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Cost cutting and staff cuts help Local World make £38 million profit in its first full year

Cost cutting and staff cuts help Local World make £38 million profit in its first full year

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.

Local World, Advertising, Finance and Deals, Newspapers

News Corp's new app plans and how old media is chasing younger audiences

News Corp's new app plans and how old media is chasing younger audiences

31st July 2014

The so-called “millennial” generation – those aged between 14 and 34 – have never really developed the habit of reading newspapers, so how do publishers go about capturing their attention and getting them to read their content? One way is to focus on building app-based news services in recognition of the fact majority of this generation spend the majority of their consumption time on their phones. At least that’s what News Corp is working on, according to the Financial Times

News Corporation, Digital Media, Mobile, Newspapers

The NYT is running out of options, but it's still making good decisions

The NYT is running out of options, but it's still making good decisions

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.

NYT Co, Advertising, Finance and Deals, Newspapers

Latest Newspapers News

DealBook: Gannett Said Near Deal to Buy Rest of Cars.com for $1.8 Billion

By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCEDNew York Times4th August 2014

The Gannett Company is near a deal to buy the 73 percent of Cars.com that it does not already own for $1.8 billion, valuing the website at nearly $2.5 billion.

Digital Media, Finance and Deals, Newspapers

The Financial Times paywall is in the pink: everyone else is still in the red

Peter PrestonMediaGuardian3rd August 2014

Online advertising and subscriptions may be growing, but in only one place do they compare favourably with print totals

Digital Media, Newspapers

Express Newspapers to cut 200 posts

Mark SweneyMediaGuardian23rd July 2014

Publisher of Daily Express, Sunday Express, Daily Star and Daily Star Sunday to cut headcount from about 650 to 450

Newspapers

Telegraph axes six sportswriters days after departure of 10 journalists

Roy GreensladeMediaGuardian27th June 2014

Chief sports correspondent to leave with cricket, athletics, sailing and rugby writers

Newspapers


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