2019 Articles

Sky and Channel 4 sign advertising deal amid streaming threat
Sky and Channel 4 sign advertising deal amid streaming threat
Channel 4 has signed a deal to use Sky’s advertising technology as the broadcasters strengthen ties amid growing competition from [...]
September 17, 2019
Media group Endeavor looks to raise $712m from float
Media group Endeavor looks to raise $712m from float
US media giant Endeavor Group today said it is looking to raise up to $712m (£573m) from its initial public [...]
September 16, 2019
Probe into Evening Standard and Independent Saudi stakes dropped
Probe into Evening Standard and Independent Saudi stakes dropped
The government has decided not to pursue a probe into Saudi investments in the Evening Standard and the Independent, despite [...]
September 16, 2019
Disney boss Bob Iger resigns from Apple board
Disney boss Bob Iger resigns from Apple board
Disney chief executive Bob Iger has stepped down from the board of Apple as the two companies prepare to go [...]
September 15, 2019
Iconic Labs buys stake in student news website The Tab
Iconic Labs buys stake in student news website The Tab
Iconic Labs has bought an indirect stake in student publishing company The Tab, marking the latest move in the media [...]
September 12, 2019
Focusrite shares rise as it dials up revenue forecast
Focusrite shares rise as it dials up revenue forecast
Shares in audio equipment manufacturer Focusrite rose more than six per cent this morning after it forecast full-year revenue ahead [...]
September 12, 2019
Haynes digital shift steers car manual publisher to profit growth
Haynes digital shift steers car manual publisher to profit growth
Haynes Publishing Group has posted a sharp rise in revenue and profit for the full year as the car manual [...]
September 12, 2019
Tech giants and publishers clash over digital advertising probe
Tech giants and publishers clash over digital advertising probe
British news publishers have clashed with Silicon Valley tech giants amid a government probe into anti-competitive behaviour in the digital [...]
September 11, 2019
Endemol Shine signs podcast deal with Global’s ad platform Dax
Endemol Shine signs podcast deal with Global’s ad platform Dax
Media giant Endemol Shine has entered the booming UK podcast market, signing a two-year deal with audio advertising platform Dax. [...]
September 10, 2019
Marie Claire shuts down UK print edition
Marie Claire shuts down UK print edition
Marie Claire will cease publication of its UK edition after more than 30 years as the women’s monthly becomes the [...]
September 10, 2019
Podcast startup Entale secures £2m backing from Daily Mail group
Podcast startup Entale secures £2m backing from Daily Mail group
Interactive podcast startup Entale has received £2m in funding from the owner of the Daily Mail to help expand its [...]
September 9, 2019
Media firm Iconic Labs buys Gay Star News for £1
Media firm Iconic Labs buys Gay Star News for £1
Iconic Labs, the media firm run by three former Unilad bosses, has bought the intellectual property of Gay Star News [...]
September 9, 2019
Disney rents Pinewood studios as original content war cranks up
Disney rents Pinewood studios as original content war cranks up
Disney is said to have agreed to rent most of production hub Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire, in a move which [...]
September 8, 2019
Distributor scores five-year Telegraph deal
Distributor scores five-year Telegraph deal
Newspaper distributor Connect Group’s Smith News network has won a new five-year agreement to distribute the Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph. [...]
September 6, 2019