Business

Jayne O'Donnell | USA Today | 7/22/2014
Gannett, the parent of USA TODAY, said Tuesday second-quarter earnings rose 84% from a year ago, boosted in large part by a massive increase in revenue from the broadcasting division.
BBC | 7/22/2014
Yahoo has acquired an app analytics firm, Flurry, to help boost its advertising revenue from smartphones.
Ronald Grover | Reuters | 7/22/2014
(Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch's plan to buy Time Warner would help the Twenty-First Century Fox chairman make larger inroads in China, a fast-growing market that media moguls are finding hard to crack.
Larry Light | Ad Age | 7/21/2014
How Brand Journalism Is Impacting Brand Management
John McDermott | Digiday | 7/21/2014
A Facebook presentation on marketing best practices from April 2011 obtained by Digiday shows the company urged marketers to build their audiences on the social network by buying “likes” and creating “earned media” on their Facebook posts.
Robert Channick | Los Angeles Times | 7/21/2014
Analyst Lance Vitanza pegged Tribune Publishing’s equity value at about $635 million, or less than 10% of Tribune Co.’s total valuation.
Jing Cao | Bloomberg | 7/15/2014
LinkedIn Corp. (LNKD) said it’s acquiring Newsle Inc., a startup that highlights news about people in a user’s professional and social networks.
Justin Ellis | Nieman Journalism Lab | 7/15/2014
Just five months after opening up its Data Store — which sells some of the big datasets its reporters produce for stories and projects — ProPublica says it’s generated “well over” $30,000 in new revenue.
World of Print | 7/14/2014
Tribune Digital Ventures, the technology and innovation arm of Tribune Company (OTC: TRBAA), today announced it has acquired What's-ON, a leading television search and Electronic Program Guide (EPG) data provider for India and the Middle East.
Stephen Adler, Dave Graham and Christine Murray | Reuters | 7/14/2014
(Reuters) - Mexican telecoms billionaire Carlos Slim says he could exercise stock warrants in The New York Times Co which expire early next year, a move that would more than double his stake in the media company.
Theresa Boyle and Vanessa Lu | thestar.com | 7/3/2014
The Globe and Mail and its union have agreed to head back to the bargaining table for one day of mediated talks next week.
Todd Spangler | Variety | 7/3/2014
LiveRail operates a real-time bidding advertising system.
The Citizens' Voice | 7/2/2014
Two Virginia newspapers owned by the parent company of The Times-Tribune and The Citizens’ Voice have been acquired by one of the largest owners of newspapers in the country.