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UK Newspaper Drops Paywall After Less Than 10 People Subscribe

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As Rupert Murdoch moves forward with his plans to put in place a paywall for the online sites of some of his UK newspapers, he may want to look around carefully. Jeff Sonderman points us to the news of a UK newspaper publisher that put in place a paywall of...
UK Newspaper Drops Paywall After Less Than 10 People Subscribe

UK newspapers The Sun, Telegraph adding paywall to sites

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Two newspapers in the United Kingdom are placing their content behind paywalls, a move already performed by a number of prominent news organizations. The Telegraph has expanded its existing paywall for international readers to cover the UK, while News International has confirmed that tabloid The Sun will be under a...
UK newspapers The Sun, Telegraph adding paywall to sites

Olympic Games: media casts its biggest-ever net

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As the BBC streams 24 Olympic channels, newspapers are battling to win gold for online clicksThe world is watching London for the next two weeks. But there are many online publishers in the UK who are also hoping that millions will be downloading our content as well.The BBC's head of...
Olympic Games: media casts its biggest-ever net

Apple Has To Advertise That Samsung's 'Not Cool' Tablet Is No iPad Copycat

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So even as Apple has been successful in getting a US court to rule against Samsung for having a tablet that Apple thinks looks too much like an iPad, things are shaping up very differently in the UK. We already noted that a judge over there had rejected Apple's claims...
Apple Has To Advertise That Samsung's 'Not Cool' Tablet Is No iPad Copycat

News Corp: Earnings Surge But Scandal Bill Hits $104 Million

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News Corp surpassed analyst expectations in quarterly earnings announced today, but the numbers reflected two wildly divergent trends. On one hand, the company posted impressive growth in its TV, cable and movie businesses. These segments resulted in a $210 million year-over-year quarterly earnings increase and adjusted earnings per share...
News Corp: Earnings Surge But Scandal Bill Hits $104 Million
Apple's revised Samsung design statement printed in UK newspapers

The Return Of Dumb Ideas: A Broadband Tax To Save Failing Newspapers

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RobW points us to an opinion piece over at The Guardian, by David Leigh, who argues that there should be a £2 tax on every broadband connection sent to newspapers in order to prop them up for their own failures to adapt to a changing market place. He tosses out...
The Return Of Dumb Ideas: A Broadband Tax To Save Failing Newspapers

UK judge who forced Apple to apologize to Samsung hired ... by Samsung

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation The UK judge who ruled that Samsung’s tablets did not ape Apple’s iPad and forced Apple to apologize to Samsung on its website and in advertisements has been hired by Samsung to help it defend itself against patent infringement complaints...
UK judge who forced Apple to apologize to Samsung hired ... by Samsung

After Penalizing Interflora & UK Newspapers, Google Warns Against Advertorials

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After penalizing Interflora and UK newspapers Google has issued a stern warning that selling links on sites that pass PageRank can lead to a penalty in Google. Google specifically called this a “reminder,” because in 2007 they clearly went on record that selling paid links can lead to a... Please...
After Penalizing Interflora & UK Newspapers, Google Warns Against Advertorials
Revised Apple statement on iPad "copying" appears in UK papers

The Sun, the UK's best-selling newspaper, looks set to erect a paywall later this year

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Hot on the heels of the launch of a paywall at the UK’s Telegraph newspaper today, it looks like the best-selling newspaper in the country, The Sun, is set to do the same. The Guardian reports that Mike Darcey, the recently-appointed chief executive of News Corporation’s UK newspaper division News International, told...
The Sun, the UK's best-selling newspaper, looks set to erect a paywall later this year

Rupert Murdoch Steps Down From Newspaper Boards

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Rupert Murdoch is stepping down from newspaper boards in the UK and the US, a spokesperson has confirmed to the Telegraph. The News Corp boss has left the boards in charge of the scandal-hit UK newspapers - NI Group, Times Newspaper Holdings and News Corp Investments. There are also reports...
Rupert Murdoch Steps Down From Newspaper Boards

The Guardian continues its digital onslaught, launching a Google TV app for the US

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Last September, we reported that the UK’s Guardian newspaper was launching in the US, kicking things off with a new American website. Today, at the Guardian Changing Media Summit in London, the publication announced its first Google TV app, letting US audiences view Guardian content on a big screen. Viewers...
The Guardian continues its digital onslaught, launching a Google TV app for the US

SearchCap: The Day In Search, February 22, 2013

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Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the Web. From Search Engine Land: After Penalizing Interflora & UK Newspapers, Google Warns Against Advertorials After penalizing Interflora and UK newspapers Google has issued a stern... Please visit Search Engine Land...
SearchCap: The Day In Search, February 22, 2013

Azullo Secures Second Round Funding For Product To Fix Banner Blindness

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Azullo, a UK-based startup who’s flagship product, “Respond“, offers publishers extra ad revenue and advertisers a customer acquisition model, has secured a second round of financing in the “six figure” ballpark, although terms were undisclosed. The round was led by North West Fund 4 Digital & Creative, managed by AXM...
Azullo Secures Second Round Funding For Product To Fix Banner Blindness
Apple loses UK Galaxy Tab design appeal, ordered to run public apology

Taxing Broadband to Save Journalism is One Big, Stupid Idea. We Need a Thousand Small, Smart Ones

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David Leigh was first to be right about many things. He was first to identify Wikileaks’ potential to revolutionize transparency in the digital age. He was also first to realise that Julian Assange’s hypocricy and drive for personal publicity would ultimately doom the project to failure. As the Guardian’s investigations...
Taxing Broadband to Save Journalism is One Big, Stupid Idea. We Need a Thousand Small, Smart Ones

Apple's reformed 'apology' to Samsung makes an appearance in UK newspapers

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Coming a day after it the company was reprimanded for its “non-compliant” apology on its website, stating Samsung did not infringe on its products, Apple has today published its first newspaper adverts, as required by the UK court of appeal. In this morning’s Guardian, Apple has taken out a small...
Apple's reformed 'apology' to Samsung makes an appearance in UK newspapers

Women's representation in media: readers preferences for online news revealed

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In the second of our series of datablog posts looking at women in online news, we present one year of every article published by the Guardian, Telegraph and Daily Mail with each article tagged by section, gender, and social media popularity• Explore the interactive• Get the dataWhen we shared the...
Women's representation in media: readers preferences for online news revealed
Here's The Absurd Advertisement Apple Is Being Forced To Run About Samsung (AAPL)

Financial Times leads the UK press pack on Google+

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According to research out today from search and social analytics firm Searchmetrics, The Financial Times is ahead of other UK newspapers for followers on Google+, but The Daily Mail and The Telegraph are doing better for engagement and sharing. “Google+ is still a relatively young social network but Google is very...
Financial Times leads the UK press pack on Google+

3D-printed guns: expert warns of threat to user

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Professional criticises attempts by British newspapers to 'print' guns amid warnings they could harm users or bystandersFiring a gun in which any part has been made in a 3D printer could result in the death of the user, a specialist has warned, because the plastics in the gun would not...
3D-printed guns: expert warns of threat to user

The end of convergence? Perhaps for News Corp

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When News Corp bid to take over BSkyB, it heralded a tantalising vision – a future media organisation pooling print and broadcast assets, news publishing and entertainment for the online future. With both newsprint and TV stressed and diminished by ongoing digital disruption, combining News International (The Times, Sunday Times,...
The end of convergence? Perhaps for News Corp

The Future For News International After James Murdoch

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Does James Murdoch’s UK exit bode ill or well for News Corp.‘s (NSDQ: NWS) UK newspapers? That’s the question many are asking. But, though Murdoch will no longer influence the operation, the issue of personnel may now be a side show to a more pertinent question: is anyone in...
The Future For News International After James Murdoch

Murdoch's past horrors haunt future of press regulation

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A new Communications Act should try to cope with the pace of technological innovation – not worry about Rupert Murdoch's old tricksThe problem is knowing whether 2015 (with its promised new Communications Act) is the future – or the past. Harriet Harman, now shadow media secretary, instinctively looks back over...
Murdoch's past horrors haunt future of press regulation
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