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- Amazon Acquires Twitch In $1 Billion Video Landgrab
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6th August 2014
One thing you thing you don't want if you're a business trying to work out how to revive an ailing business model is a mountain of debt to hold you back. So amid the doom and gloom accompanying the regional media these days, it's nice to see two of the UK's local newspaper businesses Johnston and Archant - making significant progress in freeing themselves from their creditors.
5th August 2014
Bauer Media is launching a venture capital fund and plans to invest €100 million in start-ups and young technology companies over the next 10 years. The fund, called “Bauer Venture Partners” is being jointly established with “experienced venture capital expert Thomas Preuss.” Bauer’s press release contains all of the usual financial PR-speak, but says that the company is on the lookout for “highly scalable digital business models in Europe” and has a “stage-agnostic approach without focusing on any specific phase like seed, early-stage or growth investments.”
4th August 2014
Informa and UBM's half year results were released last week, revealing increased events and international growth, with the traditional elements of these B2B businesses – such as Informa's Business Intelligence division – still struggling.
1st August 2014
Local World generated £38.9 million profit during 2013, with revenues of £230.6 million. Print advertising generated £143.32 million or 62.15 percent of total revenue, while circulation revenue was £60.30 million – 26.15 percent. Digital revenue was significantly smaller, making up £20.24 million, or 8.78 percent of total revenue, according to the company’s first set of full accounts, made available by Companies House today.
30th July 2014
The New York Times may have posted some disappointing financials this week, with subscriber growth slowing significantly, but its focus on working out new ways to package its journalism and find new audiences still makes sense.
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ITV has said that it expects to outperform the market across the year as a whole, despite its total share of viewing declining by 5 per cent in the first half of the year.