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  • May 12, 2009, 12:38 PM
    Twitter leapfrogs New York Times (NYT) and WSJ (NWS) for unique visitors in April.
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  • May 11, 2009, 8:01 AM
    WSJ's (NWS) online site will launch a "sophisticated micro-payments service" this fall as the news industry struggles to find a more viable online business model. Publishers may be given limited exemption from antitrust laws to discuss online pricing models.
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  • May 9, 2009, 5:05 PM
    Don't be so quick to sneer at Rupert Murdoch's (NWS) plans to charge for web content, Bryan Appleyard says: "If the web makes no money or, at least, not enough to sustain proper news operations - and it doesn't - then you will either get no proper news, or just none on the web."
  • May 6, 2009, 4:09 PM
    News Corp. (NWS): FQ3 EPS of $0.16 in-line. Revenue of $7.4B vs. $7.71B. Says results "directly reflect the continuing weakness of the global economic climate." Shares -0.7% AH. (PR)
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  • May 4, 2009, 2:24 PM
    As Facebook continues to grow, MySpace (NWS) is losing users, while those who remain tend to be younger and poorer, hurting ad revenue. MySpace hopes a planned makeover will help turn the site around.
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  • Apr. 30, 2009, 1:10 PM
    This is the beginning of a bull, Sumner Redstone (VIA) says, noting markets are shrugging off bad news. Redstone also took a swipe at rival Rupert Murdoch (NWS): "The newspaper is dying... I'm not sure there will be newspapers in 10 years. I read newspapers every day. I even read Murdoch's Wall Street Journal."
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  • Apr. 30, 2009, 10:49 AM
    Disney (DIS) to distribute programs from ABC, Disney Channel, and films from Walt Disney Studios on Hulu (GE, NWS). (PR) Congrats to Hulu, which snags its first big player. DIS +4.8%. GE +3.5%. NWS +3.7%.
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  • Apr. 3, 2009, 11:18 AM
    News Corp. (NWS) is investing in a mobile device for reading newspapers, with a screen larger than typical handheld devices.
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  • Apr. 3, 2009, 10:43 AM
    Rupert Murdoch (NWS) says the time has come for newspapers to charge for online content.
  • Apr. 1, 2009, 9:32 AM
    MySpace (NWS) will collaborate with IAC/InterActiveCorp's (IACI) Citysearch as it tries to tap into the fast-growing local online-ads market.
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  • Mar. 31, 2009, 7:29 AM
    Disney (DIS) reaches a deal to offer sports highlights, TV clips and other short videos for distribution via YouTube (GOOG). It's unclear whether Disney is still considering a separate deal with Hulu (GE, NWS).
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  • Mar. 30, 2009, 11:44 AM
    Google's (GOOG) planned re-design of YouTube, set to launch April 16, smacks of Hulu (NWS, GE).
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  • Mar. 30, 2009, 10:21 AM
    Disney (DIS) plays the field, reportedly holding talks about video distribution with both Hulu (NWS, GE) and YouTube (GOOG).
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  • Mar. 16, 2009, 1:12 PM
    Wall Street Journal (NWS), one of web video provider Brightcove's flagship clients, is now plugging directly into Limelight Networks (LLNW) content delivery network, Silicon Alley Insider discovers.
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  • Feb. 27, 2009, 1:47 PM
    The talk around the pool at Barry Diller’s annual brunch in Beverly Hills last weekend was not about who would win an Oscar the following day. It was about what Peter Chernin will do once he leaves News Corp. (NWS).
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  • Feb. 25, 2009, 3:22 PM
    Two days after Rupert Murdoch's love affair with print media helped drive away longtime lieutenant Peter Chernin, News Corp. (NWS) insiders say he's "fervently" talking about a play for the LA Times - which could make easier prey than his other obsession, the NY Times (NYT).
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News Corp is a diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content to consumers and businesses.