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Axel Springer continues to reap rewards from going digital

German media group Axel Springer said its digital publishing investments were continuing to pay off, driving up revenue and profits in the first quarter and putting it on target to meet its forecasts for the full year...

11 May 2017

GERMANY

Bertelsmann bets on digital media, global expansion

German media and publishing group Bertelsmann has presented ambitious objectives for 2020, as its bets on digital and international expansion paid off with a second one-billion-euro annual profit in 2016...

29 Mar 2017

GERMANY

"Learn. Lead. Launch" at the World Publishing Expo 2015

The World Publishing Expo 2015 will return to Hamburg from 5 to 7 October, and takes the motto "Learn. Lead. Launch", which will reflect the needs of the news media industry in times of change...

13 Jul 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

World's press condemns attack against Charlie Hebdo

WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum condemn yesterday's attack against French satirical publication Charlie Hebdo that has left 12 dead and at least four seriously wounded (Video)...

8 Jan 2015

GERMANY

German book publishers 'not scared' of Amazon

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: Germany's book publishers are ready to face down competition from online retailer Amazon as the retailer is probed by the European Union of its tax deals, pricing disputes and market dominance.

8 Oct 2014

FRANCE

Twenty airlines offer Euronews to their passengers

LYON, FRANCE: Euronews takes flight: 575 planes and a potential annual audience of 80 million passengers.

6 Aug 2014

GERMANY

German publishers lodge complaint against Amazon

BERLIN, GERMANY Germany's booksellers and publishers said they had complained to the country's competition watchdog about Internet company Amazon, accusing it of using "blackmail" to gain discounts from publishers.

25 Jun 2014

HUNGARY

German, Swiss media groups combine Hungary activities

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY: Swiss media group Ringier and Germany's Axel Springer said on Thursday they are combining their operations in Hungary but selling a number of titles including the country's biggest broadsheet daily Nepszabadsag.

29 Jan 2014

GERMANY

Bookshops in Europe take stand against Internet rivalry

FRANKFURT, GERMANY: European bookshops are taking a stand against competition from the Internet, boosted by a renaissance in independent stores and their enhanced know-how despite still facing a difficult climate, industry analysts say.

14 Oct 2013

GERMANY

World Publishing Expo opens with debate on future of news media

BERLIN, GERMANY: The World Publishing Expo opened in Berlin yesterday with a frank discussion on the future of news media by two industry leaders. (Video)

8 Oct 2013

GERMANY

Publishing start-ups crowd world's biggest book fair

BERLIN, GERMANY: A rush of publishing start-ups and ever new ways to lure readers in an industry with Amazon breathing down its neck will be a central theme at the world's biggest book fair, opening in Germany on Wednesday.

7 Oct 2013

GERMANY

New board members elected to WAN-IFRA

PARIS, FRANCE / BERLIN, DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Newspaper executives from five countries were elected Sunday to the Board of the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) during the organisation's Annual General Meeting in Berlin, Germany.

7 Oct 2013

GERMANY

Media World to Gather in Berlin Next Week

BERLIN, GERMANY: More than 8,000 visitors and 300 exhibitors are expected in Berlin next week for the three-day World Publishing Expo, the largest global trade exhibition for the news publishing and media industry that will include some of the most influential names in the industry.

3 Oct 2013

GERMANY

Newspaper sales fall sharply in Germany

BERLIN, GERMANY: The publisher of Europe's top-selling newspaper Bild, Germany's Axel Springer, posted second-quarter falls in sales and net profit on Wednesday, 7 August, after its digital push failed to counter a decline in paper media.

8 Aug 2013

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