Facebook has changed the name of its program offering free Internet to developing countries to "Free Basics" and added more services.
The once-influential US publication Newsweek is being sold to the all-digital news publisher IBT Media, the company said.
A large-scale Oxford University report shows that over the last 10 months there has been a significant shift in public attitudes towards online news - with more people willing to pay or expecting to pay for it in future.
Around 2,000 Singaporeans led by local bloggers attended a rally Saturday to protest against new government licensing rules for news websites that they say curtail freedom of expression.
Human Rights Watch urged Singapore to drop new licencing rules for news websites, saying the "onerous" regulations would limit access to independent media.
Time Inc. said Wednesday it was cutting several hundred jobs as the US publishing giant streamlines to adapt to a "multi-platform" media landscape.
The New York Times Co. posted a loss of $88.1 million in the previous quarter on Thursday, as a write-off in the value of website About.com wiped out gains from increased online subscriptions.
The Times-Picayune, the largest newspaper in New Orleans, said Thursday it would end daily print publication, moving to a schedule of three issues per week, to adapt to "an increasingly digital age."
Online news service Ongo, which launched last year as a paid "aggregator" for various newspapers, said Tuesday it would close down by the end of the month.
(AP) -- Newspapers are returning to a business strategy that served them well in the heyday of street-corner newsboys shouting the front-page news. They're enticing people with a little free online content before asking ...