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Hearst eyeing to buy a chunk of Tribune Publishing

Media giant Hearst is gearing up to buy a chunk of Tribune Publishing, the newspaper publisher that owns Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, New York Daily News and others. According to a source, Hearst, which in addition to glossy…

Condé Nast plans to put all its titles behind a paywall

Condé Nast is going to put all its titles behind a paywall in the US by the end of this year. Internationally, however, the magazine publisher is taking smaller, more cautious steps towards reader revenue. According to a source, it has been…

Sophie Huet as new Global Editor-in-Chief of AFP

Sophie Huet has been appointed as AFP Global Editor-in-Chief, replacing Phil Chetwynd, who was appointed Global News Director on January 9, 2019. Jean-Luc Bardet succeeds Sophie Huet as Deputy News Director. He will retain his current…

INMA World Congress of News Media in New York

INMA (International News Media Association) has set the schedule of its World Congress of News Media in New York from May 13-17, 2019. The congress will have diverse topics such as Digital Platform Initiative in which a panel will focus on…

The New York Times launches first NYT Cooking campaign

The New York Times has rolled out its first brand marketing campaign for the food vertical, NYT Cooking. The campaign started on January 22 and would run four weeks. It features 15-second and 30-second TV spots and will run across digital,…

WIN MENA concluded 10-day Media Management Training at AUC

WAN-IFRA’s Women In News (WIN) MENA launched its 10-day Media Management Training, in partnership with AUC GAPP Executive Education for 28 women media leaders from Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine, kicking off activities for WIN MENA…

The Economist launches first podcast ‘The Intelligence’

The Economist is now giving The New York Times a run for its money with the introduction of a new daily news podcast. However, unlike the immensely successful ‘The Daily’, The Economist’s podcast called ‘The Intelligence’ will focus on…