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Membership focus helps Times Newspapers make first operating profit since 2001

Membership focus helps Times Newspapers make first operating profit since 2001

Jasper Jackson2nd December 2014

News UK subsidiary Times Newspapers, which runs the Times and Sunday Times newspapers, recorded an operating profit of £1.7 million for the financial year ending June 30 2014 as the newspapers steadily grew their digital subscriber bases and shifted more of their readers into long-term membership relationships.

Digital Media, Finance and Deals, Newspapers

DMGT's 2014 results: Is the Daily Mail at the tipping point?

DMGT's 2014 results: Is the Daily Mail at the tipping point?

Chris Sutcliffe26th November 2014

DGMT's 2014 results show that, while digital ad growth is accelerating, it's only just compensating for the fall in print circulations. But hope may lie in diversified digital assets.

Advertising, Finance and Deals, Newspapers

Going concerns: Future Publishing's 2014 results examined

Going concerns: Future Publishing's 2014 results examined

Chris Sutcliffe24th November 2014

Future Publishing's 2014 results have startling headline figures, including a reduction of over 400 in headcount and a 20 percent reduction in revenue from continued operations. But hidden behind those figures are others that suggests Future's fall might - might - have bottomed out.

Advertising, Consumer Media, Digital Media, Finance and Deals

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21st Century Fox To Acquire Video Ad Platform True[X] For $200M

Kelly LiyakasaAdexchanger.com17th December 2014

Christmas came early for digital video ad platform true[X]. The ad platform, which serves both advertisers and publishers, revealed Wednesday that News Corp. spinoff 21st Century Fox intends to acquire it. Although the terms of the deal were not disclosed, The Wall Street Journal pegged that figure at about $200 million. (Read the release). This acquisition indicates 21st […]

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LinkedIn Q3: Marketing Solutions Revenue Up 45% As Bizo Integration Continues

Kelly LiyakasaAdexchanger.com30th October 2014

LinkedIn's revenue grew 45% YoY in Q3 to $568 million. Its Marketing Solutions division also increased 45% YoY, totaling $109 million in revenue. Marketing Solutions, which makes up 19% of LinkedIn's total revenue, is one of the social network's three lines of business. Overall member growth was strong. LinkedIn now has 332 million members, up 28% YoY. […]

B2B Media, Digital Media, Finance and Deals

Netflix's U.S. growth slows, shares plunge

Reuters16th October 2014

(Reuters) - Netflix Inc signed up fewer video streaming subscribers than forecast for the quarter that ended in September as its U.S. growth slowed markedly, sending its shares plunging as much as 27 percent.

Broadcast, Digital Media, Finance and Deals

Martha Stewart’s Magazines to Outsource Business Side to Meredith

By CHRISTINE HAUGHNEYNew York Times15th October 2014

The two titles, Martha Stewart Living and Martha Stewart Weddings, will be pitched to advertisers along with 14 Meredith brands.

Consumer Media, Finance and Deals

WPP Gets Stake In Rentrak; Rentrak Gets Kantar Media’s US TV Business

Kelly LiyakasaAdexchanger.com9th October 2014

WPP Group planted a stake Thursday in Rentrak by acquiring $98 million of the media measurement company’s common stock (12.4% of total shares). In return, Rentrak gets Kantar Media’s TV measurement business in the US. WPP also made a $56 million cash investment in the company, which, barring regulatory approval, would give the holding company […]

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