Fairfax Media and Seven West are reported to be talking about a merger.
Digital transformation brings about new approaches to the business of publishing news. Nonetheless, many companies still struggle to implement digital integration, content reconfiguration, paid-for models, and new technology.
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Low media company valuations are boosting the prospect of merger and acquisitions action half a year after Australia's media law reform passed in September.
How daily and weekly publishers view digital benefits very differently
News media have long challenged the honesty of politicians and held them to account, but things have been turned on their head.
The year 2020 is just a couple of years away, and technologies are aligning for a perfect storm that could either make or break established media houses.
It's not over until it's over, and it may take until New Year's Eve to know how the tussle over carriage fees between News and Telstra, its Foxtel partner in Australia, will be resolved.
I suppose any time is the right time to look over your newspaper operation and search for ways to make improvements, but the beginning of the year seems especially appropriate for such a task.
We have seen the rise of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality. Now it is time for real reality. The quest for authenticity, real experiences, facts, true values, and a personal engagement to make a change is one of the major trends in The Schibsted Future Report 2018.
If a veteran journalist, who should have known better, can be fooled into writing a column based on a fake interview, how can we expect a typical news consumer to differentiate between truth and fiction?
When you put nine or ten top digital VPs in a room for an hour to discuss their pain points and challenges, it is a sobering experience.
Hardly surprising that so few in the UK pay for news, when you consider what they get for nothing.
Taking a look at a very special edition of Spain's El Pais: with a page one headline that extends all the way across, a rarity for them, but a signal to readers: this is a story that deserves the treatment (writes Mario R. Garcia).
In 2017, and as a global society, we constantly look for simplicity alongside security and convenience measures when it comes to making payments easy.
Media law reform may have gone through the Australian Senate, but much remains to be settled, with Murdoch contingent apparently increasingly confident of their ability to prise control of Ten.
In 2011, the University of Southern California (USC) Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism released a study on the state of the media. Jeffrey Cole, director of the Annenberg's Center for the Digital Future, issued ten predictions for the futures of news media.
When it comes to news, does the internet mainly serve as a distribution platform for major media or is it better for amplifying the influence of fringe media?
"We need to find ways to give our staff the tools they need to get the job done. Training is necessary if we are going to have successful ad reps, editors and writers."
Clamour for media reform - expected to be on the Australian Senate's agenda next week - appears to make for strange bedfellows.
Forbes lists the five top talent challenges of today's C-level executives.
It is almost like a formula: in my experience, the newsrooms where transformation happens faster and more efficiently usually have new hires in high positions involved.
When an e-marketer splashed a headline that said around 80 per cent of display ads will be traded programmatically, it immediately triggered an earnest debate about issues like transparency.
June may have ended on a sour note for Fairfax Media, but it's unlikely that the future of the Australian publisher is settled yet.
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