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INFORM18 VIDEO: Hugh Marks on building trust

Hugh Marks, CEO of Nine Entertainment Co. demonstrated to the audience of the INFORM News Media Summit, that trust is connected to every transaction in...

News buoyed by 23pc lift in first-quarter revenue

News Corp has posted a 23 per cent increase in total revenue for the first quarter to $US2.52 billion, up from $US2.06 billion in the...

Date announced for INFORM 2019

INFORM 2019, the essential event for advertising and media professionals either working with, or within, news media brands, will be staged on Tuesday, September 24,...

Strong audience reach across print and digital news media: emma

News media delivers strong audience reach across print and digital, as publishers continue their focus on cross platform news delivery, according to the latest emma...

ACCC approves Nine-Fairfax merger

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has ruled in favour of the landmark deal between Nine Entertainment Co and Fairfax Media.

NMI: newspaper revenue performance driven by metro mastheads

Display ad revenue for national and metropolitan newspapers has increased at a time when total revenue in the news media advertising market dipped, according to...

INFORM18 VIDEO: Sinead Boucher on platform diversification

In her INFORM News Media Summit presentation, Stuff chief executive Sinead Boucher elaborated on the evolution of the company from a publisher to a multifaceted...

INFORM18 VIDEO: Jarrod Dicker reframes our view of success

Jarrod Dicker, founder of Po.et, made it clear in his presentation at the INFORM News Media Summit that value and success is not measured as...

Behind The Truth Builds Trust campaign

The NewsMediaWorks advertising campaign highlighting the strength of advertising in an environment of trusted content has featured across the front pages and news sections of...

Digital news readership climbs to 13.6 million: emma

Digital news media readership has increased by 4 per cent year on year and is now consumed by 13.6 million, or 74 per cent of...

INFORM18 VIDEO: Paul Murray hosts editorial panel

A special edition of Sky News’ Paul Murray Live was filmed at INFORM News Media Summit, featuring a panel discussion between senior editorial figures across...

INFORM18 VIDEO: Mark Ritson on the most important ratio in marketing

Mark Ritson, Adjunct Professor of Marketing at Melbourne Business School, graced the INFORM News Media Summit audience with his thought-provoking beliefs on marketing and his...

News Corp and CUB team up to bring back mX

News Corp Australia and Carlton & United Breweries have joined forces to reboot popular commuter newspaper, mX in Melbourne in a four-week advertising campaign

INFORM18: Revisit the transformation and automation panel

NewsMediaWorks chief executive Peter Miller hosted a panel discussion centering on the transformation and automation of Australian media at the INFORM News Media Summit.

Campaign highlights how trusted content pays off for advertisers

NewsMediaWorks – with the support of foundation partners News Corp Australia, Fairfax Media and Seven West Media – has launched a trade advertising campaign to...

Whittaker to head Sky in major editorial changes at News

Paul Whittaker, editor-in-chief of The Australian, will take on the role of chief executive of Australian News Channel – owner of Sky News Live, Sky...

Vanessa Clifford reveals the three reasons for a rethink

From profit return to the value of quality context, Newsworks’ Vanessa Clifford shares latest evidence of newsbrands’ effectiveness while challenging the media industry’s focus on...

Newspaper agency bookings up 2.7 per cent

The Standard Media Index (SMI) figures for August 2018 show an increase in agency booking towards newspaper media after three years of declining revenues.

AAP: A news year in review

Revisit the biggest news headlines in the last year, visually showcased through photos courtesy of AAP.

Tom Goodwin’s guide to change that matters

Hear Tom Goodwin’s talk on building bridges between digital and traditional media, returning to basics and using the best of both past and present technologies...

74pc of news media readers rate quality over price: emma

Digital news media is read by 13.1 million Australians, continuing the growing trend for consumers to seek their trusted news, entertainment and information digitally, according...

Curtains close on NZME, Fairfax merger

New Zealand publishers NZME and Stuff Limited have failed to prove why their proposed merger should go ahead, with the country’s Court of Appeals dismissing...

NZ PM joins Herald newsroom for special edition

Daily News Brand of the Year winner The New Zealand Herald has marked the 125th anniversary of women’s suffrage with a special edition guest edited...

Facebook adds publisher content checks to news feeds

Facebook launched a new feature in Australian news feeds today called the “context button”, which provides users with more information about the content they are...