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New York Times keeps loss-making Chinese website under review

New York Times Co chief executive Mark Thompson said the publisher is going to keep all its money-losing operations under review – including those in China – as he seeks to negotiate the newspaper’s increasing shift towards a digital landscape.

Wednesday, 27 November, 2013, 9:59am 1 comment

Japan's tabloid press stir fears over food imports from China

Japan's tabloid press has trained its sights on imports of Chinese food, raising questions about the safety of ingredients and production processes. But Japanese officials have denied there are major problems, and said those that do occur are not specific to Chinese food.

29 May 2013 - 1:12am

Huffington Post launches Japanese edition with Asahi

US news website and content aggregator The Huffington Post has launched a Japanese edition, hoping to shake up the media landscape and generate discussion with readers. Founder Arianna Huffington said the site would offer a forum for "civil" debate on social, political and economic issues at a time of societal change.

8 May 2013 - 2:16am

Myanmar sees return of privately owned daily newspapers

Myanmar's state monopoly on daily newspapers ended on Monday as four privately owned dailies launched for the first time in nearly five deacades. There have been no privately owned dailies in the country since it came under military rule in the 1960s.

2 Apr 2013 - 2:05am

Do media reports influence Hong Kong's suicide rate?

How suicides are reported in Hong Kong media could have a significant impact on the rate of the deaths, according to an expert at the University of Hong Kong.

31 Jan 2013 - 7:47am 1 comment

Briefs: US Election, November 8, 2012

Twitter users get busy with 20 million posts

8 Nov 2012 - 4:15am

European newspaper publishers want a share of Google's revenue

Google got rich by selling a simple proposition - the links it provides to other websites are worth a lot of money, so much so that millions of advertisers are willing to pay the company billions of dollars for them.

1 Nov 2012 - 4:02am

Newspapers split on best man for White House

Both presidential candidates have picked up key newspaper endorsements as they head into the final stretch in the race for the White House.

The New York Times endorsed Barack Obama on Saturday, while Mitt Romney earned the endorsement of battleground Iowa's biggest newspaper, the Des Moines Register, which cited the Republican's "fresh economic vision" for America.

29 Oct 2012 - 3:55am

Clark Kent to quit Daily Planet for the web, DC Comics says

Journalism's future lies online - at least according to Superman's alter ego Clark Kent, who is about to quit his job at the Daily Planet and maybe create his own internet news site.

25 Oct 2012 - 4:44am

British newspapers male-dominated, women's group finds

Sexist stereotypes, humiliating photographs of women, and male bylines dominate the front pages of British newspapers, research reveals.

16 Oct 2012 - 4:19am