Tag: media ownership

by James Breiner

A renowned media critic sounded the alarm in 1960 about corporate takeovers of newspapers and layoffs of hundreds of journalists. He worried that the power of the press was being concentrated in too few hands. It was in his column in the New Yorker, The Wayward Press, that A.J. Liebling tossed off one of his […] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Time Warner recently parted ways with its magazine unit, Time Inc., making Time Inc. its own independent magazine media company. Reactions to the move ranged from skepticism to hesitant optimism, and left magazine industry observers wondering if Time Inc. can reinvent itself for success as it approaches its hundredth year of operation. Though it’s tempting […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Lily Leung. 1. Netflix meets with U.S. cable companies to discuss partnerships (Reuters) 2. How pay walls affect social media efforts at five news sites (Poynter) 3. Cosmopolitan says it has reached 100,000 paid digital subscribers (PaidContent) 4. Self to introduce social game […] more »