Mar 20, 2013 17:14 EDT
US online retail giant Amazon began selling its advanced Kindle Paperwhite e-reader in Brazil this week, tapping into the biggest consumer market in Latin America.
Mar 18, 2013 16:23 EDT
The Washington Post said Monday it would start charging frequent readers for online access starting in mid-2013, with some details still to be finalized.
Mar 18, 2013 02:33 EDT
The US newspaper industry is seeing some glimmers of hope after being battered for years, a prominent study concluded Monday.
Mar 14, 2013 23:46 EDT
US federal authorities charged a former Web producer, now working with Reuters, with conspiring with the hacktivist group Anonymous to break into and alter an online Los Angeles Times article.
Mar 14, 2013 18:36 EDT
A media online producer has been indicted on charges of conspiring with the hacktivist group Anonymous to break into the website of the station's parent the Tribune Co., officials said Thursday.
Mar 13, 2013 11:45 EDT
Anna Wintour, the celebrity editor at Vogue magazine who has been talked about as a possible ambassador to France or Britain, was named artistic director Wednesday at the magazine's parent company Conde Nast.
Mar 13, 2013 09:02 EDT
A book with pages the size of the eye of a needle has been printed in Japan, the publishing company said Wednesday, with each tiny page showing a microscopic flower.
Mar 08, 2013 14:03 EST
The newspaper and publishing unit being spun off by media giant News Corp. will begin operations with $2.6 billion in cash, according to regulatory documents filed Friday.
Mar 07, 2013 17:05 EST
Growing investor enthusiasm for equities in the wake of this week's records pushed US markets higher again Thursday.
Mar 06, 2013 19:03 EST
Time Warner announced Wednesday it would spin off its publishing arm Time Inc. by the end of the year, allowing the US conglomerate to focus on its television and film operations.
Mar 06, 2013 09:57 EST
News Corp. took the wraps off its new tablet computer for the school market Wednesday, saying the device would use "digital innovation to transform teaching and learning."
Mar 05, 2013 16:08 EST
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. on Tuesday announced plans for a new multi-sport network for the US market called Fox Sports 1 to challenge ESPN's dominance.
Mar 04, 2013 09:03 EST
A best-selling Indian author has won a $1 million advance for the South Asian rights to a new trilogy, the biggest such deal ever struck, his publishers said on Monday.
Mar 03, 2013 17:11 EST
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. announced on Monday it will sell its 44 percent stake in New Zealand's Sky Network Television for a reported NZ$815 million ($671 million).
Feb 28, 2013 07:23 EST
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.
Feb 25, 2013 18:22 EST
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.
Feb 25, 2013 04:40 EST
British publisher Pearson, owner of the Financial Times newspaper, said on Monday that its annual net profits slumped 66 percent in 2012 as its print business came under pressure from fast-growing digital media.
Feb 22, 2013 09:52 EST
The Washington Post Co. said Friday that circulation and advertising had weakened further at its flagship daily newspaper, as the company reported a quarterly loss linked to a write-down.
Feb 21, 2013 01:20 EST
Ailing Australian media company Fairfax on Thursday unveiled a quadrupling of first-half profit to Aus$386.3 million (US$395.5 million) after offloading assets to guard against plunging revenues.
Feb 20, 2013 18:23 EST
The New York Times, facing a difficult environment for newspapers in the digital age, announced Wednesday that it was reviving its efforts to sell The Boston Globe.