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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 corresponding period last year, with strong paid digital subscriber growth at The Wall Street Journal, The Times and Sunday Times and The Australian a highlight.

Transformation of news brands

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 Australia’s largest news publishing entities.

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

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 highlight the unmatchable trust in brands that can be created through advertising in a trusted news environment.

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 News Weather, Sky News extra, FOX SPORTS News and Your Money channel –touching off a number of senior editorial changes at News Corp Australia.

Paul Murray LIVE panel announced for INFORM 2018

After the success of last year’s CEO panel discussion for Paul Murray LIVE, you can expect its return to INFORM News Media Summit 2018.

Ad-free subscriptions ‘a possible next step’

Ad-free premium subscription models may be the logical next step for news publishers to create new revenue opportunities, The Australian’s editor John Lehmann mused during an Advertising Week APAC panel discussion on Tuesday.

News calls for ABC and SBS charter review

News Corp Australia is pushing for a statutory review of the ABC and SBS charters and an examination of their digital practices within commercial environments in its submission to the Australian government’s inquiry into the competitive neutrality of the public broadcasters.

Publishers commit to print with new sharing arrangement

Fairfax Media and News Corp Australia have entered a new arrangement to share printing networks and reduce production costs, affirming print’s longevity.

Editorial board established to oversee News’ outputs

News Corp Australia has established a new editorial operating model, with a newly appointed board tasked with driving the company’s editorial direction, optimising operations and increasing commercial returns.

News harnesses network to launch true crime hub 

News Corp Australia’s new storytelling initiative, True Crime Australia, will utilise the company’s extensive network to explore the country’s dark history and drive engagement.

Adelaide’s Advertiser celebrates 160th anniversary

The Advertiser will reach its 160-year milestone on Thursday, July 12, and in the lead up to the anniversary, will share significant events that shaped South Australia and the rest of the world over 16 decades, through a pictorially-led print and digital content campaign.