2019 Articles

McLaren tycoon Ron Dennis takes stake in streaming firm Roxi
McLaren tycoon Ron Dennis takes stake in streaming firm Roxi
McLaren founder and British F1 tycoon Ron Dennis has taken a stake in Roxi, the British music firm hoping to [...]
November 21, 2019
Publishers look to new revenue sources as advertising wanes
Publishers look to new revenue sources as advertising wanes
Online publishers are shifting their focus to new sources of revenue as income from digital advertising continues to decline. Digital [...]
November 20, 2019
UK music industry pulls in £5bn as fans flock to live shows
UK music industry pulls in £5bn as fans flock to live shows
The UK music industry contributed £5.2bn to the economy last year, boosted by sell-out live performances by hit acts such [...]
November 20, 2019
BBC chairman dismisses Netflix-style subscription model
BBC chairman dismisses Netflix-style subscription model
Replacing the BBC’s licence fee with a Netflix-style subscription model would destroy its ability to serve everyone, the corporation’s chairman [...]
November 20, 2019
Outernet to unveil ‘world’s largest’ LED screen deployment
Outernet to unveil ‘world’s largest’ LED screen deployment
Outernet, a new immersive advertising and live entertainment space under construction in central London, has secured a deal to install [...]
November 18, 2019
Thousands of Disney Plus accounts hacked days after launch
Thousands of Disney Plus accounts hacked days after launch
Thousands of accounts linked to Disney’s new streaming service have reportedly been hacked after scammers preyed on eager subscribers. Since [...]
November 18, 2019
Private equity firm Carlyle dragged into Taylor Swift dispute
Private equity firm Carlyle dragged into Taylor Swift dispute
Taylor Swift has begged private equity titan The Carlyle Group for help after accusing two record executives of exercising “tyrannical [...]
November 15, 2019
Media group Future buys Barcroft Studios as results beat expectations
Media group Future buys Barcroft Studios as results beat expectations
Media company Future has acquired production company Barcroft Studios for £23.5m, in a deal announced alongside the group’s annual results, [...]
November 15, 2019
Disney Plus secures more than 10m subscribers in first day
Disney Plus secures more than 10m subscribers in first day
Shares in Disney rose more than three per cent today after the media giant revealed its new streaming service has [...]
November 13, 2019
Netflix signs multi-year content deal with Nickelodeon
Netflix signs multi-year content deal with Nickelodeon
Netflix has signed a multi-year deal with Nickelodeon to create original animated films and TV series, just a day after [...]
November 13, 2019
Union hits back over reports of Newsquest bid for JPI Media
Union hits back over reports of Newsquest bid for JPI Media
The journalists’ union has issued a stark warning over a potential merger between Newsquest and JPI Media, saying the deal [...]
November 13, 2019
General Election: Facebook advertising spending revealed
General Election: Facebook advertising spending revealed
The Conservatives have spent more than any other party on Facebook advertising in the first 12 days of the election [...]
November 13, 2019
Newsquest outbids rival Reach in race for JPI Media
Newsquest outbids rival Reach in race for JPI Media
Regional publisher Newsquest is said to have tabled a surprise bid for i newspaper owner JPI Media, threatening to derail [...]
November 12, 2019
FT appoints first female editor as Lionel Barber steps down
FT appoints first female editor as Lionel Barber steps down
Lionel Barber is stepping down as editor of the Financial Times (FT) after almost 15 years at the helm, to [...]
November 12, 2019