decision makers at media agencies

Sydney Morning Herald owner Fairfax Media to cut 550 jobs

Guardian – 2008-08-26

Fairfax Media, the owner of the Sydney Morning Herald and the Melbourne Age, has announced that it will cut 550 jobs. By Stephen Brook

Global Radio and GCap Media sales teams to merge

Guardian – 2008-08-26

Global Radio founder Ashley Tabor has set November 1 as the target date for the merger of the sales operations of his company and newly acquired GCap Media. By John Plunkett

Telegraph Media Group to appoint 'content editors' as it sheds casuals

Guardian Unlimited – 2008-08-26

Telegraph Media Group is set to appoint about 18 'content editors' as part of its plan to dispense with casual staff and hire 40 new workers. By Oliver Luft

Fairfax Media to slash 550 jobs

The Age – 2008-08-26

The Age's publisher to axe staff in Australia and NZ to bolster healthy profitability.

Digital Media Assn. spent $382K lobbying in 2Q

AP via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-08-26

The Digital Media Association, an industry group that promotes the legal online content business, spent $382,361 lobbying the federal government in the second quarter, according to a recent...

L.A. Times Media Group names Scott McKibben chief revenue officer

Los Angeles Times – 2008-08-26

The newspaper industry veteran joins the company in a post considered key to reviving its fortunes. His appointment is the first major move by new Times Publisher Eddy Hartenstein. Newspaper...

Ziff Davis Media Cancels Tech Event

Folio Mag – 2008-08-26

Ziff Davis Media has cancelled this year’s DigitalLife Expo, an annual technology trade show it produces in partnership with PC Magazine. The event had been scheduled for September 25 to 28 in New...

LA Times Media starts real estate auction business

AP via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-08-25

Los Angeles Times Media Group, a Tribune Co. unit that owns the Los Angeles Times, said Monday it started a business that will auction distressed real estate.

Media Get it Right on AnnTaylor

TheStreet.com – 2008-08-25

For once, the business media saw through too-positive headlines to the real story.

Enfocus to hold free pre-media advice seminars

PrintWeek – 2008-08-22

Crossroads - an initiative set up by Enfocus to promote automated and efficient best-in-class bespoke pre-media workflows - is launching a series of free-to-attend seminars in the UK.

Simon Willison joins Guardian News & Media

Guardian – 2008-08-22

Former Yahoo and Lawrence Journal World developer Simon Willison has been recruited by Guardian News & Media as a software architect. By Jemima Kiss

Print Media vs. E-Media: The Battle Is On

TechNewsWorld.com – 2008-08-22

Most people are aware that print media is in trouble. Nationally, thousands of employees of print media companies, especially newspapers, have been laid off. How do print media stay vital?...

No Fireworks for Media General as July Newspaper Revenue Falls

Editor And Publisher – 2008-08-21

Media General Inc. released July results that suggest the sinking Florida economy is not yet through whacking away at The Tampa Tribune parent's financials.

Kent Brownridge Steps Down as Alpha Media CEO

Mediaweek – 2008-08-20

Kent Brownridge, the ex-Wenner Media executive who emerged from retirement last year to lead the private-equity takeover of Maxim and Blender magazines, is out after a year as the CEO of their...

Recommendations on managing new media to be posted online

Channel NewsAsia via Yahoo! Philippines News – 2008-08-20

SINGAPORE : Recommendations on how new media should be managed would be posted online for public feedback.

Industry Moves: Glam Media; Marchex; Greenspun Media; Federated Media

CBS News – 2008-08-19

-- Glam Media : The company has hired Yukihiro Yamamura as CEO of its new subsidiary Glam Media Japan KK and VP of Glam Media. No stranger to the CEO position, Yamamura previously held the post at...

Many eagerly await outcome of relaxed new media rules

Channel NewsAsia via Yahoo! Malaysia News – 2008-08-19

SINGAPORE: Many are anxious to see how rules on new media such as podcasting will be relaxed. They said it defeats the purpose if the committee studying this comes up with another level of...

New breed of 'net newsers' shape US media habits, says Pew report

Guardian – 2008-08-18

A new generation of well-educated, technically-savvy young web users are shaping media consumption patterns in the US. By Jemima Kiss

Focus Media 2Q profit drops on charges

AP via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-08-18

Advertising network operator Focus Media Holding Ltd. said Sunday its profit fell in the second quarter, though adjusted results rose on increased advertising revenue, beating analysts' forecast.

Media companies joining YouTube and profiting

International Herald Tribune – 2008-08-18

After years of regarding pirated video on YouTube as a threat, some major media companies are starting to treat it instead as an advertising opportunity.

Media Talk: Fox News Joins a Social Network, but Not Its Parent’s Site

New York Times – 2008-08-18

Fox News Channel wants more friends. But instead of using the News Corporation’s own social network, it’s choosing to network on the site’s chief rival, Facebook.

Study faults news media’s economic coverage

MSNBC – 2008-08-18

Media coverage of the economic downturn in the U.S. has lagged behind both economic activity and public interest, according to a study being released Monday.

Telegraph Media Group to close Berlin bureau

Guardian – 2008-08-18

Telegraph Media Group is set to shut down its bureau in Berlin as two more journalists leave its foreign news desk. By Stephen Brook and Oliver Luft

Media Talk: ‘Gossip Girl’ DVD Extra Tries to Steer Buyers to the Books

New York Times – 2008-08-18

The DVD set “Gossip Girl: The Complete First Season” includes a free electronic version of the original novel on which the show is based. But — OMG! — it’s an audio book.

Some Media Companies Choose to Profit From Pirated YouTube Clips

New York Times – 2008-08-16

After years of regarding pirated video on YouTube as a threat, some major media companies are starting to treat it instead as an advertising opportunity.

Return of the Yeti? Media Bigfoots Await Afternoon 'Bigfoot' Press Conference

Editor & Publisher – 2008-08-15

NEW YORK One of the recently minted media cliches concerns so-and-so "bigfooting" into some situation or the other. But is Bigfoot himself now about to do it?

Big media exiles seek Web stars

CNN Money – 2008-08-15

Pop quiz: name the breakout digital businesses that have been spawned by traditional media giants that aren't simply online offshoots of existing brands. There is, let's see, Time Warner's TMZ, and,...

Telegraph Media Group appoints Amanda Andrews as media editor

Guardian – 2008-08-13

Telegraph Media Group has hired Amanda Andrews from the Times as media editor across its print and web outlets. By Oliver Luft

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