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Hacking contagion spreads to other UK newspapers

Which might take some of the heat off Rupert Murdoch, facing blanket condemnation in the UK Parliament and demands that he drop News Corporation’s bid for BSkyB, except that the only new paper to be outed so far is the ...

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WPP’s Sir Martin Sorrell tips Havas to buy Aegis

Which will prompt a Gallic chuckle or two from Havas chairman Vincent Bollore and his cronies. What is perfidious Albionite Sir Martin up to now, they’ll think. Trying to discover our intentions? Winding up Maurice Levy at Publicis Groupe? Aegis, ...

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The real digital horror story facing UK newspapers

We all know that UK newspapers are taking a beating from online in the battle for advertising despite all the money they have spent boosting their own digital products. But the stark truth is laid bare in the following article ...

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AOL starts global Huffington Post rollout in the UK

At first we’re just going to get a home page but then the UK will become the first own-branded overseas edition of the Huffington Post, the news and comment aggregator website started by Arianna Huffington (formerly Stassinopolous) and recently bought ...

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New digital-focussed Telegraph surprises with £58.9m profits

The Daily Telegraph group made £58.9m profit in 2010, 11 per cent up on 2009, nearly 50 per cent if you strip out one-off sales in 2009 of £13m. The surprisingly buoyant figure seems to testify more to cost-cutting than ...

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