Tag: usa today



Two overviews: Naspers, Tegna / Gannett

Two very good overview articles about international media / newspaper companies today: --- The Financial Times has an overview of Naspers in advance of its annual earnings report on Tuesday. It outlines how Naspers stock has soared during the past few years, primarily because of its huge stake in the Chinese dot-com Tencent, and looks at its classified and other businesses.


Recruitment strong for ‘flat’ Newsquest

Recruitment strong for ‘flat’ Newsquest

Recruitment advertising was the one bright light in Newsquest's second quarter results released today by its American owner and publisher of  USA Today, Gannett Co. The sector rose in value by 9.4 per cent, compared to Q2 of 2013, while automotive and real estate dropped by 6.1 percent and 9.1 percent respectively. Overall classified advertising was 1.9 percent down on the corresponding quar

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Gannett warns more layoffs in Q4; reports on CareerBuilder.com

Gannett warns more layoffs in Q4; reports on CareerBuilder.com

After laying off about 1,000 workers in the third quarter, media giant Gannett warned it would be looking at a new round of layoffs in Q4 -- in wake of a poor Q3 that saw a 17.6 percent decline in ad revenues. The company didn't say how many more workers would be cut.

In the U.S., Gannett publishes 85 daily newspapers, including USA Today, and nearly 1,000 non-daily publications. It also

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