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Gannett to charge for newspapers online

Gannett, the largest US newspaper chain, has announced plans to begin charging for online access to its 80 US dailies by the end of the year with the exception of flagship USA Today.

Feb 23, 2012
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Murdoch hails Apple's Jobs as top US CEO

Media magnate Rupert Murdoch hailed Apple chief executive Steve Jobs on Wednesday, saying there was "not much doubt" he was the best CEO in America and predicting iPad sales would hit 10 million this year.

Jun 03, 2010
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Branson launching digital magazine for iPad

British tycoon Richard Branson on Tuesday will unveil a digital magazine tailored for viewing on Apple's popular iPad tablet computers, according to press conference invitations.

Nov 24, 2010
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MySpace outlines makeover after exec shake up

(AP) -- Long-ago lapped by Facebook in popularity and with fast-growing Twitter on its tail, social networking site MySpace is planning a series of updates over the next months that will link its users' posts ...

Mar 10, 2010
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UK regulator finds BSkyB 'fit and proper' (Update)

(AP)—British Sky Broadcasting is a "fit and proper" company to hold an operating license, U.K. regulators said Thursday in response to the phone hacking scandal that engulfed the parent company. But it criticized the former ...

Sep 20, 2012
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News Corp insurers pay $139M in shareholder suit

News Corp. says that the insurers backing its board of directors will pay the company $139 million to settle shareholder lawsuits over the British phone hacking scandal and the controversial purchase of an entertainment company ...

Apr 22, 2013
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MySpace co-president steps down

MySpace said Thursday that co-president Jason Hirschhorn has decided to leave the social network, four months after being named to the job.

Jun 17, 2010
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