James Murdoch gets a step closer to father’s empire

James Murdoch, son of media mogul Rupert, is moving from London to New York as he has been promoted to the role of deputy chief operating officer of News Corporation. Continue Reading

(Not so) sound advice

The nickname ‘Sage of Omaha’ is entirely appropriate for Warren Buffett. By eschewing new and fashionable trends in investment, he and his business partner have made enormous amounts of money for their shareholders and employees. One share of Berkshire Hathaway (his holding company) currently trades at around US$126,000. Continue Reading

People Moving 30/03/11 – Press Relations

All the movements in the press relations in the past week. Continue Reading

People Moving 30/03/11 – Marketing

All the movements in the advertising industry in the past week. Continue Reading

People Moving 30/03/11 – Press & Media

All the movements in the press and media industries in the past week. Continue Reading

Quote of the Week 30/03/11

“Looking back on it we introduced the debates as the three men who want to be prime minister. What are we going to do at the next election? Maybe say the two men who want to be prime minister and the one man who wants to be deputy prime minister.” Continue Reading

London to be digital-only by 2012 Olympics

By the time the London 2012 Olympics come round, the capital will have switched off its reliance on analogue broadcasts, completing the biggest leap in the government’s plans to turn the country’s television signals all-digital. Continue Reading

79,000 subscribing to Times Online

News Corporation has revealed that 79,000 people have subscribed to the Times and Sunday Times online, including the service offered through Apple’s iPad and Amazon’s Kindle e-reader – a 29,000 growth in the past five months. Continue Reading

 

“Before we all sink into a slough of digital dystopian despair, it might be worth considering this: is this a sign of the strength, not weakness, of revelatory journalism in the digital age?”


Charlie Beckett, director of POLIS at the London School of Economics, reacts to news that the UK government forced the Guardian into destroying hard drives that contained information leaked by Edward Snowden.


(Source: POLIS)

 

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